Cadets and Junior Canadian Rangers

These funded programs for youth aged 12 to 18 teach valuable life skills such as teamwork and leadership through fun and rewarding activities.


Services and information

About the Cadet Program

Learn about the Royal Canadian Sea, Army and Air Cadets.

Become a Cadet

Find out who can join, how to find the corps or squadron closest to you, and the steps you need to take to join the Cadets.

Activities and training for Cadets

Learn about the activities, summer training, and international exchange programs available to cadets.

Find a Corps or Squadron

Find the Cadet Corps (Sea or Army) or Squadron (Air) that is closest to you.

About the Junior Canadian Ranger Program

Discover the JCR program for youth who live in remote and isolated communities of Canada.

Become a Junior Canadian Ranger

Find out how to get started, who to contact, and what to expect from the program.

Activities and training for Junior Rangers

Learn about the activities you can participate in and the skills you can develop as a Junior Canadian Ranger.

Find a Ranger Patrol

Use the interactive map to find your nearest Junior Canadian Ranger Patrol.

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