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 eligibility requirements for joining the cadet program can be found here:

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Who leads the Army Cadet program?

The cadet program is lead by members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

At the local level, these individuals work part time, as Reserve Force officers in the Cadet Instructors Cadre.

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