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Santa Claus Parades 2019

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

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: C3 (full dress) - 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 Markham Museum area

Date: Sun 24 Nov 19 *MANDATORY FOR BAND*
Trg: Vaughan Santa Claus Parade
Loc.: Meet at Canada's Wonderland
Time: Meet NLT 1245 hrs, will end approx 1500 hrs
Dress: C3 (full dress) - 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
Note3: Parents can pick up their cadet at Vaughan City Hall just east of Keele Street

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 8 Nov 2019, 10:54 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.: TBD
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!

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:

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 - SAT 19 OCT 19 ‎‎‎(AM)‎‎‎




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


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:

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

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

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

Summer Training Info Night 2019

posted 27 May 2019, 08:59 by 883 Training   [ updated 27 May 2019, 12:24 ]

To all the cadets who are attending 2019 Summer Training, you must attend the Info Night happening on 09 Jun 19 @ Middlefield CI, 1830-2000 hrs. 
Each cadet must bring a parent/guardian so they are aware of the information we will be providing. If you cannot attend this night, you are to have someone attend in your place so they can collect any required paperwork and documents for you.

Details are as follows:

Wednesday 05 Jun 19
Trg: Summer Training Info Night
Loc.: Middlefield CI
Time: 1830-2000 hrs
Dress: Appropriate civilian attire

Please also take a look at the Measles Immunization Letter attached - we will be providing you a copy of this on the night of as well.

Annual Ceremonial Review 2019

posted 24 May 2019, 07:31 by 883 Training   [ updated 24 May 2019, 07:51 ]

Come out and to see 883's Annual Ceremonial Review on Saturday 01 Jun 19 @ 1230hrs. This parade will be the final one for this training year and will display some of the excellent work the cadets of 883 have done this year. We open our invites to all parents, family, and friends to attend and show your support for the cadets! 

There will be a few presentations and displays a part of the parade as well. Guests can join us after the parade for a small reception and have a look at some static displays put together by the senior cadets of 883. 

This year, we will be having Major Medina as our Reviewing Officer

Please see below for more information. 

Date: Saturday 01 Jun 19
Time: Arrive at 1230hrs for 1300hrs
Location: Markham Village Community Centre Arena (6041 Hwy 7 East, on the South East Corner)
Dress: Business Attire
*Please make sure your cell phones are turned off or put on silent upon entering*

Date: Saturday 01 Jun 19
Time: 0800-1500 hrs
Location: Markham Village Community Centre Arena (6041 Hwy 7 East, on the South East Corner)
- Come in appropriate civilian attire with proper footwear for drill (i.e. no flip flops and sandals) 
- Males MUST be clean-shaven and with a hair cut up to standards, we will be enforcing this policy in the morning
- Females may have hair in a ponytail but will do their hair to standards after lunch (bring gel and all your hair accessories)
- You are to bring your FULL C1 Uniform on coat hangars, well ironed, and boots well polished with a shine
- Lunch and snacks will be provided - you may bring your own water
Note: Bring your health card, band members bring your instrument and music

Invite your friends and parents to come see everything the Squadron has done and accomplished this year!

Kit List
- Wedge
- Tunic & belt
- Light Blue linen shirt and tie
- Pants and belt
- Issued Sock and boots
- lint brush
- Females: Hair gel, pins, hair net
- Polish (minor touch-ups)
- Band Cadets: Instruments and music
- Female Seniors: Bring nail polish remover

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact any senior cadet or staff member.

We hope to see everyone there! 

Spring Gliding 2019

posted 1 May 2019, 11:04 by Site Maintenance   [ updated 6 May 2019, 07:06 by 883 Training ]

We are offering 2 opportunities for 883 cadets to go gliding this season! We will be taking 40 cadets max per day to go up on a glider on Sat 11 May 19 and Mon 20 May 19.
If you are interested, please use the forms below to sign up.

Date: Sat 11 May 19 & Mon 20 May 19
Loc.: Meet at Middlefield for the busses
Time: Arrive NLT 0845 hrs, will return approx. 1700 hrs
Dress: Appropriate civilian attire - dress for the weather

Note: Bring light snacks, water, and health card



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