Join Us

Interested in learning the skills of flying? Looking for new friends? Wanting to learn how to play the bagpipes or another musical instrument? Interested in getting physically fit? Then we might just be the youth program you are looking for.

Are you between the ages 12 to 18 and interested in flying or the air element of the Armed Forces? Are you looking for a challenge to bring out the best in yourself and your abilities? Then look no further, because Air Cadets is the program for you. You’ll make lifelong friends, learn valuable skills and increase your self esteem.

Air Cadets follow the military tradition of wearing uniforms, and we form a team which prides itself on leadership and citizenship qualities, physical fitness, and knowledge of the air activities of the Canadian Forces.

Join Air Cadets and Come Fly with US!!!

Rewards

Many of our cadets participate in the Cadet Program because of the rewards:

  • Sense of accomplishment
  • Recognition from their peers and mentors
  • Once-in-a-lifetime experiences
  • Lifelong friends
  • A chance to showcase their talents and maturity
  • Self-confidence, self-discipline, self-esteem and increased self-awareness
  • Community involvement

They also participate in fun activities, get the chance to travel and have summer employment opportunities. There are scholarships and bursaries. Some provinces even offer school credits for participation.

How do you join?

Air Cadets follow the military tradition of wearing uniforms, and we form a team which prides itself on leadership and citizenship qualities, physical fitness, and knowledge of the air activities of the Canadian Forces.

For more details about Joining Cadet, please go to http://www.cadets.ca/en/join/cadets.page.

Presentation during the Open house September 11, 2017

781 Squadron Information Package:

Information Package for New Cadet and Parent/Guardian (PDF)

Information Package for Parent/Guardian & Volunteer (PDF)

Application Form:

Application Form

Parent Information & Volunteer Form:

Parent Information & Volunteer Form

Or fill it online: Here.

2017 Donation Campaign

How to proceed with registration

Cadets may enroll in the program at any time throughout the training year provided they have reached at least their 12th birthday. We recommend cadets to join us before January to take most advantage of the program.

If you want to register outside of our new cadet information night which is held in September each year, you can come any night after 6:30 pm when we have activities in Vecova.

Location: We are located at the Vecova Recreation Centre, 3304 – 33rd Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2L 2A6.
Locate us using the street map.
Please proceed to the Parade Square as indicated below:

Parade Square Instruction

Please see the Admin Officer in the Admin office inside the parade square.

  1. You can fill the Application Form and bring it together with you to save time (Please print in Legal paper) or you can fill the form provided during the registration;
  2. Please bring one of the following pieces of identification on the applicant (If you can also bring a copy of the identification, it will help to speed up the process):
    – A valid Canadian passport; OR
    – A birth certificate; OR
    – A valid resident card; OR
    – A valid identification card issued by a Canadian provincial or federal government agency
  3. Please bring the Alberta Health Card of the applicant.

If you can also bring a copy of the identifications and the Health Card, it will help to speed up the process.

Other Air Cadet Squadrons in the Calgary surrounding area:

Other than 781 Squadron, there are other Air Cadet squadrons in the Calgary surrounding area, it is recommended to join the squadron close to your home.

The Air Cadets Squadrons in the Calgary surrounding ara can be found in the map here.

Please refer to this page for the detail list.

11 Responses to Join Us

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  3. ben says:

    2017 sep registration ? sep 06 or 13 ?

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  5. Carmila says:

    Is it possible to sign up online because I cannot attend the meeting on Sept 11, at 7:00.

    • Ray Yang says:

      You can always come in any Wednesday when we have training in Vecova. Registration opens all year while we have training.

  6. Altaf Poonawala says:

    Hi,

    My daughter is very much interested in joining Air cadet, We live in Chestermere, what would be the nearest location ?

  7. Brian bidner says:

    I took off my program

  8. Patrick says:

    I just moved to Calgary from Charlottetown PEI this September. I am still holding my PEI Health Card while waiting for my Alberta Health Care Insurance Card. Can I use my PEI Health Card for registration at the mean time?

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