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]

 
 
 

 
   
Fri 22 May 2015
Mandatory Commanding Officer's Parade and Annual Practice Night  

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

We need EVERYONE out this evening to work on our drill for this year's Annual Ceremonial Review Parade that will be on Sat 6 June.

We will also be giving out some promotions, medals, awards and other presentations.

Have your best uniform for this night so we will all feel good about how everyone is going to look in 2 weeks at our ACR.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  C1 DEU Dress (Good Black & Whites if you don't have a uniform)
Staff Order of Dress:   1A DEU
 

[Warning Order]   
 

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
 

 
Mon 25 May 2015
SECOND LAST MONDAY BAND PRACTICE  

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

THIS IS THE SECOND LAST MONDAY PRACTICE SO WE MUST HAVE EVERYONE OUT!!!

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
 
    

 
Mon 25 May 2015
SECOND LAST MONDAY DRILL TEAM PRACTICE  

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

THIS IS THE SECOND LAST MONDAY DRILL TEAM PRACTICE SO WE MUST HAVE EVERYONE OUT!!

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
 
    

 
Fri 29 May to Sat 30 May 2015
One Night Sleep-Over for Sports Day and ACR Practice  

Arrival Time:  1850 (Fri)
Dismissal Time:  1700 (Sat)
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury and local area
 

A totally fun weekend is planned!

We are all in civies and will be practicing hard for the upcoming Annual Ceremonial Review (ACR) which is on Sat 6 Jun.

We will be working on our drill and demonstrations all weekend, but also we will be playing some games!!

So get EVERYONE out this weekend! If you cannot sleep over for some reason, come back for 0800 Sat morning and participate all day! If you cannot stay the whole day, sign in or sign out when you have to! The important thing is to spend as much time as you can with the corps this Sat so we can be ready for the Lieutenant-Governor and other dignitaries who will be attending our ACR the next Sat.

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

[Warning Order]   
 

Bus Schedule
  Sutton   Keswick   EG   Newmarket   Armoury    
To Armoury 17:30 18:00 18:20 18:30 18:50    
    18:00 17:40 17:30 17:20 17:00 Home (Sat)
 

 
Sun 31 May 2015
Sutton Legion D-Day Parade  

Arrival Time:  10:00
Dismissal Time:  12:30
Location:   Meet at the Sutton Legion
 

We need a Guard and a Guard Commander for this very important parade!

Extra Cadets can likely help carry Legion colours and flags.

C1 Uniform

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

 
Fri 5 Jun 2015
LAST PRACTICE FOR OUR ANNUAL CEREMONIAL REVIEW THE NEXT DAY!!!  

Arrival Time:  1850
Dismissal Time:  2200
Location:   Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex,1400 Wellington St East
 

Normal timings, except the location is the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex (SARC) at 1400 Wellington St East.

Come directly there, but this year, DO NOT BRING YOUR UNIFORM, as you will be coming in your uniform the next day since our ACR is starting at 0945!!!!

This is our last chance to practice our drill and demonstrations, so attendance is mandatory!!!

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

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

 
Sat 6 Jun 2015
ANNUAL CEREMONIAL REVIEW PARADE  

Arrival Time:  0900
Dismissal Time:  1400
Location:   Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex,1400 Wellington St East
 

It is mandatory to attend our 49th Annual Ceremonial Review Parade!!

Remember, the parade is NOT at the same location as previous years, but at the Stronach Aurora Recreation Complex at 1400 Wellington St East.

Every cadet who attended or wants to attend Summer Camp, March Break Trips, End-of-Year Trips, etc. MUST attend!! Be in your VERY BEST UNIFORM when you arrive Sat morning at 0900.

The parade starts at 0945 so there is only enough time for uniform checks and sizing.

Tell your parents and other friends and family members NOT to come inside until 0930, and be seated by 0945.

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

Bus Schedule
  Sutton   Keswick   EG   Newmarket   SARC    
To SARC 08:00 08:20 08:30 08:40 09:00    
    15:00 14:40 14:30 14:20 14:00 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!