Monday, September 15, 2014

Looking for adventure? Try the PPCLI Cadets

Looking for adventure?
Try the
PPCLI Cadets
(Open to youth from 12 to 18)

Army cadets develop abilities in the use of map and compass, GPS technology, orienteering, first-aid, camping and survival skills, canoeing, abseiling, trekking, and mountain biking. Some participate in a band.

Some may be selected for parachuting, white-water rafting and glacier climbing. They participate in ceremonial military events and citizenship activities that allow them to connect to their Canadian heritage. They develop leadership skills.

Some top cadets get a chance to participate in high-level expeditions around the globe. Recent destinations include Morocco, Australia, Costa Rica, South Korea, Italy, Mont-Blanc, the France/Spain Pyrenees, New Zealand, the Canadian Rockies, the Northwest Territories, and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Some may participate in international exchanges.

No cost to join and uniforms are free. They meet at

Ecole Romeo-Dallaire
81 Quail Ridge Road
Tuesday Evenings 6:30pm - 9:00 pm

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