Activities; Week of April 16

A great week with lots to celebrate!  Cadets took advantage of additional training space heading outside for lessons with the spring weather cooperating, ice cream with all the fixings at break was a Thank You to the cadets for their tagging efforts.  The cadets also had a lesson that included a surprise walk around of the daily inspection of Air-1 when DRPS loaned us their time and expertise.

Parade was equally busy with a successes to celebrate.  WO2 Beaulieu was recognized for her fundraising success since joining in 2010, new recruits were promoted to LAC,  cadets looked on as Capt Hutchuk thanked FSgt Kalogerakis for his time as a cadet and wished him well in his new adventures.  Lastly we thanked Ms Clarke-Eldridge for her service as a volunteer and wish her well at school.

The weekend was equally busy.  Many thanks for Lt Erdelyi, Lt Wainwright and OCdt Podesta for taking the cadets for some spring gliding.  Despite the rain, half of the cadets were able to get up for a flight.  Sunday saw 2Lt Bain with more cadets at the Easter Eggstravaganza hosted by the Oshawa Airport Lions Club distribution 8,500 eggs for masses of kids to capture.

Upcoming the Drill and Band Teams will be doing final preparation this week for competitions coming up on Saturday.  You’ve worked hard and the squadron and supporters and behind you.

 Summary of the upcoming week’s Activities:

  • Monday, Apr. 17, 7:00pm-9:00pm:  Debate (by invitation only) for comp prep.
  • Tuesday, Apr. 18, 6:45pm-9:15pm:  Band practice – at the Hangar.  Last practice before comp! 
  • Wednesday, Apr. 19, 7:00pm-9:00pm:  Drill Team practice – Hangar.  Last practice before comp!
  • Thursday, Apr. 20, 6:45pm-9:00pm: Boot shining & uniform prep at the Hangar
  • Friday, Apr. 21, 6:45pm-9:30pm: Training & regular parade at Donald A. Wilson
  • Saturday, Apr. 22, All day:  Drill & Band competitions.  Details to be provided.


  • Summer Camps:  If you’ve been given a camp offer, please return forms to accept or decline to 2Lt Farid as soon as possible.
  • Year end trip:  Deposits are due this Friday.  If not provided, invitations will be given to additional cadets.  Please return your deposit and signed waivers.  Deposits or questions can be directed to 2Lt Farid, CV Wityszyn or FSgt Peshimam or Sgt Gordon.
  • Remind Sign up:   If you haven’t signed up yet, subscribe to the squadron general ‘remind’ notices at join/2vanden.