Contents (click ‘read more’ link to use the links below):

  1. Summer Camp Parents Meeting  on 09 January 2018 and Camp Forms
  2. Range Day on 20 January 2018
  3. Winter FTX on 26-28 January 2018
  4. Staff updates
  5. Instructions for senior / staff cadets
  6. COs parade on 30 January 2018
  7. Use of Website by Cadets and Parents

1. Summer Camp Parents Meeting  on 09 January 2018 and Camp Forms

For parents with cadets wanting to attend summer camp this summer there is a summer camp briefing being on Tuesday, 09 January 2018, from 1900-2030 hrs at the AKCS school.  Applications for summer camps will be handed out that evening.

Summer camp forms are DUE NO LATER THAN 11 January 2018  at the Kit Exchange Night at the Ag Building.

Corp Calendar has been updated to reflect these details.

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2. Range Day on 20 January 2018

Range Day is being held at the Calgary Police Service Headquarters located at East Building, 5111 47 St NE Calgary, AB.

Times to attend are by star level:

Green Stars – 0800-1000hrs
Red Stars – 1000-1200hrs
Silver Stars – 1200-1400hrs
Gold Stars – 1400-1600hrs

All staff and cadets are to attend with their designated level to assist with range tasks.

No meal will be provided as this is NOT a full-day activity.

Note:  Parents will NOT be able to stay as it is a secure facility.  A member of the Calgary Police Service is responsible for signing in everyone who is NOT a member of the Calgary Police Service.

Corp Calendar has been updated to reflect these details.

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3. Winter FTX on 26-28 January 2018

MANDATORY for all but GREEN STAR cadets.  Note that a separate day activity is being planned for GREEN STAR cadets instead (more details will be forthcoming).

Kit Night for the FTX:  Friday, 26 January 2018

Winter FTX will be on Saturday and Sunday.  Times to be forthcoming.

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4. Staff updates

There have been some updates to the staff officers and cadets for 2018.

The following changes are for the star-levels for both the officer in charge (level officer) and staff cadets (level instructors):

Green Stars

  • Officer in charge:  Capt. Barton
  • Staff cadets
    • WO West
    • Sgt Philpott
    • Sgt. Rent

Red Stars

  • Officer in charge:  CI Hale
  • Staff cadets
    • WO Whitrick
    • Sgt Legacy
    • Sgt. Sigler

Silver Stars

  • Officer in charge:  Lt. Lanoway
  • Staff cadets
    • WO Aldred
    • WO Hale

Gold Stars

  • Officer in charge:  Capt. Wood
  • Staff cadets
    • MWO Rent
    • WO Lam

Master Cadets

  • Officer in charge / instructors:  Capt. Blackwell and Capt. Daum

Please see the Staff Officers and Cadets page  (found under MONTHLY TRAINING menu) for any updates.  If you don’t have the password for the page, please see CI Hale (or ask another parent) for the password to access the page.

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5. Instructions for senior / staff cadets

There is a staff meeting for all WO, MWO, CWO cadets and officers on Wednesday, 24 January 2018 at the Ag Building in Calgary from 1900-2030hrs.  Supper will be provided.

There will also be senior cadet briefings of EVERY parade night from 1830-1840hrs located at the rear of the parade square.  It is requested that all MASTER CADETS and Level Officers attend for updates in regards to the evening.

All monthly training plans will be emailed out to master cadets from CWO Kieswetter, MWO Rent, and WO Lam.  Terms of reference will also be sent out shortly to staff cadets and officers.

All staff cadets are EXPECTED have LESSON PLANS to be completed at least ONE WEEK PRIOR to the lesson being taught so it can be reviewed by the Level Officer or Training Officer and requests for lesson supplies can be done.

Note that lesson supply requests MUST be made to the Supply Officer, Lt. Lanoway by email at travis.lanoway@cadets.gc.ca.

Remember that evaluations are going to be completed on lessons at random and you need to be prepared to isntruct your lessons.

All other information will be posted on the Corp Website.  It is EXPECTED that cadets will use the website to get the information they need.

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6. COs parade on 30 January 2018

It is anticipated that a guest speaker will be attending from the Army Cadet League of Alberta (to be confirmed).  Dress will be full dress.

Corp Calendar has been updated to reflect these details.

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7. Use of Website by Cadets and Parents

It is expected that the cadets and parents of cadets will use the 3016 Corp Website to get information as much as possible. If you need the password for the password protected pages on the website, please see CI Hale (or ask another parent) for the password to access the pages.

Key pages for PARENTS are:

Calendar:  http://airdriecadets.com/upcoming-events/

Training Schedules/Routine Orders:  http://airdriecadets.com/monthly-training/

Weekly Announcements from Parade: http://airdriecadets.com/monthly-training/weekly-announcements/

Badge / award placements on uniform:  http://airdriecadets.com/badge-and-award-placements/

Important links:  http://airdriecadets.com/important-links/

Key pages for CADETS are:

Calendar:  http://airdriecadets.com/upcoming-events/

Training Schedules/Routine Orders:  http://airdriecadets.com/monthly-training/

Weekly Announcements from Parade: http://airdriecadets.com/monthly-training/weekly-announcements/

Duty Section for Night:  http://airdriecadets.com/monthly-training/duty-section/

Staff officers and cadets:  http://airdriecadets.com/staff-officers-cadets/

Templates:  http://airdriecadets.com/training-resources/

Reporting an absence: http://airdriecadets.com/report-an-absence/

Badge / award placements on uniform:  http://airdriecadets.com/badge-and-award-placements/

Level training manuals:  http://airdriecadets.com/training-resources/cadet-training-manuals-levels/

Band training manuals: http://airdriecadets.com/training-resources/cadet-band-manuals-pipes-and-drums/

Other training manuals: http://airdriecadets.com/training-resources/other-courses-and-materials/

Important links:  http://airdriecadets.com/important-links/

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