Welcome to 351 Silver Star Squadron!

Recruiting 2020
351 is expected to hold recruiting event(s) for new joiners in early September. The new year will see the use of a combination of in-person and remote training to confirm with public health recommendations.

It is required for new joiners to attend one of the recruiting events with completed forms (to be published) and supporting documents.

Due to the on-going safety measures, the exact format is unknown at this point. Please check back closer to Sept for more information.
You may also choose to subscribe to the recruiting email list.

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.

Summer Virtual CTC
28 Jun 20
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Virtual CTC registration opens Monday 29 Jun. Don't miss out on learning some new skills!
Course Catalogue
Registration instructions
Expires: 31 Aug 20
COVID-19 Update
16 Apr 20
ALL CADET ACTIVITIES are CANCELLED until 31 Aug in response to COVID-19.

This includes all in-person activities (e.g. training nights, teams, tagging, supply) and summer courses. While this was definitely a difficult decision, it was also made with safety of our cadets and support staff in mind.
CADETGEN 015-20
Letter to cadets & parents

Various online sessions will continue to run in flight and as a squadron to keep us all together. Keep an eye out for our virtual awards night in May!

We will get through this together and emerge as a stronger team!

Keep monitoring the website and email periodically for updates.

Questions to your senior cadets, officers or Contact Us page.

Stay safe! and follow public health advice.
Expires: 31 Aug 20

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 or parade night and include the return form.

Mandatory Training

Mandatory trainings are required to advance a cadet's career and include:

To be updated for 2020-2021

- 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
- 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.

To be updated for 2020-2021

- 8 / 21 Sep, 27 Oct
- 25 Apr, 17 May

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