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Black Watch Battalion Army Cadets

Home to over 500 cadets in 22 detachments, run by a total of over 100 committed adult volunteers

Welcome to the Black Watch Battalion Army Cadet Force (ACF), where action, adventure, fun, and friendship combine to create an unforgettable Cadet Experience. Based in Perthshire and Fife, we are proud to serve over 500 cadets between the ages of 12 and 18. Our dedicated team of 105 committed Adult Volunteers run 22 detachments, offering an array of exciting opportunities for young individuals to grow, learn, and have a great experience .

About Us:

  • Our Mission: The Black Watch Battalion is more than just a youth organization; we are a community dedicated to nurturing the next generation.
  • Action and Adventure: For those who crave excitement and love the great outdoors, our Battalion offers a wide range of adventurous activities. From orienteering and hiking to camping and marksmanship and fieldcraft any many more, we provide opportunities for cadets to challenge themselves in a safe and controlled environment.
  • Fun and Friendship: The bonds formed within the Battalion are strong and enduring. Cadets forge lifelong friendships as they work together on exciting projects and share memorable experiences. Our organisation is not just about building skills but also about creating lasting connections.
  • Training and Development: We are committed to providing cadets with valuable life skills. Through structured training programs, cadets gain confidence, leadership abilities, and a strong sense of discipline. Our ultimate goal is to equip them with the tools they need to succeed in life.

Why Choose this Battalion:

  • Heritage: We proudly carry on the legacy of the Black Watch Regiment, an iconic part of Scottish military history. Being a part of our ACF allows cadets to connect with this storied heritage and feel a sense of pride in their involvement.
  • Community Involvement: We believe in giving back. Our cadets are encouraged to engage in community service, instilling a sense of responsibility and empathy for others.
  • Diverse Activities: Whether you're interested in outdoor pursuits, leadership challenges, or teamwork exercises, our Battalion has something for everyone. You can choose your path and create your adventure.
  • Supportive Environment: Our team of dedicated Adult Volunteers is here to guide and mentor cadets throughout their Cadet Experience. We provide a safe, inclusive, and nurturing environment for young individuals to flourish.

Join Us: If you're ready for action, adventure, fun, and friendship, the Black Watch Battalion ACF is the place for you. Join our ranks and become a part of a vibrant community where you can grow, learn, and make lifelong memories. We welcome all young individuals aged 12-18 who are ready to embark on an incredible journey with us.

Become a part of our exciting journey today and experience the camaraderie, adventure, and growth that the Black Watch Battalion ACF has to offer. Let the Experience begin

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Black Watch Battalion ACF
Queens Barracks
131 Dunkeld Road