📢 Monday February 18th

Bark Lake: Bark Lake is this weekend (Feb 16th – 18th)! Make sure to check the info page for the kit list and more. Click here for more info on Bark Lake. Cadets must be at the Armoury by 0900hrs on Saturday morning. Everyone must have a snack and lunch for Saturday, their health card, and have completed the Acknowledgement of Risk form in order to board the bus.

We will not be eating until 5pm on Saturday so please ensure you bring enough food to last until then. Cadets are required to bring their own bedding/pillow. It is important to dress in layers as some of the events will be conducted outdoors. Please make sure you take a close look at the kit list (available on the info page – linked above) to ensure you have everything you need to have an awesome weekend!

Our expected return time for Monday is 1500hrs (3:00 PM). Stay tuned to Facebook and Remind for any return timing updates.

There is no regular training scheduled for Monday, February 18th. There is a range practice and a band practice for all band members. The range practice will run from 1815 – 2130hrs and the band practice will run from 1700 – 1900hrs. Cadets on the bark lake trip that are in band will be given dinner and parents will not be expected to pick up those cadets till 19:00.

Do you still have OPC tickets? OPC tickets are overdue. If you still have some, please bring them back ASAP.

Snow Tubing: We are heading to Snow Valley for Snow Tubing! This event will take place on 27 February from 1700 – 2030hrs. If you haven’t been before, snow tubing is an exciting winter activity, especially with a group of friends! As we need to get our numbers in, this signup will close on 20 February. You must submit a liability waiver, signed by your parent/guardian, NLT Monday, 25 February. Click here for more information and to sign up!

Top Uniform Award: Beginning this Month, each Flight will be recognizing uniform excellence with an award for the top junior uniform. Cadets in levels 1-3 are eligible to win the prize, and the scoring is based on Monday-night inspections. If you have questions as to how inspections are scored, please speak with your flight commander.

Effective Speaking: The Regional Effective Speaking Contest will be held on March 23rd at 1300hrs. The competition will take place at Four Points by Sheraton, Collingwood Room, 60 Bryne Dr., Barrie.

Debate Team: There will be an information session for anyone interested in being part of the Debate team on Feb 21st from 1800 – 2000hrs at Jacks Urban Jungle. If you are interested, check the Dashboard to put your name in and come see us next Thursday!

Colts Game: 102 Squadron has partnered with the Barrie Colts to offer cadets, their families, and friends a special ticket rate of $21, with $6 from each ticket sold being donated to our squadron. As a further incentive, the Colts have offered to let us provide the flag party for the national anthem before the game. The top 3 cadet sellers will be members of the flag party for this event. This is a fantastic opportunity for the top sellers to show thanks and respect by wearing their uniform with pride for our national anthem. Ticket orders are due NLT 25 February and will be distributed on 4 March. Click here to download the order form.

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Monday night parades are mandatory, and attendance is required to complete level training and be considered for promotions. If you cannot attend a parade night, make sure to report your absence as far in advance as possible using this form. The attendance email is no longer monitored.

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