Welcome to 191 RCACS


Clear your Calendar/Save the Date - Leadership Day - Sunday October 20th 2019
Mandatory training day for all cadets - 1pm to 6pm at ANAVETS

Clear your Calendar/Save the Date - Poppy Sale - October 26th 2019
Every year 191 assists the Charleswood Legion as a citizenship activity, by selling Poppies at various stores in the city.  A sign up sheet is available on tuesday night for each cadet to select at least one shift.
Exact timings for shifts will be on the sign up sheets, they will range from 10am to 4pm
The following locations will be available:

  1. Super Store on Kenaston  (corner of Grant and Kenaston)
  2. Safeway at Charleswood Shopping Centre on Roblin
  3. Shoppers at Charleswood Shopping Centre on Roblin
  4. No Frills at WestPark Shopping Center on Roblin
  5. Shoppers at WestPark Shopping Center on Roblin

Level 5 Workshops - November 15-17:
This is mandatory for all Level 5 cadets.  Details TBA.

Fundraising:
Kernals Popcorn - Has been extended orders are due back October 8. Order Form  Click Here
Moms Pantry - Order forms went out on October 1 and due back on October 29. Cheques payable to 191 RCACS. Online orders can be made as well. Online order number 296611, Group Code 29120. Order forms click here.
Wine Raffle - We still need wine bottles for our wine raffle. Parents can drop off wine bottles to Heather Markmann before or after parade nights on Tuesdays.
Rumors Comedy Club - The show is November 1 at 7:45. Tickets are $16. Contact Denise (204)793-2800 or see her before and after parade nights on Tuesdays. There will also be  50/50 raffle during the show. Come meet other parents, bring friends, have a good laugh while supporting our cadets. Last parade night to purchas tickets is on October 22.

New Cadet Registrations Will be Accepted on any tuesday parade night during the training year :
We are looking for youth age 12-18 to join 191 Squadron!  We meet at ANAVETS located at 3584 Portage Avenue.  We require government issued ID for the applicant.  Examples of accepted ID include a Canadian Birth Certificate, Canadian Passport, Permanent Resident Card, Canadian Visa or Study Permit with Passport of citizenship, Status Card and Manitoba Identification Card. Please contact us for more information.

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Optional Activities


Biathlon:
Biathlon is currently open to all cadets.  In late October a group of 15 cadets will be chosen to represent 191 RCACS at the competition. 
Shooting practices take place on Sundays at ANAVETS. 
Cadets are divided into two sessions to maximize training time.  Session 1 runs from 6:00 - 7:15 PM and session 2 runs from 7:15 - 8:30 PM.  If you are not yet assigned toa  session please contact the cocaches prior to just showing up to a session so the practice can be planned accordingly.
Running practices take place on Thursday evenings from 6:30 - 7:30 PM in September and 6:00 - 7:00 PM in October.  The location varies each week and more details can be found on the Upcoming Events tab.
In the event of inclement weather, the Thursday running practices may be postponed until the Friday. 
For more information please contact Capt J Fichtner or Capt A Fichtner.

Marksmanship:
Marksmanship will resume this Fall.
For more information, please contact Lt Sul. 

Band:
Band practices are open to all cadets and take place on Sundays from 2-5 PM at ANAVETS.
For more information, please contact CI Mar, CI Walker or WO2 Cha.

Drill Team:
Drill team will begin on Sunday, October 14 from 1 - 2:30 PM.
Dress is civilian clothes.  Please bring your parade boots.
For more information, please contact CI Walker.

Effective Speaking:
Effective speaking is open to all cadets and will take place on Sunday evenings from 7-9 PM at ANAVETS.
Dress is civilian clothes.  
For more information please contact CI Mar.

Flag Party:
For more information or if you are interested in joining the Flag Party, please contact Lt Penner.

Ground School:
Winnipeg Area Ground School has begun.  It is only open to cadets who are eligible for Glider or Power in the summer of 2020 or 2021 due to space restrictions.  It will take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:30 - 9:15 PM at Building 135 which is located at 17 Wing.  Dress is civilian clothes.  Please bring a notebook and pen/pencil.  As this is in the secure area, you must ensure that your name has been added to the Wing Access List.  
The squadron ground school which is open to all cadets will begin in November.  Date, time and location to be determined.
For more information, please contact Capt J Fichtner.

Duke of Edinburgh Program
Duke of Edinburgh is a fantastic youth program that ties in nicely with the Air Cadet Program.  It is open to cadets aged 14 and older.  Information on the award can be found at the Duke Of Edinburgh - MB website.  
A summary of what the Duke of Edinburgh Award is and how it fits in with the Air Cadet Program can be found on this brochure
If you have any questions or are interested in applying please contact Capt J Fichtner
  

 

Commanding Officer:

Staff:




 
Capt David MacDonald
Capt Andrew Fichtner
Capt Jessica Fichtner
Capt Brad Penner
Lt Tyrone Penner
Lt Bailley Strom
Lt Don Sul
Lt Rebecca Harris
Sgt Tyler Davey
CI Howard Mar
CI Elizabeth Shin
CI Tracy Walker

191 RCACS Parent Association Executive:

Level Directors:

Chairperson - Heather Markmann
Treasurer - Rosemary Brisson
Secretary - Corina Bird
 
Level 1 - Aganetha Braun
Level 2 - Heather Hayden
Level 3 - Tahmina Khan
Level 4 - Barb Osorio
Level 5 - Margaret Dusik
Fundraising - Denise Miller