Welcome to 351 Silver Star Squadron!

Recruiting 2020

The new year will see the use of a combination of in-person and remote training to conform with public health recommendations.

If you are interested in joining us, leave your contact with our Admin Officer.

Recruit registration forms and instructions.
Recorded recruiting material to help prepare for the session.

Transfers can be brought up to the Admin Officer and will be considered on case-by-case basis.

For the time being, check our Facebook page to know more about what we do!
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.

Halloween costume competition Thu 29 Oct
26 Oct 20
Our annual Halloween costume competition will commence Thu 29 Oct!

Cadets have the option to attend in appropriate Halloween costume or in uniform.

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Expires: 29 Oct 20
Effective Speaking
21 Oct 20
The Effective Speaking Program provides an opportunity for cadets to learn, practice and improve necessary skills for successful public speaking. Cadets will learn from an instructor from Toastmasters International to write, organize, present, and evaluate speeches.

Effective Speaking sessions will take place virtually every Tuesday from 1900 - 2100, beginning 24 Nov.

Cadets that signed up will receive an email 17 Nov for a brief introduction and confirmation of signup.

Sign up for activity
Expires: 24 Nov 20
In-person start postponed
17 Oct 20
30 Sep update: With COVID cases on the rise, we are postponing our in-person start date until such a time that the case count subsides. In-person lessons and activities will be rescheduled for later in the training year.

The Cadet organization is committed to the safety of our cadets and staff. We understand everyone's desire to be together and will strive to do so when the health-risk drops to an acceptable level.

Weekly virtual training will commence (with the exception of holidays).

Supply

Cadets with with ill-fitting uniform parts can submit requests for exchange for a size that fits from the dashboard: 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 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)
    Regular Thu training
- New joiner day
    Regular Thu training
- Aircrew Survival (FTX) (1 of 2 days)
    Level 1 / 2: TBD
    Level 3 / 4: 15 / 16 May
- Marksmanship Day (1 of 2 days)
    5 / 6 Dec
- Tagging days
  (2 half-day shifts each weekend)
   Cancelled
- Remembrance Day Parade
   TBD (Virtual)
- Santa Claus Parade
   TBD
- Annual Review
   TBD

- Other mandatory training as announced in the year