CYDC Aviation Weekend Details and Kit List

We will be meeting on Friday, 22 Feb in front of 809’s HQ no later than 1815h (6:15pm) for an 1830h (6:30pm) departure. Make sure you have everything in the kit list with you, especially your health card.

We will be returning from the Cadet Youth Development Centre in Waterloo at approximately 1630 (4:30pm) on Sunday, 24 Feb, for an estimated return of 1830h (6:30pm) arrival. If there are unexpected changes to this, notification will given as soon as possible.

We’re gearing up for an amazing weekend with a few additional things that we didn’t experience last time. I hope everyone else is looking forward to it as much as I am!

J. Lemoine
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS

Kit List:


  1. Health Card
  2. Appropriate Outdoor Coat or Cadet Parka
  3. Winter Gloves
  4. Toque
  5. Winter Boots
  6. 809 Shirt and Ball Cap
  7. 809 Hoodie (if available)
  8. Shirts (2 minimum)
  9. Socks (4 pair minimum)
  10. Underwear (2 pair minimum)
  11. Pyjamas
  12. Pants (i.e. khakis, jeans [no rips or holes])
  13. Running shoes (indoor and outdoor)
  14. Personal Hygiene Kit. (tooth brush, tooth paste, &c)
  15. Plastic Bag (for dirty laundry)
  16. Air Mattress
  17. Sleeping Bag and Pillow


Medication as required (bring only what is necessary for the weekend)

Optional Items: (Squadron will not be responsible for lost or stolen items)

  1. Camera
  2. Music Player with Headphones (iPod, &c)
  3. Appropriate Reading Material

Prohibited Items:

  1. Any Item Deemed to be a Potential Weapon (i.e. Knives)
  2. Illegal or Controlled Substances (i.e. Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco)
  3. Pornographic material