UPCOMING EVENTS AND NEWS
The Army Cadet League of Canada BC Branch held its Annual General meeting on April 17, 2019. Please check back soon as minutes of the meeting will be posted.
We would like to thank all the Branch and Support Committee members that joined us for the meeting. We love the support!
Please see the following link to last year’s minutes of the AGM held on May 7, 2018 at 7 pm. The minutes can be viewed here.
If you have any questions regarding the Annual General Meeting please contact the Executive Assistant.
Provincial Marksmanship Championship Vernon BC 12-14 April 2019
Congratulations to all who participated in the Provincial Marksmanship Championship. A special shout out to the 3rd place team 2812 Seaforth RCACC from Surrey/White Rock. Well done!
VIMY MEMORIAL PARADE-Surrey BC
Hundreds of Army Cadets on parade from different Regimental affiliations took place in the Vimy Memorial Parade in Surrey BC on Sunday April 7th. In addition to Cadets in attendance, there was aslo MLA’s, MP’s Mayors, City Councilors, Legion members, friends and family members. We make time for the parade as we want to honour those Canadians who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Please see the following link to the CBC Article: Metro Vancouver Army Cadets Commerate Battle of Vimy Ridge
Drill Team Challenge March 02, 2019
Congratulations to 2893 Seaforth RCACC Port Coquitlam for Gold at the 1st Annual Army Cadet League BC Branch Drill Team Challenge. MWO Lau was awarded top drill team Commander. Well Done!
Silver 2290 BCR RCACC Vancouver
Bronze 2381 BCR RCACC Richmond
A honorable mention to 2812 Seaforth RCACC Surrey/White Rock for an outstanding performance for such a new team.
Thank you very much to all for coming out and making this a very successful first annual event.
Bravo Zulu to Cpl James McDonald from 2573 RCACC 6th Engineer Squadron from North Vancouver for his quick thinking to save the day-CHIMO!!
ACLC (BC) Air Rifle Workshop 20 January 2019
The 2019 Air Rifle workshop was held on January 20th, in the lower mainland and Vernon this past week. We would like to thank all the teams, coaches and volunteers that helped make this year’s workshop such a success! More pictures to follow shortly!
Top Scores from the Lower Mainland Area:
Gold: 2837 BCR Port Moody Silver: 2812 Seaforth Surrey/White Rock Bronze: 2316 R West Reg New Westminster
Top Score from the Vernon Area: 3063 British Columbia Dragoons Enderby- The team scored 1320 points.
Our next Air Rifle workshop will be on January 19th, 2020. The intent of our competition is to give your SHOOTERS practice to see what its like before it becomes real for the zones and provincials in a fun, less stressful environment. Our intent is to help you achieve your goals and help your team improve. We hope to see you there in 2020!
INTERNATIONAL EXPEDITION CHILI FEBRUARY 2019
Congratulations Warrant Officer Thea McLaren from 2483 PPCLI RCACC and Master Warrant Officer Dionna Chan from 2893 Seaforth Regiment RCACC. Thea and Dionna are two of BC’s Cadets selected to participate in this year’s International Expedition to Chile. Eighteen army cadets from across Canada have been selected to take part in this international expedition.
WO Thea McLaren
2483 PPCLI RCACC located in Victoria, BC
MWO Dionna Chan
2893 Seaforth Regiment RCACC located in Port Coquitlam, BC
Vernon Cadet Camp 70th Anniversary
The 70th Camp Anniversary for Vernon Cadet Camp is August 14-19, 2019. Information and registration for this great event can be found at: https://vernonreunion.wordpress.com/2019/01/08/quick-info/ and on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/events/474091553073060/
EARLY Bird cost 1`Jan to 30 April Adults $150ea -May Adult $175ea
Adults $150 = =====> $175
Child 0-2 $90 ======> Free
Child 3-9 $105 = ======> $105
child 10-15 $115 ======> $115
child 16-18 $125 =======> $125
This covers 6 meals, building rental. Insurance, challenge coin to receive discounts , reunion shirt, and a number of other memorabilia item.
Please come and help support this historic event. We hope to see you there!
The Okanagan Military Tattoo 27-28 July 2019 Vernon, BC
A musical extravaganza of pipers, drummers, musicians, military bands, marching troops, multicultural dancers and singers of all ages brought together in an action packed, non-stop choreographed two-hour event. Featuring over 400 performers from all over North America (and in 2016, Korea) paying tribute to our military past and present. Cadets families and supporters receive a 10% discount with the code “cadets”, valid until 30 June 2019.