Welcome to 742 National Capital Air Cadet Squadron!

 

We are an exciting and large squadron of approximately 250 cadets and 20-25 staff members. In addition to our core program, we offer a variety of optional activities for youth between the ages of 12 and 18.  Feel free to check out the website for more information on the Cadet Program and 742 Squadron. Follow us @742squadron on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram:

 


Announcements

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LEGION MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE & LORD STRATHCONA MEDAL APPLICATIONS

Apllications are now being accepted for the Leagion Medal of Excellence and the Lord Strathcona Medal.

Applications must be recieved No Later Than 12-March-20.

Do you want volunteer hours and to learn a bit more about 742’s history?

We are looking for 2-4 cadets (Level 4 & 5 only) to help us record and catalog our past and present awards, trophies, and plaques🏆🏅

When: Sunday 01 Mar 2020 from 09h30-12h00
Where: Hangar 11 (190 Clear Skies Pvt)

If interested, please email 2Lt Chan at abigail.chan@742aircadets.ca with the subject "Volunteering"

TRAINING

  • Late Joiners (joined after age 13? - view details)
  • Feb 7 - CO's Parade
  • Feb 13 - Skating at the Rink of Dreams (City Hall) 630-830 PM

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • Feb 29 - Seniors Rock Climbing & Ninja Warrior Course (Level 5 only) waiver required!
  • March 28 & April 18 - Tag Days (each cadet MUST attend one)
  • March 20-22 - Regional Band Festival (questions to cadets.band.programs@gmail.com)

SUPPLY: Uniforms & Name Tags

The first FTU order is in! We will be distributing the field training uniform to cadets whose uniforms were ordered in the first round (see list). Uniforms will be distributed beginning at break on Thursday. 
Planning on joining 742 in the next few weeks? Fill out this form to ensure your uniform is ordered. Once your paperwork is complete, we will begin assembling your uniform.

If you have not been measured for a uniform, please see Capt Glendenning.

Supply is open Thursdays 630-9 and some Sundays (see calendar for hours).

ADMINISTRATION

Annual Validations Past Due: For All Returning Cadets - Annual Validation forms were sent out to all returning cadets via email. Please Return NOW.

Cadets will be asked to call home and parents return with the forms in order for the cadet to remain at the training night. All cadets with outstanding forms are not permitted to attend any optional training events until the forms have been received by admin.

SIGNED PAPER COPIES REQUIRED

List of cadets with outstanding forms

UPDATED: 07-Feb-20

If you did not recieve the form via email please contact admin ASAP by emailing 742squadron@gmail.com (We may have an outdated email address on file)

NOTE: Summer Camp Applications cannot be submitted without the completed Annual Validations.

Biathlon

Practice canceled Feb 5!

Optional skiing sessions will continue at Mooney's Bay on Wednesday evenings (see calendar). Please return your equipment if you will not be attending.

SUMMER TRAINING 2020

REGIONAL CAMP APPLICATIONS - Applications now OPEN for Summer Training Camps 2020 - Late Applications will not be considered. Deadline to apply 29-Feb-20. Visit Summer Training Tab for more information.

https://www.742aircadets.ca/summer-training-regional-courses

GPS, PPS & IACE INTERVIEWS - National Selection Insterview information available on the Events calendar, individual emails were sent out.

GPS & PPS Exam - Information available on the Events calendar also individual emails were sent out

Applications now CLOSED for Staff Cadet Positions -  Late Applications will not be considered. Visit Summer Training Tab for more information.

Link to available SCdt Positions

Applications now CLOSED for ALL Band Camps (B&R + P&D) - Late Applications will not be considered. Visit Summer Training Tab for more information.

Application CLOSED for National Courses - Late Applications will not be considered. Visit Summer Training Tab for more information.

NOTE: Summer Camp Applications cannot be submitted for selection without the completed Annual Validations.