What Is Army Cadets?

The Royal Canadian Army Cadets is a program for youth designed to develop leadership, promote physical fitness and encourage community service. Army cadets develop abilities in the use of map and compass, GPS technology, orienteering, first-aid, camping and survival skills, canoeing, abseiling, trekking, mountain biking, etc. As they get more experienced, some will be selected…

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Who Can Be An Army Cadet?

The cadet program is open to youth ages 12 to 18. If you fall within those ages and live in Canada, you’re eligible to join! There is no physical fitness requirement to join the cadet program. Once you join, you’ll have opportunities to challenge yourself physically and mentally at your own pace. Additional information about…

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How Do I Join?

The 140 Kingston Army Cadets get together once a week and about one weekend a month to learn and have fun together. We normally meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm at the MacDonald Consolidated School, which is located on the Kingston Peninsula, just 5 minutes from the Gondola Point Ferry. To…

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