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


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:

  • outdoor adventure training – including camping, hiking, canoeing, etc.
  • navigation training – using a compass & map reading
  • leadership and team building
  • citizenship and history
  • CF familiarization, tradition and history
  • physical fitness training and testing
  • marksmanship training (on the 853C Air Rifle)
  • drill

II – Supplemental Training Opportunities:

This training is complementary to the core program and is conducted during separate training hours usually on a an weekend or evening during the week. These activities include:

  • rock climbing and other adventure training
  • competitive marksmanship
  • music training
  • biathlon
  • flag party
  • snowshoeing

III – Training Opportunities:

  • Spring Break Expeditions
  • Summer Camp – Training opportunities can be at any of the CTC in Canada
  • Regional, National and International Exchanges

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