Welcome to 351 Silver Star Squadron!

 Summer training applications are now open!

There are two options available to cadets depending on their training Level - the Cadet Activity Program (CAP) and the Cadet Training Centre (CTC) Courses.

Level 1 & 2: CAP 

CAP 1 is aimed at cadets age 12-13 and runs 4 days
CAP 2 is aimed at cadets age 13-14 and runs 7 days

CAP dates and locations are found in the attached.

Application for CAP 1 & CAP 2 (Due 23 Mar 2023)
Cadets applying for other locations / dates send valid reason to summercourse[at]351silverstar.com

Level 3+

A full list of CTC and Virtual Courses is available here.

Expires: 01 Apr 23

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.

ASE
25 Jan 23
 




Sign up / cancel by Thurs 23 Feb

Staff and Cadets from 351 Squadron will participate in a Winter Aircrew Survival Exercise 4 & 5 March 23 at Shadow Lake Centre (SLC), 15041 Ninth Line, Stouffville. 

This exercise will be a parent drop off and pick up activity and may be used in fulfilling mandatory training for Level 1 & 2 / PO 190 & 290. This exercise is an optional training requirement for Level 3+, this weekend CANNOT be used to fulfill PO 390 & 490.


NCOs will be tasked with providing lessons and leadership during the exercise as may be required to complete their Level Training.

- Check Warning Order (Coming soon...)
- Sign up for activity
- Check Nominal Roll (Coming soon...)
- Submit signed permission form (in warning order) once selected on nominal roll.
Expires: 23 Feb 23
ES
25 Jan 23
 




The Air Cadet League National Effective Speaking Competition is an opportunity for cadets of all Levels to gain confidence in their ability to speak publicly.

The 351 Effective Speaking Program will provide training on Tuesday evenings. Cadets will receive coaching and mentoring from a Toastmasters Canada trainer and prepare themselves for an Effective Speaking Competition at the Squadron Level. Winners at the Squadron Level will go on to compete at the Regional Level and National Level.

This opportunity is open to all cadets (Level 1-5).

Interested cadets should contact Sgt Gupta on Teams or speak directly with Sgt Gupta following closing parade on Thursday.


FP
25 Jan 23






The 351 Flag Party is welcoming new recruits. 

The Flag Party has the distinction of carrying the Canadian Flag, Air Cadet Flag and our Squadron Colors on behalf of the entire Squadron. It is an important part of every parade, both at the Squadron and in public. If you are looking for an opportunity to show your pride in the Squadron, the Flag Party is the place for you.

The Flag Party practices Monday evenings 1830 hrs to 2000hrs. 

Recruiting this year will be limited to 6 cadets and interested cadets are to contact the Flag Party Commander, Sgt Leung on Teams or speak directly with him following closing Parade.

351 Spirit Wear
15 Dec 22



We are excited to announce that our squadron store is now open!

Browse on line 351 Shop for your favorite clothing, customize it with the squadron logo and personalize it to be uniquely yours.

Squadron Team Gear will continue to be ordered separately and as a group bulk order. Please see your CPI/OPI for details.

Make sure to check back regularly for sale events and promotions.


21 Nov 22




Support 351 Squadron this holiday season by doing your shopping using the FlipGive App.

Free to install and use, you and everyone you know can enjoy savings on the brands you already love with the knowledge that every purchase generates financial support for 351.

Join our team now and you'll get a $5 bonus the first time you shop, click FlipGive or enter code 22V5M9 on the FlipGive website.

Please share with everyone you know and if you have any questions, please contact us directly.

Thank you!

351 Squadron Sponsoring Committee

Supply

EXCHANGE: Cadets 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.

RETURN: Cadets no longer with the squadron should return their washed uniform to supply. Returns are accepted every Thursday during regular training at Bur Oak Secondary School. Please include the return form

Cadets with outstanding supply requests are to follow up with the Supply WO.

DRESS STANDARDS

Mandatory Training

Cadets are required to attend the following Mandatory Training Activities:

Level 1 Launch Day (Initial Training)
  2 Oct 2022
Leadership Development (Level 2,3,4,5)
  2 Oct 2022
Remembrance Day Parade
   5 Nov 2022 
Santa Claus Parade
    26 Nov 2022 
COA Marksmanship Competition
    25 Feb 2023
Winter Aircrew Survival (FTX)
    4-5 Mar 2023
351 Band & Drill Competition
    15 April 2023
Tagging days
  (2 half-day shifts each weekend)
   Weekend 2: 28-30 Apr 2023
Marksmanship Day (attend 1 of 2 days)
  13 & 14 May 2023
 Aircrew Survival Exercise (FTX)
   26-30 May 2023
Annual Review
   11 Jun 2023

* Other mandatory training as announced in the year

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