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INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE OPPORTUNITIES

Select senior cadets are chosen from army cadet corps across Canada to participate in International Exchanges and / or Cultural Visits.  The following is a list of countries that partake in these training opportunities:

Australia

England

Everest

Germany

Scotland

The United States of America

Wales

Many more…!

 
 

Maple Leaf England

MAPLE LEAF ENGLAND

The Maple Leaf England Exchange is a six-week excursion that includes pre-course training at Connaught Ranges, Ottawa, Ontario and a trip to England.  Cadets will develop leadership skills, be introduced to the British Army Cadet Training Program, and participate in cultural activities.  Some of the activities that Cadets will participate in include obstacle course runs, precision shooting, and visits to cultural and historical sites such as Windsor Castle. 

  1. Prerequisites: Cadet's applying for this exchange must be 16 years old before July 1 of the year of the exchange, must successfully complete Gold Star, and must achieve the Bronze incentive level in the Cadet Fitness Assessment.

Outward Bound Scotland

Scotland Exchange

Outward Bound Scotland is a six-week excursion that includes pre-course training at Connaught Ranges, Ottawa, Ontario and a trip to Scotland.  Cadets will develop leadership skills, be introduced to the British Army Cadet Training program, and participate in cultural activities.  Some activities the cadets will participate in include obstacle course runs, precision shooting, and visits to cultural and historical sites. 

  1. Prerequisites: Cadet's applying for this exchange must be 16 years old before July 1 of the year of the exchange, must successfully complete Gold Star, and must achieve the Bronze incentive level in the Cadet Fitness Assessment.

Outward Bound Wales

Outward Bound Wales is a six-week excursion that includes pre-course training at Connaught Ranges, Ottawa, Ontario and a trip to Wales.  Cadets will develop leadership skills, be introduced to the British Army Cadet Training program, and participate in cultural activities.  Some activities the cadets will participate in include obstacle course runs, precision shooting, and visits to cultural and historical sites such as the Llechwedd Slate Caves. 

  1. Prerequisites: Cadet's applying for this exchange must be 16 years old before July 1 of the year of the exchange, must successfully complete Gold Star, and must achieve the Bronze incentive level in the Cadet Fitness Assessment.

National Army Cadet Rifle Team

The National Army Cadet Rifle Team is an eight-week excursion that includes training and competitions in Ottawa, Ontario and Bisley, England.  The National Army Cadet Rifle Team provides cadets the opportunity to compete in national / international large bore rifle competitions, introduces cadets to the British Army Cadet training program, and provides cadets the opportunity to participate in cultural activities, such as a visit to Stonehenge.

  1. Prerequisites: Must be medically fit, have completed Gold Star training by 30 Jun, have achieved the Bronze Level of the Cadet Fitness Assessment Incentive Level, be motivated to pursue marksmanship training and be invited to attend based on their standing on the Fullbore Marksman Phase II Course.
  2. Training Centres: Connaught (Ottawa, ON) and Bisley, England

ARMY CADET VOYAGE IN HISTORY - BATTLEFIELD TOUR

The aim of these three-week tour is to provide the opportunity for up to 30 senior Army cadets to participate in a battlefield pilgrimage, to stand in the place where our history was shaped. This activity would commence at home where cadets will be required to conduct research in their community to “bring back to life” a Canadian soldier. Cadets would then regroup in Ottawa to continue their research, with the assistance of the War Museum’s historians, prior to undertaking a battlefield tour in Europe. 

  1. Prerequisites: Must be medically and physically fit, must be 16 by the start of the exchange, have no participation limitations which may preclude them from participating in remote locations overseas, have achieved minimum the Bronze Level of the Cadet Fitness Assessment Incentive Level, have completed Gold Star training by 30 Jun. Priority will be given to those cadets with a higher ranking in the National Star of Excellence (NSE).
  2. Training Centres: Connaught (Ottawa, ON) and TBA