Aim of the Cadet Program
The aim of the Cadet Program is to develop in youth the attributes of good citizenship and leadership, promote physical fitness and stimulate the interest of youth in the sea, land and air activities of the Canadian Forces.
The cadet program is by no means a stepping stone or prerequisite for entrance to the Canadian Armed Forces, nor are members encouraged to go into a military career.
Interaction between cadets, staff, and officers will be educational, positive, and respectful. A zero-tolerance rule is in effect for all personnel regarding abuse, harassment, and negative conduct. During the first few month of joining, new cadets will participate in the Positive Social Relations for Youth Program to provide the basis for acceptable social interaction. Cadets are required to sign a ‘Code of Conduct’ declaration in which they acknowledge the standards of conduct and behavior expected of them while participating in cadet training.