Correspondent Team

The cadet voice.

The correspondence team gives young people a unique chance to tell their story in print, online or on social media. Cadets can write an article, create a comic strip, blog or vlog on social media, or increase their photography skills. Members of this team will be the cadet voice to the community, and their peers. 

Team Coach: Capt. D. Marier

Cadet Leader: FSgt G. McVeigh

Team Members: 

FCpl. M. Hood

Cpl. A. Walton

 

Effective Speaking Team

Aims

1. To provide an opportunity for Air Cadets to increase their self confidence; and increase their ability to reason, organize and express ideas;

2. To promote the citizenship component of local squadron training;

3. To provide a focus at the Local, Regional/Wing, Provincial/Territorial, and National levels, to promote and encourage Air Cadets to participate in an optional activity that will provide them with an opportunity to acquire effective speaking skills through instruction and practice in a structured and competitive environment;

4. To increase public awareness regarding the citizenship and leadership aspects of the Air Cadet program at the national, provincial and local levels.

The Board of Governors has endorsed the following topics for the 2021 Effective Speaking Program.

1. How should we remember and honour the sacrifices made by those who serve our nation?

2. What are the greatest challenges facing the aviation industry today?

3. Describe an historical event and what it meant to Canada?

4. Describe a Canadian hero and the impact they made or are making on our society.

5. What does bravery mean to you?

6. What have you learned from the COVID-19 pandemic?

7. What does diversity mean to you?

8. What can you do to be a good environmental steward?

9. Cadet Choice: Science & Technology, Aviation, Canadian History, Citizenship

Team Coach: CI Paula Wall

Dates: 

December 8th, 2021 - February 9, 2022 - Prepare Speeches and prepare for competition

February 23rd, 2023 - Squadron Competitions. 

March 26, 2022 - Regional Competition

April 23, 2022 on YouTube  - Provincial Competitions. 

June 9, 2022 Saskatoon, SK [Virtual Alternative Date – June 4, 2022]  - National Competitions. 

 

Biathlon Team

The Canadian Cadet Organizations Biathlon Championship Series is a tri-service training activity that is designed to ensure that all cadet corps/squadrons have the opportunity to participate on an equal level.

It has the following aims:

a. to allow cadets to participate in a progressive biathlon program;

b. to promote physical fitness;

c. to act as a catalyst for a cadet unit fitness/sports program;

d. to promote the safe handling of rifles;

e. to produce proficient coaches and officials; and

f. to stimulate and maintain an interest and act as a recruiting tool for the CCO. Cadets train and compete at the unit level to represent their units at higher-level competitions.

Team Coach: Capt. D. Marier

Dates: 

On Going dates as provided on a weekly basis

 

Marksmanship Team

Cadets will learn safe weapon handling, weapon components, range safety, and shooting techniques using a Daisy Air Rifle.

This team has the following aims:

a. to allow cadets to participate in a range program;

b. to promote physical fitness;

c. to act as a catalyst for a cadet unit fitness/sports program;

d. to promote the safe handling of rifles;

e. to produce proficient coaches and officials; and

f. to stimulate and maintain an interest and act as a recruiting tool for the CCO. Cadets train and compete at the unit level to represent their units at higher-level competitions.

Team Coach & Squadron Range Safety Officer (RSO): Capt. D. Marier

Dates: 

Local mail in competition Sunday February 27th, 2022

 

Orienteering/expedition Team

Cadets will learn how to use hand-held GPS units, read maps, find points on a map and in the field, how to use a compass, safety in the field, actions to take if they lose their way, and working as a team to find a destination.

This team has the following aims:

a. to allow cadets to participate in a Orienteering program;

b. to promote physical fitness;

c. to act as a catalyst for a cadet unit fitness/sports program;

d. to promote the ability to use a compass and GPS equipment;

e. to produce proficient coaches and officials; and

f. to stimulate and maintain an interest and act as a recruiting tool for the CCO. Cadets train and compete at the unit level to represent their units at higher-level competitions.

Team Coach: Capt. D. Marier, A/Lt. D. Marier, CI C. Venter, 

Dates: 

Spring 2022

 

Band & Drill/Drill Only Team

Cadets will learn how to play an instrument (previous experience is an asset), read music, and how to complete more advanced level drill maneuvers while in unit formation. This team will develop and learn a routine in order to prepare for competition. Cadets can choose to take part on the Band & Drill Team, Drill Team, or both.

This team has the following aims:

a. to allow cadets to participate in a Band and Drill program;

b. to promote physical fitness;

c. to act as a catalyst for a cadet unit fitness/sports program;

d. to promote higher level drill skill;

e. to promote the use of musical instruments;

f. to produce proficient coaches and officials; and

g. to stimulate and maintain an interest and act as a recruiting tool for the CCO. Cadets train and compete at the unit level to represent their units at higher-level competitions.

Team Coach: Capt. S. Laverty

Team Details: 242 RCACS competes in a mixed team with 756 RCACS (Georgetown) & 197 RCACS (Acton)

Dates: 

CANCELLED FOR 2021 - 2022 DUE TO CANCELLING OF IN PERSON ACTIVITIES

 

Cadets have resumed regular training on Tuesday evenings. 

Watch Google Classroom and email for updates regarding in-person or virtual meetings. 

 

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