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]

 
 
 

 
   
Tuesday Evenings
Summer Administration and Supply Nights  

Arrival Time:  19:00
Dismissal Time:  20:30
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury, 215 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora
 

Tuesday evenings are open to cadets who need parts of uniforms issued or exchanged, especially those going to summer camp who need a complete set of their DEU (dress uniform) and FTU (field uniform).

It is also a good night to bring new recruits to join, although they will have to wait until 1 September to actually enrol, but it is always best to get the paperwork done early!!

 
    

 
Fri 7 Aug 2015
Blackdown Sunset Ceremony  

Arrival Time:  1730
Dismissal Time:  2030
Location:   Blackdown Parade Square
 

Every year, the cadets of Blackdown Cadet Summer Training Centre perform a traditional military Tattoo and Retreat showcasing the individual and combined talents of a 100 Cadet Honour Guard, the Military Band, the Pipes & Drums and Highland Dancers.

The Sunset Ceremony will begin at 1800 hrs, but it is requested that guests be seated no later than 1745 hrs so please plan to arrive at Blackdown no later than 1730, allowing more time if you have mobility issues.

Wear sunscreen, hat, sungalsses and/or water if it looks like a sunny day or bring an umbrella if it looks like rain!

Kindly leave your pets at home.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A
Staff Order of Dress:   DEU 3B
 
    

 
Thu 13 Aug 2015
Connaught Graduation Parade  

Arrival Time:  1330
Dismissal Time:  1600
Location:   Connaught Parade Square
 

Connaught Cadet Training Centre is conducting their Graduation Parades for all 6 week courses (except Fullbore Phase 2) and B Serial of the Basic Marksman Course.

Arrive no later than 13:30 so you will have time to park and make your way to the seats around the Parade Square.

Wear sunscreen, hat, sungalsses and/or water if it looks like a sunny day or bring an umbrella if it looks like rain!

If you are planning on attending and taking your son or daughter home after the parade, you must notify the CTC using the Transportation Form and confirm with either the Admin O or the CO of the Corps. Make sure you are carrying our picture ID with you!!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A
Staff Order of Dress:   DEU 3B
 
    

 
Thu 13 Aug 2015
Blackdown Graduation Parade  

Arrival Time:  1730
Dismissal Time:  2000
Location:   Blackdown Parade Square
 

Blackdown Cadet Training Centre is conducting their Graduation Parades for all 6 week courses, B Serial of the Basic courses and C Serial of the General Training course.

Arrive no later than 17:30 so you will have time to park and make your way to the seats around the Parade Square. Bring an umbrella if it looks like rain!

You must sign out your son or daughter after the parade and after all out-clearance procedures have been completed. This could be as early as 20:00 and as late as 21:00. Make sure you are carrying our picture ID with you!!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A
Staff Order of Dress:   DEU 3B
 
    

 
Tue 1 Sep 2015
Administration Night for Local Returning Cadets  

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

All returning cadets are encouraged to attend one of the first 2 Tue evenings in Sep, preferably with a parent, to validate all personal data eg addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Facebook membership, All Call & Text, etc.

There is no bus running and dress is civies.

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

 
Tue 8 Sep 2015
Administration Night for Local Returning Cadets  

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

All returning cadets are encouraged to attend one of the first 2 Tue evenings in Sep, preferably with a parent, to validate all personal data eg addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Facebook membership, All Call & Text, etc.

There is no bus running and dress is civies.

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

 

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!