Sea cadets get stuck into STEM at Sultan

SEA cadets from across the UK have gathered in Gosport for a week of science, technology, engineering and maths at the HMS Sultan Sea Cadets Engineering Summer Camp.

Sunday, 5th August 2018, 3:53 pm
Updated Saturday, 1st September 2018, 10:08 am

A total of 24 cadets between the ages of 14 and 18 were given a hands-on experience at the naval base, with trips to HMS Dragon and HMS Westminster, a number of workshops and a special passing out parade.

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Cadet Titania Whitam from Hull-based unit TS Iron Duke was presented with a special prize as the group's top performer. 

Visit liaison officer, Lieutenant Commander Doug Ritchie, said: '˜This was a fantastic event which brought the National Sea Cadet Organisation and the Royal Navy together under the Year of Engineer banner.

'˜It is hoped this event will become an enduring annual engagement which will continue to support and showcase the Royal Navy's commitment towards inspiring young people to get into engineering.'