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Welcome back from summer!  We hope that everyone had a fantastic break, whether or not you attended summer training.

As we get ready for the new training year, there will an NCO training weekend August 27 and 28.  All cadets holding the rank of FCpl and up are expected to attend to help prepare for a great year.  There will NOT be an overnight component.  Timing and dress are below.  This is a tri-force event, organized alongside 8 Vanguard and 2736 Army.

Saturday, August 27th – 0830 hrs to 1730 hrs, Summer Dress Uniform

Sunday, August 28th – 0930 hrs to 1513 hrs, Civilian Dress

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Lunch will be provided on both days.  Bring with you a notebook and pen or pencil.

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CNE – Warrior’s Day Parade

The Warriors’ Day Parade Council will be hosting this year’s 95th Annual Warriors’ Day Parade at the CNE on Saturday 20th August 2016. Cadet participation is requested to carry the marching unit identification signs on the right flank of each participating marching unit and assist otherwise as required.

Cadets are required to wear summer uniform and report directly to the Cadet/Scout Registration Desk in Gore Park no later than 0930. Gore Park is the small triangular park located immediately east of the Princes’ Gate, north of Lakeshore Blvd and immediately south of Fort York Armouries.

Upon completion of the Parade, participating Cadets will receive a stipend of ten dollars ($10).

Signup by emailing Capt. Young – stephen.kagansky.young@gmail.com. Need signups ASAP. Bring civilan clothes to change into and you get an entire day for free at the CNE.

618 Goes Sailing!!

RCSCC Vanguard has invited us to go sailing with them!  This is a fabulous opportunity, not normally available to air cadets.  I encourage all of you who can to take up this opportunity.  Everyone is welcome.  It will be a fun and relaxing evening on the water.  If you are away at camp, don’t worry, we will try to arrange another opportunity for when you return.

For questions you can talk to Capt. Young (416-995-0157)

Details are:

Date: Tuesday July 12th

Time: 1800 hrs – 2100 hrs

Address: The Vanguard Boathouse, 50 Ashbridges Bay Park Road, Toronto, ON, M4L 3W6 (see maps below)

Attire: Weather appropriate sailing attire (bathing suit, shorts and a t-shirt, soft soled, close toed shoes (running shoes, boating shoes), sunscreen, hat, water bottle

Parents: Drop off and pick up will be outside the gate, you will not be permitted to enter the boathouse area

YOU MUST BRING YOUR HEALTH CARE CARD WITH YOU OR YOU CANNOT GO SAILING

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Summer

It’s summer and that means that we here at 618 are stood down for the next two months.  The staff, sponsoring committee and cadets of 618 wish everyone a wonderful and safe summer.  To those cadet heading off to summer courses, have an incredible time.

We look forward to seeing everyone again in September.

Please do not hesitate to contact us throughout the summer for any questions or some info on joining.

Take care

Capt. Young

Thursday June 9th, 2016

We are just about there!  Annual is a week and a bit away.  Everybody should be getting ready for the big day.

This week is in civvies!  Gives you more time to prep those uniforms for awards next week.  We are doing annual practice this week which is INCREDIBLY important.  Be there!  Also power flying is happening this weekend – there are still slots available.  See CI Lewis.

Some of you need to complete evaluations.  You should know you who are.  If you are unsure, talk to your flight commander.

Capt. Young

Sanctuary Park

Sanctuary Park D Day Memorial Service will be at Sanctuary Park Cemetery at the corner of Dixon Road and Royal Park Road.  Entrance is off Royal Park.  Must be their for 1:30 pm.  If service is rained out we will hold the service at St. Phillips Anglican Church at the North East Corner of Dixon and Royal Park Road.

Dress of the Day is C1

There will be food at RCL Br 286 on Irwin Road.

Parents are welcome to attend.

If you have not signed up you are still welcome to attend.

Day of contact is Captain Evans – 416-998-2818