Dartmoor Adventurous Training Weekend

Published 16 November 2022

On Friday 4 November, 20 Year 10 CCF cadets travelled to Dartmoor for the second Adventurous Training Weekend this term. The group completed two days of walking in some very wet conditions, with poor visibility adding to the navigational challenges. They should be very pleased with their achievement and resilience.

Everyone was wet through on their return to Okehampton Camp on Saturday evening and grateful for a hot cooked dinner in the Camp canteen and a dry bed for the night in army accommodation.Sunday started equally wet, but the cadets still approached their day out cheerfully and were able to appreciate a rainbow and some drier conditions by the end of the walk. Thanks to all the staff who supported the weekend: Mr Brooker, Mr Edwards, Miss Baikie, Major Patrick, Miss Moore, and the CCF volunteer staff, without whom we would not have been able to include so many students: Mr Cantwell, Mrs Evans and Dr Scourfield.