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.

Melissa Taylor

Melissa Taylor

Adult Volunteer

"Being in the Army Cadet Force is one of the most rewarding hobbies you'll ever have"

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Video competition for cadets

Fancy yourself as a Spielberg, Lucas or Scorsese? The ACF now has its very own national video competition open to cadets (or detachment-based teams of cadets).

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