The MSSC of which the Sea Cadets is part delivers life changing nautical adventures for young people
To train boys and girls aged 10-18 years, in the ways of the Royal Navy and to be good citizens. Sea cadets is a voluntary uniformed youth organisation that offers a range of largely free activities from sailing, canoeing, rock climbing, engineering, IT communication, to music and cookery. We aim to encourage good citizenship and provide worthwhile qualifications, experience and adventure for young people. Cadets have the opportunity to learn life skills whilst having fun and making friends.Why the community needs us
Whilst motivating young people to make the most of their opportunities, extend their knowledge and develop into responsible young citizens which will help them in future careers, their training has core values which include respect, loyalty, self-discipline, commitment, honesty and integrity. Btec Public Services and the Duke of Edinburgh award are just two of the qualifications cadets can obtain which employers value.Our impact on the community
Many go on to become high achievers, developing a wide range of skills and talents enjoying interesting and rewarding careers. Some go on to Naval careers and find that their time as sea cadets has great value.
YES, adult volunteers are crucial to the organisation. Qualifications and particular skills are not necessary but helpful enthusiasm is what counts. It is the aim of the Sea Cadet organisation to be able to give future generations a good start in life. We not only teach the youngsters Naval skills but necessary life skills too. A few hours of your free time is what we need from you, but the rewards you will get back are boundless. Come and see what we can do for each other.