NAV/Trek hike in Collingwood May 2015 The 2799 Renegade Band Abseiling the Cliffs Promotions Night Ontario Lt.Gov. Dowdeswell inspecting cadets. Hiking in Ontario Fundraising for our Trip to Vimy, France Drill Team with Arms Awards at Year-End Hiking the Bruce Trail Inspection by the Regimental Council The Flag Party
 
Welcome to the
Queen's York Rangers 2799
Army Cadet Corps


The Canadian Cadet Organization is a youth program of Sea, Army and Air Cadets with over 52,000 members across Canada.  Membership is open to teens of all backgrounds age 12-18. 

Cadets teaches leadership, citizenship, self-reliance, physical fitness, respect for others, and a multitude of valuable life skills.  It offers unique opportunities you won't find anywhere else.  We do cool stuff.   [read more]

 
 
 
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Last Week's All-Call
Monday Evenings (unless told otherwise)
Weekly Band Practice - Back to normal times!  

Arrival Time:  1830
Dismissal Time:  2030
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

Anyone who wants to join the Band are welcome to come out!!

No bus, so please arrange car pooling!

If you have any questions about the band, ask WO Jiang, WO Zeromskis or the Band Instructor, Mr Claude Arcand.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  Civies with footwear appropriate for marching drill
Staff Order of Dress:   Civies
 
    

 
Fri 6 May to Sun 8 May 2016
Exercise Spring Pumpkin Pie  

Arrival Time:  18:50 (Fri)
Dismissal Time:  17:00 (Sun)
Location:   JGS Armoury, then to Blackdown CTC
 

Everyone must attend this annual Field Training Exercise (FTX) traditionally known as Exercise Pumpkin Pie (but now held in the spring!)

We travel by buses to Blackdown Cadet Training Centre located at CFB Borden on Friday evening, stay in the soft-walled shelters Fri night before training all weekend.

While our Green Star Cadets will stay in the soft-walled shelters on Sat night as well, our Red Stars sleep in small tents, Silver Stars in Hootchies and Gold Stars in Improvised Shelters eg lean-tos, etc.

Lots of field training and activities during the weekend eg Obstacle Course, Orienteering and our cadets' favourite, Night Navigation.

Cadets who missed the Nav Trek FTX in the fall will get credit for their navigation and hiking lessons this weekend.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  FTU (see Kit List that will be in the Warning Order)
Staff Order of Dress:   CadPat
 

[Warning Order]   
 

Bus Schedule
  Sutton District High School, 20798 Dalton Rd, Sutton   Prince of Peace School, 181 Glenwoods Ave, Keswick   East Gwillimbury Civic Centre, 19000 Leslie St, Sharon   17730 Leslie St, Newmarket   John Graves Simcoe Armoury, 215 Industrial Pkwy S, Aurora    
To Armoury (Fri) 17:30 18:00 18:20 18:30 18:50    
    18:10 17:50 17:40 17:30 17:10 Home (Sun)
 

 
Monday Evenings (unless told otherwise)
Weekly Drill Team Practices  

Arrival Time:  1900
Dismissal Time:  2100
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

Drill Team Practices will be:
Mon 9 May
Mon 16 May
Mon 30 May

Arrive at 1850 so the team can get their rifles out and be ready to start the practice at 1900.

Comfortable civies with appropriate footwear - you may be asked to bring your parade boots to some practices.

There is no bus, so please arrange car pooling.

If you have any questions, ask the Drill Team Commander, MWO Charlebois or the coach, Lt Charlebois.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  Civies with footwear appropriate for marching drill
Staff Order of Dress:   Civies
 
    

 
Fri 13 May 2016
Regular Training Night  

Arrival Time:  18:50
Dismissal Time:  22:00
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

This training night will be in civies!

KEEP WORKING ON YOUR DEU DRESS UNIFORMS FOR UPCOMING CO's PARADE AND ANNUAL CEREMONIAL REVIEW PARADE IN JUNE!!

ATTENDANCE IS KEY TO OUR SUCCESS!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  Civies
Staff Order of Dress:   Civies
 
    

Bus Schedule
  Sutton District High School, 20798 Dalton Rd, Sutton   Prince of Peace School, 181 Glenwoods Ave, Keswick   East Gwillimbury Civic Centre, 19000 Leslie St, Sharon   17730 Leslie St, Newmarket   John Graves Simcoe Armoury, 215 Industrial Pkwy S, Aurora    
To Armoury (Fri) 17:30 18:00 18:20 18:30 18:50    
    23:10 22:50 22:30 22:20 22:00 Home
 

 
Fri 13 May to Sun 15 May 2016
Silver Star Expedition Training Weekend  

Arrival Time:  18:00 (Fri)
Dismissal Time:  15:30 (Sun)
Location:   Earl Rowe Provincial Park near Alliston, ON
 

The following cadets are to attend their mandatory Expedition Training weekend:

Rank Last Name First Name
MCpl Aguilar Joey
MCpl Bashir Kevin
MCpl Berube Samuel
MCpl Big-Canoe Joseph
MCpl Brown Richard
Cpl BUTYLKIN Natalia
MCpl Chaudhary Ashna
Cdt DANTIN Andres
MCpl Davies-Black Alexander
MCpl Dunn Noah
MCpl Ewart Olivia
MCpl Gabriel Hannah
MCpl Gallagher-Low Tyson
MCpl Gardner Andrew
MCpl Goldenberg Stav
MCpl Hayden Siobhan
MCpl Kashin Anthony
MCpl Kwan Yuki
MCpl Martin Annalee
MCpl Matile Joshua
MCpl McDermott John
Sgt Menchions Chelsea
MCpl Murray Lauren Jaye
Sgt Ndzamela Zola
MCpl Neumann Maya
Cdt PENMAN Rachel
MCpl Poncelet Adrian
Cdt PRUSS Amanda
MCpl Regan-Avila Tyler
MCpl Salayka Dane
MCpl Tahir Ali
MCpl Weng Jeffrey
Cpl WHITNEY Alexander


Cadet Order of Dress:
  Adventure Wear suitable for the weather (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
Staff Order of Dress:   Same
 

[Warning Order]   
 

 

You can see an extended list of activities here.
 


Current cadets - find lots of valuable information and feedback from your officers and fellow cadets, join the Cadets & Staff of the QYR Facebook group.  Post questions, get help and advice.


Parents of current cadets, plus former cadets, local supporters and more - join the Facebook group Friends of the QYR and keep up to date on all the goings-on at 2799!