Field Training Exercises, known as FTX’s are weekend activities conducted at an outdoors facility. The aim of these exercises is to support the regular Monday night training to teach outdoor survival skills, land navigation, leadership and radio communications among other things.

Providing this instruction allows practical, experiential learning in an outdoors environment rather than in a classroom. As important, these exercises are fun, challenging, safe and give some cadets opportunities that they may not otherwise be able to partake in.

Except for extreme conditions, the training will not be impacted by weather. Typically great memories come from weekends where the Corps has overcome adversity which the weather has been known to provide.

  • Exercise Recon One

     EXERCISE NAME  EX RECON ONE
     TYPE OF EXERCISE  MARKSMANSHIP TRAINING
     DATE  SATURDAY 12 OCTOBER 2019
     START TIME  7:30 AM
     END TIME  4:00 PM
     DROP OFF / PICKUP LOCATION  180 DERRY ROAD EAST
     FOOD  LUNCH TO BE PROVIDED
     DRESS  FIELD TRAINING UNIFORM / CIVILIANSIf you do not have an FTU uniform please wear appropriate clothing for the outdoors based on the weather that day.
    NOTES Event will be conducted at CFB Borden

    Please bring a water bottle.

    PERMISSION FORM
  • Exercise Canadian Ranger
     EXERCISE NAME  EX CANADIAN RANGER
     TYPE OF EXERCISE  BIVOUAC EXERCISE
    DATES  FRIDAY 25 OCTOBER – 27 OCTOBER 2019
    START TIME:  6:30 PM
    END TIME:  3:00 PM
    DROP OFF / PICKUP LOCATION  180 DERRY RD EAST
     EXERCISE LOCATION  CTC BLACKDOWN
     MEALS  MEALS TO BE PROVIDED
     DRESS  FIELD TRAINING UNIFORM / CIVILIANSIf you do not have an FTU uniform please wear appropriate clothing for the outdoors based on the weather that weekend.
     KIT LIST  – HERE –
    NOTES  NEW – Cadets must bring their own sleeping bag.

    Event will be conducted at CFB Borden. Please bring a water bottle.

    PERMISSION FORM

SPRING / FALL KIT LIST

 Field Training Uniform (Jacket, T-Shirt, Pants, and issued boots)

 Beret

 Tilley Hat

 Toque

 Sweater

 Cadet 2-Layer Jacket

 Wool Socks (x3)

 T-Shirts (x2)

 Pants (Avoid jeans if you can; something that dries quick (in case your FTUs get wet)

 Underwear (x3)

 Cotton Socks (x3)

 Running Shoes

 Toothbrush & Toothpaste

 Deodorant

 Wash Cloth and Soap OR Baby Wipes

 Bath Towel

 Flip-flops

 Shaving Kit (males)

 Hair products (females)

 Feminine hygiene products (females)

 Prescribed medication, if applicable. Do not bring Advil, Tylenol, ect.

 Health Card

 Ruck Sack OR Duffle Bag (line it with a garbage bag)

 Chapstick / Lip balm

 Sunscreen & Bug Spray

 Sunglasses

 Notebook & Pencil

 Reusable Water bottle (ie. Nalgene bottle)

 Travel mug

 Flashlight

WINTER KIT LIST

 Field Training Uniform (Jacket, T-Shirt, Pants, no combat boots, wear civilian winter boots)

 Beret

 Toque

 Sweater

 Cadet 2-Layer Jacket

 Wool Socks (x3)

 Scarf

 Winter Gloves (x2)

 Snow pants

 T-Shirts (x2)

 Pants (avoid jeans)

 Underwear (x3) – long underwear is best

 Extra Sweater – fleece is best

 Cotton Socks (x3)

 Winter Boots (do not bring combat boots)

 Toothbrush & Toothpaste

 Deodorant

 Wash Cloth and Soap OR Baby Wipes

 Bath Towel

 Flip-flops

 Shaving Kit (males)

 Hair products (females)

 Feminine hygiene products (females)

 Prescribed medication, if applicable. Do not bring Advil, Tylenol, ect.

 Health Card

 Ruck Sack OR Duffle Bag (line it with a garbage bag)

 Chapstick / Lip balm

 Sunscreen & Bug Spray

 Sunglasses

 Notebook & Pencil

 Reusable Water bottle (ie. Nalgene bottle)

 Travel mug

 Flashlight

DO NOT BRING

 Canadian Armed Forces issued clothing. Cadets are not permitted to wear CADPAT.

 Blankets or large pillows.

 Anything contrary to the Cadet Code of Conduct (ie. Illegal drugs, pornography, alcohol, tobacco products, etc)

 Electronic Devices (laptops, iPads, cellphones, etc). Senior cadets (Sergeants and up) are permitted cellphones for duty related work.

 Knives (Multi-tools that have a blade smaller than your hand are permitted)