Summer Camp information update

For all the cadets who are going to camp please click on the link below and make your own account for the cadet portal.
Parents are able to make their own accounts also. This will give you the joining instructions for the camp your cadet is attending.

Thanks

http://portal.cadets.gc.ca/

Cadets MUST have their Offer of Participation with them to board their transportation.

Parent Meeting March 31, and Updates for June

Less the a month left and we will be done cadets and then SUMMER will be here!!

 
This will be the last monthly update until September. Please check Facebook and website for returning dates in September. You do not need to fill out registration forms every year; however you need to fill out DHQ (detailed Health questionnaires) and allergy forms yearly or if something changes.
 
Any updated emails, addresses or phone numbers can be directed to Mary West   hockeywest@gmail.com
 
31 May will be Commanding Officers parade, dress: Full Dress, band will play, inspection, awards, star levels and promotions.
Pictures will be done, group and individual. Parents meeting and annual General Meeting. All cadets should be in attendance.
 
7 June ACR practice, dress: FTU
 
14 June 1830-1930 Camp briefing, summer good byes, dress: Civvies (NOTE TIME)
 
 
Mess Dinner
 
10 June Mess Dinner, questions can be addressed to Lt. Joe Barton jbarton01@shaw.ca
 
 
ACR: MANDATORY
 
Cadets must be dropped off at Mewata 11 June at 1700 (please have uniform ready, labeled with name, there will be over 150 cadets) dress: appropriate civvies. Cadets will be staying the night, please bring sleeping bag (or blankets) and foamy,cot or air mattress (if you have one) hygiene kit and change of clothes, there are showers there if needed. There is a DANCE Saturday night and cadets will be fed for the weekend. All male cadets must have a haircut prior to this event.
 
ACR is at 1330 on Sunday, arrive early to find parking, dismissal will be approx 1600. (this is the cadets graduation parade MANDATORY)
 
Other News
Camp spots open everyday, if your cadet is selected I will let you know ASAP.
 
Cadets can volunteer at Calgary Stampede if they wish, if they are interested go on to the volunteer spot (Facebook) to sign up. Free admission to Stampede! Any questions as Marci marci22@telus.net 
 
Thanks and See everyone on Tuesday.

Silver Star Expedition kit list and drop off time

 
PARTICIPANT CHECKLIST

4 pairs of warm wool/synthetic (not cotton) socks

4 pairs of inner socks (not cotton) for added comfort or to mitigate any possible hot spots, blisters

3 pairs of underwear

1 pair of long underwear (not cotton) (top & bottom)

2 short sleeve shirts or t-shirts (not cotton)

2 pairs of long pants (not cotton or denim/jeans)

1 pair shorts 

1 cadet parka with fleece liner 

pyjamas or sleepwear (suitable for shared sleeping) 

1 hat (i.e. Ball cap, Tilley Hat, etc)

1 toque 

1 pair gloves 

1 pair shoes/sneakers for evening (these may be crocs) 

1 water bottle 

1 wrist watch 

travel-sized soap 

travel-sized deodorant 

travel-sized toothbrush and toothpaste 

comb/hairbrush 

camera (optional) 

1 duffle bag for bringing/stowing gear (NOT a rolling
suitcase as these are difficult to store)

Transport

AIRDRIE
Fri 27 May 2016 19:20
Bus – Charter

1505 1ST AVENUE NW; AIRDRIE, AB

Who can join cadets???

WHO CAN JOIN?
 
To join the Army Cadet Program, applicants must:
  • be 12 to 18 years old; and
  • be interested in the Army Cadet Program; and
  • have Parent/Guardian permission.

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

The application forms can be found at the bottom of this page.  Please review them and fill in the required information.  These forms can be dropped off any Tuesday evening between 6:30 PM and 9:30 PM.  For our address, go to ‘Contact Us’ at the top of this page.  We also need to see the health card of the applicant and proof of age of the applicant.  For a list of accepted documents, see below.  

Proof of age: (only 1 required)

  • a valid Canadian passport; or
  • a birth certificate issued by a Canadian provincial, territorial or federal government agency; or
  • any card, visa or permit (work, study, resident, etc.) (with photo) issued by the Canadian government which legally authorizes the person to reside in Canada for an extended period of time; or
  • any identification card (with or without photo) issued by a Canadian provincial, territorial or federal government agency. No certificates of live birth please.

Proof of health insurance: (only 1 required)

  • Provincial or Territorial health insurance card; or 
  • private insurance (e.g. Blue Cross) card.
 
APPLICATION FORM – “click” on the link below. Form will open in a new window.
Note: The application form is designed to be printed on legal, 8.5×14, paper. Printed application forms are available at our training location. 
If you have any questions when completing the application please feel free to speak with a corps staff member or parent comittee member. See the “contact us” page for current contact information.