Army Cadet League of Canada

Site: Ottawa - National Office

Service: Army Cadet League of Canada

Description and Services
Description (Service) In partnership with the Department of National Defences, this national organization aims to develop in youth the attributes of leadership, engaged and active citizenship and physical fitness, all within a safe environment. 
The following four major components collectively contribute to achieving the aims of the Program: 
* Corps Program 
* Regionally Directed Activities 
* Cadet Summer Training Centre (CSTC) Program 
* Nationally Directed Activities 
Army cadet activities include: 
* Expeditions 
* Navigation 
* Trekking 
* Wilderness survival 
* Outdoor leadership 
* Field training 
* General cadet knowledge 
* Drill and ceremonial 
* Community service 
* Cultural education/travel 
* Citizenship 
* Recreational sports 
* Air rifle marksmanship 
* Biathlon 
* Music - military band and pipe band 
Note: There is absolutely no expectations to join the armed forces upon completion of a cadet program. It's an opportunity to find out more about Canada and develop new skills, no matter what career you choose.
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates * National Office Year Round 
* Cadet Corps Meetings & Activities September-June 
* Summer Training July-August
Areas Served Canada
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s) 
Adolescents from 12 to 18 years of age
Application * Contact a local Corps and ask to attend the next meeting. The leader will provide you with the application forms and answer any questions you may have at that time. 
* For more information on how to apply you can also visit the website
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Service Categories Youth Military Cadet Programs ~ Federal Government Departments
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-991-4348
Toll Free Phone 1-877-276-9223
Fax 613-990-8701
Primary Contact Jennifer Golden, Executive Assistant
Alternate Contact Maxime Corneau, Communications Officer; Phone: 613-990-6766; Email:
Primary Executive Terence Whitty, Executive Director; Phone: 613-991-9637
Alternate Name The Army Cadet League of Canada
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
66 Lisgar St
Ottawa, ON K2P 0C1
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Intersection Elgin St and Laurier Ave W
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Parking meters
Other Details
Established Cadets: 1879; Army Cadet League of Canada: 1971
Funding Federal - Department of National Defense ; Fundraising ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 108071564 R0001
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Resources Brochures * information kits
Resources Website
Accreditation No

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