Exercise Fall Back

819 RCACS cadets will participate in Exercise “Fall Back”, to be conducted at Columbia Valley Area C, Chilliwack 13-15 Oct 2017.  This exercise is classified as a Mandatory Training exercise for all Level 1, and 2 Cadets.

The cadets will be going to the following location – Columbia Valley Training Site – Area C.  Columbia Valley Training Site is located within Cultas Lake Provincial Park.

CADETS WILL BE REQUIRED TO BE AT 819 LHQ North Delta Rec Centre LHQ Friday Oct 13th at 1730hrs (5:30), and are to be picked up Sunday October 15th 2017 at 1600 hrs (4pm) at 819 LHQ.  Please ensure your cadet has eaten dinner before you drop them off.

Please download, print and sign a copy of the permission slip.   This permission slip is to be returned no later than TUESDAY 10 Oct 2017.

Please download, print and pack your gear according to the Kit List.

Further details for Level 1 cadets (New Entries) will be discussed with the cadets and their parents closer to the FTX.

Please direct any questions to Major MacDonald on a parade night (Tuesday’s)

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Terry Fox Run – Volunteers

Where:  North Delta Rec Center

When: Sunday 17 September

Time:     08:15 to 11:30

Dress: Appropriate civilian clothing (no sandals)

The following cadets have been accepted as volunteers for this years Terry Fox Run:

FSgt Louie, I

FSgt Minty, P

Sgt Yang, M

FCpl Tang, S

Sgt Yu, I

Sgt Smith, K

Sgt Basi, J

FCpl Lei, K

FCpl Xu, J

Please meet me by the outside doors Sunday morning close to the coffee shop.

Thanks Major MacDonald

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Battle of Britain Parade

When: Sunday September 17th, 2017

Where: Boundary Bay Airport

Time: 1130 hrs to 1600 hrs

Dress: dress of the day is C-1’s

Special Instructions: Bring your lunch, parents are welcome to attend the parade  which will start at 1330 hrs

Band: Cadets wanting to participate in the mass band are required to arrive at the Airport at 1000 hrs with your instruments.  Please download and print the required music prior to your arrival at 637 Arrows website

Parade Positions: Cadets that are interested in a parade position.  Tryouts will be held 15 SEP 17  1900hrs-2100hrs at the Whalley Legion Annex.  13525 106 Avenue Surrey BC. There will be a parade practice for those selected on the 16th 1000hrs-1130hrs with location to be determined at the try outs.  Dress for tryouts is C2A

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September MRO’s

September Monthly Routine Orders have been posted to the Cadet Resources area on the squadron website

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77th Battle of Britain Commemorative Parade

September 17th, 2017 – Boundary Bay Airport

LCol. (ret) Maryse Carmichael Honourary President of the Air Cadet League of Canada has been invited to be our Reviewing Officer

Confirmed flying activities include the RCAF, a Harvard Mark II and the Fraser Blues 3-aircraft Demonstration Team.  Planned static displays for after the Parade include: locally-owned Harvards and Stearman Bi-plane, Air Cadet C-182 Tow-plane and glider.

Additional details will be provided for cadet timings etc., closer to the date.

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WARNING ORDER – EXERCISE “WE LEAD”

819 Skyhawk Squadron will be conducting an exercise focused around leadership, leadership tasking’s, and instruction to help develop the senior cadets of the Squadron. Additionally the exercise will help to establish camaraderie within the senior cadet ranks and elevate overall “espirit de corps”.

Exercise “WE LEAD” will be held Saturday 09 September 0830 to 1730 hrs and Sunday 10 September 0830 to 1600 hrs at 819 LHQ, North Delta Rec Center.   Cadets will be required to be in attendance both days.

Please see the attached Warning Order for further details and list of cadet candidates.  Please mark this on your calendars now so that you are available.

Questions about the exercise will be entertained by Major MacDonald on Tuesday September 5th.

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1st Parade Night – Tuesday September 5th

819 will be returning to cadets for the 2017-2018 training year on Tuesday September 5th, 2017.

Dress of the day: C2B – Summer Dress

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Your First Step New Entry Training Weekend

Your First Step New Entry Training Weekend will be held Saturday September 30, and Sunday October 1st, 2017.  This is mandatory for all new entry cadets enrolled with 819 Skyhawk.

Details:

Location: North Delta Rec Centre—Gymnasium

Time: 0900 hrs (9:00 am) to 1600 hrs (4pm)

Dress: Comfortable clothing—sports gear is Okay

Please bring a water bottle, note book and pen.

Lunch will be provided both days

A parents meeting/ question and answer session will be held Saturday morning for approximately 1 hour.  Please be prepared to stay when you bring your cadet to the building.

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New Recruits – Enrollments

The Squadron will be accepting new recruits / enrollments as of Tuesday September 19th, 2017 at the North Delta Recreation Centre at 6:30 pm.

Please checkout the How to join page on our website for further details.

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Duke of Edinburgh Awards Program

Looking for something to occupy yourself with over the summer?

Check out the information added to the Duke of Edinburgh Awards program tab on our website and start working towards your goal!  Visit their website to see what kind of activities you are able to use!

Earn time towards your award

  • Service
  • Skills
  • Physical Recreation
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