Welcome to 351 Silver Star Squadron!

Recruiting 2019

Recruiting 2019
351 will be holding two recruiting info / registration nights for 2019 on Mon 16 and Thu 19 Sep at Bur Oak Secondary School cafetorium starting 1900 hrs (7pm).

It is required for new joiners to attend one of the two evenings along with completed forms and support documents. Please ensure you arrive at 1900 hrs (7pm) and the whole evening may take approx 2 hours (presentation followed by paperwork). Late walk-ins may be asked to attend another session at a later date.

There is a $120 annual registration fee of which $60 recoverable via a Air Cadet League lottery ticket book to be sold to community supporters.

New recruits are to attend Level 1 Launch day on Sun 22 Sep 2019 0815 to 1700 hrs at Markville Secondary School.

Parents: Parents of the recruits will have an opportunity to have a Q&A session with the Commanding Officer and Sponsor Chair 1530 - 1630 hrs (3:30 - 4:30pm) Sun 22 Sep at the Markville Secondary School cafeteria for those who are interested to attend.

Enrollment forms and further instructions

Transfers can be brought up to the AdmO and will be considered on case-by-case basis.
The 351 Silver Star Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron is located in the vibrant community of Unionville, within the City of Markham, Ontario.

The Cadet program provides a dynamic and structured activity to Canadian youth. To find out more about our squadron, please visit our FAQ and About Us pages.

If you are between the age of 12 to 18 and are interested in joining us, please visit our Join page. Feel free to visit one of our Thursday training nights. to see what we are all about!

All of our cadet activities are supervised by screened adults. In order to continue to provide a safe and encouraging environment for our cadets, we need your help. Many of our staffs are parents of cadets with no previous experience. Contact us now to get involved.

Visit these pages to find out more.

Join as a CIC Officer
Join as a Civilian Instructor
Join as a Civilian Volunteer

We rely on local supporters in many ways to help run the squadron smoothly. Please visit the supporters page to see how you can contribute to our success.

Recruiting 2019
17 Sep 19
Recruiting info will be updated on the left column.
Expires: 19 Sep 19
Fall Gliding - 21 Sep 19
15 Sep 19
The second of three fall gliding opportunities will be on 21 Sep 19 at Markham CFS. Parental drop off and pickup at Markham Airport is required.

Read
  - Warning Order
Signups
  - Gliding (21 Sep Morning)
  - Gliding (21 Sep Afternoon)
Nominal Rolls
  - Gliding (21 Sep) (Coming soon...)
Submit signed permission form (in warning order) once selected on nominal roll.

Each cadet should attend one glider flight each year as part of their aviation training.
* Cadets who have been on a glider flight this training year may be placed on waitlist until closer to the activity date.
Expires: 21 Sep 19
RETURNING CADETS: Registration Form
13 Sep 19
First parade night for RETURNING CADETS will be Thu 19 Sep 19 Bur Oak Secondary School. Dress is C-2B.

Registration form and fees due Thu 19 / 26 Sep at SSC desk.
Expires: 15 Oct 19
Flying Scholarship Ground School
11 Sep 19
351 will run a series of flying scholarship ground school sessions for the 2019-20 GPS and PPS applicants. All applicants must attend the ground school to prepare for the entrance exam. Potential applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the course prerequisites and application procedures.

2019 (past year) documents
- Course Pamphlet
- National Course Handbook

Ground school STARTS TUE 24 SEP at Milliken Mills High School.

Cadets interested in applying for flying scholarship in future years is encouraged to attend ground school sessions at least one year in advance in order to get familiar with the material. The ground school is a compressed exam review based on past knowledge and not intended to teach from basics.
Flying Scholarship 2019 schedule

Senior cadets interested in teaching ground school should contact Lt Bryon Lee.
Expires: 1 Oct 19
Level 1 Launch Day
11 Sep 19
MANDATORY TRAINING

New Recruits (Level 1 Cadets) from 351 Squadron will participate in an initial training day on 22 Sep 19 at Markville Secondary School, 1000 Carlton Rd, Markham.

The training schedule includes PO's required for completion of the Level and advancement or promotion within the program.

Full details are set out in the attached Warning Order. Cadets will be required to sign up for the training day during registration.

Parents: Parents of the recruits will have an opportunity to have a Q&A session with the Commanding Officer and Sponsor Chair 1530 - 1630 hrs (3:30 - 4:30pm) at the cafeteria for those who are interested to attend.

Warning Order
Expires: 23 Sep 19
NCO Development Day
11 Sep 19
MANDATORY TRAINING

Level 3, 4 & 5 cadets from 351 Squadron will participate in a leadership training day on 22 Sep 19 at Markville Secondary School, 1000 Carlton Rd, Markham.

The training schedule includes PO's required for completion of the Level and advancement or promotion within the program.

- Check Warning Order
- Signup for activity
- Show up once signed up
Expires: 23 Sep 19

Supply

Give your uniform a try now! Cadets with with ill-fitting uniform parts can submit requests for a size that fits.
Log into the dashboard for exchanges: Click Exchange at the bottom of the dashboard under Supply.
Make sure your dress is up to standard before the new training year.

Dress Regulations


Cadets no longer with the squadron should return their washed uniform on supply or parade night and include the return form.

Mandatory Training

Mandatory trainings are required to advance a cadet's career and include:
- NCO development (Level 3 and up)
   22 Sep
- Recruit Day (New joiners)
   22 Sep
- Aircrew Survival (FTX) (1 of 2 weekends)
   4-6 Oct / 29-31 May
- Marksmanship Day (1 of 2 days)
   2 / 3 Nov
- Tagging days
  (2 half-day shifts each weekend)
   Fall: 18-20 Oct
   Spring: 17-19 Apr
- Remembrance Day Parade
   9 Nov
- Santa Claus Parade
   23 Nov (TBC)
- Annual Review
   7 Jun

- Other mandatory training as announced in the year

Attendance is strictly required.

Gliding Days

Cadets get an intro flight in a glider, learn about flying, and have some outdoor sports fun.
- 8 / 21 Sep, 27 Oct
- 25 Apr, 17 May

All cadets should attend at least 1 gliding day each year.