FTX Wandering Stag

The howl of the coyotes could be heard, but thankfully none were seen during our weekend field training exercise (“FTX”) at the Coyote Campground, adjacent to the spectacular Campbell Valley Regional Park. The “wandering” part of the exercise included development of navigation skills using map and compass, communicating remotely with use of radios, hiking and…

Marksmanship Team in Zone Competition

Congratulations to cadets of the 72nd Seaforth RCACC Marksmanship Team for representing us at the zone regional marksmanship competition this weekend. This is the first time this team has competed together and, while official results have not yet been posted, everyone did an excellent job. Contestants from six area cadet corps gathered at North Vancouver’s…

Happy New Year!

The army cadet program has much to do with developing friendships, having fun, and seeking adventure … so we send the wish that the New Year bring all three of those things to you too! For our part, we are looking forward to several highlights in the months to come: the Biathlon team will compete…

Isabella Urbanowski Chosen for Battlefield Tour

Congratulations are in order for Seaforth Army Cadet Isabella Urbanowski! The Army Cadet League of Canada (BC Branch) has chosen Isabella as one of eleven Cadets to participate in the “Vimy Battlefield Tour” taking place in March, 2018. As its name suggests, the trip will include a visit to the memorial and trenches of Vimy…

We Remember

Cadets from around Canada participated in thousands of community Remembrance Day events this year, and Vancouver’s oldest cadet corps was no exception. Cadets from the 72nd RCACC joined with many others on Saturday, November 11, in a parade and ceremony to remember our veterans and their sacrifices at the South Memorial Cenotaph, and supported the…

FTX First Stag

Twenty-six cadets ventured out to Golden Ears provincial park Oct 13-15 for a weekend of fun and adventure, and achieved their goals on both accounts. Everyone now knows about knots, how to safely use an axe and shovel, how to navigate with a map and compass, how to use a GPS device, lighting lamps and…

Colonel Fairweather 1920-2017

We were very sorry to learn of the recent passing of Colonel David Fairweather, on September 15, at the age of 97. A faithful and firm supporter of the Seaforth cadets, he was a friend and inspiration to many. His contributions to Canada and the example he set throughout his life have influenced countless numbers…

Join us in September!

As the summer months draw to an end, and thoughts turn toward school preparations, this is the perfect time to think about what activities you want to do outside of school. If you’re between the age of 12 and 18 and if you’re the sort of person who likes camping, hiking, rappelling, skating, canoeing, marksmanship,…

Change of Command

Congratulations to Capt. Mike Millard, CD, who has taken over the role of Commanding Officer from Capt. Sherry Seganfreddo, CD. The formal ceremony was held during the Corps’ 105th Annual Ceremonial Review (ACR) at the historic Seaforth Armoury on Saturday June 10th and presided over by HCol Michael Shields, CD. Capt. Millard’s has been involved…