Information about Cadet Activities Program (CAP)

Cadet Activities Program is scheduled for July 1 to August 31 at multiple location across Canada (in-person training), location is based on where the located. The training is geared towards level 1 and level 2 cadets.

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Cadet Activities Program Information

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Level 1 and Level 2 – Cadet Activities Program Summer 2022 – SIGN UP FORM

Level 3 and Above – Cadet Training Centre (CTC) Summer Courses 2022 – SIGN UP FORM

Cadet Activities Program Summer 2022 – Staff Cadet

Email the summer training coordinator, Lt. Pannerselvam, if you are interested in being a staff cadet for the summer CAP program.  CAP 1 is intended to be an in-person local day program CAP 2 has 2 overnight. The requirements are the same as other staff cadet positions:

Min. 16 years of age before training begins.
Max. 18 years of age by last day of training. (Cannot turn 19 while employed as a staff cadet)
Completed Level 4 by end of the 2021/2022 Training Year.

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CAP Summer Training Staff Cadet 2022

CTC Summer 2022 – Staff Cadet

Email the summer training coordinator, Lt. Pannerselvam, if you are interested in being a staff cadet for the summer Cadet Training Centres. You can apply to staff at any course listed below.  The locations vary between Trenton, Blackdown, and Connaught.  The courses vary in time frame between 1 weeks to 7 weeks. The requirements for staff cadet positions:

Min. 16 years of age before training begins.
Max. 18 years of age by last day of training. (Cannot turn 19 while employed as a staff cadet)
Completed Level 4 by end of the 2021/2022 Training Year.

2022 Summer Training

Cadet Activity Programs Summer 2022 Information

Cadet Training Centre (CTC) Summer Courses 2022 Information

Summer Training 2022 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

2022 Scheduled Course Dates

Course/Activity Start Date End Date Days
CAP 1 – Denison (Toronto) – Serial 1 2022-08-08 2022-08-12 5
CAP 1 – Denison (Toronto) – Serial 2 2022-08-15 2022-08-19 5
CAP 1 – Denison (Toronto) – Serial 2 2021-08-22 2022-08-26 5
CAP 1- Mississauga – Serial 1 2022-07-11 2022-07-15 5
CAP 1- Mississauga – Serial 2 2022-07-18 2022-07-22 5
CAP 2 – Denison (Toronto) – Serial 1 (overnight on 15-17 July) 2022-07-11 2022-07-22 12
CAP 2 – Denison (Toronto) – Serial 2 (overnight on 29-31 July) 2022-07-25 2022-08-05 12
CAP 2- Mississauga – Serial 1 (overnight on 29-31 July) 2022-07-25 2022-08-05 12
CAP 2- Mississauga – Serial 2 (overnight on 12-14 Aug) 2022-08-08 2022-08-19 12
Aviation Technology and Aerospace (ATA) Course 2022-07-11 2022-07-22 12
Advanced Aviation (AA) Course 2022-07-18 2022-08-05 19
Advanced Aerospace (ASA) Course 2022-07-11 2022-07-29 19
Survival Instructor (SI) Course 2022-07-11 2022-07-29 19
Drill & Ceremonial Instructor (DCI) Course 2022-07-11 2022-07-29 19
Fitness and Sports Instructor (FSI) Course 2022-07-11 2022-07-29 19
Music Course – Military Band (MB) 2022-07-11 2022-07-29 19
Music Course – Pipe Band (PB)  2022-07-11 2022-07-29 19
Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor (ARMI) Course 2022-07-18 2022-08-05 19
Cadet Administrating and Supply Assistant (CASA) 2022-08-08 2022-08-19 12

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND ELIGIBILITY 

  • Cadets can only take one course at a time. You cannot take a 4 week course at the same time as a 2 week course.
  • Cadets may apply for multiple courses. However, there are limited billets, so list your top 3 choices on the application.
  • Selections may occur up to 1 week prior to the course start date.
  • All cadets selected or on standby will receive a Cadet 365 account. It is important that the Administration Officer has your correct individual email address and contact information (cannot be shared).  You must have a phone number for authentication purposes.
  • Age is based on course start date.
  • Level completed is the training level you are in now (and will complete before end of year)
  • Older cadets or higher level cadets are not precluded from taking junior courses.
  • If you select a course for which you are not eligible (For example: a level 1 cadet asking for Advanced Aviation), the summer training officer may substitute for a more appropriate course (For example: Basic Aviation).
  • There is some flexibility with age and level for older cadets who are applying to junior courses. (For example: a 17 year old cadet is permitted to apply for Airport Operations).

PROFICIENCY LEVEL ONE CADETS

Cadet Activity Program – 1 (CAP-1)

Cadet Activity Programs (CAP) are decentralized summer opportunities that augment the squadron program for all Proficiency Level One cadets.  Experiential citizenship, fitness and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Familiarization activities will leverage CAF and community facilities to provide an elevated experience linked to the Cadet Program aims and objectives.  CAP-1 is a 5-day day-camp activity designed for 12-13 year olds, intended to build confidence and facilitate meeting other cadets through participation as a member of a peer-lead team in fun, safe, challenging and well-organized activities.  Where decentralized local training is not viable, some cadets may have the option to participate in a 5-day overnight-camp activity located in centralized locations throughout Ontario.

 Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have completed Proficiency Level One training by 30 Jun.

 CAP Locations:

TORONTO – DENISON ARMOURY – 1 Yukon Ln, North York, ON M3K 0A1

MISSISSAUGA – LIEUTENANT-COLONEL SAMUEL G. BECKETT ARMOURY – Ninth Line, 7535 Ninth Line, Mississauga, ON L5N 7C3

 

PROFICIENCY LEVEL TWO CADETS

Cadet Activity Program – 2 (CAP-2)

Cadet Activity Programs (CAP) are decentralized summer opportunities that augment the squadron program for all Proficiency Level Two cadets.  Experiential citizenship, fitness and Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) Familiarization activities will leverage CAF and community facilities to provide an elevated experience linked to the Cadet Program aims and objectives.  CAP-2 is a 12-day day-camp activity that includes a 3-day overnight component for 13-14 year olds, designed to build leadership and interpersonal skills, while fostering interest in future Cadet Summer Training (CTC) opportunities. Where decentralized local training is not viable, some cadets may have the option to participate in a 12-day overnight-camp activity located in centralized locations throughout Ontario.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have completed Proficiency Level Two training by 30 Jun.

CAP Locations:

TORONTO – DENISON ARMOURY – 1 Yukon Ln, North York, ON M3K 0A1

MISSISSAUGA – LIEUTENANT-COLONEL SAMUEL G. BECKETT ARMOURY – Ninth Line, 7535 Ninth Line, Mississauga, ON L5N 7C3

PROFICIENCY LEVEL THREE CADETS

Aviation Technology and Aerospace (ATA) Course

This two-week course provides cadets an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of aerospace, airport operations, and aircraft manufacturing and maintenance. Activities include model rocketry, astronomy, tours of local aviation and maintenance facilities, opportunities to use different tools and materials, and constructing models. The course is very hands-on and will inspire cadets to pursue opportunities in the aerospace and aviation field at the squadron and on future courses.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun.

Training Centre: Trenton CTC (Astra, ON)

 

Advanced Aviation (AA) Course

This four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to be an instructor and team leader for aviation activities. Activities include instructional technique, aviation communication and meteorology.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun, and be motivated to pursue flying training.

Training Centre: Trenton CTC (Astra, ON)

 

Advanced Aerospace (ASA) Course

This four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to be an instructor and team leader for aerospace activities. Activities include instructional technique, astronomy, space science, 3-D printing, prototype development and model rocketry.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun, and be motivated to pursue flying training.

Training Centre: St-Jean CTC (St-Jean, QC)

 

Survival Instructor (SI) Course

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to perform the duties of a Survival Instructor and team leader for aircrew survival activities. Activities include aircrew survival skills, team and solo survival exercises, aircrew survival exercise operations, instructional technique, and navigation by map and compass.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun, and be motivated to pursue flying training.

Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)

 

Drill & Ceremonial Instructor (DCI) Course

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge to perform the duties of a Drill and Ceremonial Instructor. Activities include advanced drill, instructional techniques and leadership in the conducting of parades and ceremonies.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, and have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun.

Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)

 

Fitness and Sports Instructor (FSI) Course

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to further personal fitness and healthy living knowledge and skills, and develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge to perform the duties of a Fitness and Sports Instructor. Activities include personal fitness, healthy living, conducting the Cadet Fitness Assessment, and leading physical activities. Cadets attending this course will also have an opportunity to progress in their Cadet Fitness Assessment Incentive Level.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, and have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun.

Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)

 

Music Course – Military Band (MB)

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) course provides cadets an opportunity to develop music skills ranging from basic to advanced to support participation in and / or leading corps/squadron military bands. Activities include music training and band activities such as music theory, music technique, band drill, leadership and performing ensemble music. Cadets attending this course will also have the opportunity to progress in their music proficiency level qualifications.  Note: depending on music proficiency, cadets may undertake this course more than once.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, and have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun.

Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)

 

Music Course – Pipe Band (PB)

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) course provides cadets an opportunity to develop music skills ranging from basic to advanced to support participation in and/or leading corps/squadron pipe bands. Activities include music training and band activities such as music theory, music technique, band drill, leadership and performing ensemble music. Cadets attending this course will also have the opportunity to progress in their music proficiency level qualifications.  Note: depending on music proficiency, cadets may undertake this course more than once.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, and have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun.

Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)

  

Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor (ARMI) Course

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to further personal marksmanship knowledge and skills and develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge to perform the duties of an Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor. Activities include marksmanship techniques, instructional techniques, and coaching. Cadets attending this course will also have an opportunity to progress in their marksmanship level qualification.

Prerequisites: Must be medically fit, have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun, and be motivated to pursue marksmanship training.

Training Centre: Connaught (Ottawa, ON)

PROFICIENCY LEVEL FOUR CADETS

Cadet Administrating and Supply Assistant (CASA)

The aim of this two-week in-person course provides cadets an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of administration and supply procedures, and the subject matter knowledge to perform the duties of a Cadet Administration and Supply Assistant. Activities include managing clothing and equipment, corps/squadron administration, and written communications.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, and have completed Proficiency Level Four training by 30 Jun.

Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)

Aviation Technology and Aerospace (ATA) Course

This two-week course provides cadets an opportunity to learn the fundamentals of aerospace, airport operations, and aircraft manufacturing and maintenance. Activities include model rocketry, astronomy, tours of local aviation and maintenance facilities, opportunities to use different tools and materials, and constructing models. The course is very hands-on and will inspire cadets to pursue opportunities in the aerospace and aviation field at the squadron and on future courses.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun.

Training Centre: Trenton CTC (Astra, ON)

 

Advanced Aviation (AA) Course

This four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to be an instructor and team leader for aviation activities. Activities include instructional technique, aviation communication and meteorology.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun, and be motivated to pursue flying training.

Training Centre: Trenton CTC (Astra, ON)

 

Advanced Aerospace (ASA) Course

This four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to be an instructor and team leader for aerospace activities. Activities include instructional technique, astronomy, space science, 3-D printing, prototype development and model rocketry.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun, and be motivated to pursue flying training.

Training Centre: St-Jean CTC (St-Jean, QC)

 

Survival Instructor (SI) Course

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge required to perform the duties of a Survival Instructor and team leader for aircrew survival activities. Activities include aircrew survival skills, team and solo survival exercises, aircrew survival exercise operations, instructional technique, and navigation by map and compass.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun, and be motivated to pursue flying training.

Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)

 

Drill & Ceremonial Instructor (DCI) Course

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge to perform the duties of a Drill and Ceremonial Instructor. Activities include advanced drill, instructional techniques and leadership in the conducting of parades and ceremonies.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, and have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun.

Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)

 

Fitness and Sports Instructor (FSI) Course

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to further personal fitness and healthy living knowledge and skills, and develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge to perform the duties of a Fitness and Sports Instructor. Activities include personal fitness, healthy living, conducting the Cadet Fitness Assessment, and leading physical activities. Cadets attending this course will also have an opportunity to progress in their Cadet Fitness Assessment Incentive Level.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, and have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun.

Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)

 

Music Course – Military Band (MB)

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) course provides cadets an opportunity to develop music skills ranging from basic to advanced to support participation in and / or leading corps/squadron military bands. Activities include music training and band activities such as music theory, music technique, band drill, leadership and performing ensemble music. Cadets attending this course will also have the opportunity to progress in their music proficiency level qualifications.  Note: depending on music proficiency, cadets may undertake this course more than once.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, and have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun.

Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)

 

Music Course – Pipe Band (PB)

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) course provides cadets an opportunity to develop music skills ranging from basic to advanced to support participation in and/or leading corps/squadron pipe bands. Activities include music training and band activities such as music theory, music technique, band drill, leadership and performing ensemble music. Cadets attending this course will also have the opportunity to progress in their music proficiency level qualifications.  Note: depending on music proficiency, cadets may undertake this course more than once.

Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, and have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun.

Training Centre: Blackdown (Borden, ON)

  

Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor (ARMI) Course

The aim of this four-week course (one-week distributed learning and three weeks in-person) provides cadets an opportunity to further personal marksmanship knowledge and skills and develop as a specialist with the skills and subject matter knowledge to perform the duties of an Air Rifle Marksmanship Instructor. Activities include marksmanship techniques, instructional techniques, and coaching. Cadets attending this course will also have an opportunity to progress in their marksmanship level qualification.

Prerequisites: Must be medically fit, have completed Proficiency Level Three training by 30 Jun, and be motivated to pursue marksmanship training.

Training Centre: Connaught (Ottawa, ON)