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Ottawa Trip Reminder

19 Jun 19
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Just a reminder about our trip to Ottawa for cadets who are attending. Please be at the armoires for 6:30 am Monday June 24th as we will be departing at 7am sharp.
Cadets are asked to bring a lunch for the bus ride to Ottawa, all other meals will be provided throughout the trip.
Kit list and schedule have been posted on our website if you missed last Wednesday’s meeting.
If for some reason you are no longer able to attend please let the staff know in advance.

Ottawa Trip Schedule and Kit List

12 Jun 19
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The schedule for the trip to Ottawa and the kit list are available for download below.

Kit List

Schedule

Ottawa Trip Info session this Wednesday (June 12)

10 Jun 19
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Any parents/cadets wishing to get more information or ask questions are free tom come in this Wednesday at 1830 for an information session. This is an informal event and dress for cadets will be civilian clothing.

We also have travel information for the cadets attending the 6 week and 7 week courses, along with those selected for staff positions.

2019 ACR Program Now Available for Download

03 Jun 19
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For any parents or guests wishing to have a copy of the 2019 ACR program, you can now download your copy.

Microsoft® Word format: Here

Adobe PDF: Here

June FTX Directions and Kit List

03 Jun 19
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Senior Cadets (levels 4 and 5) are to arrive Friday at 1800, all other cadets are to arrive Saturday morning by 0900. All cadets can be picked up at 1500 on Sunday.

Directions from Barrack Green Armouries:

Turn Left at the 2nd cross street onto Broad St
Continue onto Lower Cove Loop
Continue onto Water St
Continue onto St. Patrick St
Continue onto Main St/NB 100 E
Use the right lane to merge onto NB Route 1 W/NB-1 via the ramp to NB-7/Saint Stephen/Fredericton
Merge onto NB 1 W/NB-1
Take exit 114 for NB-7 toward Grand Bay-Westfield/Fredericton
Continue on NB-7 N
Take exit 80 for NB-102 toward Grand Bay-Westfield/Village of Gagetown
Turn right onto NB-102 N
Turn left onto Campbell Rd

Camp location is on the left side, across from 850 Campbell Rd
161 Parent Committee sign will be at the end of the driveway.

No vehicles are to enter the camp site road.

Do not turn around in 850 Campbell Rd’s driveway, proceed to the end of the Campbell Rd and turn around there, or turn left and continue down the Brittain Rd back to the Nerepis Rd.

https://www.google.com/maps/dir/Barrack+Green+Armories,+Broadview+Avenue,+Saint+John,+NB/879-779+Campbell+Rd,+Nerepis,+NB+E5K+3W3/@45.3161663,-66.1340088,12.78z/data=!4m14!4m13!1m5!1m1!1s0x4ca7b47e4c243f25:0x43b0bfe7ad3a52f2!2m2!1d-66.0529262!2d45.2660208!1m5!1m1!1s0x4ca65abb30db7ded:0x99a949ecf9529672!2m2!1d-66.2540173!2d45.4061864!3e0

Cadet Kit List:

Each cadet is required to bring:

  • Hiking boots
  • Sleeping Bag
  • 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
  • Sun Screen/Bug Repellent

Cadets are not permitted to bring:

  • Knives
  • Electronics (mp3/cd players, gaming systems, cell phones etc) Bringing electronics/phones are at your own risk.
  • Weapons
  • Lighters
  • Illegal substances, alcohol, or cigarettes
  • Make-up

Weekly Update May 30 – June 5 19

30 May 19
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Here are the updates for the week:

Friday: No Training

Saturday: 1800-2100: ACR Practice. Dress is civilian clothing. We will be doing some more practice for ACR. Bring your boots and polishing kits.

Sunday: 0900-1630: ACR! Cadets should arrive no later than 0900 in civilian clothing for ACR practice. Bring all your uniforms parts with you, and your polishing kit. The unit will provide lunch and water.
Parents and guests: You should be seated no later than 1330.
ACR is being held at the Barrack Green Armouries.

Tuesday: 1800-2100: Awards Banquet. Cadets should be in full uniform, but with a bow tie instead of your regular tie. We still have some left in supply. You do not need to wear your wedge.
Parents and guests: You may wear what you wish.
The dinner is taking place at the 69 Branch Legion, located at 714 Wilson St (Behind the old west side liquor store).

Wednesday: 1830-2000: Summer training info session for parents and cadets. If it is your first summer going away or you have any questions, we will be available to answer you questions.
Level 3/4s that still have to write the aviation test or teach your class, Lt. Cameron will be available.

Upcoming events:
– June 7-9: Spring FTX
June Ottawa Trip!
– July – August: Summer Courses!

FTX Note: Friday 1800 Senior cadets arrive (level 4/5s) to setup and do taskings.
Saturday 0900 All other cadets march into the site.
Sunday 1500 All cadets depart the site.
All meals will be provided, a kit list and directions will be posted on the website and facebook this weekend.
Location is here (click link), right across from 850 Campbell Rd. Do not use #850’s driveway to turn around and do not enter the FTX site in your own vehicles.

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

Weekly Update May 23-29 19

23 May 19
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Here are the updates for the week:

Friday: Drill Team 1800-1900 followed by Band 1900-2130. This is the last practice prior to ACR, please show up.

Sunday: No Training

Wednesday: ACR Practice. Dress is civilian clothing, bring your boots and polishing kits as we will be working on your boots.
Summer Training offers are due back.

Upcoming events:
– June 2nd: ACR
– June 4th: Squadron Awards Banquet
– June 7-9: Spring FTX
June Ottawa Trip!

ACR Practice will be taking place on Saturday June 1st from 1800-2100.
On June 2nd, cadets are to arrive at 0900 in civilian clothing with all your uniforms parts. We will be doing some extra practice and setting up a few displays. The squadron will provide lunch. Parents should be seated by 1330.

Awards Banquet: Cadets are to dress in uniform, with dress shirt and a black bow tie. We have bow ties in supply available for $10. No wedge.
Parents, you may wear whatever you like.

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

Weekly Update May 17-22 19

17 May 19
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Here are the updates for the week:

Friday: No Training

Sunday: No Training

Wednesday: Co’s Parade. Dress is dress shirt, but no tunic or tie. Summer dress is in effect, you should still bring and wear a coat, but do not need to wear your tunic.
Please bring back your summer training offers as soon as you can.
We also need your Awards Banquet forms back ASAP so we can order the meals.

Cadets: Keep working on your uniforms, we are seeing improvements!

Upcoming events:
– June 2nd: ACR
– June 4th: Squadron Awards Banquet
– June 7-9: Spring FTX
June Ottawa Trip!

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

Weekly Update May 9 – 15 19

09 May 19
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Here are the updates for the week:

Friday: Band and Drill Team: 1800 – 2100

Sunday: No Training

Wednesday: Regular training. Dress is t-shirt. Summer dress is in effect, you should still bring and wear a coat, but do not need to wear your tunic.
Please bring back your summer training offers as soon as you can.

Cadets: Keep working on your uniforms, we are seeing improvements!

Upcoming events:
– June 2nd: ACR
– June 4th: Squadron Awards Banquet
– June 7-9: Spring FTX
June Ottawa Trip!

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

Weekly Update May 2 – 8 19

02 May 19
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Here are the updates for the week:

Friday: No Training

Saturday: Auction and Dinner: 17:30 – Close. Adults only, this is a fundraising event, more details below and plenty of tickets still available.

Sunday: No Training

Wednesday: Regular training. Dress is t-shirt. Summer dress is in effect, you should still bring and wear a coat, but do not need to wear your tunic.
Please bring back your summer training offers as soon as you can.

Cadets: We have noticed a decline in the uniform care, boot polishing and haircut standards. ACR is fast approaching and now is the time to bring everything up to standard or better. The CO will be at liberty to send anyone home that does not meet the standards.

Upcoming events:
– May 4th: Dinner and Auction fund raiser, information has been sent home. Tickets are available here for $25. This event is adults only.
– FTX – Dates changes, more details will be announced on Wednesday.
June Ottawa Trip!

Parents, we are still accepting donations for the auction. If you wish to purchase tickets in person, there will be a member of the Parents Committee available every Wednesday night from 6:15 until 7:30 to sell tickets, you can even send the money with your child.

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