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Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class Madeline Pinto

The Sea Cadet Program is a fantastic organization for youth between the ages of 12 to 18. The Canadian Cadet Organization focuses on developing citizenship and leadership skills,  incorporating physical fitness into a healthy lifestyle, and stimulating interest in the activities of the Canadian Forces. Some regionally directed activities that the cadet program offers include: band, drill, marksmanship, and sail competitions; Orca Patrol Craft Training deployments; Tall Ship deployments; Leadership workshops and conferences; and summer training.


Through RCSCC Haida, I have participated on countless competition teams, I learned about teamwork and camaraderie, I have volunteered in my community, and I have been given the opportunity to practice leadership and mentorship skills. Along the journey, I have travelled, made lasting friendships, learned new skills, and created lifelong memories!


I strongly recommend all youth to join RCSCC Haida and discover the exciting and unique opportunities that the program has to offer!


M. Pinto

Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class


RC(Sea)CC Haida