Join Air Cadets

Interested in joining Air Cadets

contact your local Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron below

or email:  Join Air Cadets


 Squadron  CO Email Address Location & Time
 18 Dartmouth Lions  4 Bldg Shearwater  Mon 1830
 29 Sydney Kiwanis  Sydney Academy Thur 1830
 45 Glace Bay AM Edwards  Glace Bay Armouries, King Edward St Wed 1800
 77 Truro Arrowhead  68 Glenwood Drive, Truro Thur 1800
 106 Windsor  Windsor Regional High School Tue 1830
 154 Amherst  Col Ralston Armouries Wed 1830
 250 Vimy Hubley Community Hall, 4408 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Lewis Lake Tue 1830
 292 Fairview Legion Armouries Monday 1830
 299 Yarmouth  Armouries Parade St.  Mon 1830
342 Bedford Lions Bedford Jr High School Wed 1830
 374  F/Lt Chisholm Stellarton  Drummond Rd Westville Wed 1830
397 Trenton Trenton Fire Hall Tue 1830
507 F/Lt MacLean Kentville Aldershot Bldg #222 Tue 1845
517 F/Lt Graham Greenwood Birchall Bldg Wed 1830
529 Halifax Armdale Elizabeth Sutherland School Mon 1830
 545 Liverpool Privateer South Queens Junior High School, 163 Waterloo Street,Liverpool, NS Wed 1830
 562 North Sydney Cabot Thompson Jr High Tue 1815
 569 Brookfield Col Henderson Brookfield Elementary, Tue 1800
 587 Whitney Pier Memorial Jr High, Tue 1800
 591 Sydney Mines Dunlap Sydney Mines Jr High, Tue 1800
 596 Tatamagouche Elementary School, Wed 1830
 602 Florence McCurdy Ti Sullivan Jr High, Mon 1800
 615 Halifax Bluenose Stad Drill Shed, Wed 1830
 652 Milford M&D Lions Riverline Activity Center, Thur 1830
 689 Parrsboro Handley Page Legion Br #45, Mon 1830
 693 Sydney Rotary Sydney Academy, Wed 1830
 719 Port Hawkesbury Stora Tamarac Education Centre, Wed 1900
 824 St Peters Silver Dart  United Church Hall, Granville Street, St. Peters, Wed 1830
 865 Dartmouth Kiwanis  Shannon Park Elem, Mon 1830
 875 Antigonish Lions Antigonish Ed. Center, Mon 1830

How to join Air Cadets, Nova Scotia’s premier youth organization:

  • Visit a local ACR in May/June and pre-register with the CO or Training Officer.
  • Starting in September 2014, administration forms, no cost, to be process.
  • Air Cadet Uniforms are issued on loan and at no cost, but you must return at the end of term.
  • You will assist in one fund raiser per training year, to assist with program costs.
  • Air cadet may finish the program and there is no commitment to the military.

Here is a list of just some of the program activities that Air Cadets participate in:

Citizenship*First Aid*Leadership*Survival*Community Service*Drill*Sports*Marksmanship*Music*Aircraft Identification*Navigation*Aerospace*Communication*Airport Operations*Meteorology

Nova Scotia Department of Education grades 10/11/12 you may apply to earn elective credits. For more details visit Dept. of Education website.

Parents/ youth still have questions, then email or call Toll Free1-800-797-9974.

Interested in joining as a CIC Officer?

The Cadet Instructors Cadre (CIC) consists of specially trained part-time members of the Canadian Forces. CIC officers are responsible for cadet training, supervision, and administration.

CIC officers are important figures in the life of a cadet.  Many CIC officers were once cadets themselves, but this is not a prerequisite.  To become a CIC officer, a candidate must participate in a series of personal interviews and:

  • Have a high school diploma,
  • Be a Canadian citizen between the ages of 18 and 64 and be of good character
  • Recommended by the commanding officer and squadron sponsoring committee or provincial league.
  • Meet the medical standards prescribed
  • Pass a security screening, including an enhanced reliability check, criminal background investigation, and vulnerable sector screening.  For more information on the CIC, please contact us Toll Free1-800-797-9974.

Interested in joining as a League Member or Civilian Volunteer?

Nova Scotia Provincial Committee has several Directors and civilian volunteer openings.

  • We thank you for your generous offer of volunteer services and hope you understand the legal and moral obligation of the League in reviewing the suitability of all individuals working or involved with youth.
  • Pass a security screening, including an enhanced reliability check, criminal background investigation, and vulnerable sector screening.
  • Contact our Nova Scotia provincial level to enquire further about volunteering with a squadron at the local community, contact