Cadet Advisory Council Summer 2022

The Cadet Advisory Council (CAC) will be hosted by the Commander Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers (CJCR) with personnel administrative support provided by Regional Cadet Support Unit (Central) and logistical support provided by host RCSUs while operating as a lodger unit of Connaught Cadet Training Centre (CTC) and Valcartier CTC. The working group will provide the opportunity for the Comd and senior Formation staff to engage directly with a group of senior cadets from across the country on a variety of Cadet Program related topics. 

How long is the Cadet Advisory Council?

The CAC will take place during the summer 2022 training period and will run as a six-week concentration.

Where will this take place?

The CAC will take place in-person at two locations, Connaught CTC and Valcartier CTC.

How many cadets will be selected?

16 Cadets (three per region [one per element] plus one to be selected as a group leader). Cadet participants shall be designated Staff Cadets for the purpose of pay and professional development. 

How can I apply to be part of the Cadet Advisory Council?

Three cadets per RCSU will be selected to participate in the CAC. Returning council members may be assigned priority loading to facilitate continuity within the council. Applications and selections shall take place as follows:

  1. RCSUs will advertise the opportunity and advise corps / squadrons to submit applications through Fortress NLT 15 Apr 2022;
  2. Applicant submissions are to include the following elements:
    1. letter of introduction from the corps/squadron CO,
    2. letter of introduction from the cadet; and
    3. contact details for the cadet to facilitate coordination of a video interview.
  3. RCSUs will screen and rank their candidates, nominating the top candidate in their region to the CJCR HQ for the senior cadet of the CAC position NLT 6 May 2022;
  4. CJCR Formation Chief Warrant Officer (FCWO) will vet the five nominated cadets and select one of them to act as the senior cadet of the CAC, and return the applicant submissions to the home RCSUs NLT 13 May 2022; and
  5. RCSU’s will select one cadet of each element from within their RCSU to be on the CAC ensuring inclusive and diverse representation. Applications are to be selected and offers “published to corps / squadrons” in Fortress NLT 1 May 2022
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