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Annual Cadet camp starts Monday


Annual Cadet camp starts Monday

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Approximately 650 cadets will get an opportunity to sharpen their military skills when the Barbados Cadet Corps stages its Annual Summer Camp.

It will be held from Sunday, July 15, to Saturday, August 18, and cadets will be trained in areas such as drill, weapons training, shooting, first aid, land and sea navigation, seamanship, music and field training exercises.

The camp will be conducted in phases and parents are advised that the cadets must report directly to their respective campsites at 7 a.m.

During Phase One, from Sunday, July 15, to Saturday, July 21, Star One Alpha and Star Two Alpha, Star Three and Master Cadets will gather at Paragon, Christ Church, to undergo training, while the band’s session will be at the Regional Police Training Centre (RPTC).

Phase Two will be held from Sunday, July 22, to Saturday, July 28, for Star One Bravo and Star Two Bravo, at Paragon, Christ Church; Sea Cadets at The Ellerslie School; and Master Cadets and Star Four, at the RPTC’s Training Centre.

During Phase Three, the Commandant’s Parade will be held on Saturday, August 4, at Harrison College, beginning at 4 p.m. Parents and guardians are encouraged to support their children and be present.

In preparation for that parade, there will be rehearsals on Tuesday, July 31, and Thursday, August 2, at Harrison College. All cadets are expected to report to the school at 8 a.m. (BGIS)