Final Reminders for Tonight

Bacon Fundraiser – TONIGHT

Orders are due TONIGHT and delivery is next Wednesday, December 20th. Contact Lisa Berriault at 289 668 8927.

Mess Dinner – TONIGHT @ 1730 to 2030hrs (Cadets Only)

Arrival: 1730hrs

Dismissal: 2030hrs


  • Sgt’s and above: C8 and no wedge (same as C2, but with black bowtie, white dress shirt under tunic).
  • Everyone else: C2 (normal uniform) and no wedge.
  • Females may wear their hair down and styled.

Location: Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 4, Welland

Squadron March Break Trip Information Session – TONIGHT @ 2015hrs (Parents & Cadets)

An information session will be held following the Mess Dinner TONIGHT to provide information to interested cadets and parents at 8:15 p.m. for approximately 20 minutes with an opportunity to ask questions. A letter will be also be provided with additional information.

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Announcements for the Week of December 3

Sports & Fitness Night – Tomorrow Night (Dec 6th)

Make sure to wear cadet appropriate physical training wear, running shoes, bring a water bottle, and your health card.

Ice Dog Tickets – Due Tomorrow (Dec 6th)

Last chance to buy Ice Dogs tickets! Make sure to grab tickets for yourself, and your family and friends! It’s going to be a blast!

Santa Clause Parade – Saturday Dec 9th @ 1230hrs

All cadets: We will be parading in Fenwick’s Santa Clause Parade. After the parade there will be snacks and refreshments. This is a fantastic opportunity to support our local community, get the word out about Air Cadets, and have fun as a Squadron! Attendance is HIGHLY encouraged! Let’s look like the strong Squadron we are!

Arrival: 1230hrs
Dismissal: 1430hrs
Dress: C2, winter jacket, gloves
Location: Meet at St. Bethany Christian Reformed Church, 1040 Balfour St, Fenwick

Mess Dinner – Wednesday Dec 13 @ 1730 to 2030hrs

This years Christmas Mess Dinner is on Wednesday December 13th from 1730-2030 (5:30-8:30PM). For the new cadets that have never been to a traditional mess:

“A Mess Dinner, originating over 200 years ago, is one of the most coveted and important traditions of the Canadian Forces. It is a time to appreciate the comradeship and company of fellow service members and guests and to savour fine cuisine in an elegant setting. Tradition remains to this day one of the prime ingredients in air cadet esprit de-corps.”

Download the Mess Guide

Arrival: 1730hrs

Dismissal: 2030hrs


  • Sgt’s and above: C8 and no wedge (same as C2, but with black bowtie, white dress shirt under tunic).
  • Everyone else: C2 and no wedge (if you do not have a black bowtie and white dress shirt).
  • Females may wear their hair down and styled.

See Numbered Orders of Dress

Location: Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 4, Welland

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Announcements for the Week of November 22

Poinsettia Pick-up this Saturday at 9am

Poinsettia orders are to be picked up this Saturday at 900hrs at Vermeers (684 South Pelham Road, Welland). Questions please contact Sponsoring Committee Chair:

This Weekends FTX

Make sure to review the kit list, have health cards, and be ready to have fun! Also make sure to have had dinner before being dropped off.

We will be sleeping indoors, however, a lot of the training will take place outside so be sure to dress for the weather. This is a mandatory training exercise, if you need to be excused or cannot attend the entire weekend, contact before the weekend.

Arrival: Friday November 24 at 1800hrs
Dismissal: Sunday November 26 at 1200hrs
Kit List: Annex B – Kit List
Schedule: Annex A – Schedule

Please bring any prescription medication (only enough for the weekend, along with dosage instructions). Upon arrival at the Cadet Hall, please give any medications to the Officer in Charge along with your Health Card.

Bring permission slips as well. If you need a permission slip we will have photocopies ready to be filled out on Friday when you drop your cadets off.

Christmas Mess Dinner on December 13th at 1730hrs to 2030hrs

This years Christmas Mess Dinner is on Wednesday December 13th. It will be in place of the parade night, and it will be at the Welland Legion. Details to follow.

IceDogs Game Ticket Orders due Dec 2 (Game on Dec 16)

IceDogs game ticket orders are due no later than December 2nd. Lot’s of tickets left, be sure to grab your own seats, sell seats to your friends and family, and see you at the December 16th game! This is a family and friends fundraiser and everyone is welcome. Should be lot’s of fun!

Order Form: IceDogs Fundraiser

Please note that this is a Squadron fundraiser (a portion of each ticket goes to the Squadron) and we will all be sitting near one another, however, cadets and other minors must come with their own supervision.

Time for Bacon!

Really exciting fundraiser right before Christmas: Bacon and Peameal Bacon! Please see the order form for some delicious meat straight from Big Red! Order Form:

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