All cadets are to arrive at Mewata Armouries (801 11 Street SW, Calgary) Sat, 11 Jun 2016 NLT 17:00 hr in civvies (bring your FULL Dress Uniforms in a garment bag with you name on it, and polished boots). ***Please EAT before***
Saturday agenda: - Practices - Kit Shop / Icebreakers - Dance with DJ - Sleep Over (bring air mattress, sleeping bag, personal necessities).
Sunday agenda: - Reveille - Breakfast - Practice - Lunch - Parade set-up - ACR (guest to be seated 13:15 hr ) - Refreshments / Displays / Pictures - Parade take down - Dismiss (approx 16:30)
***There will be over 150 cadets throughout the weekend, each cadet is responsible for the safeguard of his/her belongings.***
This coming weekend, 27-29 May, we will be having our annual Nav Trek FTX (joint with 1955 RCACC). Please be at Camp Chestermere at 17:30 hour with all your kit. You may reference the link below for a kit list, check and pack for the weather.
Tip: We will be trekking majority of Saturday (carrying part of your section gear), and sleeping outside. Bring extra socks, multiple thin layers ... etc.
We will be competing in teams of two or individually, based on age group. So far, seven cadet corps have RSVP’d to the event. This means that you will be competing against 100 or more other cadets from the sea, air, and army cadet corps in Calgary. More importantly, you will get to meet and enjoy the day with your peers in the Canadian Cadet Movement General Information
Drop Off: 0845 hrs – Fish Creek Park
We will be meeting at the furthest west part of Fish Creek Park. This can be accessed by taking Anderson Road SW (Westward) to 37th Street SW.
You will turn left onto 130th Avenue SW and take an immediate right turn onto Woodpath Road SW.
Once in the park, follow Woodpark road until you reach the third parking lot on the right. This is the drop off and pick up location
Meals: Please Pack Lunch & Snacks
Please pack an easy to eat lunch that has high protein levels.
Bring at minimum a 1 Litre water bottle. It will be 27ºC on Saturday, and there are no water refill points.
Feel free to bring snacks such as granola bars or fruit.
Canteen Available! Bring some change
3125 will be providing a small canteen for everyone to enjoy.
Water, sports drinks, granola bars, chips, etc will be available for purchase.
What to Wear/Bring
Orienteering is a physical sport and the weather is in our favour this weekend.
We recommend a good pair of running shoes or light hiking shoes as the base for your gear.
A light pair of outdoor pants or shorts is recommended.
A hat, pair of sunglasses, and some sunscreen wouldn’t hurt!
If any parents would like to stay to help, parent volunteers with a valid VSS are more than welcome. Many hands make light work and any assistance is greatly appreciated.
Pick Up: 1530 hrs – Fish Creek Park
After 1530 hrs, pick up of your cadet is permitted.
We look forward to seeing you bright and early on Saturday morning for a great day of orienteering!
To those attending St. Julian's Parade Saturday, 23 April 2016 Arrive at Mewata NLT 1000 hrs Depart approx. 1715 hrs. Cadets to arrive in FTU’s and will later change into dress uniform. Capt Schaber will be the attending officer. Cadets are to bring their own lunch.
Hope that everyone is enjoying their summer break.
3125 Chestermere Army Cadets are once again invited to participate in this year's Chestermere Country Fair. Cadets will play a visible part in the morning parade, and volunteer during the Country Fair.
Date: Saturday, Sept 12th, 2015
Time: 08:30hrs at Chestermere Middle School (128 West Lakeview Drive) *** Here is where all parties within the parade will meet, setup, and depart from - The parade will then travel towards Chestermere Recreation Centre. ***
Dress: Field / Combat uniform
Lunch and refreshments will be provided. The Fair will end approx. 16:00hrs
First parade night of 2015-2016 training year will be Monday, 15th Sept 2015, at Camp Chestermere.
When: Saturday June 6, 2015 Time: Doors open at 4 p.m., program will start at 4:30 p.m. Where: Chestermere Landing Restaurant, upstairs Dress: Smart Casual - No uniforms for this event Cost: Tickets are $25, please rsvp asap (Cadets are at no cost but still need to rsvp if they are attending)
We have some honoured and special guests joining us as well as we are having a Silent Auction.
2. Joint ACR Parade
When: Sunday June 7, 2015 Time: Parade will start at 1:30 p.m. sharp (be seated by 1:15p.m.) Where: Mewata Armoury Dress Cadets: Military 1A (medals) Dress Civilian: Business Dress *Parking is very limited please car pool, public transit or arrive early
CADETS are to arrive no later than 9 a.m. to begin practicing as a whole.
Biv Tech / Solo Prep Field Training Exercise (FTX) : 16 - 18th Jan 2015 Depart to campsite from Camp Chestermere at 18:00hr (Friday) Return from campsite to Camp Chestermere at 15:00hrs (Sunday)
Q&A What is Biv Tech? Bivouac = Campsite. This exercise is design to be an introduction FTX for all new cadets, to teach the fundamental knowledge and techniques of outdoor living.
What is Solo? Every year in spring, few cadets are selected to complete the Solo Survival Challenge, where the cadets need to self sustain for 24 hours under officers’ supervision. On this Solo Prep weekend, cadets are taught and assessed on using the resources in their surroundings to built a shelter, start and maintain a fire, prepare a signal fire, collect safe drinking water and/or snare to capture “food”. Cadets will also be instructed on how to build a survival kits, what are the enemies of survival, how to safely handle tools. *From this exercise, based on performance, only 5-6 cadets will be selected to complete the Solo Survival Challenge.
Other Tips & Suggestions - The weather forecast in the area will range between -10 to 0 *C (but keep in mind we are in the woods, and the weather can change quickly). - Follow the suggested kit list, and adjust accordingly to weather. Bring a few extra pairs of wool socks. DON'T forget your toque, gloves, scarve (spare set if you have them). - EAT before you come on Friday night. - Bring a water bottle!! A mug for hot chocolate!! - Bring clothing that you can put on/take off in LAYERS. - Our issued jacket is NOT appropriate for in the field, so bring your own winter jacket. Also a pair spare shoes (winter boots).
*** If your cadet had medication(s), please send in the original container or clearly label. ***