The Commanding Officers parade for January 2020
Cadets from 525 were invited to the multi-unit excirsise hosted by the 39 Combat Engineer Regiment. They joined along for multiple activities and observed the engineers training. This helped to provide familiarization to the various task and responibilities within the regiment.
Tonight, cadets celebrated the end of the year by dinning at the West Vancouver Yacht Club.
525 cadets had the honour of serving as the flag party at the opening ceremonies of this hockey game fundraiser for various charities supported by the police and fire departments.
525 Pathfinder participated in their first monthly Commanding Officers parade. Cadets are recognized for their accomplishments from the past months.
Parents and guests are always welcome to join us during Commanding Officer Parades.
The cadets of 525 volunteered their time at the West Vancouver Community Centre this morning, moving hay bales and helping to build the pumpkin patch. The cadets also had the opportunity to set up a recruiting booth outside to showcase the programme to the general public.
Cadets from 525 had the opportunity to speak to their peers and learn about their fellow 525 squadron members.
Parents were provided finger foods for everyone to enjoy.
There were stations representing all of our teams / extra curricular activities that 525 participates in for you to learn more and potentially join.
The annual Summer Thunder field training exercise provides an opportunity for cadets to participate in activities teaching leadership in a survival scenario, physical fitness and general survival knowledge -- all essential parts of the Air Cadet Program. This multi-unit training weekend is divided into a Junior, Senior and Solo course in the Columbia Valley south of Chilliwack, BC.
It was a great success. Thanks to all the cadet and adult staff that came together to put on this years event. We had over 230 cadets on the ground. Looking forward to seeing you all again for Summer Thunder 2020.
Cadets from 525 had the opportunity to have a familiarization ride in either the Air Cadets very own C-182 tow aircraft of their 2-33A Gliders.
On May 24th, cadets had a chance to take part in an introductory air rifle marksmanship activity. The NCOIC, Sgt Orlowski, led the cadets, many of whom were shooting the Daisy 853C Air Rifle for the first time, through basic training on the parts of the rifle and safe conduct on the range, before giving the cadets multiple opportunities to shoot grouping targets on a shortened range setup.