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Royal Canadian Air CadetsRoles of the 577 Grande Prairie
What do Cadets do??The Mission of the Cadet Program is to contribute to the development and preparation of youth for the transition to adulthood, enabling them to meet the challenges of modern society, through a dynamic, community-based program.The Vision of the Cadet Program is a relevant, credible and proactive youth development organization, offering the program of choice for Canada’s youth, preparing them to become the leaders of tomorrow through a set of fun, challenging, well-organized and safe activities
What do Cadets do??The outdoor enthusiast will appreciate learning survival skills for flight crew. The athlete will appreciate physical education and recreation, including a variety of sporting activities like biathlon and Olympic-style marksmanship. The artists will find their niche in the music programRoyal Canadian Air Cadets participate in a variety of fun and challenging activities. There is something for everyone – no matter what their personal interests may be.
How does it work??The Cadet Program is funded by the Department of National Defence in partnership with the civilian Navy League, Army Cadet League and Air Cadet League of CanadaThe civilian sponsor requires local community support to meet its obligations that include accommodations, training aids and equipment and program enhancements not otherwise providedParents and Cadets are expected to participate in and contribute to fundraising as required by the League’s local sponsoring element.
What does that look like??Department of National DefenseCommanding OfficerDeputy Commanding OfficerCivilian SponsorAir Cadet League of CanadaSquadron Support CommitteeParents
StaffOfficers of the Cadet Instructors Cadre (CIC) are members of the Canadian Forces Reserve working as part of the Cadet Organizations Administration and Training Service (COATS) whose primary duty is the supervision, administration and training of youth from 12–19 years of age who are members of the Royal Canadian Sea, Army and Air Cadets in more than 1,100 corps and squadrons across Canada
Civilian SponsorThe Rotary Club of Grande Prairie is the main sponsor of 577 Grande PrairieThe squadron is also sponsored by many different organizations and personal donations Without these generous donations the squadron would not have the additional finances to>>>>>>>>>>>>
Air Cadet LeagueTo partner with DND in the development, deployment and conduct of the Air Cadet Program by advising and assisting with the core training program and complementing it with valuable optional elements.To promote and encourage the nation’s youth members to develop and maintain an interest in aviation and aerospace and to foster and assist growth in those fields for those interested in pursuing such a career, in part by partnering with industry, while still supporting interest in other program elements of leadership, physical education, music and such.To promote the growth and well being of the Air Cadet Movement by attracting and retaining the youth members and the adult leaders for both the DND and League roles and responsibilities.
Air Cadet LeagueLocal LevelThe League comprises a Squadron Sponsor and a Squadron Sponsoring Committee for each Air Cadet Squadron. The Squadron Sponsor is often a unit of an association or service club, or it may be a group of parents or others, from which human and other resources may be provided for the Squadron Sponsoring Committee. Squadron Sponsoring Committees are responsible to their respective Provincial Committees, and the Chair of the Squadron Sponsoring Committee is a Member of the Provincial Committee.
Squadron Support CommitteeThis committee is made up of volunteer parents that:Work within the squadron as neededAct as representatives to the parent volunteersSecurity screen potential volunteersFundraising
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