Royal Canadian air Cadets
Who are the Air cadets? What they do? What is the Canadian Air cadet program? Is their an entrance fee? We answer all your questions.
Royal Canadian Air Cadets participate in a variety of fun and challenging activities. There is something for everyone – no matter what their personal interests may be. The outdoor enthusiast will appreciate learning survival skills for flight crew. The athlete will appreciate physical education and recreation, including a variety of sporting activities like biathlon and Olympic-style marksmanship. The artists will find their niche in the music program.
The curious will appreciate the hands-on activities such as building model aircraft. The scholarly will appreciate an introduction to the various tools and technologies linked to aviation. The dreamers will appreciate the evolution of technology and the advancements of the aerospace era, including the importance of Canadian participation.
Select top senior cadets may even earn the chance to represent Canada on the world stage by participating in an international exchange.
Most importantly, Air Cadets aids in developing knowledge of Canadian history and democracy. The cadet program focuses on social development, decision-making and leadership. As cadets acquire skills and knowledge, they pass it along to younger cadets.
Every cadet will have the chance to participate in flight activities, and some top senior cadets may even earn a scholarship to obtain their private pilot’s licence. Whether earning a glider pilot licence or private pilot licence, these cadets wear their wings with a pride rarely found in today’s youth.
Frequently asked questions:
This is a completely free program! Even the uniform is provided free of charge as it is on loan, however the cadet must take care of it. On the other hand, cadetsare expected to participate in the squadron’s fundraisers, which are supervised by the squadron staff. In this way, the program is accessible to all, regardless of the environment from which the cadet comes.
You have to be at least 12 years old and under 19. .
Cadets are youth who take part in activities at a Cadet Corps or Squadron within their local community. These fun activities are designed to help youth become more self-confident, to develop leadership skills, to improve their physical fitness and communication skills, and to teach self-discipline through challenging training.
Cadets offer challenges, friendship and adventure! It’s an opportunity to expand your own horizons, contribute to your community and make friends for life. Many former Cadets credit their participation in the program with giving them a head-start toward their successful careers.
Did you know that Canadian Astronauts Chris Hadfield, Marc Garneau and Jeremy Hansen are all former Cadets? Many other prominent community leaders, athletes and celebrities are former Cadets as well. To read more about our Cadet Alumni, please visit the Cadet Alumni section of this Website!
901 Kiwanis Val-Bélair Squadron
The 901 Kiwanis Val-Belair Squadron was create January 2 1990. And become the 14th squadron in Quebec region. With time our squadron build an excellente reputation. The 901 receive fifth time the award the circle of excellence by the Air cadet league.
The 901 was always well represent at the cadets training centre as Bagotville, Valcartier, St-Jean-Sur-Richelieu, Cold Lake (Alberta) and Music cadets training Centre.
Today the squadron have 40 cadets in his rank who distinguish themselves by their motivation and willingless to serve their community. Our training night are at Dollard-Des-Ormeaux School
How to join us?
Our registration period is currently taking place virtually. You must complete the form below to notify us of your interest in joining the squadron. We will send you an e-mail with the registration procedure ans all the information to joins us virtually.