Upcoming Events

==> Monday October 31st, 2016 - No cadets

==> Fitness Testing - Tuesday November 1st, 2016 from 1830hrs to 2130hrs

==> CLOSED GROUP Marksmanship Training Sessions - Thursdays Any cadets who will be 14 years old or younger on May 13, 2017, please come by this Thursday Oct 27th and try out for the team / we are looking for 4 cadets in this age group.

==> 2525 Band Schedule / Interested in joining the 2525 Band? Please sign up here

==> Fundraising event - Bottle Drive (October 3 to November 14, 2016)

==> Poppy Sales for Pickering and Ajax Legions (October 29th, November 3rd, November 5th, and November 8th, 2016)

==> Pickering Remembrance Day Parade - Sunday November 6th, 2016

==>Ajax Remembrance Day Parade and Service - Sunday November 6th, 2016

==> Claremont Remembrance Day Parade - Sunday November 6th, 2016

==> Barrack Room Dinner - Sunday December 11th, 2016 

==> Tri-Service Cadet Dinner and Ball - December 9, 2016 (tickets must be bought on Monday Nov 7th, Nov 14th and Nov 21st/last day to purchase tickets is Nov 21st).

==> Sports Program (OPEN to All Cadets)- Sunday November 20th, 2016 @ 0900hrs to 1130hrs

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 Registration of new cadets - every Monday Parade nights at 1915hrs.(see calendar)

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A fun, and exciting youth organization challenging young boys and girls between the ages of 12-18.

We just celebrated our 60th Anniversary in May 2014.

Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps proudly serving communities of Pickering/Ajax/Whitby, Ontario since May 11th, 1954.

Pickering, Ajax, Whitby and Durham Region youth organization

The Royal Canadian Army Cadets appeal to teenagers craving exciting outdoor activities where their personal limits as individuals and team-members will be tested. The outdoor-oriented youth members will love the challenge!

Our corps, 2525 Ontario Regiment of Canada Army Cadet Corps is part of the cadet organization, which is a national program for youth between 12 to 18 years of age who want to make new friends while participating in fun and challenging activities.

Overall, the army cadet program promotes teamwork, leadership and citizenship. In addition, it helps youth members to increase their self-confidence and physical fitness.

The 2525 Army Cadet Corps is a Pickering, Ajax, Whitby and Durham Region youth organization, which has no membership or trip fees. As an added benefit—we also provide each Durham Region cadet with a uniform at no charge.

Allow us to take a moment to mention briefly in a point form manner just some of the activities that cadets will have an opportunity to participate in. Such activities for our Ajax, Pickering, Whitby youth organization include the following:

- Sports activities

- Introduction to Olympic Marksmanship training

- Canoeing, rafting and swimming

- Map and compass, navigational and trekking activities

- Camping

- Abseiling and repelling

- Summer job or summer exchange program outside of Canada for cadets who have stayed in the program for a number of years

- Mountain biking

- An opportunity to gain community volunteer hours for High School graduation requirement

If you are interested in a challenge, new opportunities and excitement then the army cadet program might be just what you have been seeking!

Oh yeah, did I mention that through the army cadet program you can also have an opportunity to earn High School credits? Ask the adult staff at 2525 Army Cadets Corps—youth organization in Pickering, Ajax and Whitby for details.

Visit us on Monday evenings at the Pickering High School at 180 Church Street North, Ajax from 7:15 pm until 9:00 pm to join army cadets or just to find out more information.


Kids Help Phone 1-800-668-6868


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