Annual Mess Dinner RSVP

Formal invitations were distributed this week for the Annual Mess Dinner. This formal, military tradition is a annual event for our cadets and is mandatory for all cadets to attend. This event is for cadets.

With that said, we are looking for all cadets to RSVP so we have numbers and dietary restrictions well in advance. All cadets are asked to RSVP no later than 05 December 2023 at 1200 hrs. RSVP at


“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.”

More details: Orders of the Mess

Timing: 1800-2030hrs
Date: Wednesday, 13 December 2023
Cadet Dress: C2 (optional hair styled, black bowtie and white shirt)
Officer Dress: Mess
Location: Welland Legion Branch 4, 383 Morningstar Avenue

Drill team

This is a friendly reminder that there will be a drill team practice tonight at the same time as first aid. Anyone that is interested in participating is welcome.

Thank You

Gliding update

Good morning all,

Gliding is still a go for the morning group. There will be another post coming out closer to the start time of the afternoon group to confirm that we are still a go.
Cadets going gliding this morning make sure you dress for the weather and bring your health card, water bottle and own snacks. All cadets gliding must have a signed permission form before gliding.

Thank you

Gliding this Saturday !!

Good day all cadets and parents.

As part of the Air cadets each squadron is allotted 26 spots to send cadets up in a glider. Due to the unforeseen circumstances with COVID-19 there have been allot of cadets that have not had the opportunity to expertise going up in a glider.

The list below are the cadets that have the highest amount of attendance in the past 2 training years and have been selected to attend the gliding day. I need each cadet that is assigned in the list below to send me a message on teams that they are attending Gliding this Saturday. If you cannot attend, you must tell the CO that you cannot attend so we can allow another person to fill the spot.

Morning session (Dropp off 0830 hrs.-parent Pick up 1200 hrs)

LAC Irwin, Cpl Bowman, Cpl Breitenbach, Cpl Conley, Cpl Doyle, Cpl Droese, Cpl Faucher, Cpl Gifford, Cpl Glaves, Cpl Junkin, Cpl Lawrence, Cpl Lidkea, Cpl Maddocks, Cpl Mazza, LAC, McDonnell-Lye

Afternoon session (Dropp off 1235 hrs.- Parent Pick up 1530hrs)

Cpl Nichol, Cpl Philome, Cpl Stortz, Cpl Stout, Cpl Thorpe-Cottingham, FCpl Beach, FCpl Dashwood, Sgt Vasas C, FCpl Bellingham, FSgt Munderich H.

  • Dress: Civilian or 87 Eagle clothing (Dress for the Weather as you will be outside during this activity)
  • Location: 435 River Rd, Fenwick. Hangar #3
  • Bring your own snacks.

If for whatever reason the weather does not cooperate, we will be posting of the CANCELLATION on the website.

If you have any questions, please contact the CO at

Road side clean up

Good day all,

This Saturday 30 September 2023 we are asking for Volunteers for a Road side clean up that will start at the Scotia Bank parking lot to the Boston Pizza parking lot. There will be a safety briefing for all cadets participating and the clean up will commence after that.

Arrival at Scotia Bank (440 Niagara Street) : 0900 hrs.

Pick up time at Boston Pizza parking lot (934 Niagara Street) : 1100 hrs.

Dress: FTU’s – C5

Make sure to bring a Health Card, Water Bottle and dress for the weather. We will have Safety vest for all cadets to wear and we will provide disposable gloves for all cadets.