Thursday, September 19, 2019

Outdoor Skills Workshop - INFO & LAST CHANCE FOR SIGN-UP

SIGN UP WILL CLOSE AT 11:59PM TONIGHT (SEPT 19)

Sign-up link
(please insert cadets full name in signup):
https://www.signupgenius.com/index.cfm?go=w.manageSignUp#/20976342
What: Outdoor Skills Workshop. Practice outdoor skills in order to be successful during Field Training Exercises (FTX) throughout the year.
Who: All cadets are encouraged to attend to either practice the skills or practice your instruction of the skills
When: Sept 28, 2019 (one day activity) 8am to 5pm meeting at and pick up at Mewata armouries
Where: Camp Chief Hector
Dress: FTU (Field Training Uniform) or appropriate sports gear for those that do not own FTUs (dress for the weather)
Meals: Please bring your own lunch and lots of water to the activity


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Silver Star Expedition - Please read

Attention all silver star cadets.

Many of you have not confirmed your Silver Star expedition participation.

This Silver Star expedition is a MANDATORY training and this is the only time this year it will be offered.  Failure to complete the training will result in a delay for your promotion and will limit any future opportunities to participate in advanced and summer training.

Your offers of participation are in the Admin office and must be signed by you and your parent/guardian.  This must be done this Thursday at the latest.

Monday, September 16, 2019

CALLING ALL PARENTS!!! ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 3 OCTOBER 2019 2 1900HRS (7PM)

Good afternoon! 

The Unit Support Group will be holding their Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday, 3 Oct 2019 at 1900hrs (7:00PM) in the General Dining Room at Mewata.  There will be a Meet 'n Greet, some light refreshments and the election of our new Executive Board.  Please come out to meet other parents and our current Executive Board and consider joining the Board!  There are many opportunities for parents/guardians/interested community members to lend a hand and we welcome them all out for this meeting.  Hope to see as many of you there as possible!


Friday, September 13, 2019

Senior Leadership Weekend Minor Update

You no longer have to bring your dress uniform to this FTX!  Bring the usual items on the kit list, including a pair of running shoes!  Dress for the duration of the weekend will be C5.  Ensure you bring proper footwear and your cadet parka (or winter jacket)!

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

New and continuing Silver Stars & new Gold Stars - PLEASE READ

The silver star expedition season is approaching and we need to confirm your attendance!

All cadets in the silver star or gold star level, who have not attended their silver star expedition weekend must attend a short meeting that the Training Officer, Lt(N) Ogilvie will hold during the training night on Sep 12.

If you are not 100% sure if you have attended your silver star expedition, please speak to Lt(N) Ogilvie to find out. It is a mandatory weekend to move forward in the star levels. 

During this meeting, we need to confirm your availability for the expedition as it is coming up very quickly. Please be ready to tell us if you 100% CANNOT attend any of the following dates: 
(you will only be assigned one weekend to attend) 
- Sept 20-22
- Sept 27-29
- Oct 4-6
Ask your parents about these dates!

Please have your parents take a look at their email inboxes for an expedition form sent out back in June. The form require a signature from your parents to attend the weekend. Forms will be available at cadets tomorrow (Sept 12) and we will require them returned ASAP.




Senior Leadership Weekend (Sept 13-15 2019) Details


Who: Gold Stars and above (signed up cadets only)

**Sign-up for the Senior Leadership Weekend is now closed.

If you are still wanting to attend this weekend, you must speak to Lt(N) Ogilvie to see if we still have space available.



Where: Camp Silverland in High River
(This activity is within 30mins to hospital for any cadets with this restriction)


When: Sept 13 – Meet at Mewata for 1730 (5:30pm) - Bus will depart at 1800 (6pm)

Sept 15 – Pick up at Mewata at 1445 (2:45pm)

Dress: FTU, must bring dress uniform on a hanger



Notes:

  • Please eat dinner before arriving to the armouries
  • Bring notebook/binder and paper
  • Parents: Please watch the website announcements for any changes to pickup times etc. 

Friday, August 30, 2019

CADETS STILL NEEDED FOR HIGHLAND GAMES VOLUNTEERING THIS SATURDAY AFTERNOON!

We still need 1 Sr and 1 Jr NCO to work the Recruiting Booth at the Highland Games this Saturday!!! 

See the sign-up link for full details:

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0A4CABA72DA0F94-highland3

This will go towards completing your community service performance objective if you missed doing that last year!