Every summer, thousands of cadets in Ontario attend various courses (commonly called “camps”) at cadet training centre’s and colleges across the province. 151 Squadron has a very successful program sending many cadets every year to the various cadet training centre’s.
Please CLICK HERE to see a Summary of the Summer Training Courses received by 151 Squadron in 2012 thru 2019 Training Years.
Summer Training Course range from :
- 2-week General Training Course (GTC) for Level 1 cadets
- 3-week basic courses for Level 2/3
- 6-week advanced courses for Level 4/5
- Power and International Exchange dates vary, please see the National Course Officer for details.
Aside from GTC, all the courses focus on an aspect of the cadet program, such as leadership, outdoor survival, fitness and sports, music and aviation. Most cadets will either go to CFB Trenton (east of Toronto) or CFB Borden (north of Toronto). Summer courses are free(except for some fee’s on Glider and Power)and transportation is provided to the training centre’s. Clothing (hat, shirt, shorts, running shoes) is issued by the Squadron prior to leaving for camp. Courses normally start in the second week of July and go to the middle of August.
Who is eligible for summer courses?
- Any cadet who joined 151 Sqn in the current training year and has 93 days on strength are eligible to apply for summer training.
- Any cadet that has joined in a previous year and will not be 19 years of age before the end of August of this training year.
- Any cadet that doesn’t have a medical restriction that precludes them from participating in the courses applied for. This includes food-based allergies.
How is the Priority List Set? : Achievement Points, Mandatory Attendance (Monday nights, Tagging, Lottery Tickets) and Officer/Civilian Instructor input is the primary method of creating the priority list for Summer Training Courses.
See our FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) for more details.