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Blackpool Sea Cadets

The first Sea Cadet unit was established in 1854 at Whitstable in Kent, created by communities wanting to give young people instruction on a naval theme. Traditionally old seafarers provided training while local businessmen funded the Unit Headquarters.

The tradition of community - based Sea Cadet Units continues today with 400 across the UK each with charitable status enabling them to raise funds to meet their running costs. All Units are members of the Sea Cadet Corps and are governed by the national charity MSSC - the Marine Society & Sea Cadets.

We work partnership with the Royal Navy under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) and receive corporate support from commercial shipping companies and the Maritime sector. Our core purpose is to celebrate Britain's maritime heritage and contribute to its future development by supporting young people as Sea Cadets.

Blackpool Sea Cadets is a voluntary uniformed youth organisation. We are part of the National Sea Cadet organisation with circa. 400 units and 10,000 members. Blackpool Sea Cadets provides young people aged 10 - 18 years (13 to 18 years for Royal Marine Cadets) with valuable academic and vocational training in a number of subjects including the life skills of teamwork, self-respect and social responsibility - the core qualities of good citizenship, with the ultimate aim of leading them towards responsible adulthood.

TS PENELOPE, Unit Number 45, provides these educational and training opportunities right in the community.

Who to contact

Blackpool Sea Cadets

Where to go

Blackpool Sea Cadets
Sea Cadet Headquarters, 596
Devonshire Road

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Between 19:30 and 21:30 Tuesdays and Fridays
Time of day
 Last updated: 11 May 2020