Drill Practice Cancelled – April 26, 2019

Due to heavy rainstorms, drill practice has been cancelled for today. Practice will resume for tomorrow, Saturday, April 27th.

Weekly Announcement

April 23 – 28, 2019

Drill Team Practice – Friday, April 26, 2019
There will also be Drill Practice at LHQ Parking Lot, cadets to be in C2 Dress. Practice will run from 1830 hrs to 2030 hrs.
FSgt & Warrant Officer Course – Friday, April 26, 2019
All WOs and FSgts are expected to attend the final session of the course. Cadets to arrive at LHQ and from 1830 – 2130hrs
Drill Team Competition – Saturday, April 27, 2019
Cadets will arrive at LHQ at 1200 hrs in civilian dress with Squadron T-Shirt. Cadets will bring their pressed and shone C2 uniform with them in a garment bag and their health card.  Cadets will practice until our departure time for Borden, and are expected to return to the LHQ by 1845 hrs the same day. Transportation to CFB Borden for the competition by bus and dinner will be provided. Cadets will be expected to eat lunch before they arrive at the Squadron.  Cadets may bring snacks and water bottle as required. Cadets are to bring their boot polish kit.
Warplane Heritage Museum – Sunday, April 28, 2019
Those cadets that have paid their $10 fee and submitted their permission forms will report to Local Headquarters (LHQ), 55 Avondale Boulevard, Brampton at 0750 hrs (7:50am) on 28 April 2019, with their Health Cards. Cadets will return and shall be picked up at the LHQ on the same day at 1400 hrs (2:00pm). Dress for this activity has been changed and cadets are to dressed in C2 uniform. Cadets will be responsible for any purchase of food or snacks.

Reminder: No Training on Easter Monday

As a reminder there is no training parade on Monday, April 22nd due to Easter Monday. Training will resume Monday, April 29th.

Spring Tagging

TAGGING: APRIL 12, 13 & 14, 2019

We are looking for lots of parents to drive our cadets to locations! If you can volunteer to drive, please speak to a member of the sponsoring committee when you drop your cadet off and ensure you have a valid driver’s license and insurance. If you have questions, please email 758argusnewsletter@gmail.com for more information.

Parents, please take care when dropping off your cadet. On Friday evening, there may be some overlap with the daycare and the parking lot will be busy. Please drive with care.

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. 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 12, 2019: 5 pm to 9:00 pm (arrive as early as you can – we know many cannot arrive that early)
  • Saturday, April 13, 2019: 9 am to 1 pm AND 12:30 pm to 6:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 14, 2019: 10:30 am to 5:30 pm.

NOTE: Optional ½ day (1 shift) is in the afternoon on Sunday 1:00 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 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.

Uniforms must be pressed, boots polished, hair groomed, etc. Cadets who do not yet have a uniform are required to meet the same standard in what they wear. We are in the public eye and as such, are representatives of the cadet program as a whole. Cadets who are fooling around, slouching, chewing gum, etc. are not a positive reflection of the squadron and the program and will be cautioned accordingly.

Weekly Announcement

Upcoming Events

Permission Forms page has been updated with new forms for upcoming activities. Cadets and parents/ guardians are encouraged to meet the timeline for for submitting permission forms as there will be NO extensions.

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum Tour – April 28, 2019
Cadets have the opportunity to participate in a tour of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. Cadets are required to submit a non-refundable $10.00 fee, along with the permission form. This will cover the cost of transportation and the entrance fee into the museum. Cadets will be responsible for any purchase of food or snacks. Form and fee of $10.00 are due no later than April 8, 2019.
Marksmanship Day – May 4, 2019
Range/ Marksmanship Day is part of mandatory training for all cadets. Permission forms are due no later than April 15, 2019.

Weekly Announcement

Week of March 18 – 25, 2019

Level 5 Workshops – March 23-24, 2019
Parent/ Guardian to drop off cadets at Sheraton Gateway Hotel located at the Toronto Pearson International Airport no later than 0730hrs (7:30am) both on Saturday, March 23rd & Sunday, March 24th. Cadets are to be picked up from the same location on Saturday, March 23rd at 1630 (4:30pm) and 1530hrs (3:30pm) on Sunday, March 24th. Dress for both days in C2.
This information applies to the below cadets ONLY.
WO2 Ampong, E
FSgt Panashtia, R
FSgt Sandhu, Ravneet
FCpl Kaloty, R
FCpl Kaloty, S

March Break Stand Down – March 11, 2019

There is no parade night tonight and all practices are cancelled for this week due to March Break holidays. Training and practices will resume next week, March 18, 2019.

Band Practice Cancelled – March 5, 2019

Band practice is cancelled for Tuesday, March 5, 2019. Practice will resume next Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Reminder: Scholarship Opportunities

For any cadets interested in participating in any of the below Scholarships, please read carefully for upcoming application deadlines!

NAV Canada: Explore Aviation Summer Camp 2019 – Not a scholarship opportunity, but for any senior cadets that are not attending summer camps.

Ontario Aerospace Council: OAC Scholarship for Aerospace Studies – For any senior cadets in post-secondary.

ACL National Educational Scholarships:

The Air Cadet League of Canada is pleased to announce 8 NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS :

  1. Birchall Scholarship
  2. Dale Scholarship
  3. Young Citizens Foundation Scholarship
  4. Alex Venables Scholarship in Engineering
  5. Air Cadet League of Canada Foundation Scholarship (2 available)
  6. The Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism
  7. The Jazz Aviation Pathway Award for Professionalism and Diversity

The links below will provide more information about this great opportunity available to deserving  Air Cadets.

ACL National Scholarship Criteria and Application Form

Example of a Completed Application Form and Supporting Documents

Cadets who meet the criteria should submit complete National Education Scholarships documents in digital form (one PDF file),  no later than April 1st, 2019. to:  leaguehq@aircadetleague.com

 

 

 

Weekly Announcement

The week of February 20 – 28, 2019

FSgt & Warrant Officers’ Course – February 22, 2019
All WOs and FSgts are expected to attend, the course will be conducted on the last Friday of each month beginning February to April (Feb 22, Mar 29 & April 26). The course will run from 1830 – 2130hrs, cadets to dress in C2.

Zone Marksmanship Comp – February 23, 2019
Cadets competing in the Zone Marksmanship Comp. are expected to report to LHQ no later than 0645hrs to board the bus. Parent/ Guardian to pick up cadets from the same location at 1800hrs.

Drill & Band Practice – February 26, 2019
Drill team practice for Feb 26th will be at LHQ. Band practice will be at Holy Name of Mary. Drill team members are to bring their uniforms, show shone kits etc.