We hope you are enjoying the last two weeks of summer vacation. The Sponsors and Staff have been working through the summer to make some important updates to the training area and calendar of events. We know you’ll like them!
We start cadet training on Wednesday the 9th of September at 630pm at the Old Virgil Public School (same as last year). Dress for the first Wednesday back is UNIFORM: SUMMER C2-B. This night is for new and returning cadets.
Our Welcome BBQ for everyone is the following Wednesday, the 16th September at 630pm. Bring your parents, siblings and friends (especially those who want to join the best youth program in town!)
Registration fee of $150.00 is due at this time. Your first night – cheques to be made payable to 809 Newark Squadron Air Cadets. PARENTS: new this year – you MUST bring in the cheque/cash directly to our Sponsor Treasurer. You will be given a receipt (to be used for the Child Fitness Tax Credit). You will be issued your Lottery Tickets at this time as well. No cash/cheques are to be sent with cadets or given to Staff Members. If you have questions about this new policy, please speak with the Commanding Officer on a Wednesday night.
SEPTEMBER TRAINING UPDATE:
BOTTLE DRIVE: mark your calendars NOW! The Fall bottle drive is SATURDAY the 12th of September. We will need EVERYONE for the WHOLE day. Timings: 9am-4pm. Dress: Sqn t-shirt, ball cap (we have these for those who did not receive one), jeans and cadet parka depending on the weather. Lunch is provided. PARENTS: we need drivers to help pick up bottles and to sort and load them to the Beer Store for return.
NCO TRG WKND WITH 79 SQN: for the Level 3-5‘s we have a NEW activity this year. Following the completion of the bottle drive on the 12th, we will be having an NCO trg day with 79 Port Colbourne Squadron at our LHQ. So bring your sleeping bag and pillow, and join us for a sleepover and some fun and challenging activities to get you ready for your transition into your new leadership roles at the squadron. The program will run from 4pm on Saturday the 12th of September to 4pm on Sunday the 13th of September. Please plan to attend!