Welcome to 351 Silver Star Squadron!

Summer Training 2020

Regular Summer Course

Cadets are able to apply for summer course by submitting 3 preferences by Fri 21 Feb.

Information Pamphlet
Air Cadet Summer Training Opportunities (2020)
Note: GTC is now a 1-week course

CTC brochures:
- Trenton CTC
- Blackdown CTC
- AATC Canadore
- Connaught CTC
- Mountain View CFTC

Staff Cadet

- Application period has passed

National Course

National courses are scholarship courses for Level 3+ cadets with a selection process.
- Natl Course Info Booklet
- National course selection process
- 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.

Cadet Hockey Day (Marlines vs Senators)
10 Feb 20
351 will be joining GTA units at the Cadet Hockey Day (Marlies vs Bellville Senators) on Sat 21 Mar 2020 1600 hrs at Coca-Cola Coliseum. Cost is $25 (incl. $9 food voucher and T-shirt).

Cadets on the March Break trip will not be able to make it back in time.

Bus departs Bur Oak Secondary 1400 hrs. Return time approx 1830 hrs.

- Check Warning Order
- Sign up for activity
- Check Nominal Roll
- Submit signed permission form (in warning order) once selected on nominal roll.
Expires: 21 Mar 20
Winter Aircrew Survival
7 Feb 20
Sign up / cancel by Sun 9 Feb

Staff and Cadets from 351 Squadron will participate in a Winter Aircrew Survival Exercise 28 Feb 2020 to 01 Mar 2020 at Shadow Lake Centre (SLC).

This exercise may be used in fulfilling mandatory training for Level 1 & 2 / PO 190 & 290. This exercise is an optional training requirement for Level 3+.

Cadets will receive training in the areas of aircrew survival, radio communications, map & compass and physical fitness required for the completion of the FTX requirement of their Level Training. Lessons will be different from the Fall and Spring FTXs. PO Check 390 and 490 will not be administered this weekend thus 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
- Sign up for activity (FULL)
- Check Nominal Roll
- Submit signed permission form (in warning order) once selected on nominal roll.
Expires: 1 Mar 20

New Joiner Supply

There is currently no recruit supply night scheduled. Please check back again later.

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

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