Tag Archives: sweden

Baltic Pelican – Ardingly College CCF

Unit: Ardingly College CCF
Location: Sweden, Finland, Baltic Sea
Date: July 2017
Activities: Sailing
Exercise Baltic Pelican was the Summer Sailing Expedition for Ardingly College Combined Cadet Force (CCF) undertaken between the 16th and 22nd of July 2017. The Expedition sailed across the Baltic (hence the expedition name) from Stockholm in Sweden to Turku in Finland. There are no Pelicans in the Baltic but it...

Arctic Tundra Venture 2017 – Oldham Hulme Grammar School CCF

Unit: Oldham Hulme GS CCF
Location: Swedish Lapland - NE Sweden
Date: April 2017
Activities: Dog sledding, winter survival
As a CCF Adventurous Training Officer, and Winter Mountain Leader I felt privileged to be able to organise, and take a group of Cadets from the Oldham Hulme Combined Cadet Force on their expedition to NE Lapland in Arctic Sweden. The expedition was the culmination of 18 months...

Summer Newsletter 2015

Nothing says summer more than relaxing on the lawn with the sounds of the village cricket match in the distance, the latest test match on the radio, a glass of something cool by your side, and the latest edition of the Ulysses Trust summer newsletter to enthrall you with...

Exercise Northern Lights – 1998 (West Cross) Sqn RAF Cadets

Unit: 1998 (West Cross) Squadron ATC
Location: Sweden
Date: March 2015
Activities: Dog sledging, trekking
On the 15th March this year a team of fifteen air cadets and staff embarked on a 9 day expedition to Kiruna in the north of Sweden, deep in the Arctic Circle wilderness. After almost two years of fund raising and anticipation we were finally on our way to Stockholm...

Exercise Cockney Arctic Odyssey – Combined Service Reservists

Unit: Combined Services
Location: Sweden
Date: March 2014
Activities: Nordic Skiing
‘Cockney Arctic Odyssey’ was an adventurous training expedition sponsored and paid for by the Ulysses Trust.  It was organised by Sqn Ldr Jonathan White and LSgt. Barnes and involved 7 members of the HAC and a Lieutenant from the RNR. The expedition leader with the requisite adventurous training qualifications was...