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Serbia Canoeing Expedition 2017

Unit: Middlesex Wing
Location: Serbia
Date: August 2017
Activities: Canoeing
Expedition information Middlesex Wing took part in August of this year on an expedition to Serbia. The aim of the expedition was to canoe in areas not normally used for this activity taking cadets into unfamiliar environment while controlling the exposure to risk. I would like to say the expedition was...

OYT Scotland West Coast Challenge

Unit: Headquarters Air Cadets
Location: Scotland West Coast
Date: August 2017
Activities: Sailing
Our thanks go to the generosity of the Royal Air Force Charitable Trust for supporting this expedition. www.rafct.com
As the cadets first set their eyes on the 72’ Ocean Youth Trust Scotland Ketch, Alba Venturer, which was to be their home and workplace for the next 7 days, there...

Ex Toubkal Adventure 2015 – 2530 (Uckfield) and 19 (Crawley) Sqns ATC

Unit: 2530 (Uckfield) & 19 (Crawley) Sqns ATC
Location: Morocco (High Atlas Mountains)
Date: October 2015
Activities: Trekking, community work
Uckfield and Crawley Sqns have just returned from a two week expedition to Morocco thanks to kind sponsorship from the Ulysses Trust, the RAF Charitable Trust, and the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals. The trip had two main aims, to summit the highest peak in the High Atlas Mountains, Jebel...

Expedition Red Maple Leaf 2015 – 1955 (City of Wells) Sqn ATC

Unit: 1955 City of Wells Sqn
Location: Canada
Date: August 2015
Activities: Canoeing, Trekking
On Tuesday 18th August 2015, 15 bright eyed and bushy tailed British Air Cadets from 1955 City of Wells Sqn set of on an adventure of a life time to Ontario Canada, flying into Toronto international Airport. We arrived at rush hour and our convoy wound its way around various...

OYT West Coast Challenge – Headquarters Air Cadets

Unit: Headquarters Air Cadets
Location: Scotland - West Coast
Date: August 2015
Activities: Offshore Sailing
Gale force winds, rough seas and seven days spent almost entirely within the confines of the 72 foot ketch, Alba Venturer, set the scene for the West Coast Challenge Sailing Expedition 2015. Eleven cadets from across the UK together with two adult staff joined the OYT Scotland crew to sail...

Exercise Austria 2014 – Various Air Training Corps Units

Unit: 870 (Dreghorn), 2466(Loanhead) , 1756(Broxburn), 869(Penicuik), 383 (Alloa), 38F(Perth) ATC
Location: Austria
Date: June 2014
Activities: Summer Mountaineering, Climbing, Trekking, Community Activities
South East Scotland Wing cadets and staff have returned from a successful expedition in the German / Austrian Alps. The expedition was based in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Southern Germany over nine days. The ultimate goal of the expedition was to fulfil the requirements of their qualifying Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award...