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