Welcome to 191 RCACS

Virtual Summer Training:
Registration date Monday June 29th,  courses are first come first serve basis.

This summer three Virtual Cadet Training Centres will help deliver exciting challenges and activities for cadets. Throughout the summer they will offer different opportunities for cadets to further develop both personal and cadet skills in a new, virtual setting.
Cadets will have the opportunities to participate in flexible, voluntary training opportunities either independently at their own pace or in facilitated sessions. This summer will be about engagement and flexibility while continue to focus on the cadet experience.
5-weeks of summer training activities
Virtual CTC course Schedule.

Registration starts 10:00AM central time.  It requires an email from your cadet’s email address in order for them to be uploaded for the training.
Visit the Virtual CTC Course Schedule above to determine what courses your cadet would like to take.  Remember all info requested below is a must in order for cadet(s) to participate. 
Don’t forget to email RCSU NW to email listed below:
   
Registration for these activities will open on Monday, 29 June at 10 AM and will be filled on a first come, first serve basis. In order for cadets to register for these activities, Cadets will need to send an email to VCTCRegistrationNW@Cadets.gc.ca with the information listed below.   

  • Last Name
  • First Name
  • 191RCACS
  • Air
  • Name of the activity you wish to register for.
  • Dates of serial you wish to register for.
  • The language you would like the activity delivered in;
  • Phone number (will be use as a second factor authentication for your online account)
  • A email address that the cadet has access to for the duration of the course; and
  • Instrument selection for cadets registering for the music course

 
 
Cadets will be contacted once they are loaded on an activity, and provided instructions on how to log in to the learning tools required to participate in the activity.
 
Additional Tools and Resources
 
Extranet portal - Cadet Activities
You will find here a list of activities to suggest to your cadets grouped under several themes: healthy living, financial awareness, construction activities, citizenship, cyber & media awareness and Do-It-Yourself activities (DIY).  These are all individual activities and are self-paced.
 
https://portal-portail.cadets.gc.ca/en/CadetActivities/Pages/default.aspx
 
Extranet portal - Leading Activities
This portal is intended for staff cadets and offers leadership and teaching development activities.
 
https://portal-portail.cadets.gc.ca/en/LeaderActivities/Pages/default.aspx
  
Facebook Page - Cadet Learning / Cadet Learning
This Facebook page is designed to share the latest news on the activities available on extranet and maximize participation. On this page, surveys are also posted online to find out what cadets think about their favourite activities. This page is bilingual.
 
Throughout the summer, the page will follow cadet summer training as a CTC page would.
 
https://www.facebook.com/CdtLearning/
 
The National Cadet and Junior Canadian Rangers Support Group takes pride in delivering high-quality training and experiences where youth lead youth, and this summer is no different –staff cadets and adult leaders selected for summer training will continue to work at delivering unique and challenging online experiences for our Cadets, in a new virtual environment. These same staff will be responsible for facilitating and following up with cadets during their training.
 



ACR - End of Year Awards and Promotions

End of year promotions and awards have been announced on the squadron Facebook (closed group page) and on the squadron instagram page on June 23 2020.

Raffle Fundraiser

The Draw Date has been postponed until October 17 by the Air Cadet League of Manitoba. AGM. Parents can continue selling tickets over the summer. The final deadline for turning in all sold and unsold tickets will be September 22, 2020.



Thank you for supporting our squadron and cadets through these difficult times!! It will be good to see everyone at the AGM, even from a distance!

IMPORTANT NOTICE: (updated April 16th 2020)

All in person cadet activities have been cancelled until August 31st 2020. Unfortunately this includes summer training opportunities as well.
All cadets will pass their level even though we are unable to complete the training year. Please read the message from our Formation Commander for additional details.  https://www.facebook.com/notes/cadets-canada/covid-19-update/2972924652796385/
I will be in contact with our squadron staff and in turn senior cadets to come up with some cadet related activities that we can conduct online and remain engaged in the cadet program. Please stay tuned to Facebook for additional updates as they become available.
Although this news is upsetting, it is for the health and safety of us all and our communities. Please continue to maintain your social distancing and stay safe.

 

 

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Current members (cadets, officers, volunteers)of 191 RCACS. http://www.191rcacspa.ca/
 

Summer Training:
National courses have been received and were announced on March 10!  Regional courses will be announced when we receive them.  Congratulations to all of the cadets that have been selected for summer training!
Advanced Aerospace - Sgt Brisson
Airport Operations - FCpl Gilhooly
Aircraft Maintenance - FSgt Braun
Glider Pilot Scholarship - FSgt Cha, FSgr Dreger, FSgt Krouguer
Power Pilot Scholarship - WO1 Gilhooly, WO2 Braun
International Air Cadet Exchange - WO2 Romero
 
Dress Regulations:
The latest Dress Regulations are now available HERE.  Have a read through and make sure that your complying with it.

Fundraising:
First Aid Kit fundraisers are now overdue, if you have not already turned in your forms and money, please bring them in no later than Tuesday February 11th.

New Cadet Registrations will be accepted on any tuesday parade night during the training year : (not being accepted at this time)
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.
 

Optional Activities


Biathlon:
All 191 RCACS cadets did amazing at the provincial competition and many have been selected to advance to the national competition.  Good luck to the following cadets that are competing in Valcartier, QC from March 1-8!

  • Junior Boys Team - FCpl Gilhooly & Cpl Smith
  • Junior Girls Team - Cpl Krouguer & Cpl Yaskiw
  • Open Male Team - WO1 Gilhooly & FSgt Dusik
  • Open Female Team - WO2 Cha & WO2 Pasieczka
  • Cadet Coach - FSgt Stephens
  • Cadet Official - WO2 Romero & FSgt Krouguer
  • Team MB Coach - Capt A Fichtner

For more information about biathlon please contact Capt J Fichtner or Capt A Fichtner.

Marksmanship: (postponed until further notice)
Practices are open to all cadets and will take place on Sundays from 1 - 4 PM at ANAVETS.
For more information, please contact Lt Sul and listen to announcements on tuesdays for any cancellations.

Band: (postponed until further notice)
Band practices are open to all cadets and take place on Sundays from 2-5 PM at ANAVETS.
For more information, please contact WO2 Cha.

Drill Team: (postponed until further notice)
Drill team is open to all cadets and takes place on Sundays from 4 - 6 PM at ANAVETS.
Dress is civilian clothes.  Please bring your parade boots.
For more information, please contact CI Walker.

Effective Speaking:
Effective speaking is postponed until further notice.
Good luck to WO2 Braun and Sgt Brisson who will be representing 191 RCACS at the provincial effective speaking competition the weekend of March 14-15!

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

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
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