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Step 1: Learn about the program.Sea Cadets is one of three elements of the Canadian Cadet Organization. As a Program, our aim is to:
- Develop in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership.
- Promote Physical Fitness.
- Stimulate interest in the sea element of the Canadian Forces.
Cadets are required to partake in fundraising activities to help support unit activities and administration. To support the GRILSE’s activities and needs, our sponsoring Branch of the Navy League asks each Cadet for a $125.00 administration fee. To learn more about this admin fee, and options for paying it, please contact our Navy League Branch at: PoCoMo@bcmainland.com
Step 2: Eligibility.To Join Sea Cadets, you must:
- Be a legal resident of Canada (a Canadian citizen, a landed immigrant, or, the dependant of a person who is lawfully resident in Canada on a temporary basis for the purpose of education or employment).
- Provide proof of provincial health insurance coverage or equivalent.
- Be at least 12 years of age.
- Not have reached 19 years of age.
- Normally be in good physical condition.
- Not belong to another Cadet corps or squadron.
- Be acceptable to the Commanding Officer (CO) of the cadet corps or squadron.
Step 3: Paperwork!There’s a bit of paperwork to enroll:
- Use this webpage to complete your initial paperwork
- Download the Navy League Welcome Letter
- Complete the Parent Information Form
What happens next?COME ON BY!
After you join cadets, you will participate in the New Entry Training Program, a five-week rotation during which you will learn about the fundamentals of the Sea Cadet Program. When this rotation is complete, you will move into Phase One (first year) Training, and begin your cadet career. Uniforms are generally issued within the first few weeks. After New Entry Training is complete, you are sworn in and will officially be a member of RCSCC GRILSE!