The Air Cadet Program is administered through a partnership between three groups:
DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE (DND)
The Department of National Defence provides policy, direction and authority to conduct training.
DND is responsible for many things including:
- Officers and Officer training
- Squadron equipment (air rifles, computers, etc.)
- Meals and transportation for Field Training Exercises
- Biathlon, Marksmanship and Music Training programs and competitions
Department of National Defence
AIR CADET LEAGUE OF CANADA (ALBERTA PROVINCIAL COMMITTEE)
The Air Cadet League of Canada is a voluntary public service organization that operates at the local, provincial and national levels.
The Alberta Provincial Committee is responsible for:
- Cadet Insurance
- Gliders and gliding operations
- Facilities (Camp Worthington, Camp Wright, Netook Gliding Centre)
- Effective Speaking Competitions
- Selection Boards for Scholarship Courses
Air Cadet League of Canada
Alberta Provincial Committee
BEAUMONT and DISTRICT LIONS CLUB (Official Sponsor)
The official sponsor of 287 RCACS is the Beaumont and District Lions Club. Lions Club International is one of the largest international service organizations with over 1.4 million members in more than 200 countries. Their motto is "We Serve."
287 BEAUMONT RCACS SQUADRON SPONSORING COMMITTEE
This committee is comprised of parents who meet monthly.
The Sponsoring Committee is responsible for:
- Booking facilities and buses
- Squadron equipment
- Public relations