Welcome! We would like to welcome our new cadets and thank their families and our MPP for attending last week's recruit night.
Interested in the Air Cadet Programme? Read this:
Participants: Youth who are at least 12 years old and under 19 years old and their parents;
Time: 1900-2030hrs (7 to 8:30 PM)
Location: 1 Brouillette Blvd, Nepean, ON K2K 2W6
Registration: Before coming to 706, register online and enter 706 OTTAWA SNOWY OWL, ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADET SQUADRON using this link
First Night Back - Training
Welcome back, 706! This will be the start of the training year for all returning cadets!
Level 1 cadets (recruits) will do training activities.
Level 2-5 cadets to attend a presentation during Period 1;
Parents of level 2-5 cadets are encouraged to attend the returning presentation with their cadets, and complete the annual validation paperwork from 1900-2000 hrs
Level 2-5 cadets will do training activities period 2 and 3
Date: Thursday, 21 September 2023
Time: 1830-2115 hrs
OPI: Capt Augé
Location: Connaught CTC, 5 Brouillette Blvd, Nepean, ON K2K 2W6
C5, Field Training Uniform (FTU); or
appropriate civilian attire (ex: black pants, white shirt or polo, black shoes);
Footwear: If you don’t have the FTU boots, cadets can wear an alternate pair of black shoes or boots.
Treetop Trekking and Cave Exploration
This is a great opportunity to work together as a team and meet/reconnect with other 706 cadets.
Participants: Cadets listed here. If you are not listed, sign-up below.
Date: Sun, 24 Sep 23
Time: 0745 to 1600 hrs
OPI: Capt Martel
Destination: Arbraska Laflèche
Transportation: Bus from 1 Brouillette Blvd, Nepean, ON K2K 2W6
Dress: C5 (FTU, green uniform)
Meals: Bring your own lunch.
Participants: All cadets interested in playing in the band
Date: Sun, 24 September 23 (and all Sundays afterwards)
OPI: Warrant Officer Driscoll
Time: 1300 to 1600 hrs
Location: 16 Spitfire Private (near the airport)
Dress: blue squadron t-shirt, or black bottoms and white top
Material to bring:
a musical instrument;
If you don't have one, see WO Driscoll on Thursday during training to sign one out.
Additional info: Please email WO Driscoll to confirm attendance.
Notices and Reminders
Administration: Annual validation forms and codes of conduct will be going out this week. They are to be signed and returned no later than 5 October 2023.
1. Cadet365: Cadet365 is a collaborative platform for Cadets and Adult Staff across Canada. The suite provides access to familiar products like Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Planner, OneNote and OneDrive.
2. Intro Course: Cadets must complete the introductory course regarding the use of Cadet 365 once they activate their account.
3. Get help: Returning cadets should contact Administration Officer Civilian Instructor Ed Moy if they are experiencing issues.
4. Newly Registered Cadets: They will automatically receive their account information at the email address on file once they are created.
No appointments are scheduled this week.
Appointments: To request an appointment, fill out the Uniform Request Form.
Back by popular demand, the canteen will be available beginning 21 September. Bring your spare change, purchase a snack and support 706. Your snack cravings go directly support cadet activities.
All drivers are reminded of posted speed limits on Connaught: 50 km/h on Malibar Blvd, 30 km/h in all other areas. Speed limits are strictly enforced by Military Police.
Air Cadet League of Canada - Scholarships
The Air Cadet League of Canada and its donors invite cadets to apply for 2023 post scholarship awards for flight training. Two scholarships are available:
Continuation Flight Training Awards (CFTA); and
Flight Training Achievement Awards (FTAA)
Click here for information and to apply. Deadline to apply: 30 Sep 23