Fieldcraft

At 2431 (Keighley) Squadron ATC we have the opportunity to undertake Fieldcraft Training.

Fieldcraft is the name given to the skill which enables a cadet to carry out a variety of military activities with maximum efficiency whilst moving across country by day and night. We practice many different techniques, such as;

  • Camouflage and Concealment
  • Cooking in the Field
  • Duties of a Sentry
  • Erecting Shelters
  • Hand Signals
  • Indication of Objects
  • Night Movement
  • Setting up Webbing
  • Stalking and Silent Movement 

Cadets can also move onto a more advanced Military Skills and Tactics Course. This is a prestigious "Junior Leaders" course, where many of these Students go on to become Officers in the Armed Forces.

Click the links below to read what our Cadets have said about the Fieldcraft Camps they have been on.

DTE Warcop - Summer 2013

DTE Wathgill - Spring 2013

So if you want to take part in Fieldcraft Training, come on down and join up. For more details click here.

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