The Challenge!

Published on 04/07/2016

Meet “The Challenge!”,  the quarterly magazine from the VCC.  It brings together articles of interest to cadets, staff, parents/guardians and others interested in the activities of the Volunteer Cadet Corps.

We welcome contributions from all cadets and staff, as well as parents and guardians.  So, if you want to send us a few words, a suggestion for a future article, or a photograph for publication, please get in contact with us.  See the back page of The Challenge! for our contact details or click here.

The Challenge! is on…

NEW: Autumn 2019

The Autumn 2019 edition brings you tales of our Summer Camps and recent events of the VCC.

Summer 2019

The Summer 2019 edition is a round up of the various events that the VCC has been proud to be part of .

Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 edition is packed with the latest information, events and achievements throughout the recent months.

Spring 2017

The Spring 2017 edition of our quarterly newsletter reaches its silver jubilee and in doing so is packed full of news from around the VCC. 

Summer 2017

The Summer 2017 edition of our quarterly newsletter.

Winter 2017

The first edition of The Challenge! in 2017 takes a look at the VCC Commandant’s Review at HMS Excellent as well as the largest recruit pass out in living memory.

Autumn 2016

The last edition of The Challenge! in 2016 takes a look at the Corps of Drums’ activities in Plymouth as well as some of the cadets’ summer camp experiences.

Summer 2016

In this edition of The Challenge! we see how the cadets at Lympstone VCC won the Cautley Cup and how HMS Sultan’s Royal Naval Cadets achieved success in the VCC Field Gun Competition.

Spring 2016

The latest edition of The Challenge! is now published packed with news from around the VCC including promotions and weekend exercises.

Autumn 2015

In this edition we catch up with the cadets at their respective Summer Camps and ‘gen up’ on more Corps History.

Summer 2015

Read about Lympstone Division’s win at the Cautley and Portsmouth Cups, and see how well Portsmouth Division’s Field Gun crew got on during the competition season.

Catch Up Previous Editions

You can catch up on all previous editions of The Challenge! here.