SEA CADET CORPS
The Bermuda Sea Cadet Corps is a voluntary uniformed youth organization, for girls and boys, ages 10-18. The aim of the Bermuda Sea Cadet Corps is to help young people to become the responsible adults of the future, by encouraging valuable personal attributes and high standards of conduct, using a nautical theme based on the customs and traditions of the Royal Navy.
Activities include all aspects of seamanship and boating, ceremonial drill, personal development and life skills. Click here to find out more about our training program.
Sea Cadets and Junior Cadets
In all that we do, we are guided by our Core Values:
To do what I must
HONESTY and INTEGRITY
To tell the truth and be a good person
To be faithful to those who invest in me
To appreciate and be considerate to others
To do what I say I will
REGISTERED CHARITY #37
The Bermuda Sea Cadet Corps is supported by the Bermuda Sea Cadet Association (Bermuda registered charity #37). The Association was formally incorporated in 1968, with the enactment of The Bermuda Sea Cadet Association Act 1968, and has been providing financial and management support to the Corps since its inception.
The Bermuda Sea Cadet Corps in an entirely voluntary organization. The adult volunteers, both uniformed instructors and civilian supporters, do so not for pay, but because they believe passionately in the value of the Sea Cadet experience to Bermuda’s young people.
“Over 50 years of dedicated service to Bermuda and the International Community”
The Corps was formed in Bermuda in 1966, with the opening of TS* Bermuda in the Armoury Building in Hamilton. This was soon followed by an additional western unit, TS Venture, which opened at Forrester Hall on Ireland Island in 1969. In 1973, an eastern unit, TS Admiral Somers, opened at Convict Bay in St. George’s.
UK Sea Cadet Corps
From its beginning, the Corps has had very strong links to – and friendship with - the UK Sea Cadet Corps. It is an independent and autonomous Corps, but retains these longstanding links through its association with the Northern Area of the UK Sea Cadets. The Northern Area Officer (a serving Royal Navy Captain) serves as the Honorary Area Officer for Bermuda, and regularly travels to the island to advise on training and organizational matters, and to con
International Sea Cadet Association
The Bermuda Sea Cadet Corps is also a founding member of the International Sea Cadet Association. ISCA is made up of national Sea Cadet organisations from around the world in order to provide mutual support in development matters, and especially to provide extraordinary international exchange opportunities for the Cadets. Click here to find out more about ISCA and international exchanges.
America’s Cup Endeavour
The St George’s Unit, TS Admiral Somers is also very proud to be hosting the eastern (and first) facility for the America’s Cup Endeavour Program. This is an educational initiative supported by the America’s Cup and various local sponsors, that will enable students across Bermuda to learn more about sailing through a cross-curricular STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Education Program.