The Royal Canadian Sea
Cadets (RCSCC) is a Youth Organization, ages 12 to 18 years that offers
a world of amazing opportunities. Our programme will challenge you with
many exciting activities in a naval environment. The Aim of the Sea Cadet
program is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership and citizenship,
promote physical fitness and stimulate an interest in the maritime activities
of the Canadian Navy.
The program focuses on providing instruction and opportunities to develop
knowledge, skills and abilities and offers activities like participating
in Parades and Community Events, Marksmanship, Seamanship, Drill, First
Aid, Band, Guard, Sailing, Citizenship, Leadership, Sports, Orienteering,
Rope Work, Ship’s Operations and Small Craft Operations. Most importantly,
it is a platform to develop leadership skills that will promote potential
future Leaders in our community. Former cadets include astronaut Marc
Garneau and comedian Rick Mercer.
What does it take to be a Cadet?
You have to be between the age of 12 and 18
Want to learn and participate in activities such as sailing, outdoor adventure,
parade drill, citizenship, band and much more. There are many opportunities
available to Cadets; it's your choice in what direction you wish to proceed.
What is the cost to join?
There is a minimal cost of only $100 to join the Cadet Program. Cost for
an additional sibling is $25. However, “NO Cadet
will be turned away, if unable to pay the minimal cost. Upon joining,
uniforms, accoutrements, specialty training and summer camp training are
provided, “absolutely FREE
”. In fact, you
GET PAID to go to summer camp training.
Do I have to join the Canadian Forces?
No, you are not required to join the Canadian Forces. While you are introduced
to the activities and certain traditions of the Canadian Armed Forces,
you are also introduced to many other respectable career choices that
are available. The Cadet Program is a great way to make friends, find
out more about Canada, and develop new skills that will be with you for
life, no matter what career you choose.
How will Sea Cadets help me at school?
You will get High School Credits, Volunteer Hours and may be awarded Bursaries.
Your schoolwork will benefit from the problem-solving and leadership skills.
The Sea Cadet Programme will build your self confidence, efficiency, organizational
skills, and prepare young adults for the future.
More questions about Sea Cadets?
about the Sea Cadet Programme in British Columbia.
195 RCSCC Bicknell meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 9:30 pm at 7411
River Road, Richmond, BC.
We welcome you to join us on this "Wave of Adventure"