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Training Canceled for Wed 17 Jan 18 and Weekly Update (18-24 Jan 18)

17 Jan 18
Capt Phinney, A
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Due to the snow and potential for bad road conditions between now and 9:00 PM this evening, we are canceling training for this evening.

Here is the information for this week:

Friday 18 Jan 18:
Drill Team: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Band: 7:00 – 9:30 PM

Saturday 19 Jan 18:
Gabriel Comeau Memorial Sports Competition: 6:15 AM – 6:15 PM Cadets will meet at the armoury and will be transported to Gagetown. Cadets should bring a water bottle, sports gear, indoor sports sneakers, and must be wearing appropriate gear for the outdoors (a winter coat and pants). Lunch will be provided but cadets are welcome to bring snacks. This is for the six cadets who have previously signed up.

Bounce Fest: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the Exhibition Centre. Dress appropriately for obstacle courses etc (sports gear would be best). The squadron will cover the cost of admission, use of bouncy castles, and carnival games. Cadets wishing to use the HyperSphere can bring money. All cadets are encouraged to attend as this is our fitness activity for the month. More information about the event can be found:

Sunday 20 Jan 18

Biathlon Skiing: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Skiing at Elmhurst Outdoors (65 Ganong Rd, Erbs Cove) dependant on ski conditions. Capt D. Phinney will confirm with team on Saturday

Marksmanship, Biathlon, RC Flying, and Flight Simulation: 6:00 – 9:00 PM. Biathlon team should wear old clothes (for waxing skiis).

Wednesday 24 Jan 18
Uniform Care Night– 6:20 – 9:10 PM: Dress is civilian clothing. All cadets must bring their boots and polishing kits!
The training schedule will be updated soon to reflect the snow day. All instructors should check the schedule.

Upcoming Events:
• 3 Feb 18 – Bowling

For more information on events visit our website:

75th Anniversary Audio-Visual Yearbooks: These are available for $20 from the squadron office and include photos from the 2016-2017 training year, Freedom of the City, ACR 2017, 75th Reunion, historical photos from the past 75 years, and video interviews with former COs and current cadets. Check out the trailer:

Reminder: If a cadet cannot make it to a Wednesday night/regular event, the cadet should leave a message on the squadron answering machine 632-3215. Please do not e-mail Capt Phinney or post on facebook. This will ensure the admin o gets the message and can mark the cadet as excused.

For more information check out  our facebook page and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.