Local Training

2293 Army Cadets meet Monday evenings at the Hugh Cairns Armories located on Idylwyld Drive in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Our Parade nights go from 6:15pm until 9:15pm from September until June each training year.

Our local training is broken down into 6 subgroups based on age and how long the cadets have been a member of the unit. When a cadet joins the unit who is older then 12 years old on a case by case basis we have the options to fast track a cadet into a higher level to ensure that they at the appropriate learning level.

These levels are broken up into the following training areas:

  • Participate in Citizenship Activity

  • Perform Community Service

  • Participate as a Member of a team

  • Develop a Personal Activity Plan

  • Participate in Recreational Sports

  • Fire the Cadet Air Rifle

  • Serve in an Army Cadet Corps

  • Knowledge and Traditions of the Canadian Forces

  • Map and Compass

  • Field Craft

  • Roles of an Environmentally Conscious Canadian

  • Leadership

  • Drill

  • Trekking

  • Survival

  • Leadership

  • Instructional Techniques

  • GPS training

  • Expedition training

  • Youth Justice

  • Mentoring

Our Monday night training sessions are supplemented through other learning opportunities. We host marksmanship training Thursday nights as well as Saturday sessions for practical application of skills.

Throughout the year the unit participates in approximately 3 full camping weekends which include training in camp site routine, navigation and practical leadership. One weekend each year is dedicated to either cold weather training or supplementary expedition training.

For any other questions about the army cadet training program please contact us today.

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