Program Partners


The Air Cadet Program is administered through a partnership between three groups:

DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE (DND)

The Department of National Defence provides policy, direction and authority to conduct training.

DND is responsible for many things including:

  • Officers and Officer training
  • Uniforms
  • Squadron equipment (air rifles, computers, etc.)
  • Meals and transportation for Field Training Exercises
  • Biathlon, Marksmanship and Music Training programs and competitions

Department of National Defence

AIR CADET LEAGUE OF CANADA (ALBERTA PROVINCIAL COMMITTEE)

The Air Cadet League of Canada is a voluntary public service organization that operates at the local, provincial and national levels. 

The Alberta Provincial Committee is responsible for:

  • Cadet Insurance
  • Gliders and gliding operations
  • Facilities (Camp Worthington, Camp Wright, Netook Gliding Centre)
  • Effective Speaking Competitions
  • Selection Boards for Scholarship Courses

Air Cadet League of Canada

Alberta Provincial Committee

SQUADRON SPONSORS

BEAUMONT and DISTRICT LIONS CLUB (Official Sponsor)

The official sponsor of 287 RCACS is the Beaumont and District Lions Club.  Lions Club International is one of the largest international service organizations with over 1.4 million members in more than 200 countries.  Their motto is "We Serve."

Lions International

BEAUMONT 287 AIR CADETS PARENT COMMITTEE  

This committee is comprised of parents who meet monthly.

The Parent Committee is responsible for:

  • Fundraising
  • Booking facilities and buses
  • Meals
  • Squadron equipment
  • Public relations
  • Volunteer screening

COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS

A number of organizations, businesses and community members provide support for the squadron on an ongoing basis.  This support is often in the form of donations of facilities, office or training equipment, food, gift cards, etc.  We also have a number of subject matter experts who volunteer their time to share their knowledge and experience with the cadets.

Thank you to everyone who has supported 287 RCACS in the 2019-2020 Training Year:

  • Rims and Rovers Auto and Pet Wash
  • Edmonton International Airport
  • Beaumont Fire Department
  • Beaumont RCMP
  • Beaumont Bottle Depot
  • Sobeys
  • No Frills
  • Cheyenne Tree Farms

 



Thank you to our generous sponsors and supporters!

Upcoming Events


Dec. 10, 2019 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Ground School Study Session
St Andre Academy
Study session to catch everyone up and to allow the cadets to ask more questions on the topics.

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Dec. 11, 2019 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Regular Training Night
CCBCC
Regular Training Night. See weekly announcements for dress and special event instructions.

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Dec. 18, 2019 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

Regular Training Night
Beaumont Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
Regular Training Night. See weekly announcements for dress and special event instructions.

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