Welcome to 351 Silver Star Squadron!

Summer Training 2019

Summer Training application for 2019 is open. Application due by Sun 17 Feb.

Read the Air Cadet Summer Training Opportunities 2019 carefully and submit your top 3 choices.

Update 17 Feb: As of 1800 hrs, 76 cadets have submitted course application. If your name is not listed there is no application for you. Try again or or contact the webmaster for assistance.

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

Staff Cadet 2019

Staff cadet application period has passed.

National Course 2019

National courses are scholarship courses for Level 3+ cadets with a selection process. Application period has passed.
National course handbook (2019)
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.

351 T-Shirt
21 Feb 19
351 is accepting orders for squadron T-Shirt at $20 each.
Order with payment due at SSC desk by Thu 28 Feb. Cash only.
- T-Shirt Order Form
* Front of the T-Shirt will be an embroidered squadron crest.
Expires: 7 Mar 19
Aviation Expo 2019
19 Feb 19
​The Air Cadet League of Canada is conducting an aviation expo being held in Toronto at the Air Canada Jazz Aviation hanger, Pearson International Airport on Sun 14 Apr 19 from 0930 – 1600 hrs. This event is open to all squadrons in Central Region and is free to all cadets, officers and SSC members that registered by Tue 26 Feb.

Bus transportation may be available from the ACL and will be determined after the signup period.

As the Triple AAA Career Expo is open to all cadets, the target age would be from 14 to 18 years of age that are looking for information on education and a potential career options.

This is the same weekend as TAGGING and regional marksmanship comp. Only sign up if you can satisfy the MANDATORY TAGGING shift requirements.

- Additional Info
- 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: 14 Apr 19
PO 513 for Level 5 cadets
15 Feb 19
There will be a PO513 Workshop conducted the 22-24 Mar 2019 at Sheridan Gateway Hotel (Pearson Airport). This is part of the Level 5 training program.

- Transportation will be Parent Drop Off (35km)
- Sign up by Fri 1 Mar. Selection will commence after.

Priority 1: Qualified cadets that applied for the PO 513 Workshops in the Fall of 2018, but were not selected; then
Priority 2: ​Qualified cadets that did not apply for the PO 513 Workshops in the Fall of 2018; then
Priority 3: All other qualified cadets.

- Select topic preferences from this list.
- Email completed preference forms by Fri 1 Mar (instructions in file).
Expires: 22 Mar 19
March Break 2019
14 Jan 19
Where: Cape Canaveral, Florida
When: 1100 HRS 9 Mar – 2330 HRS 15 Mar
Cost: Approx. $550 per cadet (payable by cheque only) – price includes transportation, hotel accommodation, meals and entrance fees to various activities

Highlights include, a visit to Cape Canaveral & Patrick Air Force Base, home to the 45th Space Wing which also controls & operates CCAF Station and the Eastern Range. We will be conducting tours of CNN Studio’s in Atlanta as well as World of Coca Cola. 351 will spend a day at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center and visit SpaceX, where they design, manufacture & launch advanced rockets & spacecraft. Prior to returning home we will spend a day at Universal Studio’s & Islands of Adventure. Truly an action packed adventure not to be missed!

100 cadets will be selected to attend the squadron march break trip. Selection is based on multiple criteria including: attendance, participation and fundraising efforts.

Nominal Roll
Expires: 15 Mar 19

Supply

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

Initial kitting appointments are usually held Monday or Tuesday evenings.

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.

Tunics and parkas ordered in Nov 2018 are still backordered from the supplier.
Parka availability is contingent on rate of return. Priority is to cadets appearing in public.

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)
   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.