@Camp Moria Fire Disaster So this week our team had been working to put aside suitable surplus Tents and Sleeping Bags to support the crisis in Lesbos.Our CEO, Simon Dean OBE dropped off our first load of camping equipment to @RefugEase and handed over by to the center manager, Kotaiba (originally from Syria) at the […]
We are thrilled to have our first guest blog, written by Freddie and Tesni (year 6) from Smarden Primary School, Kent who wrote about their Term 1 and 2 Challenger Troop programme and it was published in their local Parish Magazine. “Enjoyment and enthusiasm is overflowing at Smarden School. The start to the new school […]
Challenger Troop CIC is delighted to announce that it is the proud recipient of a High Sheriff Award. At the prestigious annual High Sheriff Awards ceremony on 10th March at County Hall, Maidstone, organized in conjunction with the Kent Community Foundation, the High Sheriff William Alexander honoured Challenger Troop CIC, along with 8 other organisations, […]
Challenger Troop CIC students participated at a special commemorative event on October 16th at the Department for Education celebrating the contribution ethnic minority soldiers made in the First World War and continue to make to this day.
Challenger Troop provided an enrichment session as a reward activity for Year 6s following SATs, which combined teamwork, resilience and communication, and included a competitive element.
A team from Challenger Troop is preparing to take on “probably the toughest event on earth”, involving running, climbing, crawling, water, mud, electric shocks, 12-foot walls, fire, ice and underground mud tunnels. According to the official website “only 78% of entrants successfully complete each challenge!”
We took 16 of our highest achievers to the recent British Military Tournament at Earls Court, London were they watched dramatic re-enactments, nail-biting high speed chases, daring stunts and also had a glimpse into the battlefields of the future using state of the art technology.
Challenger Troop is delighted to announce that the Department for Education has awarded a grant of £1million to expand our military style youth engagement programmes throughout London, the South and North West of England.
The funding will be used to raise educational attainment and support young people from the ages of 8 to 18, particularly those from a disadvantaged background and will be focused in 2 key areas.
Martin Peterson, Team Manager for Challenger Troop NW discusses the accomplishments of the team to date and gives us a taster into what he foresees for the coming year
"Outdoor learning is giving them back their childhood wonder and curiosity at new things, allowing them to experience the marvel of discovery and the learning that comes from taking risks"
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