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Squadron Sports Day 2020

posted 24 Jan 2020, 07:15 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 30 Jan 2020, 11:32 by 883 Training ]

We will be holding a friendly squadron sports competition on 08 Feb 2020 from 0900-1600 hrs at Wilclay Public School
Your attendance will count towards one of the mandatory recreational sports night.

Cadets will need to bring their health card, appropriate sports attire, and water bottle. Lunch will be provided.

Please sign up below if you will be attending.

Squadron Sports Day 2020


March Break Trip 2020

posted 20 Jan 2020, 05:40 by 883 Training   [ updated 15 Feb 2020, 10:58 by Site Maintenance ]

Our squadron will be taking 50 cadets this year to New York for the Squadron March Break Trip! 

Those who have been selected to go on the trip, are to bring a $100 deposit to the SSC by 19 Feb 20. If you do not know if you have been selected or not, please ask your Flight Commander.
Full payment of $250 will also be accepted, due by 04 Mar 20.

March Break Trip 2020


Parent Info Night 2019

posted 22 Nov 2019, 13:21 by Site Maintenance

883's Squadron Sponsoring Committee will be holding a Parent Information Night on Wed 27 Nov 19. We would like to invite all parents and family members of cadets to join in at 1930 hrs at Middlefield Collegiate Institute. 

Throughout the night, parents will find out more about the following:
  • How can the Cadet Program benefit your kids?
  • Who should you ask if you have further questions?
  • How can parents get involved to help the squadron?
  • General Q&A

Santa Claus Parades 2019

posted 12 Nov 2019, 08:43 by 883 Training   [ updated 22 Nov 2019, 16:34 ]

Coming up for the holiday season 883 will be participating in 2 local community Santa Claus Parades. Come out and join our squadron spread the holiday spirit!

The details are as follows:

Date: Sat 23 Nov 19
Trg: Markham Santa Claus Parade
Loc.: Meet at Hwy 7 & Main St. Markham - Foat # 42
Time: Meet NLT 1030 hrs, will end approx 1300 hrs
Dress: C3D (full dress with sweater) - layer up, dress for the weather - wear a parka/dark coloured jacket and black gloves

Note1: Band members, do not bring your instrument case
Note2: The Markham Road and Hwy 7 will be closed during the parade.
Note3: Parents can pick up their cadet from the Markham Museum area

Date: Sun 24 Nov 19 *MANDATORY FOR BAND*
Trg: Vaughan Santa Claus Parade
Loc.: Meet at Middlefield CI for the bus
Time: Meet NLT 1100 hrs, will be back at approx. 1500 hrs
Dress: C3D (full dress with sweater) - layer up, dress for the weather - wear a parka/dark coloured jacket and black gloves

Note1: Band members, do not bring your instrument case
Note2: Roads will be closed: Major Mackenzie Drive from Hwy 400 to Vaughan City Hall

Cadets will be able to get community service hours for participation! 
Please use the forms below to sign up

Markham Santa Claus Parade 2019

Vaughan Santa Claus Parade 2019


Mess Dinner 2019

posted 8 Nov 2019, 10:13 by 883 Training   [ updated 10 Dec 2019, 10:58 by Site Maintenance ]

This year's Squadron Mess Dinner will be held on Wednesday 18 December 2019. It is an event that you do not want to miss out on!
Come join us for a enjoyable meal right before the winter holidays. 

Details are as follows:
Date: Wed 18 Dec 19
Time: 1830-2200 hrs
Loc.: The Brighton Convention & Events Centre, 2155 McNicoll Ave, Toronto, ON M1V 5P1
Dress: C2 Mess dress: tunic, white dress shirt, bowtie 

For those who do not have their full uniform, you are to wear white dress shirt with black bowtie

Note: SSC will be selling bowties on Wednesday nights!

Tickets:
Cadets who did 0-2 tagging shifts: $25
Cadets who did 3+ tagging shifts: $20

Please sign up below to reserve your ticket!

Mess Dinner 2019


Remembrance Day Service 2019

posted 7 Nov 2019, 10:48 by 883 Training

Details for the Remembrance Day Service as as follows:

MANDATORY FOR ALL CADETS
Date: 09 Nov 19
Time: Arrive for 0930 hrs, will end approx. 1200 hrs. 
Loc.: MDVA at 7 Washington Street
Dress: C1A (full dress)

Note: Don't forget a poppy!

All cadets are reminded to dress warmly and layer up (wear the cadet parka, dark solid coloured jacket, black gloves) as cadets will remained outdoors for the duration of the service.

The parade will macrhed down Markham Road to the Cenotaph and back up to the MDVA. 
Parents are welcome to spectate and join us at the cenotaph for the ceremony. 

Keep in mind that the roads around the area will be closed starting at 1000 hrs. Parents can park at Makham Village Community Centre and walk over to the meet up point.

Fall Tagging 2019

posted 8 Oct 2019, 05:50 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 17 Oct 2019, 05:19 by 883 Training ]

Our biggest fundraiser event is happening just around the corner! Thurs 17 - Sun 20 Oct 19, we will be holding our Fall Tagging event. This event is mandatory for all cadets, they are to complete a minimum of 3 shifts. Please sign up using the appropriate forms below. 

Details are as follows:

Thursday and Friday
Loc: Markham Village Community Centre
Time: Arrive for 1700 hrs, can be picked up at 2100 hrs
Dress: C3 (full dress)

Saturday and Sunday (AM)
Loc.: Markham District High School
Time: Arrive for 0830 hrs, can be picked up at 1330 hrs
Dress: C3 (full dress)

Saturday and Sunday (PM)
Loc.: Markham District High School
Time: Arrive for 1300 hrs, can be picked up at 1800 hrs
Dress: C3 (full dress)

FALL TAGGING - THURS 17 OCT 19

FALL TAGGING - FRI 18 OCT 19

FALL TAGGING - SAT 19 OCT 19 ‎‎‎(AM)‎‎‎

FALL TAGGING - SAT 19 OCT 19 ‎‎(PM)‎‎

FALL TAGGING - SUN 20 OCT 19 ‎‎(AM)‎‎

FALL TAGGING - SUN 20 OCT 19 ‎‎(PM)‎‎


Fall FTX 2019

posted 7 Oct 2019, 05:30 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 24 Oct 2019, 05:35 ]

This year, our Fall FTX will be happening on 25-27 Oct 19. It will be mandatory for all cadets in levels 2-5, if you cannot attend, please speak to your level officer.

Details as follows:
Location: Meet at Middlefield CI for the buses / FTX will be held at Blackdown Cadet Training Centre
Time: Arrive NLT 1700 hrs
Dress: Appropriate civilian attire - kit list attached, pack for the weather

Sign up below. 

Fall FTX 2019


Fall Gliding 2019

posted 14 Sep 2019, 22:00 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 26 Sep 2019, 07:37 by 883 Training ]

We will be having our first gliding session on 29 Sep 19. If you are interested in attending, please sign up below.

Time: Arrive NLT 0815 hrs, will return approx. 1600 hrs. 
Loc.: Meet at Middlefield CI for the bus
Dress: Appropriate civilian attire - dress for the weather

Bring your health card, snacks, and water

FALL GLIDING - 29 SEP 19

CNE Volunteering

posted 19 Jul 2019, 11:28 by 883 Training   [ updated 6 Aug 2019, 05:13 ]

We are once again offering opportunities for cadets to get some volunteer hours! CNE is looking for some cadets to help out at their Cadet Information booth.
Details are as follows:

Dates
16 Aug 19 - 02 Sept 19
*you may select which dates you are available*

Times
Shift 1: 1000-1600 hrs and/or
Shift 2: 1600-2200 hrs

Dress
C2B (Summer Dress)

Note: All cadets must bring water, health card, sunscreen, and a lunch/dinner. Cadets will be responsible for their own transportation to and from the event.

CNE Volunteer 2019


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