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Aberdeen Sea Cadets

Aberdeen has two Sea Cadets units at Gordon Barracks Bridge of Don and at Pocra Quay. See below for information about the for Juniors and Seniors and their activities.

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The Aberdeen Sea Cadets meet in building 22 of the Gordon Barracks on Ellon Road, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB23 8DB. This youth organisation is ideal for those aged 10 to 18 years with an interest in all things maritime. They meet on Wednesday evenings from 1900 to 2030 hours for those aged 10 to 12 (Juniors) and on a Monday and Wednesday evening from 1845 to 2115 hours for those aged 12 to 18 (Seniors). During the summer they also meet up at BOD and Ellon and travel to Peterhead for sailing.

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Bridge of Don Sea Cadets can take advantage of the Aberdeenshire coastal area to gain experience of learning to sail, adventure training and many other nautical skills which can give them a head start in life, have fun and make new friends. All of their instructors are volunteers and they currently offer the following training to cadets - Navigation, Rope Work, Marine Engineering, Duke of Edinburgh Award, Sailing, First Aid, Rowing and Power Boating. As well as the specialisations they also help the cadets with gaining self-confidence and discipline, problem solving and team work.

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The Pocra Quay Sea Cadets, T.S. Scylla, meet at the quayside in the Nissen huts. Their postcode is AB11 5DQ.

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