676 Lorne Scots Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps



 EXPEDITION CENTRE TRAINING  

For Silver and Gold Star Cadets


This is mandatory training for all Army Cadets


OIC: Capt Bruce, CI Rosborough


Date(s): Gold Star -   22, 23,24, September

              Silver Star - 27,28,29 April


All Cadets and Parents Please Note:


Expedition Centre Training is a mandatory part of the Army Cadet program. Senior Cadets who do not participate in this training will not qualify for selection to expeditions, advanced camps or exchanges.  Cadets that do not complete the Expedition Centre Training program will not progress to the next star level and cannot be promoted to the next rank.


Event Details:

Cadets in the Gold Star program will participate in the fall exercises, Cadets in the Silver Star program will participate in the spring exercise. The Expedition Centre Training program is a high intensity physical exercise that combines canoeing, mountain biking and orienteering. This exercise is designed to develop leadership and test the personal limits and skills of the Cadets through a competition. Throughout the weekend you will complete a mountain bike challenge, orienteering course, a GPS-navigational foot-race, and a timed canoe trip. Success will depend upon your mental and physical efforts. This training will further develop your map and compass skills, provide mental and physical challenges, and prepare you for further Expedition Training opportunities in the Army Cadet Program such as Regional, National and International Expeditions and the Rocky Mountain Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.


Meals will be provided on the exercise, Cadets will be outside and subject to inclement weather and should dress accordingly. Please review the additional information link below.  Departure location to be announced


Cost to Cadet for This Event:

No Cost to Cadet


Gold Transportation


Times updated 21 Sept


INTAKE 22 SEP

 

Bus # 3 Georgetown

 

Depart: Georgetown Armoury    1950

Arrive: Kelso Cons Area             2015

    OR


Parental Drop offs at Kelso


  

EXHAUST 24 SEP

 

Bus #3   Georgetown

 

Depart:      Kelso                         1430                 

Arrive: Georgetown Armoury       1500

     OR


Parental Pick Ups at Kelso



Silver Transportation

TBA



Kit List:

See the attached joining instructions for a complete kit list



Form(s) to complete and return to attend this event.


Joining Instructions (Silver and Gold)


                 

Updated: 5 November, 2017 10:48:15