Interested in Joining? Here is what you need to know.  Please fill out the membership form and return it to the 223 Army Cadet Corps based in the Stratford Armories.


To be eligible for membership in the Sea, Army or Air Cadets, the applicant must

•   Be not less than 12 years old but not have attained his/her 19th     birthday.

•   Not belong to another cadet corps or squadron.

•   Be a Canadian citizen or a lawful resident of Canada.

•   Be medically, physically and psychologically fit to join Cadets and participate in related training and/or activities.

•   Be covered by a government or private health insurance plan.

•   Be of good moral character.

•   Be acceptable to the cadet corps or squadron Commanding Offiicer.

Documents to Provide

Provide a copy of one of the following pieces of identification on the applican

•   a valid Canadian passport; OR

•   a birth certificate; OR

•   a valid resident card; OR

•   a valid identification card issued by a Canadian provincial or federal government agency.

Note. The provincial health insurance card is not accepted. If, in Section 5, you check “Yes”, provide a copy of the court or tribunal decree or judgement.

If, in Section 6, under “Access Rights”, you check "Limited", provide  a copy of the relevant pages from the court decree or judgement or separation agreement

Membership Conditions

As a cadet

•   is expected to participate in training activities and follow regulations, orders and instructions;

•   is expected to take good care of all items of clothing and  equipment issued to him/her, to safeguard and return them when     requested to do so;

•   is expected to conduct himself/herself in a manner respectful of others;

•   may end his/her membership with the cadet corps/squadron at any time;

•   may be expelled from the cadet corps/squadron if he/she commits a serious breach of discipline;

•   is no longer eligible to be a member of a cadet corps/squadron when he/she turns 19.

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