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272 Nova Scotia Highlanders Army Cadet Corps

Record #: TOA0032
Last Modified: 28 Apr 2022
Last Full Update: 28 Apr 2022


Located In Amherst
Where To Find Us Amherst, NS
Areas Served Amherst and Area


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Phone 19024029238
Mailing Address 1063 South Brook Rd, RR 1 
South Hampton, NS B0M 1W0

Description & Services

Information Army cadets develop skills in the use of map and compass, GPS technology, orienteering, first-aid, camping and survival skills, canoeing, abseiling, trekking, mountain biking, and more. As they become more experienced, some will be selected for parachuting, white-water rafting and glacier climbing. They will also learn to become outdoor leaders.  
Army Cadets may also become involved in other exciting activities like competitive Olympic-style marksmanship and biathlon, sports competitions, music training and competitions, cultural outings, volunteer community support, and more.
Eligibility Ages: 12 year(s) - 18 year(s)
Meetings Thursday at 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm