Are Royal Marine cadets the same as Sea Cadets?

Are Royal Marine cadets the same as Sea Cadets?

Royal Marines Cadets (SCC) are part of the Sea Cadets, a United Kingdom uniformed youth organization. They take part in all the waterborne activities, as well as branching off into adventure training and military skills too.

Do cadets go to war?

Many cadets do go on to join the Armed Forces, and we are delighted to welcome them, but there is absolutely no pressure for cadets to follow military careers. The Ministry of Defence accepts that the cadet force organisations add value to the youth of today and for this reason continue to support them wholeheartedly.

What activities do the Sea Cadets do?

diving, not forgetting adventure and expedition training, rock climbing, shooting, drill and piping, music, meteorology, and even cookery! The Sea Cadets have their very own fleet of ships led by a brand new flagship – Training Ship Royalist.

What age can you join Army Cadets?

The Army Cadets can offer a lot of exciting opportunities to young people from 12 and 17 years old, but we know that parents and carers will have questions about the Army cadets, what it does and the kind of activities our cadets take part in.

Are there Royal Marine cadets?

Part of the Sea Cadets family, there are 127 Royal Marines Cadets Detachments across the UK. Royal Marines Cadets enjoy all the exciting on-water activities that Sea Cadets do, as well as branching off into serious adventure training.

What should I wear to my first day of cadets?

Wear normal clothes, (eg jeans and a tshirt) and do whatever with your hair. It really doesn’t matter.

Can I join cadets at 16?

The maximum age for entry is 17 years old, therefore you can request to join us anytime between your 12th and 17th birthday. If you are above that age group and still want to enjoy all of our activities and more, you could join as a volunteer.

How much does a cadet earn UK?

During the cadetship, cadets can expect to earn a good salary, sometimes called a training allowance. Once qualified, cadets will become junior officers and will earn between £25,000 and £30,000 per year.

What do kids do in Sea Cadets?