Cadets can participate a range field activities including the Adventure Training Award, bivouacs at the squadron, wing level bivouacs, fieldcraft competitions, and other field related activities.
Cadets learn basic map reading, navigation and camouflage skills, progressing to skills such as creating a bush shelter from the natural environment, collecting water and trapping food.
Fieldcraft and survival camps give cadets a chance to lead their peers in challenging circumstances. It’s out in the bush where you really make friends for life!
The goal of the Fieldcraft element is to develop in cadets the military skills required to operate effectively in a field environment. It underpins all other Field Skills elements.
The goal of the Bivouacs element is to provide a practical avenue to learn and practice fieldcraft and other skills from across the Cadet Program such as Leadership.
The goal of the Survival and Adventure Training elements is to develop advanced fieldcraft practical skills in challenging environment.