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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Fri 1 Jul 2016
Georgina RibFest - Vimy Fundraiser  

Arrival Time:  12:00
Dismissal Time:  21:00
Location:   The ROC, 26479 Civic Centre Rd, Georgina
 

Cadets will help man our booth at the Georgina RibFest, working in 3 hour shifts:
12:00 - 15:00
15:00 - 18:00
18:00 - 21:00

You will be selling freezies, water, glow sticks and pieces to our white wreath that is going to Vimy next year.

If your are interested, please contact Lt N. Silva asap. We are still looking for some Sgts and up to help supervise the younger cadets!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A (Short Sleeve Order)
Staff Order of Dress:   DEU 3B (Short Sleeve Order)
 
    

 
Sun 3 Jul 2016
Bus for ARMI & Basic Marksman A Serial Cadets to Connaught  

Arrival Time:  10:00 (arrival)
Dismissal Time:  11:00 (departure)
Location:   Ray Twinney Recreation Complex, 100 Eagle Street West, Newmarket
 

This bus will be for all cadets heading to Connaught for ARMI and A Serial of Basic Marksman!!

Read your Joining Instructions, print the required forms and DO NOT FORGET YOUR HEALTH CARD AND COPY OF YOUR SIGNED ACCEPTANCE!!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A
 
    

 
Sun 10 Jul 2016
Arrival Time at Blackdown for 6 week courses and all Basic A Serial courses  

Arrival Time:  10:00 - 14:00
Location:   Drive to Blackdown Cadet Training Centre, CFB Borden
 

Other than staff cadets, this is the first batch of cadets heading to Blackdown for 6 week courses, A Serial of the 3 week Basic courses and A Serial of the 2 week GT course.

Read your Joining Instructions, print the required forms and DO NOT FORGET YOUR HEALTH CARD AND COPY OF YOUR SIGNED ACCEPTANCE!!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A
 
    

 
Fri 22 Jul 2016
Graduation Parade for Basic Marksman A Serial  

Arrival Time:  TBD
Dismissal Time:  TBD
Location:   Connaught Cadet Training Centre, 1 Lewis Gun Rd, Nepean, ON K2K 2W6
 

Parents, family and friends are welcome to attend the Graduation Parade at Connaught for the first serial of Basic Marksman.

Times will be posted when confirmed.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A
Staff Order of Dress:   DEU 2B
 
    

 
Sun 24 Jul 2016
Bus for Basic Marksman B Serial Cadets to Connaught  

Arrival Time:  TBD (will be in the morning)
Location:   Ray Twinney Recreation Complex, 100 Eagle Street West, Newmarket
 

Final batch of cadets heading to Connaught!!

Read your Joining Instructions, print the required forms and DO NOT FORGET YOUR HEALTH CARD AND COPY OF YOUR SIGNED ACCEPTANCE!!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A
 
    

 
Sun 24 Jul 2016
Arrival Time at Blackdown for B Serial of the GT course  

Arrival Time:  10:00 - 14:00
Location:   Drive to Blackdown CTC, CFB Borden
 

Next batch of cadets heading to Blackdown for B Serial of the 2 week GT course.

Read your Joining Instructions, print the required forms and DO NOT FORGET YOUR HEALTH CARD AND COPY OF YOUR SIGNED ACCEPTANCE!!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A
 
    

 
Fri 29 Jul 2016
Graduation Parade for Blackdown Basic A Serial courses  

Arrival Time:  09:30 (Parade Starts at 10:00)
Dismissal Time:  11:00 (Following Grad Parade)
Location:   Blackdown Cadet Training Centre, CFB Borden
 

Parents, family and friends are welcome to attend the Graduation Parade at Blackdown for the first serial of the Basic courses.

Details are in your Joining Instructions!

Parents, don't forget to bring your ID with you to Grad Parade (and any visits) else you will not be permitted to sign out your son or daughter!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A
Staff Order of Dress:   DEU 2B
 
    

 
Fri 5 Aug 2016
Graduation Parade for all General Training B Serial cadets  

Arrival Time:  09:30 (Parade starts at 10:00)
Dismissal Time:  11:00 (Following Grad Parade)
Location:   Blackdown Cadet Training Centre, CFB Borden
 

Parents, family and friends are welcome to attend the Graduation Parade at Blackdown for the second serial of General Training.

Details are in your Joining Instructions!

Parents, don't forget to bring your ID with you to Grad Parade (and any visits) else you will not be permitted to sign out your son or daughter!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A
Staff Order of Dress:   DEU 2B
 
    

 
Sun 7 Aug 2016
Arrival Time at Blackdown for C Serial of the GT course  

Arrival Time:  12:00 Noon
Location:   Drive to Blackdown CTC, CFB Borden
 

Final batch of cadets heading to Blackdown for C Serial of the 2 week GT course.

Read your Joining Instructions, print the required forms and DO NOT FORGET YOUR HEALTH CARD AND COPY OF YOUR SIGNED ACCEPTANCE!!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A
 
    

 
Thu 11 Aug 2016
Connaught Graduation Parade for ARMI, Fullbore Phase 1 & Basic Marksman B Serial  

Arrival Time:  TBD
Dismissal Time:  TBD
Location:   Connaught Ranges
 

Parents, family and friends are welcome to attend the final Graduation Parade at Connaught (not including the National Rifle Team).

If you are planning on attending and taking your cadet home, you must notify the camp, preferably on the Transportation Form found in the Joining Instructions.

Bus timings will be posted separately when known.

Parents, don't forget to bring your ID with you to Grad Parade (and any visits) else you will not be permitted to sign out your son or daughter!

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

 
Fri 12 Aug 2016
Blackdown Sunset Ceremony  

Arrival Time:  17:30 (Parade starts at 18:00)
Dismissal Time:  21:00 (after parade and reception)
Location:   Blackdown Cadet Training Centre, CFB Borden
 

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

The Sunset Ceremony will begin at 1800 hrs on Friday, 12 August. It is requested that guests be seated no later than 1745 hrs. Allowance for extra travel time is recommended due to the anticipated volume of traffic.

Kindly leave pets off site.

If you intent on signing your son or daughter out from Blackdown, that has to be pre-arranged as there is training on Saturday!

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

 
Thu 18 Aug 2016
Graduation Parade for all 6 week Instructor, 3 week Basic B Serial and 2 week GT C Serial courses  

Arrival Time:  17:30 (Parade starts at 18:00)
Dismissal Time:  20:30 (Following Grad Parade)
Location:   Blackdown Cadet Training Centre, CFB Borden
 

Parents, family and friends are welcome to attend the final Graduation Parade at Blackdown.

There is NO BUS HOME, so you must come to pick up your cadet!!

Details are in your Joining Instructions!

Parents, don't forget to bring your ID with you to Grad Parade (and any visits) else you will not be permitted to sign out your son or daughter!

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

 
Thu 1 Sep to Sun 4 Sep 2016
Senior Cadet and Staff Canoe Trip  

Arrival Time:  16:00 (Thu)
Dismissal Time:  22:00 (Sun)
Location:   TBD
 

Location and details to be determined.

The plan is to depart after school & work on Thu afternoon, stay somewhere near the put-in point, then canoe Fri, Sat & Sun, taking out late afternoon on Sun and be home late Sun evening.

This way, you have all day Mon to prepare for your first day of school!

Please sign-up over the summer with WO Bernardi.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  Adventure Wear
Staff Order of Dress:   Adventure Wear
 
    

 
Fri 9 Sep 2016
Open House, Registration Night & Team Info Night  

Arrival Time:  18:50
Dismissal Time:  22:00
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury, 215 Industrial Pkwy S, Aurora
 

Our first night of the 2016/17 Training Year!!

All cadets are expected to attend in DEU C2A (Short Sleeve Order) unless it is too cold and jackets are required.

Be prepared to confirm what uniform parts you have and any training aids or team equipment you have signed out.

You will be given an ANNUAL VALIDATION FORM that must be taken home, ALL information checked and updated, especially corrected or new phone numbers & email addresses.

You will also be given an opportunity to speak to coaches & team members regarding the Band, Biathlon, Air Rifle, Orienteering & Drill Teams. Sign up if you are interested (you do not have to commit at this time!)

See you then after you have a great summer!!!

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

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 Return trip home after Final Parade
 

 
Fri 16 Sep to Sun 18 Sep 2016
Full Weekend Sleep-Over for Tagging and some training  

Arrival Time:  18:50 (Fri)
Dismissal Time:  17:00 (Sun)
 

This is a 2 night sleep-over, mainly for tagging and initial training on Positive Social Relations for Youth.

See the Warning Order when it is posted sometime over the summer. This contains important timings and the very important Kit List.
 
    

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    
    18:00 17:40 17:30 17:20 17:00 Home on Sun
 

 
Fri 23 Sep 2016
Commanding Officer's Parade, Promotions & Awards Night  

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

We will be promoting many cadets this evening:
9 to Tpr
27 to Cpl
28 to MCpl
17 to Sgt
8 Sgts are qualified to be promoted to WO
11 WOs who will compete for the 3-4 MWO positions at a Merit Review Board conducted on Tue 13 Sep (File Review) and Tue 20 Sep (Interviews).

You MUST have participated in the Cadet Fitness Assessment during the current year, so those who did not attempt their fitness level this year will NOT be eligible for promotion.

There are 17 of you!!! So if you did not participate in a fitness test in 2016, you should come see us asap to arrange a test so you can be promoted!

There will also be a few awards, including the Recruiting Trophy & Prize to the cadet who brings in the most recruits at the Open House, and Service Medals being given out!!!

So look your best for this parade, where we will likely have some invited guests from our Sponsors and Regimental Council!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C1
Staff Order of Dress:   DEU 1A
 
    

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 Return Trip Home
 

 

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!