Easter Camp

Air Cadets from 22 (Sandy) Squadron recently returned from a week long camp Stanta Army Training Area, Wretham.

The camp, held between the 31st March and the 7th April during the Easter holidays saw 14 cadets from the Squadron joining cadets from across Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire for the camp.

The week saw the cadets taking part in bridge and raft building, abseiling, field craft training, first aid, orienteering, as well as a night exercise.

It was a successful week for Sandy Squadron, with Cadet Corporal William Clubb and Cadet Ryan Elsby being part of D Flight, which was awarded best overall flight for the week, as well as the Orienteering exercise.

H Flight, lead by Cadet Flight Sergeant Kimberly Coates, along with Cadet Corporal Lauren Barton, Cadet Jack Hutchison and Cadet Marek Subocz-Schram, took the award for best performance on the night exercise. Sandy cadets also took awards for best female room, and third for the male rooms.

Cadet Corporal Lauren Barton said, “It was a physically demanding week, but nevertheless an extremely rewarding experience”.

Cadet Corporal William Clubb also said of the week, “As my first Easter camp, it gave me a good insight as to what I can expect if I was to pursue a career in the forces. I t was a really great week, and I meet a lot of new people”.

22 (Sandy) Squadron Air Cadets