Battle of Britain Parade Information:

 

Date: September 15, 2019

Time: 1:15 pm

Place: 107 Valley Wing Royal Canadian Air Force Association. 904 Central Ave, Greenwood.

(Meet behind the building)

Dress: Full Uniform with ribbons (tie and tunic) – for those without a uniform please wear white shirt and black pants.

Cadets will be marching onto the parade at 1:45pm for a start time of 2pm. Parade is usually about 1 hour in length

Parents are invited to stay and watch as the parade is not long.

In the event on inclement weather an announcement will be made.

Thank you

Capt Bull

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11 Sept 2019

Regular Training at Birchall. 1830-2100hrs.
-This week will mainly be covering administration points, however please wear your uniforms if you have one and it still fits.
-If you do not have a uniform or it does not fit, please wear the appropriate civilian attire. You can see Lt(N) Harding in Supply for uniform exchange, only on break and at close of training.
-Canteen services will be available.
-Also, bring any friends you may have who are interested in joining our squadron!
Lastly, the Battle of Britain Parade will be on Sunday 15 Sept, timings TBA, and the sign up sheets for activities will be available again in Birchall.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR SEPTEMBER:

  • 04 Sept – Welcome Back BBQ; Morfee Ctr, 1830-2000hrs.
  • 11 Sept – First Night in Birchall. 1830-2100hrs. Mainly covering administration for the new year. Dress is your uniform, if it no longer fits, be sure to bring in parts that do not fit and see Lt(N) Harding in Supply.
  • 15 Sept – Battle of Britain Parade. Details and timings to follow.
  • 18 Sept – Regular Training Resumes.
  • 28 Sept – Marksmanship Day. Details and timings to follow.
Also, please go like our public page 517 F/Lt Graham Royal Canadian Air Cadets, and share our recent post to help spread the word for anyone looking to join our program!

Welcome Back

Welcome back everyone for the upcoming training year!
First, I would like to congratulate all of our cadets who attended summer training this year.
We will be kicking the training year off with a Welcome Back BBQ for cadets and their families at the Morfee Centre, 24 School Rd on September 4th, 1830-2000hrs. Please join us for a meet and greet with staff and returning cadets! Also, please bring a friend who may be interested in joining our program!
Additionally, there will be no uniform exchange or extracurricular activities at any locations until we start advertising for such activities.
Capt Bull

REMINDER

517 F/Lt Graham has stopped parading for the summer, we will resume regular Wednesday eveningS in September. Please note that the Facebook page, messenger, and emails will not be monitored on a regular basis.

Parents of cadets going to Summer Camp, please keep in mind the contact numbers of the camps your child is attending, those were provided in the Joining Instructions given and also posted in this page. Travel Orders are still coming and will be sent by Lt(N) Kerfont as soon as they are received.

Information for the upcoming training year will be posted late August – early September including the Training Schedule.

Good Luck to all Cadets attending Camp this Summer!

See you in September, have a safe and happy summer!

Capt Bull

Camp Night

Important Reminder to All Parents of Cadets going to Camp

Camp Meeting

Date: June 19, 2019

Time: 7pm

Location: Birchall Building Classroom 9/10

Any cadets with items to be returned please bring back to supply.

Cadets who have signed out equipment; band instruments and From the Ground Up Books, must be returned if they have not already done so.

Capt Bull

for June 10-21, 2019

 

No optional Activities.

Wednesday June 12, 2019 Sqn pack up night 630-9

Cadets having uniforms or whites to return please do so on this evening,

Cadets changing units, you can keep your uniforms and bring to your new unit.

Seniors in attendance for pack up please.

 

Wednesday June 19, 2019 Camp Information night.

We do not have joining instructions as and travel orders (as of June 10th) for the cadets yet so we will do the information night on the 19th of June.

Capt Bull

Update for June 3-9

It’s finally here! It’s ACR week, time to shine and show how hard you have worked this year.

It’s going to be a busy week.

Monday June 3 at Morfee Centre 
615 pm to 8pm Band – Bring your instruments, you will be practicing with the Wing Band again
615 to 715 pm – Flag Party
8 – 9 pm – Drill Team – all members this will be last time you will be able to have a full practice before ACR.
Rifle Team Practice

Tuesday June 4 at Birchall 
630 pm for those who are going to work on display board you will be given time or you can pick up materials and take them home.

Wednesday June 5 at Arena 
615 -9pm Parade Practice/ Display practice
– Band Bring instruments
– Full Uniform – Dress rehearsal – Inspection. This will give you a chance to fix anything before ACR
– Those cadets holding parade positions, it is important you be there for parade practice.
– Please remember to bring your form for the Banquet to let us know what you are bringing and how many are attending.

Parents meeting at 7pm in the Lounge in Birchall to address any questions about ACR and Banquet

Friday June 7 at Arena 
615pm to 9pm Parade Practice/Display Practice
– Band bring instruments.
– Civvies with parade boots for practice.

Saturday June 8 at Arena

ACR – all details in a previous post

Sunday June 9 at Annapolis Mess (Upstairs)

Banquet – all details in a previous post

517 Cadet Banquet – Dinner and Dance

517 Cadet Banquet – Dinner and Dance
June 9, 2019
Annapolis Mess

This is year’s banquet will be a Potluck Style banquet, held at the Annapolis Mess on June 9, 2019.
All cadets will be asked to bring a food item enough to feed at least 4 people. Parents are invited to attend. Each level will be assigned a specific food classification. The secondary awards; Level, Marksmanship, etc will presented after the meal.

After the meal and awards presentation, the cadets will have their end of year dance. At that time parents will be asked to leave and return to pick up their cadets later in the evening.

Date: June 9, 2019
Time: Arrival at 430 pm; Meal to start at 5:00 pm
Dress: Semi-formal
Location: Annapolis Mess upstairs in Salons.
Dance: 7-10 pm

Level One and Three – Desserts (Please bring special serving utensils if required)
Level Two and Four and Five – Mains; (Please bring special serving utensils if required)

REMINDER NO PEANUTS PLEASE

Please complete and return; to ensure we have enough food and adequate seating:
My cadet____________________________(name) will be attending_______________; will not be attending______________. Additional family members attending_________________(number)
They will be bringing_________________________________.
Please return by June 5, 2019