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If you’re a fan of aviation, action and adventure, love sports and getting to know people then you’re in the right place. Every year nearly 60,000 air cadets and volunteer staff take part in exciting events all over the country. And with over 1,000 squadrons across the UK, you could be one of them.
As one of the UK’s oldest, largest and most successful youth organisations, we have a long and proud history of preparing youngsters for all walks of life and encouraging an active involvement in local communities. We have 47,000 cadets and 8500 adult instructors in over 1700 Cadet Centres spread across the UK.
Every weekend across the UK there are thousands of young people involved in Sea Cadet activities – learning new skills that will give them a head start in life. In fact, we work with 14,000 Sea Cadets aged between 10 and 18 – and are the UK’s largest maritime youth charity, with a history dating back to 1856.
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