Calgary Highlanders Royal Canadian Army Cadets
Founded July 1st, 1986, sponsored by the Airdrie Legion Branch #288 and the Calgary Highlander Regiment
We are please to announce that our cadet corp, Airdrie 3016 Highlanders, has joined up with Skip The Depot in Airdrie! As a way to easily fundraise, you can now donate your bottles and cans simply by clicking the link: https://app.skipthedepot.com/airdriecadets.
Share with your family and friends in this amazing and simple way to support your cadet corp!
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Please note that LCol Denis Letellier, Commanding Officer, Regional Cadet Support Unit (Northwest), has sent out a letter to the parents of cadets concerning the decisions made around suspending cadets. The letter offers encouragement and opportunities to stay engaged and active as cadets and cadet families.
It is with disappointment but complete understanding that I pass along this briefing offered by the Commander of the Canadian Cadets. https://youtu.be/yfoQfHLzZwk
As the General has stated, all cadets have been cancelled unit 31 August 2020 including summer training. Having said that the safety of our cadets is always paramount and will always be my top priority. The staff of the unit have met and have developed a plan to still continue activities through a virtual setting to include challenges within the unit. All cadets will be receiving a phone call from their Level Officer no later then next week.
I want to ensure you that the staff of the unit are keen to assist our cadets in anyway we can. Going forward you can expect the following;
Any questions of concerns please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
WE WILL BE STRONG AND WE WILL BE BACK TRAINING!
B. Wood, CD
I hope all of you are doing well and taking care during this time!
I want to reassure you that myself and the staff of the unit are working behind the scenes to ensure the unit is still running and will be looking for ways to keep the cadets engaged in the program.
The most recent update from our Headquarters is that cadets have now been cancelled until 30 April 2020. Decisions regarding summer training have not been made yet.
If you have any questions or concerns please email me at email@example.com.
Hope to see you all soon! Stay safe, look after our cadet family and reach out if you need anything!