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Broomhill Bank Core Programme Makes a Splash at Adams Well!

Broomhill Bank’s core program took a thrilling turn this week as pupils ventured beyond the forest at Bedgebury and down to the river at Adams Well. Having mastered their navigation skills amongst the trees, these intrepid explorers faced a new challenge: simulating a water rescue. This crucial life skill involved working together to safely extract […]

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Laddingford Primary Celebrates Success of Tiger Troop Programme!

Pupils from Laddingford Primary School recently graduated from our Tiger Troop programme, culminating in a celebratory awards ceremony. Proud parents watched as their children received certificates and medals in recognition of their achievements throughout the six-week challenge. The Tiger Troop program put the pupils through their paces with a variety of physical and team-building activities, […]

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Broomhill Bank Navigates Bedgebury Pinetum!

A group of adventurous youngsters from Broomhill Bank School recently embarked on a thrilling introduction to navigation course at Bedgebury Pinetum in Kent. Led by the experienced Sergeants Kavanal and Gambell, the children put their map-reading skills to the test, learning to navigate their way through the beautiful woodland trails. The explorers weren’t alone in […]

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Summer Residential Activities Are Back!

We’re thrilled to announce that our summer residential activities for schools are officially up and running at our fantastic Highsted Outdoor Activity Centre near Sittingbourne! The sun has been shining brightly, and we’ve already had the pleasure of welcoming students who put their teamwork and problem-solving skills to the test in our exciting Commando Challenge […]

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Mayor makes Challenger Troop her charity of the year

The Mayor of Swale, Cllr Sarah Stevens has made Challenger Troop her charity of the year. We are also delighted that one of our students; Lauren has also been appointed as Challenger Troop Ambassador to escort the Mayor on official duties. Lauren will accompany the Mayor of Swale on her official duties where appropriate. Lauren […]

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Challenger Troop CIC donates surplus camping equipment to @RefugEase for Camp Moria Fire Disaster

@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 […]

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Our latest challenging activity ” The Commando Course”

Watch our video as Last week all our candidates had to face the muddy rigours of the ‘Commando Challenge Course”. The all new commando course includes Rope Crossings and Bank Ascents, Tunnels, Log Walls and more. Fortunately for one of our student mentors, Alec, he was the first to dry (well quite damp actually) run […]

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Challenger Troop honoured with MOD Silver Employer Recognition Award

The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) encourages employers to support defence and inspire others to do the same. The scheme encompasses bronze, silver and gold awards for employer organisations that pledge, demonstrate or advocate support to defence and the armed forces community, and align their values with the Armed Forces Covenant. Simon Dean OBE was […]

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Meritorious Award

Simon Dean awarded prestigious county honour

Major Simon Dean OBE, has been presented with the Lord-Lieutenant’s Certificate for Meritorious Service

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Jazz’s Story

“You have taught me, to be me and to believe in myself” Our student story this week is about Jazz, who was initially unsure about doing a Challenger Troop programme. Read more to find out how she feels now, what her mother said about the changes she has seen in her and what happened when […]

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July Essex Awards

Essex Team’s Inspirational Awards Ceremonies

Pupils from primary and secondary schools across Essex celebrated their achievements last Friday. On Friday 15th July, 20 pupils from Greensted Junior School, Basildon celebrated completing their 12 week core programme in front of their families, peers, teachers and school governors. In the evening, it was the turn of the secondary school students who had […]

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EK Awards 16

East Kent participants amaze VIPs

On Monday 11th July, we welcomed over 40 pupils from primary and secondary schools throughout East Kent to Leros Barracks, Canterbury, where we celebrated their achievements in the presence of a number of dignitaries. These included the Lord Mayor and Mayoress of Canterbury Cllr George and Mrs Lillian Metcalfe, Deputy Lieutenant of Kent Mr Stephen […]

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