HMCS CALGARY Deployments – Spring 2018

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We have a fantastic opportunity upcoming for Cadets to spend 2, 3 or 5 days on a Royal Canadian Navy ship!

HMCS CALGARY  will embark cadets on some of their upcoming sails. Between 6 to 15 Cadets from across BC will be selected for each deployment (numbers vary depending on which dates)

DATES Available for GRILSE Cadets:

19-23 March:  up to 15 Cadets.
26-28 March:  up to 15 Cadets. This deployment has been cancelled.
03-05 April:  up to 15 Cadets.
09-13 April: up to 10 Cadets.  ***NOTE*** West Coast Firing Area (WCFA) and may be rough waters
16-20 April: up to 10 Cadets.  ***NOTE*** West Coast Firing Area (WCFA) and may be rough waters

NOTES:

CALGARY can accommodate up to 6 females on each sail; they will be bunked in 9 Mess so they will have their own heads and wash place.

Prerequisites for the 5 day deployments:

Sea Cadets who are 16-18 years; 14-15 year olds may go if they are mature; however, they are not authorized to fire any weapons; and

All cadets require a bronze+ fitness level.

Prerequisites for the overnight, two or three nights sails:

Sea cadets who are 14-18 years; 14-15 year olds may go if they are mature; however, they are not authorized to fire any weapons; and

All cadets require a bronze+ fitness level.

We are required to have applications to RCSU by the following dates:

19-23 March – Returns NLT 6 March
03-05 April – Returns NLT 14 March,
09-13 April – Returns NLT 14 March; and
16-20 April – Returns NLT 21 March.

This means that you will need to get your signed application to us by at least the Wednesday prior to the return dates above.

HOW TO APPLY

OIC of applications will be Lt(N) Deck.  Email Lt(N) Deck at Kevin.Deck@cadets.gc.ca to indicate your interest, or speak to him on a Parade Night. Let him know what dates you want to apply for (you can apply for as many dates as you are available for, but will only be selected for one deployment if you are choosen.)

Similar to summer training, we will start your application in our online personnel management system.   If you are selected, your parents will need to sign to approve the offer.

Cadets with medical participation limits may not be able to partake in this activity.

Questions to Lt(N) Deck.

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Monthly Routine Orders can be found here:

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