Activity: CFB Comox Tour 2019
Who: Up to 40 total cadets
When: Departure: Wednesday, March 20th, 1500h | Return: Friday, March 22nd, 1700h
Where: Meet at Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal
Dress: Travel and tours in C2 uniform | Civilian Attire for evening activities
Full Kit list to be distributed
OIC: CI Wu, K
525 will travel to CFB Comox, BC's Canadian Air Force Base, for a multi-day tour.
Locations of interest to be visited include 442 Squadron (Search and Rescue), 407 Squadron (Long Range Patrol Aircraft), Control Tower, Fire Hall and the Comox Air Force Museum.
Cadets will be dropped off by parents at Horseshoe Bay Ferry Terminal, on 20 March at 1500h.
Cadets will be picked up by parents at the ferry terminal, on 22 March, at 1700h.
The group will travel as ferry foot passengers to Nanaimo, and then by chartered bus to Comox.
All personnel will be staying in barrack-style accommodations, and will take all meals at the Combined Mess Hall on base. The group will also have the opportunity to go swimming on the evening of the 21st. Cadets will conduct all travel in full uniform, and must conduct themselves in a respectful and professional manner at all times.
Due to government funding restrictions, food and transportation costs will need to be funded by the cadets personally. The cost of this trip is $115 per person, payable by cheque to 525 Royal Canadian Air Cadets.
Cadets must bring money to buy dinner on the Ferry, and may also want to buy souvenirs at the Museum gift shop.