Squadron Announcements - Week of January 10th, 2019

  1. 2019 REGIONAL SUMMER CAMP APPLICATIONS

    1. Cadets who are wishing to be attend Regional Summer Camps during the summer of 2019 can indicate their interest here NO LATER THAN January 17th, 2019

    2. A description of all available summer camps can be found here. Please note the dates for specific courses on page 6 of this document.

    3. Please ensure that you are eligible for the camp you wish to attend BEFORE signing up. A list of eligibility can be found here.

      1. Please note the eligibility chart indicates the level that the cadet applicant must complete PRIOR to attending summer camp. (Ie. A cadet currently in level 3 will complete level 3 before the summer, and is therefore eligible to apply for everything under the Level 3 column)

      2. The chart also shows the MINIMUM level required to attend each course (Eg. A cadet finishing Level 3 may apply for camps in the Level 2 column, if he/she wishes to attend one of those camps

  2. 609 STEVESTON BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT - MAR 02, 2019

    1. 135 will be participating in a basketball tournamentv hosted by 609 Steveston RCACS! The tournament will take place on Saturday March 2nd, 2019 from 0800 - 1700 at Steveston-London Secondary School (6600 Williams Road, Richmond BC)

    2. Those who are interested in participating should speak to CV Deng and email 135rcacs@gmail.com to express your interest.

    3. An online sign-up sheet will be posted shortly.

  3. BAND CLINIC - JAN 12-13, 2019

    1. Unfortunately, due to unforeseen circumstances, 135 will no longer be participating in the Band Clinic. Please speak to Lt(N) Wisla or email 135rcacs@gmail.com if there any further questions.

  4. FTX D’HIVER - FEB 01-03, 2019

    1. The squadron is planning a WINTER FTX from Feb 01-03, 2019 at Golden Ears Provincial Park. Please note that DATE HAS BEEN CHANGED from previously Jan 25-27, 2019.

    2. All cadets are encouraged to attend! Cadets may sign up here.

    3. Further information, including a detailed packing list specific for a Winter FTX, will be distributed closer to the date.

  5. SCHOLARSHIP CAMP MERIT REVIEW BOARDS - JAN 26-27, 2019

    1. The MERIT REVIEW BOARDS for ALL Scholarship Camp Applicants will take place on the weekend of Jan 26-27, 2019.

    2. ALL 135 Cadets who applied to scholarship camps are required to sit the Merit Review Board in order to be considered for their course of choice.

    3. Merit Review Boards for 135 cadets will take place on either Jan 26th or Jan 27th. However, as the schedule has not been finalized yet, all applicants should make themselves available for both dates.

    4. The exam is tentatively scheduled to take place in Port Moody. More details to follow shortly. Please speak to Capt Lee or email 135rcacs@gmail.com if there any further questions.

  6. SQUADRON MARKSMANSHIP

    1. The Squadron Marksmanship team should take note of the following dates:

      1. The Zone Marksmanship competition will be February 23rd, 2019.

      2. The Provincial Marksmanship competition will be on April 5-7th, 2019.

    2. If there are any questions, please contact Capt Blackstock or email 135rcacs@gmail.com

  7. BAND COMPETITION - APRIL 2019

    1. 135 will be participating in the 2019 Lower Mainland Band Competition with a joint band with sea cadets from HMCS Discovery.

    2. If you were NOT in the band, but play an instrument and would like to participate in the 2019 band competition, please email Lt(N) Wisla (michael.a.wisla@gmail.com) and inform him of your interest, as well as what instrument you play.

  8. SUN RUN TEAM - APRIL 14TH, 2019

    1. 135 will be putting together a squadron team of cadets who are interested in participating in the 2019 Vancouver Sun Run, taking place on April 14th, 2019.

    2. The Sun Run is an annual 10km run around the City of Vancouver and is once of the largest 10km runs in North America! This is a great opportunity to improve your physical fitness and to build teamwork!

    3. Cadets may sign up here.

    4. All cadets are encouraged to participate, no matter what your fitness level or running experience!

  9. DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S AWARD

    1. The squadron will be starting the Duke of Edinburgh’s awards program! This is a great opportunity for our cadets to challenge and develop themselves.

    2. If you are interested in particpating, please email 135ssc@gmail.com and/or see Capt Smith or Sgt Marfatia.

    3. More information about the Duke of Edinburgh program can be found here.

  10. SQUADRON ASSESSMENT FEES

    1. ALL CADETS, returning or new, are required to pay the Squadron Assessment Fee. Those who have not WILL NOT be allowed to participate in any squadron extra-curricular activities.

    2. Any payments, questions or concerns can be directed to 135sscchair@gmail.com