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Challenger Troop CIC

Challenger Troop CIC was established in 2007 as a not for profit youth organisation.

Our services are delivered across Kent, Medway, Essex, Sussex and East London.

We offer a broad range of challenging and adventurous activities specifically aimed at developing the life skills within children, young people and families across a wide range of abilities.

We are a multi-award winning organisaion for our work with communities and have also been awarded the AQYP Kite mark as an Approved Quality Youth Projects provider by Young Kent.

We provide our service to and work in partnership with the community, families, schools, local gov agencies to deliver an out of comfort zone experience to young people, building on confidence, self esteem, respect, resilliance, responsibility.

We have our own town and city bases and field training sites across the region.


We can offer:

Residentials, Events, Activity Days, or Courses and Programmes over the year - at yours or our sites

  • Camping  Canvass or Shelters
  • Mil Obstacle Course (plus mobile version) and  Trim Trail
  • Archery and Air Target Shooting
  • Climbing indoor or out (including mobile towers)
  • Command Task, Team Building
  • Bushcraft, Woodcraft, Survival,Tracking, Wild Food Cooking
  • Watermanship, Rafting, Canoeing
  • Games, Laser tag, Airsoft
  • Diplomacy, Soft Boxing, Sumo, Jousting
  • Navigation, Map Reading, Compass Work (quals)
  • First Aid, Emergency and Outdoor (quals)
  • Fieldcraft, Mil Style Team Challenge Excersises
  • Leadership and Self Discipline, Drill and Turnout
  • Sport and fitness
  • Communictions, Radio User
  • Community Action Projects
  • Self Defence - Domestic and Commercial
  • Mini Bus support when availabe

We have been indipendantly evaluated by Brighton University and have a proven track record for our professional and quality provision, helping young people realise thier potential and prepring them for life!

"We Motivate to Achieve" helping young people to achive more!


We are not part of the MOD, Armed Forces or Cadet


Who to contact


Where to go

Headquarter Challenger Troop CIC
Challenger House, Army Reserve Centre
St Johns Road
Tunbridge Wells

This is our main headquarters, we have venues and training sites across all our regions within easy reach.

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Throughout the year, Rain or Shine
Time of day
Session Information
Sessions can be from a few hours to days
or even weeks
not sure about years!

Other Details

Cost details
Cost are worked out per head based on numbers attending
session time
feeding requirements and event duration

Our programmes are normally delivered by full time professionals, all of whom have been trained to work with vulnerable childrena dn young people. All have been enhanced DBS, and CP trained.

All staff hold First Aid qualifictaion and National Governing Body Qualifictaions.

Discounts are given to youth groups and charitable organisations where the aims of the cahrity align with the Ct Constitution.

All available information can be accessed through our web site, including our outcome evaluations.

We also have a huge ammount of feedback and anecdotal information on our facebook Page @challengertroop

Our services for schools are approved by KCC Outdoor Education.

We look forward to having the pleasure of working with you.

Weekly Maximum Cost
The average max cost of a five day residential for a medium size group is between 35 and 50 per day

Local Offer

Needs Level
SEN Provision Type


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