Cadet Kit List – Garrison FTX – Friday, Sept 16 – Sunday, Sept 18

Good evening 809,

You are required to bring the following items with you to the FTX:


  • Coat / parka
  • Flashlight
  • FTU uniform including:
  • Backpack
  • Pants, tunic, elemental t-shirt, headdress, boots, wool socks
  • Water Bottle
  • 1-2 Warm Sweaters
  • Hot drink mug
  • 4 Pairs warm socks
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping Attire
  • Air mattress
  • 4 pair Undergarments
  • Toiletries
  • Wristwatch
  • Towel/ hand towel
  • Chapstick
  • Raingear
  • Whistle
  • Gloves
  • Pencil and Notebook
  • All kit must be packed into a single duffle bag or large backpack that the cadet can carry on their own. All cadets are required to carry their own kit. No rolling luggage is authorized.

Your Provincial Health Card is required to be in your possession to participate in the exercise.

At NO time the following will be brought on any exercises:

  • Electronic devices
  • Non-prescription drugs
  • Cigarettes, cigars, vape for other similar items
  • Knives or other cutting utensils
  • Alcohol or mood-altering substances
  • This is not an exhaustive list. Cadets will be held to their personal conduct as per their signed Code of Conduct.
  • Any cadet caught in possession of any of the above items will be returned home immediately at the expense of the Parents.

Cadets who are deemed not to have suitable, or enough, equipment will not be permitted to participate in the exercise.

All prescription medication will be handed over to the Cadet Corps / Squadron upon arrival.

It must be in the original container or prepared blister pack with the cadet’s name and dosage clearly marked. It is the responsibility of the cadet to know when and in what dosage they need to take it.

The Niagara Garrison is not responsible for any items lost during the trip but will make every effort in search of lost items.

If you have any questions, please reach out.

Lt Couroux,
Commanding Officer
809 Newark RCACS