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395 Air Cadet Squadron
HMCS NONSUCH
11807 - Kingsway NW
Edmonton, AB  T5G 2W5
Canada
Phone: 780-454-5434
Email:
info@395squadron.ca

 

395 Squadron - Royal Canadian Air Cadets

Last updated: 11 December, 2014

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Power Familiarization Flying

 395 Squadron Training and Events Calendar

 

December 9, 2014 – WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENTS

Upcoming Activities and Events

 

  • Karate

Saturday, December 13, 2014

1030 – 1230

HMCS NONSUCH

Wear Gi or sports clothing

New recruits are welcome, no experience necessary!

Bring lunch if staying for the afternoon activities

 

  • Sports – Basketball/Volleyball

Saturday, December 13, 2014

1300 – 1400

HMCS NONSUCH

Wear sports clothing

New recruits are welcome, no experience necessary!

 

  • Drill

Saturday, December 13, 2014

1400 – 1500

HMCS NONSUCH

Wear civilian clothes but bring uniform boots

New recruits are welcome, no experience necessary!

 

  • Marksmanship/Shooting

Saturday, December 13, 2014

1500 – 1700

HMCS NONSUCH

New recruits are welcome, no experience necessary!  This is Air Rifle Marksmanship. 

 

  • Power Familiarization Flying

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Please see the information sheet for more details.

Civilian dress – dress warmly!

Be sure to check squadron voicemail to see if cancelled or not – a normal message means it is a go!

Please see the details in the Google Calendar announcement for names and times for cadets who are attending.

If you can no longer go, please email info@395squadron.ca right away so another cadet can take your spot.

See a video of Power Familiarization Flying here.

 

  • Ground School

Sunday, December 14, 2014

1800 hours – 2030 hours

Central Lions Recreation Centre (11113 – 113 Street NW)

Please enter through the North entrance this weekend.

Room #4

Bring writing material

For all cadets interested in applying for the Gliding or Power Scholarships in the summer of 2015.

 

  • 395/504 Band Concert

Monday, December 15, 2014

1900

Alberta Aviation Museum

Civilian attire – Nice

Light Refreshments

Short concert

All are welcome

Band cadets arrive by 1820

 

Other Announcements for Cadets

 

  • Next Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014 is the last day before the holidays, THERE IS NO CADET TRINAING on Dec. 23 or Dec. 30, 2014. Training starts up again on Tuesday, January 6, 2015.

 

  • For those cadets applying for scholarships, your narrative and report card are due next week.  Please see the instructions on how to write your narrative.  Please try to collect your June 2014 report card as this will have on it a more

 

  • Summer camp applications for ALL other camps are now open.  This includes any senior cadets interested in being a staff cadet.  Please see the information sheet on regional courses and then fill out and return an application sheet indicating your 3 camp preferences.  Cadets and families are reminded that not all cadets are able to go to camp.  There are limited spots available.  Please try to return your application sheet next week (Dec. 16) before the break to avoid last minute rushing in January.

 

  • The Royal Canadian Artillery Band is hosting a free concert at the Winspear Centre on Friday, Dec. 12, 2014 entitled, “A Christmas Celebration”.  All cadets and families are invited to attend.  For more information, visit www.rcaband.ca.

 

PARENT ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

  • Please note we are cancelling all fundraising events until further notice due to the restrictions at the ship except for the online ordering of the Fundscrip gift cards.  Please read the internet ordering instructions for details.  Your order can be delivered directly to your home and can be paid via INTERAC or EFT online. (Note - orders over $500 or for 4+ gift cards cannot be sent by regular mail and will incur a delivery charge. Orders paid by credit card reduce earnings by 1.99%).  Online orders can be placed anytime.

 

  • There is a Bingo on Saturday, January 24, 2015 for which VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Lana Lamont: 395squadron@gmail.com.  It is very important that we provide the required number of volunteers for the bingos or else we get fined and lose funds.  The money raised goes towards conducting cadet training.  Without it, some training my not occur.  Any parent/guardian can volunteer and any cadet that is 14 years of age or older can also volunteer.  No screening is necessary.

 

MAJOR MCLELLAN 'S ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

  • Cadets – The money raised from Bingo’s run by the Parents’ Association goes towards conducting YOUR cadet training.  Without it, some training my not occur.  Any cadet that is 14 years of age or older can also volunteer.  There is a Bingo on Sunday, December 7, 2014 for which VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Lana Lamont: 395squadron@gmail.com

 

  • All cadets, please return any applications or associated documents regarding summer camps as quickly as possible.  The earlier items are handed in, the better.  ALL applications must be in by Dec. 16 (the last Tuesday before Christmas).

 

  • Congratulations to FSgt. Chee and Cpl. Chee for achieving Green Belts in Karate.

 

  • Congratulations to Cpl Iturra ,Cpl Wilkinson and AC Dorn for achieving Bronze in Fitness Testing

 

  • Congratulations to the following cadets on their promotions!

     

    • New Corporals: Palavecino-Frez, C, Palavecino-Frez, A

    • New Flight Corporals: Iturra, Farries, Guo, Wilkinson, Finley

    • New Sergeants: Daoud, Geddes

 

  • Congratulations to WOII Nsar who received a rosette and bar for his Air Cadet Long Service medal signifying 5 years of service from the Air Cadet League.

 

  • Congratulations to WOI Tang for receiving the Commissionaire Frank Kobe Pilot Training Achievement Award for the second straight year which includes a $400 scholarship from the Air Cadet League.

 

  • Stay tuned for more information about Effective Speaking training coming up in the new year. This will help you become more comfortable speaking in front of others and groups.

 

  • OCdt Robinson is moving to Vancouver, B.C. in the new year so she will no longer be with us at the squadron. She has been coming to 395 since she was 12 years old and was a former Chief of the squadron.  She was presented a 395 plaque to take with her to her new home and we wish her all the best for her future.

 

  • Winner of the parent meeting draw was AC McCarthy, winning a $25 gift certificate.

 

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