Welcome to 351 Silver Star Squadron!

Summer Course 2018

Regular Summer Course
Course Info Pamphlet (2018)
Summer Course Coop Credit: Scroll to Summer Cadet Coop Information & Registration Forms

Cadets must be aware that not completing a level by end of year (e.g. not completing all mandatory training) may lead to course eligibility no longer being satisfied and result in automatic removal from course.


 
Staff Cadet

Staff cadet application period has passed.
Late applications may be considered by CTC. Follow instructions in application form.

Staff Cadet positions:
Trenton CTC
Blackdown CTC
Connaught CTC
HMCS Ontario
Canadore AATC
Mountainview CFTC
 

 
National Course

National course handbook

National course application period has passed.
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.

Individual photos 2018
22 Apr 18
Individual photos are now available. Details here (username / password same as nominal roll).

Squadron and team photos are available for order soon.
Expires: 1 Jun 18
Summer course offers
12 Apr 18
First round of summer course offers is out. Check your email for potential offer and further instructions.

40 cadets still have outstanding offers. You should accept ASAP or risk offers being retracted (unless those directed to do so due to serial swap).

Cadets without offers are placed on a waitlist until 2 days after course started. Cadets no longer planning to attend course must follow instructions in sign up email to cancel.

There are still BDCC (serial A) spots available. If interested email summercourse[at]351silverstar.com.
Spring Tagging
06 Apr 18
2018 Spring Tagging (fund raising) will be held on the weekend of 20-22 Apr 2018.

Shift requirements
All cadets: 2 shifts.
Participation history goes towards priority for optional activities (tours, March break trips...etc).

Dress
Cadets: C-2; winter jackets if required,

Read
  - Tagging Order
Signups
Sign up for your preferred shift below. Sign ups are to ensure we have stores for each cadet. No nominal roll will be posted.
  - Tagging (Fri 20 Apr Evening)
  - Tagging (Sat 21 Apr Morning) (FULL)
  - Tagging (Sat 21 Apr Afternoon)
  - Tagging (Sun 22 Apr Morning) (FULL)
  - Tagging (Sun 22 Apr Afternoon)

PARENTS, WE NEED YOUR HELP AS DRIVERS!! It would be appreciated if you can volunteer in driving a small group of cadets to the tagging location. Thank you in advance for making our Tag Day a successful one.
Expires: 22 Apr 18
Gliding Spring 2018
05 Apr 18
351 will have 3 gliding days in the Fall. Sun 29 Apr is available for sign up.

Each cadet is encouraged to attend at least one glider flight each year.

Read
  - Warning Order
Signups
  - Gliding (29 Apr Morning) (FULL)
  - Gliding (29 Apr Afternoon)
Nominal Rolls
  - Gliding (29 Apr)
Submit signed permission form (in warning order) once selected on nominal roll.
* Cadets who has been on a glider flight this training year may be placed on waitlist until closer to the activity date.
Expires: 10 Jun 18
Spring Field Training Exercise (FTX)
31 Mar 18
The spring Field Training Exercise (FTX) will be held on the weekend of 11-13 May 2018.

Cadets are required to attend at least one FTX in order to meet their annual training requirements.

- Check Warning Order
- Sign up for activity
- Check Nominal Roll
- Submit signed permission form (in warning order) once selected on nominal roll.
Expires: 13 May 18
Cadet Fitness Assessment 12 / 26 Apr
31 Mar 18
The final Cadet Fitness Assessments of the training year will be completed during regular training on 12 April 2018 by Levels 3 & 4 and on 26 April 2018 by Levels 1 & 2. See Warning Order for details.
Expires: 26 Apr 18
OAC Scholarship Opportunities
17 Mar 18
The Ontario Aerospace Council is pleased to be able to offer four scholarships for the 2018-2019 Academic Year for students going into or currently enrolled in an aerospace studies program at a post-secondary institution (college or university) in Ontario. The value of each scholarship is $2,000.00 CAD.

Additional Information
Expires: 4 May 18

Supply

There is currently no supply night scheduled. Please check back again later.

Mandatory Training

Mandatory trainings are required to advance a cadet's career and include:
- NCO development (Level 3 and up)
   17 Sep
- Mandatory FTX (1 of 2 weekends)
   6-8 Oct / 11-13 May
- Marksmanship Day (1 of 2 days)
   2 Dec / 3 Dec
- Tagging days
  (2 half-day shifts each weekend)
   Fall: 20-22 Oct
   Spring: 20-22 Apr
- Remembrance Day Parade
   11 Nov
- Santa Claus Parade
   25 Nov
- Annual Review Practices
   Sun May afternoons
- Annual Review
   3 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.
- 1 / 22 / 29 Oct
- 29 Apr, 26 May, 10 Jun

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