Food Bank Presentation

Reminder to all cadets and parents the presentation to the the Upper Room Food Bank will be on Saturday morning at 10 am. If you cawould like to join Capt Bull for the presentation, please be there for 9:45 am. No uniform required, please wear a Santa hat if you have one. The presentation will only be 10 minutes, parents are very much encourage to stay.

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Mess dinner

Mess dinner on the 13th of December. Timing is 6 for 630. Dress is full uniform with white shirt and bow tie. If one cannot acquire the white shirt and bow tie, please wear the cadet light blue shirt and black cadet tie. No medals, please wear ribbons. No lanyards, no name tags or headdress. This will be the last opportunity to donate to the food bank, so please bring any non perishable items to legion. Reminder to all cadets to please return any gloves, lanyards, belts etc that may have been signed out of supply, Lt Harding is stock taking and requires all items returned.

Weekly Events for December 11th to December 17th

Weekly Events for December 11th to December 17th
 
Monday December 11th
 
All activities cancelled.
 
Tuesday December 12th
 
Flying Scholarship 6pm-9pm at Birchall is currently tenative. More info to follow.
 
Wednesday December 13th
 
Squadron Mess Dinner at the Kingston Legion for 6pm. This is a cadet only mess dinner and a mandatory event. Cadets are to be in cadet mess attire, which is full uniform with a white shirt and a bow tie. If any cadet is unable to acquire these items, please see a staff member.
 
Thursday December 14th
 
No Biathlon
 
Saturday December 16th
 
No Range Team practice
 
Things to Note:
 
Cadets will be on Christmas Break from the 14th of December to the 3rd of Janurary.
 
New cadets MUST have all their initial paperwork completed including photocopies of their documents handed in BEFORE they can attend any extra activities.
 
Morfee Building is located on School Rd and is the same building as the Greenwood MFRC

Medal Applications

There are two medals that cadets can apply for each year. The Lord Strathcona Trust Fund Medal and the Royal Canadian Legion Medal of Excellence. This year, applications for cadets are due on January 24, 2018. Applications will be available on Wednesday nights.

Please read the criteria for each medal carefully.

Lord Strathcona Trust Fund Medal

  • High level of physical fitness
  • Minimum 3 years as a cadet
  • Have attended 75% of mandatory training in the current year
  • Regarded by peers and superiors as exemplifying the model cadet

Royal Canadian Legion Medal of Excellence (RCLME)

  • Recognizes VOLUNTEERISM
  • Must participate in a minimum of THREE community service events in addition to those required by the training program/Remembrance Day
  • Regarded by peers and superiors as exemplifying the model cadet
  • Enhanced corps/squadron through:
    • Co-operation with peers and subordinates
    • Comradeship
    • Promoting goodwill and morale within the corps\sqn
    • Aiding in the development of group identity and cohesiveness
    • Supporting and assisting fellow unit members
    • Involvement in the community

**In additions to an application, cadets applying for the RCLME must have references from three volunteer events/organizations fill out a provided form. These must be complete and accompany your application or it will NOT be considered.**

Weekly Events for December 4th to December 10th

Weekly Events for December 4th to December 10th
 
Monday December 4th
 
No Band practie
 
No Flag party practice
 
No Drill Team practice
 
Tuesday December 5th
 
Flying Scholarship 6pm-9pm at Birchall.
 
Wednesday December 6th
 
Wednesday night is a sports night at the Morfee Center, 6:30 – 9:00. Cadets are required to bring athletic attire (including indoor sneakers) and a water bottle. A reminder that cadets are required to participate in physical fitness activities throughout the year to complete their level AND be promoted
 
Cadets and parents are asked to bring in baked goods for the bake sale. All proceed will be aid of the squadron food drive
 
Applications for the Lord Strathcona Medal and the Legion Medal of Excellence will be due January 24th
 
Cadets are also encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the Upper Room Food Bank food drive which concludes on the 13th of December.
 
Thursday December 7th
 
No Biathlon practice
 
Saturday December 9th
 
No Range team practice
 
Upcoming events:
 
Cadet mess dinner on the 13th of December at the Kingston Legion. This is a cadet only mess dinner. This is also a mandatory event. Cadets are to be in cadet mess attire, which is full uniform with a white shirt and a bow tie. If any cadet is unable to acquire these items, please see a staff member.
 
Things to Note:
 
Camp applications are due Jan 31
New cadets MUST have all their initial paperwork completed including photocopies of their documents handed in BEFORE they can attend any extra activities.
 
Morfee Building is located on School Rd and is the same building as the Greenwood MFRC

Staff, Music and National/Specialty Course applications DUE Nov 29

Just a reminder that anyone applying for Staff, Music or National/Specialty Courses applications are DUE NLT this Wednesday, November 29th 2017. Those applying for staff please indicate 3 positions if applicable you are interested in. Please find the previous post regarding summer camp applications below that contains links to the content.

Another reminder for those who have not handed in their annual validation forms or detailed health questionnaires you will not be permitted to apply for camp until this is done. 

Summer training application procedures are available on the website under the “Summer Training” menu or at:

Summer training application procedures LINK

All necessary documentation can be found on our “Downloads” page:

Necessary Documentation LINK

Deadlines for applications will be:

STAFF, MUSIC And NATIONAL/SPECIALITY COURSES – November 29th 2017

ALL OTHER Regional courses – January 31st 2018

**As always, Lt Roberts is available to discuss your summer training plans if required**

Weekly Events for November 27th to December 3rd

Weekly Events for November 27th to December 3rd

Monday November 27th

Band 6pm-8pm at Birchall with your instruments
Everyone including new cadets are welcome to join our brass and reed marching band. Please bring your instrument and comfortable shoes for drill. All levels are accepted, if you can’t read music we’ll teach you!

No Flag Party

No Drill Team

Tuesday November 28th

Flying Scholarship 6pm-9pm at Birchall.

Wednesday November 29th

Regular Training at the Birchall. Cadets are to arrive at 1815; only flight commanders and above should be arriving before 1815. Cadets are to be in winter dress. Winter dress is C4 (dark blue shirt with tunic) for all cadets.

Cadets are also encouraged to bring non-perishable food items for the Upper Room Food Bank food drive which concludes on the 13th of December.

Parent meeting at Birchall from 8:30-9pm. The CO will be available from 8pm if any parents have any other questions.

Thursday November 30th

Biathlon at Birchall 6pm-7pm

Saturday December 2nd

Range Team is currently tentative. More to follow later on in the week.

Upcoming events:

Cadet mess dinner on the 13th of December at the Kingston Legion. This is a cadet only mess dinner. This is also a mandatory event. Cadets are to be in cadet mess attire, which is full uniform with a white shirt and a bow tie. If any cadet is unable to acquire these items, please see a staff member.

Things to Note:

New cadets MUST have all their initial paperwork completed including photocopies of their documents handed in BEFORE they can attend any extra activities.

Morfee Building is located on School Rd and is the same building as the Greenwood MFRC