What does RCACS stand for?


Acronym Definition
RCACS Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron
RCACS USREDCOM Command And Control System

What are the 3 aims of the Cadet program?

The aim of the Cadet Program is to develop in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership, promote physical fitness and stimulate an interest of youth in the sea, army and air activities of the Canadian Armed Forces.

How many Air cadets are in Canada?

approximately 23,000
Today, the Royal Canadian Air Cadets has a membership of approximately 23,000 in 456 squadrons; and together with the Royal Canadian Sea Cadets and Royal Canadian Army Cadets, forms the “largest federally funded youth program in the country”.

What is RDA cadets?

Regionally Directed Activities (RDA) RDA Activities are an opportunity to practice the skills learned on weekly parade nights in a “hands on” manner, focusing their skills in and gaining experience from a large pool of instructors and fellow cadets from around the Local Area, Province, Region, or Nationally.

Are cadets paid?

Cadets are not paid during the months of September – June. Cadets who attend summer camp receive a training bonus at the end of the summer. Also, senior cadets who return to camp as leaders are paid a daily wage and make very good money for the summer.

How much do cadets get paid in Canada?

How much does a Cadet make at National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces in Canada? Average National Defence and Canadian Armed Forces Cadet daily pay in Canada is approximately $78.98, which meets the national average.

What is an air cadet parade?

The parade nights follow the Royal Canadian Air Cadet training schedule in a variety of subjects. These classes tend to be more theory based. Attendance and performance is used in the completion of the cadets mandatory training proficiency. Parade nights are open to all 186 RCACS Cadets.

Is Air Cadets Free Canada?

Air Cadets are under no obligation to join the Canadian Forces. There is no set cost to join.

Can you join cadets at 16?

The maximum age for entry is 17 years old, therefore you can request to join us anytime between your 12th and 17th birthday. If you are above that age group and still want to enjoy all of our activities and more, you could join as a volunteer.