Welcome to 351 Silver Star Squadron!

Recruiting
351 will host 2 recruiting info / registration nights on Mon 17 and Thu 20 Sep at Bur Oak Secondary School 7pm to 9pm for new cadets.

It is required for new joiners to attend one of the two evenings along with completed forms and support documents. Please ensure you arrive at 1900 hrs (7pm) and the whole evening may take approx 2 hours. Late walk-ins may be asked to attend another session at a later date.

There is a $120 annual registration fee of which $60 recoverable via a Air Cadet League lottery ticket book to be sold to community supporters.

REGISTRATION DETAILS

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

Fall Field Training Exercise (FTX)
20 Sep 18
The Fall Field Training Exercise (FTX) will be held on the weekend of 12-14 Oct 2018.

Cadets are required to attend 1 of 2 FTX (Fall or Spring FTX) in order to fulfill their annual training requirements.

- Check Warning Order
- Sign up for activity
- Check Nominal Roll (Coming soon...)
- Submit signed permission form (in warning order) once selected on nominal roll.
Expires: 14 Oct 18
Milliken Mills High School Thu 4 & 25 Oct
18 Sep 18
Training night for Thu 4 & 25 Oct will be at Milliken Mills High School due to availability of school.


Expires: 25 Oct 18
Fall Gliding Days
11 Sep 18
351 will have 3 gliding days in the Fall: 30 Sep, 21 Oct, 28 Oct.

Read
  - Warning Order
Signups
  - Gliding (30 Sep Morning)
  - Gliding (30 Sep Afternoon) (FULL)
Nominal Rolls
  - Gliding (30 Sep)
Submit signed permission form (in warning order) once selected on nominal roll.

Each cadet should attend one glider flight each year as part of their aviation training.
* Cadets who has been on a glider flight this training year may be placed on waitlist until closer to the activity date.
Expires: 28 Oct 18
Returning cadets: Registration form
01 Sep 18
Registration form and fees are required for returning cadets; due Thu 20 Sep at SSC desk.
Flying Scholarship Ground School
26 Aug 18
351 will run a series of flying scholarship ground school sessions for the 2018-19 GPS and PPS applicants. All applicants must attend the ground school to prepare for the entrance exam. Potential applicants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the course prerequisites and application procedures.

2018 (past year) documents
- Course Pamphlet
- National Course Handbook

Ground school STARTS TUE 18 SEP at Milliken Mills High School.

Cadets interested in applying for flying scholarship in future years is encouraged to attend ground school sessions at least one year in advance in order to get familiar with the material. The ground school is a compressed exam review based on past knowledge and not intended to teach from basics.
Flying Scholarship 2018 schedule

Senior cadets interested in teaching ground school should contact Capt Li.
Expires: 1 Oct 18
Log in to dashboard via Google account
19 Aug 18
You are now able to log into the dashboard via Google accounts from YRDSB and YCDSB by linking the accounts. This step is optional and in addition to current username / password logins.
Step-by-step instructions
Expires: 1 Oct 18

Supply

Cadets now have the ability to submit uniform size exchange requests on the Dashboard (go to the bottom of the Dashboard and click Exchange).

Cadet with ill-fitting uniform parts can submit a request for a size that fits. This is a new experimental feature. Questions or comments can be sent to the webmaster via the Contact page.

Supply nights are expected to run mid Sep when we have the ability to replenish stock.

Dress Regulations

Mandatory Training

Mandatory trainings are required to advance a cadet's career and include:
- NCO development (Level 3 and up)
   16 Sep
- Mandatory FTX (1 of 2 weekends)
   12-14 Oct / 10-12 May
- Marksmanship Day (1 of 2 days)
   17 / 18 Nov
- Tagging days
  (2 half-day shifts each weekend)
   Fall: 19-21 Oct
   Spring: 12-14 Apr
- Remembrance Day Parade
   10 Nov
- Santa Claus Parade
   24 Nov
- Annual Review Practices
   Sun May afternoons
- Annual Review
   2 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.
- 30 Sep, 21 / 28 Oct
- 21 / 28 Apr, 19 May

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