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2136 Royal Canadian Army Cadets Corps

Training Program

AIMS OF THE CANADIAN CADET MOVEMENT

  1. To develop in youth the attributes of good leadership and citizenship
  2. To promote physical fitness
  3. To instill an interest in the sea, land, and air activities of the Canadian Forces.

TYPES OF TRAINING


I - Mandatory Training:

This training is completed during Tuesday night parades, and on certain weekend training exercises. It includes a number of subjects that all cadets become familiarized with. These include:
  • drill
  • physical fitness training
  • marksmanship training (on the 853C Daisy Air Rifle)
  • adventure training and map reading
  • leadership and team building
  • citizenship and history
  • CF familiarization

II - Optional Training:

This training is completely optional for cadets, and is conducted during separate training hours. Although they are not compulsory activities, they still achieve the aims of the CCM. These include:
  • music training - pipes and drums
  • rock climbing and other adventure training
  • competitive marksmanship
  • summer camps and spring break courses
  • exchanges