Cadets Program

Government of Canada - Public Safety Canada

Provides opportunities that develop leadership, citizenship, and self-confidence.

Service offers:

  • opportunities for youth to learn more about Canada, make new friends and develop life skills
  • scholarship opportunities, summer programs and exchanges at training centres
  • choice of programs ranging from Sea Corps, Army Corps and Air Squadrons
  • a focus on physical fitness, academics, volunteerism, and citizenship
  • activities to build self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-awareness
Yes, Service targeted to youth:
  • ages 12 to 18 
  • with Canadian citizenship or legal residents of Canada
  • with provincial health insurance or an equivalent
Application Process
Service Access: Application Required, To access service visit website:
  • for details about the Cadet Program
  • find a corps or squadron nearby
  • begin the registration process

Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
Web Site
English; French
Fee: No

Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No

Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Last Verified On
August 1, 2023