Category Archives: Announcements

Fitness Testing – Fri, Feb 9

Cadets are required to complete 1 fitness test each cadet year to be eligible for promotion at the end of the training year. Also, any cadet wishing to be considered for the Strathcona medal must have completed the fitness test and … Continue reading

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Biathlon Competition (Sat/Sun, 3/4 Feb)

Biathlon Competition (Sat/Sun, 3/4 Feb) When:  Participation Category Saturday, February 3 0830 – 1600 hrs Camp Fortune (meet at Camp Fortune) *The competition is scheduled to start at 1300hrs Competitive Category Sunday, February 4 0830 – 1530 hrs Camp Fortune (meet … Continue reading

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NEW – Regional Winter Field Training Exercise

Friday February 9 to Sunday February 11 The Regional Winter FTX is taking place during the second weekend of February at Tucker Lake in Low, Quebec. Cadets must arrive at AY Jackson by 18:15 hrs on Friday February 9 and will be ready … Continue reading

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Winter Activity Day 2018

872 Kiwanis Squadron will be taking to the trails at Mount Pakenham on March 3rd for a day of winter activities. Cadets will have the option of snowshoeing/tubing or downhill skiing/snowboarding. Cadets are to arrive by their own means to … Continue reading

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– UPDATE – Biathlon Practice – Saturday, Jan 27

Biathlon Practice When: Saturday 27 Jan, 0745 to approx 1300. ***NOTE: Cadets must sign up using the link below BEFORE 8 PM on FRIDAY 26 Jan.  **** Meet at Camp Fortune. CI Schmidt will circulate email address to coordinate ride-sharing. There will be … Continue reading

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Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program (YLP) 2017

Do you want to improve your speaking and leadership skills, do better in school, in Cadets, college, university and eventually in the workplace? 872 Squadron presents the Toastmasters Youth Leadership Program at A.Y. Jackson Secondary School on Monday evenings starting on … Continue reading

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UPDATED – Cadet Portraits

Very soon we will be taking individual formal portraits of cadets.  Every Wednesday night a different flight will be photographed, so cadets should check the schedule below and make sure they attend in full uniform. Mrs. Espinosa from the SSC will be … Continue reading

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National Camp Exams and Interviews – Saturday, Feb 3, 2018

Location: Ottawa Technical Secondary, 485 Donald St, Ottawa, ON, K1K 1L8 will be open for cadets and staff arrival at 07:30 am Dress: Dress for cadets: C2 (with ribbons)- (no optional items such as lanyards or white belts, etc. are authorized), … Continue reading

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Winter FTX

Cadets will leave and return to AY Jackson by bus. Cadets are to arrive at AY Jackson dressed for outdoor activities with ALL items from the kit list. Timings will be posted shortly. Cadets are to eat supper before arriving. … Continue reading

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Effective Speaking Competitions – 2018

872 Squadron will be holding its Effective Speaking Competition on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at 1830 hrs at A.Y. Jackson High School.  Cadets of all ages and levels are welcome to register as a competitor.  Having participated in the Toastmasters … Continue reading

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