A fourteen member contingent from the local Cadet Force left the State on Saturday August 4 to represent St. Vincent and the Grenadines at the Caribbean Cadet Camp (CCC) being held in Barbados from August 5 to 18.
Over 200 cadets from Antigua/Barbuda, Dominica, Barbados, the British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Montserrat, Jamaica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and Turks and Caicos are participating in the camp.
The camp, which is held biennially, provides a diverse blend of challenging and development training activities that build teamwork and inspire confidence among participants.
The highlights of the camp include a 7K relay race on Sunday, August 12, and a drill competition on Thursday, August 16.
As part of the planned social programme cadets will get an opportunity to observe Grand Kadooment.
In addition, the Caribbean Cadet Camp will join the Barbados Defence Force (BDF) in celebration of its 30th anniversary at a service on Sunday, August 12; as well as at the anniversary parade on Saturday, August 18.