Sports Day CANCELLED!!! May 1, 2016

Due to the high probability of inclement weather, we are cancelling sports day tomorrow. We will re-book the rock climbing wall at a later date (probably the fall).

Weekly Announcements

For Monday, May 2, 2016

Weekend activities – April 30 / May 1

Air cadet skills day – April 30, 2016
Arrival Time: 0830hrs
Departure Time: 1600hrs
Location: LHQ
Dress: combats if cadets have them or suitable PT gear. This activity will continue rain or shine so proper rain gear is also required. Sunscreen and reusable water bottle also required.
Food: Cadets are to bring their own lunch – food will NOT be provided, nor will cadets be permitted to go off-site to purchase food.

Sports day – May 1, 2016
Arrival Time: 0830hrs
Departure Time: 1600hrs
Location: LHQ
Dress: Suitable PT gear, including proper running shoes. Sunscreen and reusable water bottle also required.
Food: Cadets are to bring their own lunch – food will NOT be provided, nor will cadets be permitted to go off-site to purchase food.

Training on May 2, 2016

CO’s parade – dress is C1 for cadets.

Annual practice begins. Some of this practice will take place outdoors. Cadets are reminded that it still gets cool in the evenings and parkas/gloves are required.

Spring Field Training Exercise – May 27-29, 2016

Please remember to submit your form NLT May 9, 2016!
FRM – PERMISSION FORM FTX May 2016 – 2016-04

Weekly Announcements

For Monday, April 25, 2016

Thank you to all those who attended tagging last weekend. The weather was superb and people were out shopping and enjoying the weather. Tagging rewards will likely be distributed on Monday.

Civvies Night!!

All cadets are invited to wear appropriate civilian clothing (no holes, rips, tears, or offensive language, etc.) to cadets this Monday (April 25). No fee, just come and enjoy while being comfortable!

Air cadet skills day and sports day: April 30 and May 1, 2016

Our senior cadets have been busy planning each of these two days. Both will be held at LHQ this coming weekend. For sports day, weather permitting, we have secured a mobile rock climbing wall! They bring it to us and run the entire thing. We’ll also be running other activities concurrently. Listen to the announcements on Monday for more details.

Spring Field Training Exercise: May 27-29, 2016

Our spring FTX is quickly approaching. All cadets are required to attend at lease one FTX per training year in order to successfully complete their level requirements. Please see below for the permission form and exact details. We are definitely hoping for better weather for this one and our spring FTX is always a lot of fun!

FRM – PERMISSION FORM FTX May 2016 – 2016-04

Reminder for all cadets regarding attendance:

Please ensure that you report ALL absences through the website or call and leave a message at the squadron PRIOR to the activity. For parade nights, all calls/emails must be received prior to 1845hrs (6:45pm) for it to count as an excused absence. If we do not receive a call or email, phone calls will be made home to to account for your absence.

No band tonight (Apr 19)…

…but there is drill team.

Drill team will practice this evening from 6 pm to 8 pm at LHQ. Dress for the weather as we will likely be outdoors and it gets cool in the evenings.

New members are still welcome. We are starting drill team with arms for our annual ceremonial review demonstration.

TAGGING!!!

APRIL 15, 16 AND 17, 2016

We are looking for lots of parents to drive our cadets to locations! Please see note below:

Requesting parent drivers to help with Tagging April 2016

All cadets are required to participate in 3 shifts of tagging. This is the squadron’s primary fundraiser and as such, all are required to contribute. If you cannot complete your shifts, please bring a signed note by your parent/guardian on Monday. Cadets will meet at LHQ (basement of the daycare) for all shifts. Cadets enter through the back door, while parents volunteering to drive enter through the front.

The shifts are as follows:

  • Friday, April 15, 2016: 5 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 16, 2016: 9 am to 1pm AND 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 17, 2016: 10:30 am to 5:30 pm.

NOTE: Optional ½ day (1 shift) is in the afternoon 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm. If you arrive at 10:30 am, you are required to complete a full day (2 shifts). No exceptions will be made.

Cadets need to arrive 30 minutes before their shift starts (except for Friday – just come as early as possible). Cadets who are staying all day on Saturday and Sunday will receive lunch money and will stay at the locations they are tagging at for their lunch. Cadets are reminded that they have 30 minutes for their lunch.

Weekly Announcements

For Monday, April 11, 2016

Tagging:

All cadets are required to participate in 3 shifts of tagging. This is the squadron’s primary fundraiser and as such, all are required to contribute. If you cannot complete your shifts, please bring a signed note by your parent/guardian on Monday. Cadets will meet at LHQ (basement of the daycare) for all shifts. Cadets enter through the back door, while parents volunteering to drive enter through the front.

The shifts are as follows:

  • Friday, April 15, 2016: 5 pm to 9:00 pm
  • Saturday, April 16, 2016: 9 am to 1pm AND 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 17, 2016: 10:30 am to 5:30 pm.

NOTE: Optional ½ day (1 shift) is in the afternoon 12:30 pm to 5:30 pm. If you arrive at 10:30 am, you are required to complete a full day (2 shifts). No exceptions will be made.

Cadets need to arrive 30 minutes before their shift starts (except for Friday – just come as early as possible). Cadets who are staying all day on Saturday and Sunday will receive lunch money and will stay at the locations they are tagging at for their lunch. Cadets are reminded that they have 30 minutes for their lunch.

We are looking for lots of parents to drive our cadets to locations! Please see note below:

Requesting parent drivers to help with Tagging April 2016

Spring Gliding Sessions:

See earlier post from March 23 for permission form and details.

Spring Field Training Exercise: May 27-29, 2016

Our spring FTX is quickly approaching. All cadets are required to attend at lease one FTX per training year in order to successfully complete their level requirements. Please see below for the permission form and exact details. We are definitely hoping for better weather for this one and our spring FTX is always a lot of fun!

FRM – PERMISSION FORM FTX May 2016 – 2016-04

Reminder for all cadets regarding attendance:

Please ensure that you report ALL absences through the website or call and leave a message at the squadron PRIOR to the activity. For parade nights, all calls/emails must be received prior to 1845hrs (6:45pm) for it to count as an excused absence. If we do not receive a call or email, phone calls will be made home to to account for your absence.

No cadets on Monday, March 28, 2016

Reminder:

We are on stand down for Easter Monday. Enjoy your night off cadets!

Drill team will be on stand down until the warmer weather arrives. Questions should be directed to FSgt Bath. 

Band is also on stand down this week. Be sure to keep up with your practicing!

Spring Gliding

April 23-24, 2016 (3 shifts)

We have 3 sessions of gliding coming up. It is open to all cadets and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. All amplifying details are located in the permission form below:

FORM – Gliding – APR 16

March Break Announcements

No cadets on Monday, March 14, 2016!!

Band and Drill will not be practicing this week either. 

Bowling! March 19, 2016

Please refer to last week’s announcements for details. If you did not submit a permission form but would still like to attend, please let us know via the Contact Us section as we still have some spots available. 

Receipts for Assessment Fees

Receipts are available via Email:

The receipts are available for the assessment fees paid to the squadron.  Parents who would like their receipt are to send an email to 758newsletter@gmail.com stating that they would like their receipt.  Please indicate if you have more than one Cadet. A receipt will then be sent to you via email shortly afterward.

This is also a friendly reminder that there are still several lottery ticket stubs that are overdue.  Please bring them in this Monday.