– IFORMATIO OTICE – 604 MOOSE SQUADRO In accordance with the law and cadet policies: absolutely O illegal drugs, alcohol, or smoking is permitted at any cadet event! Mewata Armoury 801 - 11 St W, Calgary, AB www.604moose.ca NOTICE DATE: 5 Nov 14 EVENT: FTX SPARROW (LEVEL OE) 2014 DESCRIPTION & PURPOSE: 1. 604 Moose RCACS cadets will participate in a proficiency level one field training exercise (FTX) at Rocky Mountain Cadet Training Centre (RMCTC). This FTX will focus on instruction and practice of basic survival skills for new cadets in addition to team building and leadership opportunities. Cadets can expect to spend a majority of the FTX outdoors. EXECUTION 2. Timings / Location: Time Date Location 1800hrs Fri 7 Nov 14 Mewata Armoury (801 11 St W) Drop Off 1700hrs Sun 9 Nov 14 Mewata Armoury (801 11 St W) Pick Up **Parents – Do not be late picking up your cadet. 3. Kit List / Required Items: Uniform: Wear Sports Gear(shorts/sweatpants, t-shirt/sweater, runners) Carry on hanger Includes: Wedge, dress shirt, tie, trousers (w/ belt), tunic, wool socks, boots. Survival Kit (ref: Survival Kit List, pg 2) Cadet Fleece Civilian Dress Cadet Parka Bag Lunch Black Gloves (optional) Other: See additional instructions (item 4). 4. Additional Instructions: • • • • • 5. A limited number of rucksacks, sleeping bags and air mattresses are available on loan for those cadets who do not have their own. Reservations are required in advance through the OPI. Cadets will arrive on Friday 7 Nov having already eaten dinner. No meal will be provided Friday. Kit checks will be conducted before departure. For their comfort, safety, and well being, cadets inappropriately kitted will not be permitted to attend the FTX. There is no cell phone coverage at RMCTC. Local Calgary Contact: Lt Richardson (403-680-1102) Got questions? Unsure about something? Don't leave it to chance! Ask and clarify! Officer / NCO in Charge information: OPI Name: Phone: 1/2 Cell Phones may only be brought to contact parents for pick up and may not be used during training. Lt Hunter 778-858-5558 NCOIC Name: Phone: FSgt Kostelnyk, C. 587-583-6449 Annex C FTX Sparrow (PL1) 2014 28 Oct 14 MADATORY CADET KIT LIST Items must be packed in a non-tearable apparatus (ex: backpack, duffle bag) and be suitable for bush travel. Airline luggage (wheeled) is not acceptable. A small daypack is highly recommended. All items must be marked with the cadet's name. Layered clothing is critical to staying warm and dry. # 5 1 1 3 2 3 2 1 1 1 Item 1 Pairs socks Pair boots with ankle support2 Pair backup footwear (runners okay) Undergarments (long, cold weather) Pairs pants3 - No Jeans! Undershirt (t-shirt or base layer) Shirt, outer (mid-layer) Sweater (wool or fleece ideal) Pair mitts or gloves Toque # 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 Item Winter or ski-type jacket Sleeping bag Plastic or travel mug4 Water bottle (camelbaks okay) Personal hygiene kit5 Flashlight, fresh batteries6 Large garbage bags Writing implements Small notepad 1: Wool is ideal, cotton not recommended. Thin liner socks for comfort optional. 2: Warm, waterproof or water resistant 3: Appropriate for cold, wet weather and wear outdoors. Jeans are not acceptable. 4: Must be able to hold hot drinks 5: Toothpaste, toothbrush, deodorant, face towel etc. 6: LED recommended. OPTIOAL CADET KIT LIST # 1 1 1 1 Item Watch Blue beret or wedge Pair ski pants Pair combat boots # 1 1 1 1 Item Set OD combats Set rain gear Headlamp Scarf ILLICT ITEMS 1. 2/2 The following items are forbidden: a. Ammunition and firearms; b. Pyrotechnics; c. Illicit drugs, non-prescription drugs, and contraband items; d. Personal electronics (iPods, PSP, etc.); e. Knives; and f. As per CATO 55-04: CadPat combats or clothing.
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