Cadets summer activities

MEMBERS of Burgh Castle and Belton Adventure Cadets have had a busy summer taking part in a raft of activities. The summer term kicked off with a visit to the RAF Museum at Hendon which was followed by Exercise Dunebuster, a full day of exercise at Horsey Gap.

MEMBERS of Burgh Castle and Belton Adventure Cadets have had a busy summer taking part in a raft of activities.

The summer term kicked off with a visit to the RAF Museum at Hendon which was followed by Exercise Dunebuster, a full day of exercise at Horsey Gap. Operation Sentinel saw staff and cadets camp overnight at Julie's car boot field in Burgh Castle before a full day of activities and fundraising. They also took part in a 10 pin bowling tournament in Lowestoft with cadet Porsha Cook taking first prize.

Operation Crawler took part in the early part of the summer holidays with cadets hiking from Walberswick to Southwold beach before battling it out in a leopard crawl race and crabbing competition.

Sixteen cadets and four staff took part in a summer camp at Walesby Forest. They also visited Sherwood Forest to see the major oak along with a visit to Nottingham Castle followed by an evening of ice skating at the National Ice Centre.

On site activities included archery, kayaking, raft building and climbing.

The end of cadet year awards presentation evening attracted many parents and family members. William Hall and Christopher Parramint were presented service and good conduct certificates while Luke Whitehouse was promoted as ordinary cadet.

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Ordinary cadets Jacob Himpleman and Jonathan Rowe were promoted as able cadets.

Jenna Abel, Emily Acland and Emily Steward were promoted from able cadets to leading cadets.

Christopher Parramint was promoted as Lc Cpl and Lois Bracewell was promoted as acting Cpl. Acting leading rate Sian Goodman was confirmed as full leading rate while leading cadet Daniel Jones was promoted as master cadet. Emily Acland, Jenna Abel and Thomas Brown received awards as best dressed cadets in their sections and Joe Darling was awarded best new recruit for the summer term. Best division shield was presented to Astute division with divisional I/C Abigail Stringer collecting the award. Cooking competition trophy was awarded to Audacious division.

Cadets are picture during their trip to Walesby Forest.