Rules and Regulations

Cadets are governed by many rules and regulations. The best known and most comprehensive are the Cadet Administrative and Training Orders (CATOs). These are documents that are not widely available online and are not able to be hosted on this website. However, you can access them by following some simple steps.

  1. Open Internet Explorer (there are known compatibility issues with other browsers)
  2. Go to
  3. Create an account as a parent/cadet.
  4. Login.
  5. Go to the “File Repository”


Once inside the file repository, you will see many folders full of documents and files. To access the CATOs, go to NATIONAL->CATO -> VOLUME V- ROYAL CANADIAN AIR CADETS.

CATOs are being replaced with National Cadet and Junior Canadian Rangers Support Group Orders (Natl CJCR Sp Gp Orders) which can be found underneath the “Policy” tab at the top.

To access IGs/QSPs go to the “Cadet Training” tab at the top.

To access the Joining Instructions go to ATLANTIC -> SUMMER TRAINING -> CSTC JOINING INSTRUCTIONS.