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]

 
 
 

 
   
Tue 8 Sep 2015
MWO & CWO Merit Review Board  

Arrival Time:  10 minutes before assigned time
Dismissal Time:  30 minutes after assigned time
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

This Merit Review Board will determine our appointments to the Sergeant Major positions (TSM, SSM (2), DSM and RSM). All positions may not be available as it depends on movement of existing SMs
Promotion to Master Warrant Officer and Chief Warrant Officer may or may not coincide with these appointments.

We will be accepting applications from current WOs & MWOs in the form of a one page cover letter, due by email to the Administration Officer (2799army@cadets.gc.ca) by 2000 Tue 1 Sep. Late applicants will receive lower marks on preparation or may not be accepted if applications have already exceeded the number of positions available.
Assignment of timeslots for interviews are on a first come-first served basis and will be posted below by Fri 4 Sep.

Those who are unsuccessful for an appointment will automatically be considered for the next position below eg DSM if not selected for RSM, SSM if not selected for DSM and TSM if not selected for SSM).

Time slots are:
Thu 3 Sep 1300-1330 - WO C. Erdenberger
Tue 8 Sep:
1830-1900 - WO J. Augilar
1900-1930 - WO D. Salinas
1930-2000 - WO Y. Rajani
2000-2030 - MWO H. Charlebois
2030-2100 - MWO E. Woodhouse
Arrive at least 10 minutes before your assigned time for your dress inspection.

More information will be attached here in the near future.


Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C1
Staff Order of Dress:   DEU 3B
 
    

 
Tue 8 Sep 2015
Administration Night for Returning Cadets  

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

All returning cadets are encouraged to attend either Tue 1 Sep or Tue 8 Sep, preferably with a parent, to validate all personal data eg addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, Facebook membership, All Call & Text, etc. as well as exchange any uniform parts that no longer fit properly (make sure you bring what you have!!)

There is no bus running and dress is civies

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

 
Fri 11 Sep 2015
Administration & Team Info Night for Everyone  

Arrival Time:  1850
Dismissal Time:  2200
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

If you already received the Annual Validation Form in person or by email, have it completed, signed by a parent and returned this evening!!!

Bring any piece of your DEU or FTU that needs to be exchanged. MAKE SURE YOU HAVE PROPERLY WASHED AND/OR CLEANED WHATEVER YOU ARE RETURNING!

Dress is DEU C2A Short Sleeve Order (leave your jacket & tie at home unless you need it exchanged).

Bus will be stopping at the usual stops following the usual schedule (see below).

Cadet Order of Dress:
  DEU C2A (Short Sleeve Order, leave the jacket & tie at home)
Staff Order of Dress:   CadPat
 
    

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 18 Sep 2015
Commanding Officer's Parade, Change of RSM, Promotions Night & Open House  

Arrival Time:  1850
Dismissal Time:  1700 (Sun)
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

This is a VERY important parade!

After the CO and a couple important guest inspects the corps, there will be almost 100 promotions, from Trooper possibly all the way up to Chief Warrant Officer, plus a few awards!!!

Then CWO Mandarello is turning over the position of Cadet Regimental Sergeant Major to a senior cadet to be named at the parade!!

This will also be our Open House this year, as we want our new recruits to start training (and tagging) as soon as possible!

Everyone must be in their best DEU C1 Dress Uniform.

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

[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    
    No return trip on Fri (see Sun)
 

 
Fri 18 Sep to Sun 20 Sep 2015
Weekend Sleep-Over for Tagging, Community Service and Inital Tryouts for the Orienteering & Biathlon Teams  

Arrival Time:  1850 (Fri)
Dismissal Time:  1700 (Sun)
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

Following Friday's CO's Parade is a sleep-over for Sat and Sun activities including tagging, Magna Hoedown (seniors only), local area clean-up, Aurora Legion Candlelight placement (Sat) & Parade (Sun) and initial tryouts for the Orienteering and Biathlon Teams.

Most cadets wear DEU C2 while WOs & up FTU C5 for most of Sat & Sun.

Everyone must bring PT gear suitable for running outdoors.

Read the Warning Order and bring items on Kit List. Questions can be directed to any Sgt or WO.

Cadet Order of Dress:
  Fri: DEU C1; Sat & Sun: C2 (most cadets), FTU C5 (WOs & up) & PT Gear
Staff Order of Dress:   Fri: DEU 3A; Sat/Sun: 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 17:30 18:00 18:20 18:30 18:50    
    18:20 18:00 17:40 17:30 17:10 Home (Sun)
 

 
Fri 25 Sep 2015
Regular Training Night  

Arrival Time:  1850
Dismissal Time:  2200
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury
 

Our first full training night of this year!

Bring your friends and neighbours to join! There is a Recruiting Trophy AND it would help your chances of being selected for Vimy 2017!!!

Wear your FTU with beret (tilleys are for field training only!). If you don't have FTUs, you wear Adventure Wear (what you would wear if you were going for a hike or mountain biking). No jeans or inappropriate clothing.

You should also make sure you have all the contact info of your Troop Warrant Officer and your Section Commander (and Troop WOs and Sec Cmdrs must have all info on their cadets).

Cadet Order of Dress:
  FTU C5
Staff Order of Dress:   CadPat
 
    

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 2 Oct to Sun 4 Oct 2015
Weekend Sleep-over
Nav/Trek FTX
 

Arrival Time:  1850 (Fri)
Dismissal Time:  1700 (Sun)
Location:   John Graves Simcoe Armoury, then Metcalfe Rock and area
 

This year's Nav/Trek Field Training Exercise (FTX) is in the fall!!

Virtually no bugs on some different and drier trails!!

This year we are heading up to the campsite on Friday evening, so arrive prepared for the weather.

The Warning Order with a Kit List will be posted soon.

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

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    
    18:20 18:00 17:40 17:30 17:10 Home (Sun)
 

 

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!