What we do

At Stockport we aim to give young people an experience that will help them grow into the person they want to be in a safe and friendly environment. Through various activities and adventures, we learn teamwork, respect, loyalty, self-confidence, commitment, self-discipline, honesty and how to be the best version of ourselves.


You learn life skills. I was 12, very quiet and shy. Cadets makes you find the confidence. You feel part of something special. Serafina, 15


We offer a range of different activities from sailing, windsurfing and powerboating - to rock climbing, camping, and music - plus, so much more! At Stockport you are also able to gain different qualifications that you can take with you once you leave Sea Cadets!

"It makes me feel I can do things others can't. I don't want to stay in my house every day. I want to see how the world is."

Shaun, 13

It is our priority to make sure that Sea Cadets is a safe environment young people can go to, to be themselves. Click here to find out more about how we safeguard our young people.



The Big Help Out - Volunteer with Sea Cadets

Sea Cadets are one of the national charities participating in The Big Help Out national initiative to promote volunteering as a way to mark The King’s Coronation. The Big Help Out kicked off on 8 May with 6.51 million people getting involved, including many of our 400 local Sea Cadets units that held open days, activity demonstrations, clean-ups and a host of other events. 

We're still looking for even more brilliant volunteers to join Sea Cadets and thanks to The Big Help Out, 10.42 million people say they are more likely to volunteer as a result of this initiative. Find out what’s going on near you by contacting your local unit or take a look on The Big Help Out app

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