The Armidale School Cadet Unit

TASCU¬†–¬†Established 1897

TASCU is part of the Australian Army Cadets. The Australian Army Cadets is a leading national youth development organisation, with the character and values of the Australian Army, founded on a strong community partnership, fostering and supporting an ongoing interest in the military.

Army Cadets is a personal development program for young people, conducted by the Australian Army in cooperation with schools and the community, which is designed to benefit the nation by developing the individual, their community and the Australian Army.

TAS Cadets adopts the values of the Australian Army – Courage, Initiative and Teamwork – to empower youth to achieve their potential.

In TAS Cadets you get to go camping, abseiling, canyoning, kayaking, canoeing and learn to properly use firearms. Apart from getting involved in all kinds of action and adventures, you’ll be challenged in the field environment and can extend yourself through leadership training and responsibility. Joining the Army Cadets is your chance to experience a really awesome time by getting into some adventurous activities conducted in a military setting. There are more than 14,000 Army cadets based in 224 units around Australia.