Weekly Announcements (31/10/19)

Bravo Zulu to all those who participated in Tag Day, the squadron raised $5271.

 

Weekly Activities

Band

When: Friday November 1st from 18hr30 to 21hr00

Where: Ottawa Technical Secondary School (485 Donald St)

 

Pipes and Drums Workshop

When: Friday November 1st from 18hr30 to 20hr00

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

Other Information: If you have any interest in pipes and drums, even if you have no prior experience and are just curious, please come out to the workshop and learn more.

 

Marksmanship

When: Friday November 1st from 18hr30 (for returning cadets) or 19hr00 (for new this year) to 21hr00

Where: QMO (142 Chemin Freeman)

 

Biathlon

When: Saturday November 2nd from 08hr30 to 10hr30

Where: Camp Fortune (First aid shack)

Dress: Appropriate sports gear for the weather

Other Information: Be sure to bring drinking water and a snack.

 

Senior Ground School

When: Monday November 4th from 18hr30 to 20hr30

Where: NDHS classrooms

 

Drill Team

When: Tuesday November 5th from 18hr30 to 20hr30

Where: Gym 2 at NDHS

Dress: C-3 for any cadet wanting to try out for drill team commander. All other cadets are to be in civilian attire with parade boots.

 

 

Single Activities

Fall FTX (Field Training Exercise) [New Date]

When: Friday November 15th at 17hr45 to Sunday November 17th at 16hr00

Where: Pick-up and drop-off are at NDHS (FTX will occur at Camp Smitty Outdoor Centre)

Dress: Please see the kit list

Other Information: The permission slip is required to be signed and returned by end of night Wednesday November 6th as either a physical copy or scanned and emailed to 211.activities@gmail.com. If you are unable to obtain an item on the kit list please feel free to talk to one of the officers or email 211.activities@gmail.com.

New Info: Due to unforeseen circumstances the FTX for this weekend (November 1-3) has been moved to the weekend of November 15-17. The timings for the exercise remain the same. Any permission slips handed in are still valid, but if you are no longer able to attend due to the change of date, please either email 211.activities@gmail.com or inform an officer on Wednesday’s training evening.

 

Candlelight Ceremony

When: Tuesday November 5th at 17hr30

Where: Canadian War Museum (1 Vimy Place)

Dress: C-1

Other Information: Cadets will greet and assist veterans and their guests and participate in the candle procession. They are also invited to the reception afterwards.

 

Kiwanis Luncheon

When: Thursday November 7th from 11hr40 to 14hr00

Where: Army Officers Mess (149 Somerset Street West)

Dress: C3

Other Information: Any level 3’s and up interested in signing up for the event need to email 211.activities@gmail.com before end of day on Monday November 4th. Those attending will receive certificates for volunteer hours.  Please note that one parent may accompany each cadet, and our Sponsor will be picking up the tab for your meal.  We are limited to 25 tickets and 12 have already been taken.  First come first serve!

 

Beechwood National War Cemetery Ceremony [Corrected Date]

When: Sunday November 10th from 09hr00 to 11hr45

Where: Beechwood National War Cemetery (280 Beechwood Ave.)

Dress: C-1 (with parkas)

Other Information: The date for the event has been corrected to Sunday November 10th. All those who have signed-up, please confirm at 211.activities@gmail.com that you are still able to attend. Cadets will act as wreath layers. All cadets with uniforms attending the ceremony must have both the parka and fleece liner, the cadet toque, and any black gloves (can be civilian). If a cadet does not have even one of these items, they must arrive in civilian clothing (white dress shirt with black pants and shoes) with gloves and a toque. If you do not have a parka, please go to supply on Wednesday evening (November 6th) to possibly receive one.

 

Westboro Remembrance Day Parade

When: Monday November 11th from 12hr00 to 15hr00

Where: Westboro Legion (389-391 Richmond Rd)

Dress: C-1 (with parkas)

Other Information: A hot dog lunch will be provided. A note will be provided to those who sign-up that can be handed in to their school as a reason for their absence. All cadets with uniforms attending the ceremony must have both the parka and fleece liner, the cadet toque, and any black gloves (can be civilian). If a cadet does not have even one of these items, they must arrive in civilian clothing (white dress shirt with black pants and shoes) with gloves and a toque. If you do not have a parka, please go to supply on Wednesday evening (November 6th) to possibly receive one.

 

Level 5 Workshop

When: Saturday November 23rd from 08hr30 to 16hr30

Where: Salaberry Armoury (188 Alexandre Taché Blvd, Hull)

 

Emergency First Aid Course

When: Sunday November 24th (will be all day, exact timings to come)

Where: To be determined

Dress: Comfortable and appropriate civilian attire for practical exercises, long hair must be tied back.

Other Information: To participate cadets must have turned 13 years old by September 1st, 2019. Cadets will need paper and a pencil to take notes, and a lunch for the day. If interested in signing up, please email 211.activities@gmail.com. There are only 18 spots available for this course, another course will be offered in the new year.

 

 

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.

 

Clothing Drive

Dear Cadets, Parents, Neighbours of Cadets and Parents, Friends of Neighbours of Cadets and Parents, Friends of Neighbours of Cadets and Parents and their families, Friends of Neighbours of Cadets and Parents and their families and their extended friends and families too, significant acquaintances and insignificant acquaintances and anyone else who likes/wants a clean home:

The SSC is conducting a fundraiser to raise money for the Squadron and our partner is Value Village.  Value Village will write a cheque to the Squadron for bags of clothing and other things they accept for donations.  We’re looking to fill 300 garbage bags so your participation and assistance getting the word out can really lead to a clean home and money in the bank of the Squadron.

On Sunday November 24th, from 11:30 – 2:30 pm you can drop off your donations at Notre Dame High School.  We’re renting a large truck to bring the donations to Value Village so please help us fill it up! You can view the flyer here for more information on what is acceptable.

Thank you for your support and wishing you a clean home for the Christmas season!

 

Regular Training Night

When: Wednesday November 6th from 18hr15 to 21hr00

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

Dress: Cadets are to be in C3, and any cadets without a uniform are to dress in a white shirt, black pants, and black shoes. 

 

 

 

 

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