Announcements: Week of Sept 5, 2023 (2023/09/06)

Again welcome back everyone and welcome to our new cadets and families!!


Returning cadets if you weren’t able to make it to annual validation night, no worries validations can be done upon your return. (Note validations must be completed before you can participate in training activities)


New cadets our website is the best place to ensure accurate and up to date information on training activities. Make sure to check here at least once a week.


This week:

  • Saturday Sept 9, 2023
    • First Responder Appreciation Day held by the Grande Prairie Legion from 0830-1630 at The Grande Prairie Legion
      Cadets will be needed to man barricades, activities (bouncy castles, face paint, plinko), general duties (replenish supplies, assist BBQ, wash tables) and set up/tear down. If you are able to assist or attend please complete this form SIGN UP 
  • Tuesday Sept 12, 2023 
    • Training officially starts!! 1830-2130hrs at D-Coy Armouries. Dress will be FTU’s for returning cadets. If your uniform does not fit or you have not been issued a uniform yet please wear appropriate civilian attire. 
  • Saturday Sept 16, 2023
    • First Biathlon practice, cadets signed up for Biathlon please meet at the D-Coy Armouries for 1000hrs in athletic attire (dress for the outdoor weather). We will then be walking to Thrill Hill to learn some basics of biathlon as a sport and beginning physical training. Finishing for 1200hrs back at the D-Coy. 



  • Sept 18 – Drill Team tryouts/practices start (All cadets welcome)
  • Sept 23-24 – Fall Field Training Exercise (FTX)(All cadets)
  • Oct 5 – Survivair Starts (Open to all cadets)
  • Oct 17 – Wings Parade (Tuesday night, ceremonial parade)
  • Oct 28 or 29 (TBD) – Biathlon Zone Competition (Closed to only biathlon team)
  • Nov 28 – Meet and Greet Potluck (All cadets and immediate families)


  • Every first Tuesday of the month is a Parent/ SSC Board Meeting @ 630pm at the ArmouriesNext meeting Oct 3, 2023



  • Parents you are highly encouraged to come into the armouries during closing announcements/parade. That way you can hear all the information directly! We normally start them around 915pm.
  • Please pass along where the weekly announcements are located to new cadets and parents.
  • Welcome to all our new cadets and families!! If at all throughout the year you have questions reach out your senior cadets or staff. Information about events, dates, and activities is always posted to our website and Microsoft Teams (new cadets will get access in the coming days). Please check these places first for information before asking questions, they will likely answer them for you and eases the number of questions are staff handle (We do all work full time jobs outside of cadets).