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.

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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.

Borden Air Show - Collecting depot for bus
19 May 18
Borden Air Show is happening on weekend of 2-3 Jun 2018. 351 cadets will attend the air show on Sat 2 Jun 0830 - 1800. This is 1 day before the Annual Ceremonial Review.

The usual highly anticipated military air show performers such as the Snowbirds and CF-18 demo team will be in attendance. Program includes other civilian performers and static displays.

Last chance: $20 deposit to hold a spot on the bus (SSC desk on 31 May). Admission fee $15.50 for cadets in civilian clothing. Free admission for Cadets in uniform. Cadets missed the early bird admission price of $10.50 (18 May) will be responsible for their own admission fee; or come in uniform for free admission.

Details and permission form in Warning Order.

Expires: 2 Jun 18
Gliding Spring 2018
05 May 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 (26 May Morning) (FULL)
  - Gliding (26 May Afternoon)
  - Gliding (10 Jun Morning)
  - Gliding (10 Jun Afternoon)
Nominal Rolls
  - Gliding (26 May)
  - Gliding (10 Jun) (Coming soon...)
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
Annual Ceremonial Parade practices in May
28 Apr 18
Annual Ceremonial Parade (ACR) practices will be occurring on three Sundays throughout the month of May at the Mount Joy Go Station. Ensure that you thoroughly read the Warning Order for further details.

- Warning Order
Expires: 27 May 18
Squadron / Team / Individual photos 2018
26 Apr 18
Individual photos are now available. Details here (username / password same as nominal roll).

Squadron and team photos are available to order now, until Thu 10 May. See Photo Order Slip for more details and return to the SSC desk.

Expires: 1 Jun 18
Summer course offers
24 Apr 18
First round of summer course offers is out. Check your email for potential offer and further instructions.

21 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.

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.