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Local Training

Local Training is comprised of Mandatory, complementary and Optional subjects that are run during the regular training period of 1 Sep to 30 Jun each year. Mandatory/Complementary – Wed night parade nights, weekend sports, gliding, Field Training Exercises, Civic Parades … Continue reading

Summer Training

Summer Training For details on the Summer Training that is available, please refer to the Air Cadet League Website and look at the courses for Air Cadets and Common Courses: Application for National/Regional Camps and Staff Cadet positions takes … Continue reading

Ground School

In order to assist our cadets to perform well on the Qualifying Exam, 872 Squadron runs a “Ground School” for those cadets that are interested in applying for a scholarship. Ground school classes provide cadets with more detailed information about … Continue reading

Squadron Band

Practices are held Thursdays from 19:00 to 21:00 and are normally at the Glen Cairn Community Center Upper Hall, but that is subject to availability, so check the website posts for additional details. Dress is civilian clothing, with footwear suitable … Continue reading

Drill Team

Drill Team Practices Tuesday Nights Glen Cairn Community Centre Gym 186 Morrena Road, Kanata MAP 1830hrs – 2100hrs Normal dress is appropriate civilian attire with cadet boots unless told to wear your uniform. For more information please contact Capt Schmid … Continue reading

Fitness Testing

All Level 1 – 4 cadets must complete 2 Fitness tests each training year. The following document covers the Fitness Testing program. Fitness testing components