Every Easter, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Wing hold a fieldcraft and adventure training camp at an Army camp somewhere in the UK. This is the largest of our annual camps with around 300 cadets and 80 staff attending each year.
Cadets receive fieldcraft training, such as how to build a shelter, cook a ration pack and move in the field. On the adventure training side they also get to take part in climbing and abseiling, go on assault courses and complete orienteering exercises. The week is centred around a 36 hour exercise where the cadets work in teams of 20 to complete a series of challenges and tasks, while camping in their own shelters and cooking their own rations.
Summer camps are held at RAF stations around the country and allow cadets to see what the RAF really gets up to, visit places of interest in the local areas and meet new people from across the Wing.
In recent years cadets from the Squadron have visited RAF Conningsby, RAF Odiham, RAF Valley and RAF Lossiemouth and have had the chance to fly in aircraft stationed there.