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211 Squadron – Weekly Announcements (February 21st 2019)

Please make sure that you properly and clearly read all of the below details.

Secondly, please make sure that before attending a Cadet activity following a significant weather event, that you first verify the squadron calendar available on the squadron website or the Facebook page to ensure the activity is still ongoing.

 

Weekly Activities

Band

Band this Friday at Ottawa Technical Secondary School, 485 Donald St, from 18:15 to 20:30. For any questions, please contact FSgt Hatzis.

 

Junior Ground School

Junior ground school will begin Monday February 25th at 6:30pm at NDHS.

 

Marksmanship

There will be a marksmanship practice this Friday February 22nd from 1900 to 2100 at the QMO (142 Chemin Freeman).

 

Drill Team

Drill Team Tuesday February 26th at NDHS from 18:30 to 20:30. Any cadets interested in joining the drill team should speak to FSgt McCloskey.

 

Other Announcements:

Explore Aviation Summer Camp (deadline Friday March 8 2019)

Do you know a teen Who has what it takes to leave ordinary behind this summer?
With the success of last year’s inaugural camp, NAV CANADA is Announcing the second edition of the Explore Aviation Summer Camp for teens this summer. Female students Who Attended the camp last summer HAD Such an amazing Time That this year, a camp for young men will be making its beginning.

To encourage the next generation of young leaders to soar to new heights, Explore Aviation Summer Camp will offer 24 young women and 24 young men entering Grade 10 (or secondary 4 in Quebec) insider access to learn how aviation works in Canada, and about the people who help keep aircraft flying Safely. This one week, all-expenses-paid camp uses hands-on learning to explore exciting career choices in aviation to allow participants to experience the power and potential of a science education, and to be empowered to reach for success.

Who can apply:
Students Reviews entering Grade 10 or secondary 4 in September 2019

Where:
NAV CENTER in Cornwall, ON, with day trips to Montreal and Ottawa

When:
Young women: July 14-19, 2019
Young men: August 11-16, 2019

Cost:
Paid for by NAV CANADA Bursaries

Why:
To inspire teens to explore Their personal and career potential in aviation

Participants will be selected from across Canada by a committee Composed of NAV CANADA aviation professionals. Applicants must submit an essay of 350 to 500 words explaining why They Want to Explore expected Aviation Summer Camp. A letter of recommendation from a teacher or community leader must be included with the application.

The Application deadline is March 8, 2019.

If you know a teen who is a good fit for this program, please visit NAV CANADA’s website for more information here.

 

Scholarship Opportunities

For cadets who are in grade 12, don’t miss the opportunity for various scholarships provided by Air Cadet League of Canada. For those who are interested, please visit this link

 

Regular Training Night

Regular Training (Wednesday February 27th @ NDHS):
Wednesday is a regular training night, cadets are to be in winter dress.

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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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