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We make a difference - We change lives

Our unique leadership, team building and engagement programmes build character and resilience in young people from the ages of 7 to 18 and provides them with lasting, positive aspirations for the future. We have a proven impact on attendance, behaviour and other factors affecting learning which has led to increased levels of educational attainment.

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"We have been using Challenger Troop since Autumn 2013 at least once a year. It is a resounding success! The children are taken out of their comfort zone and flourish wholeheartedly. The self-confidence this brings is positive for them and their families. The impact on behaviour and achievement in school is excellent."
Ms I Martin, SENCO/Deputy Head Cambridge Road Primary School

Meritorious Award

Simon Dean awarded prestigious county honour

Major Simon Dean OBE, has been presented with the Lord-Lieutenant’s Certificate for Meritorious Service


Rainham Mark Grammar winners

School competition instils pride

Outstanding examples of friendly competition, leadership, camaraderie and teamwork were on display today at the fourth annual Lord Lieutenant of Kent’s Inter-school’s challenge, organised by Challenger Troop CIC with the support of the Royal School of Military Engineers (1 RSME Regiment). On 12th July, nine schools from across Kent and Medway came together to compete for the […]


Outdoor cooking

Why we do, what we do

“Why we do, what we do” This week marks the start of our termly awards period where each of our teams celebrate with their schools all the achievements the participants have made over the course of their particular programme. This is a wonderful time for us, as we have the chance to reflect on the […]


Medway schools awards 2016

Marvellous Medway

Local dignitaries recognise significant achievements made by Medway schoolchildren at their recent awards evening  On 7th July, Challenger Troop welcomed pupils from primary and secondary schools throughout Medway at Meadowfields School, Sittingbourne, where they celebrated their achievements in the presence of the former Mayor & Mayoress of Swale, Cllr Anita Walker and Mrs Sylvia Lawrence, Deputy Lieutenant […]


Quality Kitemark

Challenger Troop achieves Ambition Quality

We are pleased to announce that we have achieved Ambition Quality, the nationally-recognised quality standard for the youth sector. CEO Simon Dean said “We are delighted with this recognition. We constantly strive to provide high quality programmes that offer varied opportunities and experiences, which are tailored to individual need, delivered by dedicated staff who are motivated to see positive outcomes in the young people we work with.”


"Fostering a ‘Spirit of Adventure’ which improves attitudes towards learning, confidence and capabilities in the classroom"


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Our head office is located in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Click on the link below to view the map.

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