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Weekly Update Oct 17-23 19 (FTX Info)

17 Oct 19
Capt Cameron
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Here is the weekly update

Friday: FTX: Drop off at 1800 at Elmhurst Outdoors. Kit list and directions are posted at the bottom of this post. Cadets are encouraged to bring reusable cups/water bottles to help us cut down on waste, and remember, bring warm clothing and footwear!

Sunday: FTX pickup is at 1530.

Monday: Flying Scholarship at Simonds High School 1830 to 2030.

Wednesday: Regular training, dress is t-shirt.

Annual validation forms went home recently, be sure to have them updated and returned as soon as possible. Any new cadets should try to have their paperwork, including birth certificate, provincial health card, or other required ID brought in as soon as possible to avoid missing any training or trips.

Upcoming Events:
– 01-03 Nov 19: Music Seminar in Miramichi for Band Members
– 02 Nov 19: Level 5 PO513 Workshops, Sign up to attend.
– 03 Nov 19: SAR training with 3034 RCACC/River Valley Ground SAR* Location TBD (SAR = Search and Rescue)
– 11 Nov 19: Remembrance Day @ River Valley Middle School
– 16 Nov 19: Saint John Santa Clause Parade. More details will be posted shortly
– 17 Nov 19: 403 Squadron tour, all cadets are welcome to attend.

Attachment below if you wish to download to your computer/mobile device

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

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


(from Barrack Green Armouries):

Turn Right at the 1st cross street onto Broad St
Continue onto Lower Cove Loop
Continue onto Crown St
Merge onto NB-1 E
Take exit 158 for NB-100 toward Hampton
Turn Left on NB-100 W
Turn Right onto NB-121E
Take third Exit on roundabout NB-121E
Continue on NB-121 E. until route 845 just past Kredl’s Corner Store Turn left onto route 845
Continue on Route 845 until Peters Hill Rd
Turn Right on Peters Hill Rd
Continue on Peters Hill Rd until Ganong Rd
Turn Left on to Ganong Rd
Camp will be on the Right hand side of the road.
161 Parent Committee sign will be at end of driveway.
NO VEHICLES are to enter the camp site.
Cadets will hike in from the road.

(from MacDonald Consolidated School):

Head northeast on NB-845 E toward NB-850 W
Turn left onto Whiting Ln
Turn right onto Ganong Rd
Camp will be on the Left hand side of the road.
161 Parent Committee sign will be at end of driveway.
NO VEHICLES are to enter the camp site.
Cadets will hike in from the road.

PDF Download for computer/mobile: Kit List and Directions

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.

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