Mar 22 2018

Weekend Events – March 24-25

We have two big activities coming up this weekend!

Saturday, March 24 – Bottle and Recycling Drive

Taking place from 11am to 2pm, based from the LCdr Paddon Building. We are looking for parents with pickup trucks who may be available to assist us with this fundraiser! Full details are in the letter below

Sunday, March 25 – Cross Country Ski / Snowshoe Day

Taking place at Pippy Park from 9am to 4pm, meet at the Fluvarium Parking Lot. Be dressed to be outdoors for the day! Even if the snow conditions don’t allow for skiing or snowshoeing, there will be alternative training planned, so the day will still go ahead. Lunch will be provided!


Feb 27 2018

February 27 – Training Cancelled

Due to weather, training for tonight (Feb 27th) has been cancelled.

Today was the final deadline for submission of any summer camp applications. If your cadet has not yet submitted their application, please email us (2515stjohnsarmy@gmail.com) by 1pm tomorrow, Feb 28th, by either scanning and attaching the application form, or by simply listing the cadet’s name and their course choices. Alternatively, you can also drop off the form to Capt Clay by 1:00pm tomorrow at 19 Dunfield Street.

More info will follow later in the week regarding the calendar for March and this weekend’s activities.


Feb 7 2018

Exercise “Deep Freeze”

This weekend, our cadets will be participating in an overnight field training exercise on Saturday Feb 10 and Sunday Feb 11. The exercise is for all cadets, and will be taking place in Makinsons. Complete details are in the letter below, including drop-off and pick-up times, as well as a kit list. Please get in touch with us if you have any questions!


Jan 31 2018

Lord Strathcona and Royal Canadian Legion Medals

Any cadets interested in receiving the Lord Strathcona Medal or the Royal Canadian Legion Cadet Medal of Excellence are to submit an application to the CO outlining why they feel they are suitable for either of these awards.  Please be sure to clearly explain how you fit the criteria for the awards.  You don’t have to be a senior cadet – you just have to meet the requirements!  All submissions must be received by Tuesday, February 20th.  You can make your submission in writing, or by email to 2515stjohnsarmy@gmail.com.

LORD STRATHCONA MEDAL CRITERIA:

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  1. Have a high level of physical fitness;
  2. Be minimum of Silver Star qualified (by the end of the year);
  3. Meet all mandatory training requirements with a minimum of 75% attendance;
  4. Meet all optional training requirements while taking part in at least 50% of optional activities;
  5. Completed at least 3 years as a cadet; and
  6. Be regarded by your peers and supervisors as representing the model cadet.

ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION CADET MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE CRITERIA:

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  1. Meet all requirements of the corps training program;
  2. Participate in at least 3 community service initiatives OUTSIDE of the cadet corps;
  3. Be regarded by your peers and supervisors as representing the model cadet; and
  4. Enhance the cadet corps through:
    1. Co-operation
    2. Comradeship
    3. Promoting goodwill and morale
    4. Developing teamwork
    5. Supporting other cadets
    6. Community involvement

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