Welcome to 102 Squadron!
102 (Barrie Silver Fox) Squadron is the Air Cadet Squadron of Barrie, Ontario.
Interested in Air Cadets?
Every September, our squadron opens its doors to new recruits. All new cadets must be 12 years of age or older, and be Canadian citizens or legal residents.
In order to enrol your child in cadets, you must bring them to the squadron to any parade night from September through December to fill out the necessary paperwork. Your child may not begin attending training until they are 12 years of age. Click here for more information.
What is Air Cadets?
📌 Pinned Messages 📌
Monday Training & Fun Activities: The schedule for Monday night Zoom meetings is as follows:
1830-1900 Flight Time
1900-2015 Level Time
2015-2030 CO Discussion and announcements
For login info for your flight’s zoom, click here.
For your level, click here.
And for the squadron wide zoom, click here.
ATTENTION: OUR ANNUAL DATE HAS CHANGED! Due to technology, COVID-19 and personnel availability, we have had to move our 78th Annual Inspection to Saturday, June 20th at 0945hrs. Please see the attachment for further information. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to a FANTASTIC Annual Inspection! Click here for the invitation.
Congratulations on your promotions, FCpl Butcher and Sgt Dybek!
Drill Team: If you are a member of the Drill Team and have not submitted your drill sequence video yet, please do so ASAP!
Squadron Activities: Check out all the amazing online squadron activities and videos! We are publishing videos daily that include Fitness Challenges, Uniform Tips, Wellness Tips, Outdoor Survival Tips, Vlogs and More! Check out the “Current Activities” Tab then click on YouTube Playlists!
Be sure to be creating content for challenges, or to participate by watching the videos that have been put up for you. You will benefit physically, mentally and in future classes by actively participating.
Work hard, be safe and be kind to everyone you know!
Squadron Website Quiz: All cadets are to log on to the 102squadron.com website. Look through the various tabs and pages and become very familiar with the contents (including the posted YouTube videos). There will be a quiz, and the results of the quiz will become part of our assessment for the Top Flight this year!!
Squadron Awards: Awards for our outstanding group of cadets will be distributed in June at our virtual awards ceremony and/or Annual Cadet Review. Please keep working on your positive attitudes and contributions towards your flights and levels.
TOP FLIGHT AWARD – BEST Attitude check, banner/poster for your flight, shiny boots and proper placement of badges on your uniform.
THE WINNING FLIGHT WILL WIN A MOVIE DATE OR PIZZA NIGHT FOR THE ENTIRE FLIGHT!!! GOOD LUCK!!! AND BRAGGING RIGHTS FOR AN ENTIRE YEAR!
Phone Tree: Please make sure that a cadet is calling you every week. There is valuable information that you should be receiving. As part of the program, you need to learn to advocate for yourself and the only way to do this is to have contact information for cadets who are in your chain of command. It is their responsibility to provide you with the information that you require (or know who to ask to obtain the info). It is your responsibility to make sure that you have both a telephone number and email information for the seniors in your amazing flights to ask these important questions!
Letters to Seniors in Quarantine: Hello cadets, there is an opportunity to connect with some seniors in our community who reside at Chartwell Barrington retirement residence:
The residents who live at Chartwell Barrington would benefit from hearing from the youth in the community. Chartwell Barrington is not allowing visitors to come into the building due to the spread of COVID – 19, this measure is to ensure the safety of our elderly population. As you can imagine this is a very lonely time for our elderly population and they would benefit from our cadets reaching out and sharing everyday experiences with them.
Would you please consider once per week writing a letter to a resident at Chartwell Barrington? They would absolutely love to hear from you. Tell them some jokes. Tell them what you are doing at home to stay happy and healthy, tell them what you are learning in school or what you are doing in Air Cadets. There is a lot you could write about.
Mrs. Squires, who is a part of the SSC and works at the Chartwell Barrington retirement residence has agreed to receive these ’emailed letters’ and disperse them to seniors there.
Please consider the smiles and encouragement this would bring to a resident and how much joy they would receive from this. If you are interested please email FCpl Mena E. at email@example.com with your interest. When we know how many cadets are willing to do this, Mrs. Squires will provide us with the name of a resident to write to.
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