Monthly Archives:May 2018

Weekly Update 31 May – 6 Jun 18 (Field Training Exercise)

30 May 18
Capt Phinney, A
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Congratulations to all of the cadets on their outstanding performance at the Annual Ceremonial Review last Sunday. Thanks to everyone who came out to support us.

This week:

Friday 1 Jun 18 – Sunday 3 Jun 18: Field Training Exercise – Mandatory training for all cadets. Meet at the training site on the Kingston Peninsula (about 1 km past Elmhurst Outdoors 65 Ganong Rd. Erbs Cove, NB) on Friday evening at 6:30 PM. Training will finish on Sunday afternoon at 3:00 PM.

The kit list for each cadet includes:
• Hiking boots (rubber boots and sneakers) –it may rain on Saturday so extra footwear would be a good idea
• Sleeping Bag (extras are available if cadets so not have their own)
• Sweater
• Toothbrush/ paste
• 4 – 6 pairs of socks (wool)
• Warm PJs
• Mittens/ gloves
• Warm pants (Three)
• Undergarments
• Deodorant
• Face cloth/Hand towel
• Soap/hand sanitizer
• Rain Coat
• Reusable plastic/metal cup
• Toque
• Female personal hygiene items
• Flashlight
• Warm Jacket

Cadets are not permitted to bring:
• Knives
• Electronics (mp3/cd players, gaming systems, cell phones etc)
• Weapons
• Lighters
• Illegal substances, alcohol, or cigarettes
• Make-up
• Pets (dogs, cats, etc)

Directions can be found on the website at: https://161aircadets.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Kit-List-and-Directions.pdf

Wednesday 5 Jun 18 – 7:00 PM: Summer Training Information Session for all cadets selected for summer training and their parent/guardian. Cadets will receive joining instructions for their summer courses and will be issued or sized for clothing required for the CTC. Dress is civilian clothing.

6:30 PM: Sponsoring Committee meeting – Anyone wishing to join the sponsoring committee for next training year is invited to attend the meeting. Elections will be held for various executive positions.

BOTTLE DRIVE: We are looking for volunteers with trucks or trailers that can help us out at our spring bottle drive scheduled for 9 Jun 18. If you have a vehicle that you are able to use to help us collect bottle, please let us know.

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

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 https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Weekly Update 24-30 May 18 (Annual Ceremonial Review)

23 May 18
Capt Phinney, A
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This is our Annual Ceremonial Review weekend so here are the updates:

Friday 25 May 18
6:00 – 7:00 PM – Drill Team practice at the armoury
7:00 – 9:30 PM – Band practice at the armoury

Saturday 26 May 18
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM: ACR Practice and Set-up. All cadets should be in attendance. Bring a lunch and water bottle. Bring anything you need for displays.

Sunday 27 May 18
9:00 AM – 4:00PM: Annual Ceremonial Review – Cadets should arrive at 9:00 AM for set-up and practice. Bring a lunch and water.
Parents and guests attending the ceremony are asked to be at the armoury by 1:30 PM.
Parents are asked to bring sweets, sandwiches, or a tray (fruit/veggie/cheese). The parent/sponsoring committee will be calling parents with more details about it. Thanks again to all the parents for their support.

Wednesday 30 May 18
Sports Night: 6:20 – 9:10 PM – Dress is sports gear.

Upcoming Events:
– Fri 1 Jun – Sun 3 Jun 18 – Field Training Exercise (Mandatory training)
– Sat 9 Jun 18 – Bottle Drive (AM)

BOTTLE DRIVE: We are looking for volunteers with trucks or trailers that can help us out at our spring bottle drive scheduled for 9 Jun 18. If you have a vehicle that you are able to use to help us collect bottle, please let us know.

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

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 https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Weekly Update (17-23 May 18)

17 May 18
Capt Phinney, A
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Here is this week’s update:

Friday 18 May 18
No drill team or band.

Sunday 20 May 18
NO training

Wednesday 23 May 18
ACR Prep: 6:20 – 9:10 PM – Dress is civilian clothing. All cadets must bring their boots with polishing kits and their full uniform on a hanger (in a bag). Cadets should ensure they wash their uniforms. All cadets should have proper hair cuts. Band must bring their instruments. Cadets should bring anything they need to work on ACR displays.

Upcoming Events:
– Sat 26 May 18 – ACR Practice and Set-up
– Sun 27 May 18 – Annual Ceremonial Review Parade (Mandatory – friends and family are welcome to attend)
– Fri 1 Jun – Sun 3 Jun 18 – Field Training Exercise (Mandatory training)

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

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 https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Weekly Update (10-16 May 18)

10 May 18
Capt Phinney, A
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Here is this week’s update:

Friday 11 May 18
Drill Team: 6:00 – 7:00 PM
Band: 7:00 – 9:30 PM
This is our second last practice for the year. Please make an effort to attend.

Tagging at Superstore East: 6:00 – 9:00 PM
Cadets signed up are: LAC Mason, LAC McGraw, LAC Rice, and AC Richardson

Sunday 12 May 18
NO training

Wednesday 16 May 18
Regular Training – 6:20 – 9:10 PM. Dress is t-shirt and tunic. Instructors should check the trg schedule.

Upcoming Events:
– Sat 26 May 18 – ACR Practice and Set-up
– Sun 27 May 18 – Annual Ceremonial Review Parade (Mandatory – friends and family are welcome to attend)
– Fri 1 Jun – Sun 3 Jun 18 – Field Training Exercise (Mandatory training)

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

Duke of Edinburgh Award: We have found some sponsorship for participants of this program. Any cadets who are not yet participating in the program and are 14 years or older and are interested in participating in the program should see Capt Meunier. More information about the program can be found at: https://www.dukeofed.org

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 https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.

Sand Bagging in Grand Bay-Westfield

04 May 18
Capt Phinney, D
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The town of Grand Bay-Westfield is looking for volunteers to help fill sand bags starting at 9:30 AM until 12:00 PM on Saturday 5 May 18. If you are interested in helping out, they are located at the top of Ballentine Pl  between Westfield School and the Westfield United Church.

Drill Team and Band Canceled – Check back for Updates on Sand Bagging at 6:00 PM

04 May 18
Capt Phinney, A
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We are canceling drill team and band for this evening.
We are looking into helping with sand bagging. Right now they have sufficient sand bags and don’t need our help but we will confirm again at 6:00 PM and will update the page at that time to let everyone know.

Weekly Update 3-9 May 18 (Update Tagging Schedule)

03 May 18
Lt Cameron
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Here is this week’s update:

Thu 3 – Sat 5 May 18 – Tagging Fund Raiser (All cadets must sign up for at least one shift) – See the attached list. Cadets will be asked to sign up this week.

Tagging Schedule:

Friday 04 May 18
Drill Team – 6:00-7:00 PM at the armoury
Band – 7:00 – 9:30 PM at the armoury

Sunday 06 May 18
Model Building, RC Flying, Flight Simulation, Recreational Shooting – 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Wednesday 09 May 18
CO’s Parade/Regular Training – 6:20 – 9:10 PM. Dress is Shirt, Tie and Tunic. Instructors should check the trg schedule. All communication survey and CTC offers of participation “camp forms” must be signed and returned. If you were not there to receive a survey, a copy is attached: Communication survey.

Upcoming Events:

– Sat 26 May 18 – ACR Practice and Set-up
– Sun 27 May 18 – Annual Ceremonial Review Parade (Mandatory – friends and welcome are welcome to attend)
– Thur 21 June-Sun 24 June – Canadian Owners and Pilots Association National Convention. Cadets aged 16 years or older and having a valid government issued photo ID can sign up to volunteer as aircraft marshallers. Cadets must sign up by end of training on 9th May.

 

For more information on events visit our website: https://161aircadets.ca/calendar/

Duke of Edinburgh Award: We have found some sponsorship for participants of this program. Any cadets who are not yet participating in the program and are 14 years or older and are interested in participating in the program should see Capt Meunier. More information about the program can be found at: https://www.dukeofed.org

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 https://www.facebook.com/161aircadets/ and follow us on Twitter @161aircadets.