Tag Archives: sea cadets

Yankee Stirling Venturer 2019

Unit: TS Stirling SCC, Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College CCF, Solihull School CCF, Taurus Squadron DTUS
Location: USA, Massachusetts
Date: June 2019
Activities: Other, Multi.
This expedition to the United States was a multi-unit project that used adventurous training, ceremonial, and multinational cadet collaboration to drive social mobility.  Although not especially challenging in terms of the individual activities, the combination of circumstances can be extremely testing for the cadets. The lead unit was Training Ship...

Duke of Edinburgh 2018

Unit: Redditch & Bromsgrove Sea Cadets and Royal Marines Cadets
Location: Worcestershire
Date: March 2019
Activities: Trekking, Exploring.
Redditch and Bromsgrove Sea Cadets started a new chapter in 2018, working hard to support as many Cadets as possible in gaining a Duke of Edinburgh award. Aware that some Cadets had access to the scheme via their schools, the Cadet unit wanted to ensure it was accessible to all....

T/S Jack Petchey Voyage

Unit: Fishguard Sea Cadets
Location: Wales
Date: August 2018
Activities: Other, Multi,
The journey started on 25th of August at Milford marina. On arrival the Cadets had their briefings, dressed in their uniforms and started their familiarisation with the vessel. Many safety things needed to be explained, and also the Cadets would be out into their various watches for the coming week....

Challenge 2018

Unit: St Albans Sea Cadet Unit
Location: England Hertfordshire
Date: July 2018
Activities: Sailing
We set off with 20 cadets (some weren’t actually cadets) and 4 staff members on Sunday the 29th of July, excited for the opportunity to go away for a week and learn great new skills from the experienced crew members. Sunday: This was when we got the coach to Portsmouth to meet the two...

Scot-Paddle Loch Shiel 2018

Unit: Southern Area Sea Cadets – Paddlesport Team
Location: Scotland
Date: July 2018
Activities: Canoeing
Whilst canoeing up the sea loch towards Kinlochmoidart, the sun shone for a few moments; we were happy to have successfully completed the expedition, but also very sad it was over.  The moment of sunshine made the week of paddling in strong head winds to finish the last section of...

Summer Rock 2018

Unit: London Area Sea Cadets
Location: Snowdonia, UK
Date: July 2018
Activities: Other, Multi.
Summer Rock 2018 was a multi-activity training and adventure week delivered by the London Area Sea Cadets Adventure Training Team. The weeklong camp this year was based at the Capel Curig military training camp in North Wales. The event took 36 young people between the of 12-18 from across London into...

Yankee Stirling Venturer 2018

Unit: TS Stirling Sea Cadets, Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College CCF, Taurus Squadron DTUS
Location: USA, Massachusetts
Date: June 2018
Activities: Other, Multi
This expedition to the United States was a multi-unit project that used adventurous training, ceremonial, and multinational Cadet collaboration to drive social mobility. The lead unit was Training Ship Stirling of the Sea Cadet Corps. Based in one of the most deprived neighbourhoods of Birmingham eleven cadets took part. Five...

Snow Camp Venturer 2018

Unit: TS Stirling
Location: UK and Italy
Date: April 2018
Activities: Skiing
Snow Camp Venturer was a personal development exercise run by Training Ship Stirling of the Sea Cadet Corps together with the snow sport charity Snow Camp. It was a continuation of Exercise Snow Dome Venturer that ran in 2017 and involved 24 cadets learning to ski or snowboard at the...

Jack Petchey Off shore 2018

Unit: South Central District
Location: Southern England
Date: March 2018
Activities: Other, Multi
Saturday 16th March 2018 was the start of a big adventure for 14 cadets from Central District Sea Cadets. Setting from their units in Cowes, Ryde, Gosport, Portsmouth, Chichester, Bognor Littlehampton and Worthing the cadets arrive at Fort Blockhouse to join the Sea Cadet Training vessel Jack Petchey. For all the...

Channel Islands Challenge 2017

Unit: St Albans Sea Cadets, Hitchin Sea Cadet
Location: England
Date: July 2017
Activities: Sailing
The St Albans sea cadets had planned a sailing trip for 28 cadets and six staff to sail three 72 foot Challenger yachts across to the Channel Islands. This was to take place over six days. Commencing Tuesday 25th July after travelling to Portsmouth by coach, we arrived to meet the...

Summer Rock 2017

Unit: London Area Sea Cadets
Location: Cornwall
Date: August 2017
Activities: Other, Multi
In August 2017 40 cadets and 12 staff from London Area Sea Cadet adventurous training Team descended onto the town of Newquay in Cornwall for Summer Rock 2017. 5 Days of adventurous training slightly different and more extreme than what the cadets of London area are normally used to.  Thanks...

Canada Summer School Waterborne Training and Survival Skills 2017

Unit: Chester-le-Street Sea Cadets
Location: Nova Scotia Canada
Date: August 2017
Activities: Other, Multi
In August 2017, 5 members of staff and 14 cadets from Chester le Street Sea Cadets spent 10 days in Nova Scotia, Canada hosted by Llewellyn SCC. The assistance from the Ulysses Trust enabled the cadets and staff to participate in a training programme that included both land and water...

Knoydart Wilderness Open Canoe 2015 – Marine Society and Sea Cadets

Unit: Marine Society & Sea Cadets – Paddlesport Team
Location: Knoydart, Scotland
Date: July 2015
Activities: Canoeing
The 2015 Scot-Paddle with the Sea Cadets was probably the best way in my opinion to experience the wild and beautiful nature of Scotland for the first time. Our six days paddling and camping on Loch Morar and Loch Nevis was an awesome experience.  From the bug infested fields, to...

Ex Rip Curl 2014 – City of Liverpool Sea Cadets (TS Mersey)

Unit: City of Liverpool SCC - TS Mersey
Location: North Wales
Date: August 2014
Activities: Climbing, abseiling, trekking
City of Liverpool Sea/Marine Cadets deployed to Holy Island, Anglesey, North Wales from 10-15th August 2014 for Exercise Rip Curl. Prior to the exercise the cadets raised funds to pay for the local purchase of climbing equipment and wet suits (a total cost of £1798). Cadets from the unit carried out...