OYT Sailing Expedition

Ø In partnership with Ocean Youth Trust Scotland, Headquarters Air Cadets has planned a 7-day expedition on board the 72’ sail training vessel ‘Alba Venturer with the aim of sailing around the Western Isles of Scotland.
Ø The voyage will provide the opportunity for our trainee crew to master the skills necessary to sail and manage the yacht in a stunning and challenging environment and the chance to gain the RYA Competent Crew Certificate.
Ø The voyage will take place under the experienced and watchful eye of the OYT Skipper and crew together with experienced Air Cadet staff. Ø The web site www.oytscotland.org.uk provides an insight into life on-board the vessel and information about Ocean Youth Trust Scotland. For specific information concerning the voyage prior to application contact the expedition leader, Sqn Ldr Mike Blakey, by email: cea@aircadets.org.
Application Process:
Ø Completed application form should be forwarded by OC Sqn, via email, to Wing HQs.
Applications must be received at HQAC (cea@aircadets.org) by Friday 23 February 2018.

Wing Music Summer Camp

Bids are now open for the first Wing Music Summer Camp – to be held at Beckingham Camp from Sat 21 – 28 July this year, as part of the Corps Drill & Ceremonial Camp.
Cadets will partake in musical training culminating in a large ceremonial parade to be held at RAF Waddington on Friday 27 July. In addition cadets will also have the opportunity to enjoy non musical activities which are likely to include Archery, Paintballing, Climbing Wall and Weapons Drill, as well as being on camp with up to 300 other cadets from around the Corps.
The cost is yet to be confirmed but is likely to be around £70 for the week, which will include branded T-Shirt, Baseball Cap, Water Bottle, activities and group travel will be provided from within the Wing’s Geographical Area.
This camp will suit cadets playing: Flute/Piccolo, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet/Cornet, Horns, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Snare Drum, Tenor Drum, Bass Drum, Cymbals, Bell Lyre & Drum Major. There will be scope to accept beginners on this camp subject to suitable instructors being available, but cadets should be competent and confident at basic foot drill.
Please forward names, instrument played and their experience level of interested cadets/staff direct to band.ceyorks@aircadets.org by no later than Tues 27 March.
As usual, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or queries you may have.