About us

We help equip teenagers with all the things they need to cope with and enjoy the big and changing world they're going into.

 

 

What we do

What we do

Young people get new ways of thinking and acting from the kind of adventures they have at Sea Cadets. Like power-boating, learning how to save a life, sailing a tall ship, catering for a crew, even meteorology and engineering.

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How we’re funded

How we’re funded

We’re a charity, and rely on donations and gifts in wills, grants and corporate support to subsidise our funding from the Royal Navy to ensure no child loses out because their family can’t afford it.

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History

History

We stretch back 160 years, and we’ve been changing ever since, to make sure we help teenagers to prepare for the tough world they find themselves in, as new challenges and opportunities evolve.

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The difference we make

The difference we make

Come and see for yourself. Sea cadets look you in the eye, are friendly and confident and at ease with new people. They find they can listen better and they thrive on feedback. All good for friendships, school and getting that first job.

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Our stories

Our stories

Cadets, volunteers and parents talk about the difference Sea Cadets makes today.

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Parents & guardians

Parents & guardians

You want your teenager to be safe and happy, and we do, too. When they’re out on the water, doing a course, on a trip, or in the unit learning all kinds of things. Read more

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