A 14-member contingent from the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Cadet Force left the state on Saturday to attend the Caribbean Cadet Camp in Barbados from Aug. 5 to 18.
Over 200 cadets from Antigua and 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 Aug. 12, and a drill competition on Aug. 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 in celebration of its 30th anniversary at a service on Aug. 12; as well as at the anniversary parade on Aug. 18.