NOVEMBER 2018 – REMEMBRANCE ACTIVITIES

The month of November is both a very busy and important month as we take time to remember and support our veterans. Cadets are given several opportunities to contribute throughout the month.

Some of the activities are MANDATORY while others are OPTIONAL. The following signup sheets are placed in an order that will make organising your time a little easier.

As 121 Red Arrows Squadron supports the Guelph, Elora and Fergus Legions, there will be opportunities for cadets to support their local Legions.


MANDATORY

  1. PARADES – Cadets are expected to attend one of these two parades on Sunday 11 Nov 2018:

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR EITHER THE GUELPH OR THE FERGUS REMEMBRANCE DAY PARADE

GUELPH PARADE – On Sunday 11 November 2018 Cadets from 121 Red Arrows Squadron will join with cadets from both 1882 Royal Canadian Army Cadets, HMCS Ajax Royal Canadian Sea Cadets and members of the 11th Field Regiment in a parade that will start at the Guelph Armoury and end at the Sleeman Centre.

Cadets will assemble in Guelph at the Armoury at 09:15am on Remembrance Day. Any last minute issues will be resolved prior to step off at 09:50am for a march to the Sleeman Centre.

We will attend the City of Guelph Remembrance Day service at the Sleeman Centre, and then participate with a march past at the Cenotaph (with an eyes right), and then through St George’s Square for the Reviewing Party (eyes left).

We will end at the Armoury, with a dismissal from there. Pickup should be from the Armoury by 1:00pm.

Dress of the day: Cadets should expect to dress is C1 – Tunic, tie and medals. They are to bring their parkas and black gloves as well. The weather will dictate the dress of the day for outerwear.

Cadets who live in the Fergus/Elora area are free to participate in the Fergus Parade.

FERGUS PARADE – On Sunday 11 November 2018 ,cadets from 121 Red Arrows Squadron will parade with the Fergus Legion. Cadet who wish to march in Fergus are to arrive at Fergus Legion by 10:00hrs. The parade will start at 10:30 HRS sharp. After the parade, cadets will be dismissed at approximately 1200 HRS

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR EITHER THE GUELPH OR THE FERGUS REMEMBRANCE DAY PARADE


  1. POPPY DISTRIBUTION – Cadets are expected to support The Royal Canadian Legion by participating in a total of 4 poppy distribution shifts. Some, if not all of these shifts may be completed at their local Legions in Guelph, Elora or Fergus.

Guelph Legion Poppy Distribution – CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR GUELPH LEGION POPPY DISTRIBUTION SHIFTS

Cadets are reminded that they are expected to participate in 4 of the 8 poppy shifts. Cadets from Guelph are encouraged to support Branch 234 in Guelph while cadets from Elora and Fergus are encouraged to support their local Legions.

Please select the shifts you intend to attend at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 234 – Guelph located at 57 Watson Pkwy S, Guelph, ON N1L 1E3

Please note that only the first 40 cadets per shift will be selected as we are limited to the number of cadets who can assist on each shift. You will receive an email confirmation one way or another.

Friday 26 Oct 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM Friday 02 Nov 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday 27 Oct 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Saturday 03 Nov 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday 27 Oct 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM Saturday 03 Nov 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Sunday 28 Oct 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM Sunday 04 Nov – 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Fergus Legion Poppy Distribution (2 Shifts Only)CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR FERGUS LEGION POPPY DISTRIBUTION SHIFTS

Sat 27 Oct 1400 hrs – 1800 hrs Sat 03 Nov 1200 hrs – 1800 hrs
Sun 28 Oct 1200 hrs – 1600 hrs Sun 04 Nov 1000 hrs – 1600 hrs

 

Meet at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 275 – 500 Blair St, Fergus, ON N1M 1S4 – Lunch Provided (Full day counts as two shifts)

Elora Legion Poppy Distribution (Total 6 cadets required per shift) – CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR ELORA LEGION POPPY DISTRIBUTION SHIFTS

Locations – Tim Hortons , The Gorge Restaurant and the Elora Farmers’ Market 

Fri 26 Oct 1800 hrs -2100 hrs Fri 02 Nov 1800 hrs-2100 hrs
Sat 27 Oct 0900 hrs-1200 hrs Sat 03 Nov 0900 hrs-1200 hrs
Sat 27 Oct 1230 hrs-1600 hrs Sat 03 Nov 1200 hrs-1600 hrs
Sun 28 Oct 1230 hrs-1600 hrs Sun 04 Nov 1230 hrs-1600 hrs

1. OPTIONAL

Guelph Cenotaph Overnight Vigil (Level 3-5 Cadets) – CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY

Saturday 10 November to Sunday 11 November 2017.  Shifts will be 1 hour standing guard. 

Dress of the day:  Shirt, Tie, Tunic and PARKA.  Bring your black gloves, you will get cold on this duty.

Guelph Legion Pre-Remembrance Day DinnerCLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY

Saturday 10 November 2016, 4-5 cadets are needed to serve the Pre-Remembrance Day dinner.  These cadets should not be involved in the Cenotaph Vigil.

Dinner servers will be needed by 6:00pm and should be completed by 10:00pm

Fergus Legion Remembrance Day Dinner CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY

Sunday 11 November 2016, 4-6 cadets are needed to serve the Remembrance Day dinner.   Dinner servers will be needed by 5:00 PM and should be completed by 9:00 PM

21 OCT 2018 – FALL GLIDING

WE WILL BE TAKING THE FIRST 25 CADETS WHO SIGN UP – CLICK ON THIS LINK TO REGISTER

 

Date:  Sunday 21 October 2018.

 

Location: William LeVan Airport, 86730 Fischer Line, Wingham, ON  CFS Wingham
Coordinating Details:
Meet at the Armouries at 07:15.  Staff will not be onsite before 07:15hrs.
Transportation is by school bus to Wingham and return.
Departure is at 07:30hrs.  
Your Bus Pass consists of your health card.  Any cadet without a health card on them will not be allowed to board the bus.
Lunch will be provided (pizza and water).  Any food allergies are to be made known prior to departure.
Departure from Wingham will be at 15:00hrs, with arrival back at the Armoury at 16:30hrs.
THIS IS A WEATHER DEPENDENT ACTIVITY and may be cancelled due to weather before departure, while enroute, or at any time while in Wingham.  It is ESSENTIAL that parents be available by phone in the event this activity is cancelled.
BRING:  yourself and a positive attitude to help as you will be working during the day as a ground crew, any medications you require, warm clothing – an airfield is a windy place and you must have a jacket that will protect you from the wind and keep you warm, YOUR HEALTH CARD as you cannot get on the bus without it -> there are no exceptions to this rule whatsoever.

Email Communication List

In a continued effort to increase communication between the Officer Staff, the Squadron Sponsorship Committee, cadets and their families we are collecting contact information from those who wish to receive email from the Sponsorship Committee and the Officers. Your contact information will not be distributed beyond our staff and the Sponsorship Committee. Should you wish to be added to our list please fill in the information found below. If at any time you wish to be removed from the list, simply resubmit this form with the remove option highlighted.

Please click this link in order to leave us your contact information

121 Red Arrows Squadron Cadet Code of Conduct

Cadets and Parents,

Please download and read the Cadet Code of Conduct. This is the same Code of Conduct signed by cadets earlier this year. This post serves only as a reminder to our current cadets and as information for parents and family members of the Code by which the Canadian Cadet Organisation operates.

Cadets and Parents – Should you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to talk with any of our staff.

121 Red Arrows Cadet Code of Conduct 2017