Weekly Announcements (06/02/20)

Weekly Activities

Band

When: Friday February 7th from 18hr30 to 21hr00

Where: Ottawa Technical Secondary School (485 Donald St)

 

Pipes and Drums Workshop

When: Friday February 7th from 18hr30 to 20hr00

Where: Robert E. Wilson Public School (373 McArthur Ave.)

 

Marksmanship

When: Friday February 7th from 18hr30 (for returning cadets) or 19hr00 (for new this year) to 21hr00

Where: QMO (142 Chemin Freeman)

 

Drill Team 

When: Tuesday February 11th from 18hr30 to 20hr30

Where: Gym 2 at NDHS

Dress: Civilian attire with parade boots and wedge

 

Junior Ground School [Starting Soon] [New Date]

When: Monday February 24th from 18hr30 to 20hr30

Where: NDHS classrooms

 

 

Single Activities

Winter FTX [Cancelled]

Other Information: The Winter FTX has been cancelled due to unforseen supervision conflicts and prior commitments.

 

National Course Interviews

When: Saturday February 8th (timings TBD)

Where: Hull Armoury

Dress: C3

Other Information: The cadets with the best exam results will be contacted to do interviews during the week of January 20th.

 

Kiwanis Bed Race

When: Saturday February 15th, registration at 11hr00, Parade of Beds at 12hr30, racing from 13hr00 to 14hr30

Where: York St near Dalhousie

Other Information: A team is currently being assembled.  We are looking for at least 5 cadets: someone small to ride the bed, and four cadets to push the bed. This event is a LOT of fun.  If you’re interested participating, please stay after parade on Wednesday February 12th. After the race there will be an after party at the Hometown Sports Grill starting at 15:00 (not mandatory to attend the after-party).

 

Effective Speaking Competition

When: Saturday February 22nd from 13hr00 to 17hr00

Where: Air and Space Museum

Other Information: Any cadets interested in participating in the effective speaking competition or learning more about what it entails, are to email 211.activities@gmail.com.

 

 

Other Events and Information

Updated Cadet Guidebook

All cadets, especially new ones, please be aware of the updated Cadet Guidebook, which you can download in PDF format from the home page of the squadron webpage.  The cadet guidebook will help you understand how the squadron works and provide you with the knowledge of what you need to know to properly function in the squadron.   It is to your great benefit to familiarize yourself with this resource.  You don’t have to download it, but you should at least go through it online.  It’s there to access whenever necessary.

 

Parents!  Parents!!  SCC Members Wanted!!!

Every year there is a slight turnover on the Squadron Sponsoring Committee.  Most members of the SSC are parents of cadets in the squadron.  The SSC is both a support organization for the squadron and a fun team.  Some spots are opening up and we are looking for parents to consider joining our group.

Some of the perks include:

New friends, experience with sitting on a board, development of leadership skills, input into cadet activities, the coveted “Door Code” to the school, invites to the mess dinner as well as some other special perks.  We have a great team and are looking for more “movers and shakers”, or, people who want to learn to become “movers and shakers”.  Being on the SSC committee is a fun and rewarding experience.

Your commitment is approximately 12 meetings throughout the year, usually once a month on Wednesday evenings.  You would also be participating from time to time at some of our cadet events.  There are no meetings during the summer. 

If this is something that may interest you, and you’d like to discuss this to learn more before committing, please feel free to email Rob Stocki at 211.chairperson@cadetsair.ca

 

Speaking Engagement – Retired Snowbird Pilot

When: Thursday February 20th at 19hr30

Where: Canadian Aviation and Space Museum

Other Information: All are welcome to join us at the EAA Chapter 245 Ottawa February meeting at the Canada Aviation and Space museum! Former RCAF fighter pilot and EAA 245 member Mike Ayling will be doing a presentation and chatting about becoming a pilot with the world famous Canadian Forces Snowbirds aerobatic display team. To be followed with a bit of plane-talk chatting with a cup of hot cocoa. https://www.facebook.com/events/457470331807381/

 

CO’s Parade

When: Wednesday February 12th from 18hr15 to 21hr00

Where: Drop-off and Pick-up are at NDHS

Dress: Cadets are to be in C1, and any cadets without a uniform are to dress in a white shirt, black pants, and black shoes.

 

Woman's legs standing in slushy snow with a red prohibited symbol superimposed on top

It is now the winter season, so a reminder to all cadets and parents that outdoor shoes are NOT allowed in the gym.

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