Welcome to 351 Silver Star Squadron!

Summer Course 2021

Summer courses in 2021 will see a mix of traditional senior courses for training future cadet instructors; as well as virtual CTC and weeek-long, no-overnight Cadet Activity Program (CAP) for other cadets.

More details to come.

Staff Cadets (vCTC and in-person)
Staff cadet applicants may submit applications by 15 Feb.
Cadets interested in staffing but waiting for other course details should still submit applications now.
- Application form
- Staff cadet serials
- Course serials
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.

Psychological First Aid
28 Feb 21
Updated 28 Feb: Information document added.

3 cadets will be selected to participate in the Red Cross Psychological First Aid courses, Self-Care and Caring for Others courses.

Each course requires approximately 45 to 90 minutes to complete.

See this document for more details.

Cadets are expected to complete both courses by 30 Jun 21.

Cadets must be Level 4+. Sign up by 9 Mar.

Sign up for activity
Expires: 9 Mar 21
Accurate Email, Phone #, and Address
23 Feb 21
As we continue our year remotely, please ensure your email and phone number under the dashboard is accurate. This is often the default contact information to use. Please ensure the email and phone reaches YOU.

If you have moved since verification in Sep, please contact Admin to update your address.
March keynote speaker series
17 Feb 21
Updated 17 Feb: Speaker details added.

A keynote speaker series opportunity exist for cadets in March.

1) Hayley Wickenheiser, 1900 to 2000hrs, 6 March
2) Michael “Pinball” Clemons, 1900 to 2000hrs, 13 March

Cadets must be i) currently undertaking Proficiency Level Four or Five training; ii) capable of participating in the presentations for both sessions.

See this link for more details about the speakers.

Sign up by Fri 26 Feb.

Sign up for activity
Expires: 13 Mar 21
Fundraise while online shopping!
3 Dec 20
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Want to learn more? Check out this 2 minute video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5vTO_Qg4n80
In-person start postponed
17 Oct 20
30 Sep update: With COVID cases on the rise, we are postponing our in-person start date until such a time that the case count subsides. In-person lessons and activities will be rescheduled for later in the training year.

The Cadet organization is committed to the safety of our cadets and staff. We understand everyone's desire to be together and will strive to do so when the health-risk drops to an acceptable level.

Weekly virtual training will commence (with the exception of holidays).

Any COVID test and/or required isolation are to be reported to the squadron via the Contact Us page as soon as tests and/or isolation is advised; and again when test results are available.

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 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)
    Regular Thu training
- New joiner day
    Regular Thu training
- Aircrew Survival (FTX) (1 of 2 days)
    Level 1 / 2: TBD
    Level 3 / 4: 15 / 16 May
- Marksmanship Day (1 of 2 days)
    5 / 6 Dec
- Tagging days
  (2 half-day shifts each weekend)
   Cancelled
- Remembrance Day Parade
   TBD (Virtual)
- Santa Claus Parade
   TBD
- Annual Review
   TBD

- Other mandatory training as announced in the year