Berkshire Army Cadets Annual Camp 2016 Part.1

BerksACF_04.JPGTaking part in the Berkshire Army Cadet Force Annual Camp this year at Thetford in Norfolk. Cadet Sergeant Callum Tigue from Caversham, 9 Platoon, is a pretty good shot. Callum has competed with Cadets from all over the Country including taking part in the National Shooting Competition at Bisley and the Inter-Services Combined Cadet Shooting competition. Callum has  been a Cadet for 3 years, he joined when he was just over 13, he is currently at Reading College doing a Public Services Course

Sergeant Callum Tigue taking part in the Clay Pigeon Shooting activity said, “I love competing in the shooting competitions, it takes concentration and practice.” Callum is a member of the Berkshire ACF County Shooting Team and is a top 150 (out of 400) hot shot Cadet.


Cadet Sean Nicholls from 9 Platoon in Caversham in Reading was taking part in his first ever annual camp with Berkshire Army Cadet Force, in Thetford, Norfolk.  Sean has been in the Cadets since January of this year and said, “I enjoyed the mountain biking which was fun but the Clay shooting was the best.”

Cadet Sean Nicholls taking part in the Clay Pigeon Shooting said, “I actually hit a Clay! I was really happy.”


Cadet Tyeann Sidhu from Langley in Slough goes to Baylis Court School in Slough.  She has been in the Cadets for 16 months, and is a member of Cippenham 2 Platoon Berkshire Army Cadet Force.  Tyeann said, “I have been doing rock climbing on the mobile wall, and mountain biking, it is my first camp and I am loving it.”

Cadet Tyeann Sidhu taking part in the Clay Shoot.  She said, “I am really trying hard to hit a clay, you really have to be quick!”


Downtime and lunch before moving on the next adventure,  for Berkshire Army  Cadets during their Annual camp in Thetford.


Adult instructor and Cadet Officer Captain Mike Doyle is one of the members of staff, taking part in the Berkshire Army Cadet Force Annual Camp this year held in Thetford.

Mike, who works full time for the Army Cadet Force on a national basis, went to Durham University and has a degree in Maths.  He also enjoys being a member of the Army Cadet Force in his spare time and as an ex Cadet himself he believes that being a Cadet can offer youngsters some amazing opportunities, “During Camp the Cadets will be able to take part in Military training, including drill and field craft, and a wide range of Adventure Training – better than sitting at home being bored!”

“Being a Cadet helped me as a teenager, and now as an instructor I am giving something back, teaching life skills, and  I enjoy it.”



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