Tag Archives: sea cadets

TS Jack Petchey 2019

Unit: Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth Sea Cadet Unit
Location: Great Britain, Poole to Gosport
Date: October 2019
Activities: Other, Multi
On a rather grey, wet and blustery Saturday 13th October 2019, 12 cadets, aged 12 to 17 from Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth Sea Cadet Unit set voyage for a week away on T.S. Jack Petchey. T.S. Jack Petchey is a Training Ship which is a power vessel and is 24meters long,...

Summer Rock 19 2019

Unit: London Area Sea Cadets
Location: United Kingdom, Surrey
Date: August 2019
Activities: Other, Multi
Summer Rock 2019 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 Pirbright military training camp in Surrey. The event took 48 young people between the ages of 12-18 from across London and gave them...

Alpine Rock 2019

Unit: Sunbury & Walton Sea Cadets
Location: Bavarian Allgau
Date: August 2019
Activities: Other, Multi
  Alpine Rock 2019 was a Summer Exercise involving London & Southern Area Sea & Royal Marine Cadets. The aim of the exercise was to to take Cadets & Adult Staff to Bavaria, Germany; to give them the chance to take part in an array of adventurous training activities outside of...

Adventure Malta 2019

Unit: South Shields Sea Cadet Corps 315 Unit. TS Collingwood
Location: United Kingdom
Date: August 2019
Activities: Trekking, Exploring.
This year TS Collingwood took 22 cadets under the age of 17 to Malta in Mediterranean and 6 adults to accompany them. The lead up to the trip took lots of hard work and dedication to reach a goal of £13,500 fundraised, in order to make the trip happen. After 24 months of standing...

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...