Young people are often accused of spending too much time alone in front of a TV or computer yet there are many organisations in the UK that offer the chance to experience exciting activities and make new friends. YJA Co-editor, Bill Thompson is a volunteer in the Army Cadet Force so he has been able to […]
A while back, the Guardian newspaper published an article about the importance of school trips by starting off with: ‘Life is full of challenges and we owe it to our children to equip them with the skills to recognise risks, assess them sensibly and react positively’. Well, one Lincolnshire school really knows all about this! […]
Lincolnshire Army Cadet Force has just launched its first-ever digital magazine. The 58 page first edition covers some of the amazing activities the cadets have been involved in, including some great work in local communities. Click here to open!
Earlier this week, the famous adventurer, Leon McCarron, visited a Lincolnshire school to talk about his trip walking from Mongolia all the way to Hong Kong! Pupils from Heighington Millfield Primary Academy were fascinated by his account of the crossing, which involved surviving unexpected snow blizzards and meeting families that somehow survive and thrive in […]
This week, army cadets from local detachments are at Beckingham Camp to complete their basic training. Over a hundred youngsters, typically aged 13, or just over, from Lincolnshire will be having a very busy five days, as they complete their induction period with the cadets. The annual Easter Camp is […]
Alastair spent four whole years cycling across the world- a journey of 46,000 miles through 60 countries and 5 continents- on his amazing bike!
‘improve character strengths and boost children’s so-called soft skills, such as showing respect, being self-motivated and coping under pressure.’
We hauled a cart containing food, equipment and water – weighing up to 300kg – from Salalah in Oman to Dubai in the UAE.