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Ex Golden Eagle One – 29 Norfolk & Suffolk Wing ATC Sqns

Unit: 29 Norfolk and Suffolk Wing ATC Sqns
Location: Rothiemurchus, Aviemore, Scotland
Date: October 2016
Activities: Hill walking, white water rafting, mountain biking, zip lining
During the last week of October 2016 65 Air Cadets and 23 members of staff from Norfolk & Suffolk Wing Air Training Corps mounted an Adventure Training expedition to Rothiemurchas Lodge, Aviemore in the heart of the Cairngorm Mountains overlooking Loch Morlich. The expedition provided life enhancing opportunities for young...

Ex Highland Fling 2014 – 46F (Kensington) Squadron Air Training Corps

Unit: 46F Kensington ATC
Location: Aviemore, Scottish Highlands
Date: August 2014
Activities: Canoeing, Mountaineering (Summer), Rock Climbing
Cadets from 46F Kensington Air Cadets took to the Scottish Highlands for a week of action packed adventure training. To help fund the camp cadets helped Christmas shoppers pack their bags at the local Sainsbury’s store on Cromwell Road, as well as the generous grant awarded by the Ulysses Trust...

Ex Highland Dragon Venture – Staffordshire and West Midlands Army Cadet Force

Unit: Staffordshire & West Midlands North Sector Army Cadet Force
Location: Scottish Highlands
Date: July 2014
Activities: Canoeing, Mountaineering (Summer), Rock Climbing, Whitewater Kayaking
On the morning of Saturday 26 July 14, 24 Cadets and 6 Adult Instructors from Staffordshire and West Midlands Army Cadets force started the long drive north to Inverness for the start of a seven day adventurous training package. The aim of the expedition was to expose the cadets to the...

1392 – ‘Shenkin Dragon’ – Northern Cairngorms, Scotland

Unit: 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh
Location: Northern Cairngorms, Scotland
Date: January 2013
Activities: Mountaineering & Skiing
In recent years, 3 Royal Welsh have conducted their annual skiing on the continent as sport, and their winter mountaineering in Scotland as Adventure Training. Ex SHENKIN DRAGON was an attempt to box clever, provide better and more varied training, make better use of planning effort and to minimise the...