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]

 
 
 

 


March 7, 2015
Aurora Legion

5:00 - 8:00 pm
$10

In support of our
Battlefield Tour to
Vimy, France in 2017!


   
Fri 30 Jan to Sun 1 Feb 2015
Weekend Sleepover for Winter Survival, Sports and Fitness Training  

Arrival Time:  1850 (Fri)
Dismissal Time:  1630 (Sun)
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury (Tiffin Centre on Sat)
 

This is an awesome weekend for training in winter survival, navigation, using the GPS, team building, problem solving, sports and fitness training!!

Wear your FTUs on Friday evening but bring warm clothes for Sat training including:
Boots
Extra warm socks
Gloves AND mits that can be worm together
Touque (NOT a ball cap)
Warm coat
Layers synthetic clothing eg base underwear, fleece jacket & non-cotton pants
And bring a small backpack to put your spare socks, snacks, water bottle and layers of clothing you remove when necessary.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  FTUs on Fri & Sat, PT Gear on Sun
Staff Order of Dress:   Cadpat on Fri & Sat, PT Gear on Sun
 

[Warning Order]
[Winter Adventure Training Manual]
[Cold Weather Training Aide Memoire]
[Map to Tiffin Centre for those who will join us there!]   
 

Bus Schedule
  Sutton   Keswick   EG   Newmarket   Armoury    
To Armoury 17:30 18:00 18:20 18:30 18:50    
    17:40 17:20 17:00 16:50 16:30 Home on Sun
 

 
Every Monday Until June
Band Practice  

Arrival Time:  1820
Dismissal Time:  2030
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

The band meets every Monday evening until early June except 16 Feb (Family Day), 16 Mar (March Break), 13 Apr (Break after Competition) and 18 May (Victoria Day).

The band always takes in new members!

Arrive 10-15 minutes early so you are ready with instrument in hand to start playing at 1830.

Remember, you must wear footwear that you can march in, as the band will be practicing marching while playing.

There is no bus so please arrange car pooling!!

Cadet Order of Dress:
  Civies with appropriate footwear
Staff Order of Dress:   Civies
 
    

 
Every Monday until June
Drill Team Practice  

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

The Drill Team practices every Monday until early June except 16 Feb (Family Day), 16 Mar (March Break), 13 Apr (Break after Competition) and 18 May (Victoria Day).

This is the perfect team if you like rifle drill. Anyone can be taught so all you need is dedication and determination to win.

Wear comfortable but appropriate clothing with proper footwear eg bring your combat or parade boots if you do not have shoes that properly tie up securely to your feet. NO SANDALS, FLIP-FLOPS, ETC.

There is no bus, so please try to arrange car pooling.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  Civies with appropriate footwear
Staff Order of Dress:   Civies
 
    

 
Tue 3 Feb 2015
Rika Marksmanship System Air Rifle Team Practice  

Arrival Time:  1650 (frist team member)
Dismissal Time:  2100 (last team member)
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

Third Rika Marksmanship System Practice.

Cadets have been assigned the following time slots:
1700 - 1730 Sgt Cannon
1730 - 1800 Cdt Ertl
1800 - 1830 Cpl Hayden
1830 - 1900 Cpl Gabriel
1900 - 1930 Cpl Neumann
1930 - 2000 Sgt Hoyes
2000 - 2030 Sgt McKechnie
2030 - 2100 MWO Woodhouse

Cadets MUST arrive 10 minutes before their assigned time to get their equipment ready. Parents are asked to either wait or come back after the assigned time, as the cadets are free to leave after they have completed their training.

As always, wear or bring a comfortable sweater or hoodie and your eyeglasses even if you don't like to wear them!

All team members are to email CI Romses as confirmation that you are aware of your timing and are able to attend.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  Civies (sweater/hoodie plus loose pants for prone, tight jeans for standing)
Staff Order of Dress:   Civies
 
    

 
Fri 6 Feb 2015
Georgina Night/Troop Commanders' Parade in Keswick!!!  

Arrival Time:  1850
Dismissal Time:  2145
Location:   Starting & Finishing at Prince of Peace Catholic Elementary School, 181 Glenwoods Avenue, Keswick
 

Georgina Night is a Troop Commanders' Parade at Prince of Peace CES followed by training there and at Our Lady of the Lake CCS in Keswick.

This is similar to a Commanding Officer's Parade, except the 4 Troop Commanders will inspect their Troops with the Mayor of Georgina, two executives from the Sutton Legion and the CO.

Wear your best uniform and come show the Town of Georgina why the QYR are also known as the York Country Regiment!!!

The bus will be running in the opposite direction as it did for our Christmas Mess Dinner, but departing the Armoury at 18:00 and arriving back at the end of the night at 22:50.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  C1 Dress (with tie)
Staff Order of Dress:   DEU 3C (Sweater)
 

[Map of Prince of Peace CES]   
 

Bus Schedule
  JGS Armoury   Newmarket   EG   Keswick    
To Our Lady of the Lake, Keswick 18:00 18:20 18:30 18:50    
    22:50 22:30 22:20 22:00 Return to the JGS Armoury
 

 
Every Tuesday until April
Air Rifle Team Practice  

Arrival Time:  1830
Dismissal Time:  2130
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

The Air Rifle Team Practices every Tuesday until after the Regional/National Championships in mid April.

Initially this is a 10 person team, but that is reduced to a 5 person team just before the Zone Competition, with others being spares.

Please be on time and ready to practice at 1830! For Rika Training Nights, be 10 minutes early for your assigned time!!

As always, wear or bring a comfortable sweater or hoodie, footwear for standing shooting and your eyeglasses.

A water bottle and some snacks are always a good idea for all team practices.


Cadet Order of Dress:
  Comfortable civies
Staff Order of Dress:   Civies
 
    

 
Fri 13 Feb 2015
CO’s Parade, Promotions and Camp Info Night  

Arrival Time:  1850
Dismissal Time:  2145
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

This is a very important night!

First this is a chance to show how much you have worked on your uniform since the week before at the Troop Commanders' Parade!!
This is the last time everyone will wear the 1812 pin on their uniform, as they come off on 16 Feb 2015.

Second, there will be as many as 36 promotions to Trooper!!!

And finally, all parents especially of first year cadets are invited to Camp Night when the camp forms are due and we will explain everything there is about summer camp.

There will be regular training during periods 2 & 3.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  C-1 Dress (with tie)
Staff Order of Dress:   DEU 1A
 
    

Bus Schedule
  Sutton   Keswick   EG   Newmarket   Armoury    
To Armoury 17:30 18:00 18:20 18:30 18:50    
    23:10 22:50 22:30 22:20 22:00 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!