Army Cadets

Over 41,000 teenage cadets and 9,500 adults all across the UK

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With 1,600 detachments all over the UK, there's bound to be one near you

"It's the best thing I've ever done"

If you want to aim higher, feel more confident and get a head start on your future join the Army Cadets.

Every year thousands of young people and adult volunteers join the Army Cadets for fun, friendship, action and adventure.

If you're up for a challenge you'll go further with the Army Cadet Force.

Sally-Anne Feary

Sally-Anne Feary

Adult Volunteer

"Joining the Army Cadet Force has made me who I am today. I am so much more confident in my own ability."

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Quick guide to the Army Proficiency Certificate

Being a cadet in the Army Cadet Force isn’t the usual after-school club. It’s a great way to make new friends, get outdoors and learn new and exciting skills. One of the distinctive features of joining the ACF is the...

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