2008 Annual Ceremonial Review will be held on 31 May. Location to
be confirmed. The parade will also be a Change of Command Ceremony.
from Glider Day Familiarization
to be an air cadet, a young person becomes one of more than 25,000
people across Canada involved in a fun and adventure filled program.
person must be between 12 years of age and 18 year of age to join
the cadet program.
meet a minimum of once a week, to learn drill, citizenship, leadership,
instructional techniques, effective speaking, aircraft identification,
meteorology, principles of flight, aircraft engines, radio communication,
survival and physical fitness.
Squadrons offer optional training such as: drill team, music training,
flying, Duke of Edinburgh's Award, shooting, biathlon, first aid
training and more.
cadets, the opportunity to attend summer training centres is the
highlight of their year. Training is conducted across Canada and
the Atlantic Region Summer Training Centre is located at 14 Wing
Greenwood in Nova Scotia. Courses offered include: Basic, Introduction
to Leadership, Physical Education and Recreational Training, Band,
Aircrew Survival, Instructor's Course and Survival Instructor.
young person is interested in flying, cadets who work hard enough
have the opportunity to earn a glider or flying scholarship. Cadets
who earn flying scholarships train at the Regional Gliding School
(Atlantic) in Debert, Nova Scotia and at power sites in Shearwater,
Gander and Moncton. Cadets receive a Department of Transport glider
or pilot's license upon successful completion. For more information
go to http://www.regions.cadets.forces.gc.ca/atl/intro_e.asp.
course across Canada include: Technical Training, Senior Leaders
and Athletic Leadership. There's even a space course offered for
those who want to reach for the stars.
even offer the opportunity to travel abroad as part of the International
Air Cadet Exchange program. Cadets travel all over the world as
goodwill youth ambassadors for Canada.
the best thing about being an air cadet is that you get to meet
new people, make new friends while learning to become more self
reliant and a better citizen.
wish to get more information on becoming an air cadet, some contact
information is listed below.
by: Kiwanis Club of Charlottetown & 201 Wing Air Force Association
Chairperson: Rosemary Doucette
Commanding Officer: Captain Ray Gaudet
Formation Date: December 16, 1941
Parade Location: Queen Charlotte Armoury
Parade Night: Tuesday
Parade Time: 6:15 - 9:15 pm
Telephone #: 902-892-5651
Address: 60 Confederation RCACS, Box 922, Charlottetown PEI, C1A