The RAF Air Cadets is the largest aviation-focused uniformed youth organisation in the UK, comprising over 34,000 community-based cadets and over 9,000 cadets in the Combined Cadet Force (CCF), supported by over 10,000 adult volunteers.

The mission of the Air Cadet Organisation is ‘To be a modern, dynamic, sustainable air-minded youth organisation of choice that offers fun and challenging opportunities to young people and adult volunteers alike and develops citizens with valuable skills for the future.’

Penrith Air Cadets welcomes young people from 12 to 20 years old. We offer a wide range of exciting activities including flying, shooting, adventure and expedition training, projects, overseas camps and the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

The RAF Air Cadets is sponsored by the Royal Air Force and can give you hands-on experience of activities and courses that will challenge and develop your skills to help you succeed in whatever you want to do.

Penrith Air Cadets meet on Mondays and Fridays from 19:00 to 21:00 at the Squadron headquarters in central Penrith.