2 Squadron
2 VandenBos Whitby Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron
Mandatory OPC Lottery Tickets - Just 3 weeks left until the Grand Prize draw on 30 April 2021!

If you receive a new health card with a new Version Code and Expiry Date, please send the updated information to admin@2vandenbos.org.

Congratulations Cpl Fernandes on your first place finish at the Wing Ontario Provincial Committee Effective Speaking Competition!

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Weekly Message

Sunday 11 Apr CAP Program Joining Instruction UPDATE- Please download the new instructions in the Ready Room Opportunities File section.


Weekly Message for 7 April 2021 (7 points of information)

1.     Virtual Regular Wednesday Night Training - When attending the Opening Parade, only click to join the meeting running that has the current date *and* the words 'Opening Parade' in its title.  Cadets are to report to the 'Opening Parade' Channel no later than 1845 hours. Cadets are reminded to return to the 'Opening Parade' Channel once classes have been dismissed in order to attend the Closing Parade.  Attendance is taken during all three (3) periods plus during Opening and Closing Parade. NOTE:  Unless you have identified an issue, cadets are expected to have their camera on for the evening.  

2.      Dress for this Wednesday (7 April 2021) is Sqn T-Shirt for Cadets. Don't have a Squadron red t-shirt? You are to wear a pressed white dress shirt, cadet or black tie and black dress pants.

3.      Lottery Update:  Our ticket sales are climbing and we have almost reached our MANDATORY sales of the support that you have shown so far.  It is a MANDATORY requirement that each cadet support the Squadron by selling at least 3 tickets, many of you have accomplished this, many of you have sold more, yet there are still cadets who have not met their MANDATORY obligation!  Please do so ASAP.  Reminder notices will be sent on 8 April 21 to those who have not participated.
 

Purchase your tickets at:  https://aircadetlotto.5050central.com/?olc=2


4.      Squadron Swag Draw:  Cadets, Staff and Volunteers, there are only 2 days left to email (lottery@2vandenbos.org) your tracking sheets (found on the website Ready Room page, under the Files Section), for the Squadron Swag Draw (deadline for entries 6 April 21 2359 hrs) - make sure you do it soon if you would like a chance of winning some cool Squadron prizes!

5.      Cadets are to ensure that the email used for our website is their personal email account - not their parent's.  Not using your own email account will have an impact on summer training, cadet opportunities and use of the new Cadet 365 platform. If you are currently using a parent email to gain access to our website, please email admin@2vandenbos.org with your updated email address.

6.      Our next Checkpoint session is on (Easter) Monday 5 April.  We'll be hosting retired WO2 and 2 Squadron CIC member Hasan Farid in our next 'How It Started...How It's Going' Alumni Night Session. Please sign up for these events by Sunday night via the Squadron's website activities calendar to seize these excellent opportunities for self-development and casual discussion. Retired WO2 Farid is currently working in the States at a Clinical Research Organization in their Feasibility Group.

7.      Keep those website profile pictures coming, 2 Squadron! Which Level will win this competition to be complete (have no silhouetted Cadet avatars)?! Submit your photos (see 10 Feb email for photo requirements) ASAP via submissions@2vandenbos.org!

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IMPORTANT MESSAGES

Virtual Training Nights within Microsoft (MS) Teams: Learn how to set up your MS Teams access, go to 'the Gym' for Opening Parade and transfer to your classroom following the steps outlined in the PDFs within the Files section, below.

COVID-19 Awareness Training:  All Cadets are required to complete the COVID-19 Awareness Training and test. The link to how to access the Extranet may be found in the File section below. Cadets are to print out a Certificate of Completion after completing this test and send to admin@2vandenbos.org.

 

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COVID-19 2021 Summer Training Updates

COVID - 19 Update

The following are the videos from formation regarding changes to Summer Training 2021.

Cmdre Kurtz
https://fb.watch/4tOeFplPkn/

Col Carlson:
https://fb.watch/4tXJUWpgTa/

CPO1 Bliss:
https://fb.watch/4tXGgcV7t2/
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Potential Recruit and Recruit Families, please read this document to answer our FAQs about our Recruit enrolment process.
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All Cadets who did NOT attend a virtual CTC this Summer should complete these steps to set up their (web app) access to our Microsoft Teams virtual training platform.
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All Cadets who DID attend a virtual CTC this Summer should complete these steps to set up their (desktop version) access to our Microsoft Teams virtual training platform.
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COVID-19 Awareness Course and Test info
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How to access the Extranet for COVID-19 training.
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Code of Conduct for Cadets
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Parent drivers are requested to complete this form and submit to an SSC
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How It Started...How It's Going - Retired WO2 Browne Checkpoint- Sign up NLT 9-Apr
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