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March Break Updates - 13 March 2024

Updated: Mar 27

There will be no regular training this week.


Location and date changes

We will also be having the following training nights at All Saints High School (5115 Kanata Ave., Kanata, ON K2K 3K5) on Fridays. We will not have training on Thursdays these weeks.


  • 22 March 2024

  • 5 April 2024


The Calendar has been updated to reflect these changes.


Curling - Come throw rocks

We are having a come and try the sport of curling day. A light meal will be provided after ice time.


  1. Date: Sun, 24 March 2024. The deadline to sign up is March 21 at 1800.

  2. Time: Cadets can come to one of two sessions. There is a question for selecting the preferred time in the sign-up form. There are lots of spots available.

    1. Morning session (0845-1200); or

    2. Afternoon session (1445-1800)

  3. Location: City View Curling Club - 50 Capilano Dr. Nepean ON,  K2E 6G4

  4. Dress: Long sporting attire

  5. Material to bring:

    1. Signed club waiver (Bring the day of or email it to CI Luloff by the deadline stated above)

    2. Clean soft-soled shoes (ie. running shoes cleaned of rocks, dirt etc.)

    3. Light jacket or sweater

    4. Gloves

    5. Filled water bottle

    6. A helmet is encouraged


Curling equipment will be provided by the club. If cadets have their own curling equipment they can bring it if they wish.


The club waiver must be signed and returned before stepping on the ice.


Note: Due to limited space on the ice and different times, email confirmations will be sent out to participants with which session to come to and a few club rules.


Questions can be directed to CI Luloff.


Summer Training Briefing

We will be holding a briefing for all cadets and parents to learn about the summer training opportunities this year.

  1. Date: Fri, 22 Mar 2024

  2. Time: 1700 hrs

  3. Location: All Saints High School (5115 Kanata Ave., Kanata, ON K2K 3K5)


Rocketry Introduction Course (Hosted by 872 Squadron)

 

This course will familiarize you with rockets and space while teaching you how to think like a scientist or an engineer. The content has some theory but is mainly practical, with an emphasis on building, experimenting, and safety.

 

Sessions will take place on Fridays and Mondays from 7 to 9 PM, starting on April 5, 2024 at Maurice Lapointe School. The dress code is civilian clothes.

 

This course is for cadets aged 13 and older who are comfortable with physics, some math, and building things. There is space for up to 10 cadets from 706 to participate. Participation is first-come, first-served.

 

Please note that this is voluntary and as space is limited, there will be no tolerance for misconduct. Cadets who sign up should be prepared to attend each session and participate actively and appropriately.

 

Sign up here; the deadline is 29 Mar 2024. We will confirm who is selected on 3 April 2024.


Summer Staff Cadet Applications - Last chance to apply!

To apply you must complete these steps:

  1. Review this information booklet and choose which positions interest you

  2. Fill out this form to apply. Up to 5 choices can be submitted.

  3. Submit the specified documents (CDT-130, direct deposit info of chequing account in the applicant's name (void cheque)) through the secure SharePoint. 


Deadline to apply: March 14 before 1800.

Questions can be directed to Capt. Auge - Joseph.Auge@cadets.gc.ca


International Cadet Exchanges Applications are now open for the International Cadet Exchange Programs.


International Air Cadet Exchange (IACE) Interested cadets must meet the following:

  • 17 years old by 6 July 2024

  • Be younger than 19 years old by the 26 July 2024

  • Have completed the level 5 program by 30 June 2024

  • Provide June 2023 school report card (or homeschool report) to Capt Auge


The deadline to apply for the prestigious IACE program is April 1, 2024 at 0800 - Click here to apply.


Civil Air Patrol - Cadet Officer School (CAP-COS)

Interested cadets must meet the following:

  • 16 years old by 11 July 2024

  • Be younger than 19 years old by the 29 July 2024

  • Have completed the level 4 program by 30 June 2024


There is no cost for this activity. The deadline to apply to CAP-COS is April 1, 2024 at 0800 - Click here to apply.


Scholarships

The Air Cadet League of Canada is pleased to offer post-secondary education scholarships to Royal Canadian Air Cadets.


The deadline for National Education Scholarships is April 1st, 2024


Air Cadet Young Aces 50/50 (New for 2024!)

Parents, guardians and friends (18+) can help support our Squadron and Air Cadets provincewide by purchasing 50/50 tickets. For more information and to purchase tickets visit this link. 


 

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