Sea Cadets has a tangible, lasting and positive impact on young people. Almost half of Sea Cadets groups work in economically challenged areas and 31% of cadets are drawn from the poorest 25% in the UK. The difference Sea Cadets make to the lives of our cadets carries with them throughout all aspects of their lives.
At Sea Cadets young people get comfortable with meeting people from different places and backgrounds, 92% of cadets say they now work better with others. They also pick up qualifications which boost their CVs and the life-skills they learn helps set them up for future.
Last year cadets earned more than 45,000 qualifications, including 2,933 BTEC level 1 awards and parents see qualifications as one of the top three benefits of their child joining Sea Cadets.
Sea Cadets helps young people see a better future. Growing up today is tough, but 71% of parents say that Sea Cadets improves happiness in their child, reducing anxiety. By supporting you are helping us reach more young people across the UK.