Information on all mandatory and optional training is in the Google Calendar. The order of dress and duty roster (if applicable) is also noted for all events.
IMPORTANT SAFETY & SECURITY ISSUE - Do not drop off your cadet for any activity until an officer is on-site to supervise. Do not drop off cadets before 1815hrs on Tuesday nights. Please make sure you pick up your cadet at the listed location and end time for activities. Consistent issues of cadets being picked up late from events may lead to that cadet not being permitted to attend optional activities.
Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta SPIRIT of Victory Contest
Write a 3-5 minute speech exploring what Victory in Europe meant for Albertans of the era and/or for people today. Record yourself presenting the speech and submit it for a chance to win the following prizes:
$1000 and the opportunity to present your speech to the Lieutenant General
Submissions due May 6. Submit by March 15 to be entered for a $100 early bird prize.
For more information, see the contest website.
Applications are being accepted for the following medals:
Lord Strathcona Medal (Annex D)
Royal Canadian Legion Medal of Excellence (Annex E)
Colonel Robert Perron Award (Annex G)
To apply, read the applicable Annex. If you qualify, send an email to the Squadron Gmail account. You must:
Explain your qualifications; and
Write a short narrative stating why you should be chosen to receive this medal.
Submissions are due March 29. The fitness exam for the Colonel Robert Perron Award will be held in April.
The Air Cadet League offers several post-secondary scholarships to cadets ranging from $1000 to $5000. Applications are due on April 1st. Typical criteria for selection include:
You must be in the cadet program in the year of application
You must be graduating from high school and entering a post-secondary institution
Scholastic achievement in high school
Achievements as a cadet
For more information, see the Air Cadet League website.
Field Training Exercise
All cadets must attend at least 1 of the 2 field training exercises held during the training year. These exercises typically begin Friday evening and end on Sunday afternoon.
Administration is open on Tuesday evenings from 1830 - 2100. Please feel free to drop in to discuss attendance issues, validation paperwork, detailed health questionnaires, summer camp applications and offers, and/or changes to any contact information.
Cadets who arrive late or leave early on a parade night must notify the duty desk or the Administration Officer.
All new cadets will visit the Supply Officer to be measured for a uniform. Your uniform is ready to be picked up if:
The Supply Officer posts your name on Facebook
You are notified on Tuesday night
Your name is on the whiteboard on the door to Supply
If you need to exchange a uniform part because you need a new size, please bring the old uniform part with you. No item, no exchange. Please ensure all parts for exchange are laundered prior to return.
Lost or stolen items are to be reported to the Supply Officer immediately.
For inquiries about level training, contact your Course Officer. For inquiries about promotions, contact the Training Officer.
If you have been assigned as an instructor and are unavailable to teach that night, please email the Training Officer or Training Warrant Officer immediately so that a replacement can be arranged.