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Become an Air Cadet

What does it cost to join Air Cadets?

There are no registration fees or dues to join the Cadet Program. Upon joining, uniforms and accoutrements are provided free of charge while you are actively enrolled in 12 RCACS. Cadets and parents are encouraged to participate in and contribute to fundraising on behalf of the Local Sponsoring Committee and League, to offset costs not covered by the Department of National Defence.


To join, a youth must:

  • Have reached their 12th birthday; however, have not reached their 19th Birthday

  • Be able to legally reside in Canada through a Student Visa, Work Visa, Permanent Residency, or Canadian Citizenship.

  • Be able to supply an original piece of government issued ID, such as a birth certificate or immigration card, as proof of identity

  • Be able to supply an original, Alberta Health Care card or Federal Health Care Card

To enroll your son or daughter into 11 Squadron:

  • Fill out an Application for Membership in the Canadian Sea, Army or Air Cadets Form (requires parent/guardian and applicant signatures) CF 1158

  • Bring the applicant's birth certificate and Alberta Health Care Card (A photocopy of both will be made and kept on the cadets' file)


Please find below the basic form required for the enrollment process:


Print this form on your own or go to the cadet office and receive a recruiting package from the Administration Officer.

  • CF 1158 - Application for Membership in the Canadian Sea, Army or Air Cadets


In addition to the forms you will need to bring the following items:

  • Provincial or Federal  Health Care Card

  • Government Issue Identification


If you do not have either or both of these items please speak with the Administration Officer as there may be an alternatives. Please note, certain individual situations may require further documentation which will be provided by the Administration Section.


Please check out Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)


If you have any further questions, please contact 11 Lethbridge Royal Canadian Air cadet Squadron

Email   or phone: 403-327-7083


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