Sunday 10December is a branch inspection followed by cadet promotions from 1300-1600 with the dress being full uniform or white shirt/ dark pants and shoes (for those without a uniform). Cadets please arrive between 1245-1300. Due to base restrictions and staffing requirements, cadets must arrive on time. Cadets arriving more than 5 minutes late will no longer be admitted.Parents are asked to arrive for pick-up at 1545 for Liberty Boat announcements before cadets are released at 1600.
Cadets may bring a LABELLED water bottle, food or snacks. A canteen will also be available at the 1430 stand easy. As items are priced at $1 or less it is requested that cadets bring no more than $5 as change cannot be made for larger denominations.
Competition Teams Trainingwill continue on Sunday 10 December from 1200-1300 (please arrive between 1145-1200). Space is still available on Drill only. Please fill out the form found on the corps website under the Activity Sign-up tab. As lunch is not provided cadets are required to bring a snack/lunch and water.
*A First Aid Competition Team classroom has been set up on the google classroom site. Cadets trying out for the First Aid team will find an invitation in their @navyleagueofcanada.org email account.
*A Seamanship Competition Team classroom has been set up on the google classroom site. Cadets trying out for the Seamanship team will find an invitation in their @navyleagueofcanada.org email account.
Drum training will resume on Sunday 10 December from 1100-1200 for selected cadets. Those cadets have been invited to a new google classroom called Drum Training where MCpl Picard will post messages, information and videos. Please accept the invitation in your @navyleagueofcanada.org email account.
Holiday Mess Dinner NLCC Vice Admiral Kingsmill cadets have been invited to a formal Holiday mess dinner with RCSCC Falkland to be held on Wednesday, December 13th Cadets must arrive at the main entrance (front door) by 1800 (6:00 pm) in full uniform, NO white tops for a health check. Dinner to be completed by 2030 (8:30 pm). Cadets will have the option of a chicken or vegetarian meal with dessert. If interested, please fill out the form found on the corps website under the Activity Sign-up tab. The deadline to sign up is December 5th.
Cadets who do not submit the form by the deadline date will NOT be permitted to attend.
For weekly training purposes, cadets will enter HMCS Carleton from the entrance to the gate in the back parking lot. An officer will be at the entrance performing temperature and health checks. A parent must remain with the cadet until he/she is cleared for admittance to the base by a Kingsmill officer. Similarly, at a cadet activity off the base, a parent must check in with a Kingsmill officer for both drop off and pick up.
In order to reduce the risk of catching or spreading illness, in particular Covid, cadets should stay home if theyor any family member feels sick. Due to base restrictions and staffing requirements, cadets must arrive on time. Cadets arriving more than 5 minutes late will not be admitted.
Please note that at this time, we are not authorized to let parents or guardians into the building.
A reminder to parents/guardians– if for any reason your cadet is unable to attend Sunday base training, please submit the “leave request” form found on the home page of the Kingsmill website so he/she will be recorded as excused for the day for attendance purposes. Your cadet is still responsible for completing the week’s lesson and quiz in Google Classroom.
*Cadet dress for the day: Navy League uniform or white shirt/dark pants and shoes (for those without a uniform) *Officer dress for the day: Winter dress Upcoming Events: Wednesday 13 December – Holiday Mess Dinner Sunday 17 December – Regular cadet training Sunday 24 December – Stood down (no cadets) for the holidays Sunday 31 December – Stood down (no cadets) for the holidays
The NLOB supports NLCC Vice Admiral Kingsmill's training program in a wide range of ways including, but not limited to, uniforms, recreational and educational trips, equipment for training, and the purchase of awards to recognize Kingsmill cadets' achievements. The Navy League of Canada Ontario Division has partnered with "Micharity" to organize a structured process to collect and distribute donations to the Branch of your choice and send charitable receipts immediately. Please consider making an online donation to our sponsoring Branch (NLOB) in support of cadet activities in our community. To donate to the NLOB, the NLOB has set up a link on their home page at www.ottawanavyleague.org, or the link can be directly accessed by clicking HERE. Donations using this link will be forwarded from the Ontario Division to the Ottawa Branch. However, please include a dedication on the form to the "Ottawa Branch" with the subject "Donation" to firstname.lastname@example.org. This will help the NLOB monitor it locally. Your generous donations will have a huge impact on helping us deliver a youth program that is second to none and help young Canadians develop into our leaders of tomorrow. Thank you!