Army Cadet attends annual camp

Cadet Rhys Woods attending his first annual camp takes time out from fieldcraft exercises to pose for the camera.
Cadet Rhys Woods attending his first annual camp takes time out from fieldcraft exercises to pose for the camera.

Among the 180 Army Cadets and over 50 Adult Volunteers from 2 Highlanders Army Cadet Force attending annual camp is Rhys Woods of Rosehearty who attends the Fraserburgh Detachment. Annual camp is the highlight of the cadet year and training for this event takes place in local detachments throughout the year.

This year the Battalion have relocated to Swynnerton Training Camp beside Stone in Staffordshire. During their two week stay the cadets will be taking part in fieldcraft and navigational exercises as well as target shooting. It is not all hard work for the cadets; a fun day out to Alton Towers has been arranged and on the last day of camp cadets will take part in various sporting activities. This year archery has been included as the Battalion were lucky enough to be in a position to purchase some new equipment. A number of adult volunteers are now trained archery instructors.