Are we still recruiting ?
YES, every Wednesday at 1830 hrs
at the Cadet Hall at 7411 River Rd, Richmond, BC
TEL: 604-270-3231

Bicknell Sea Cadet’s Brochure

Visit our "Testimonials" page where cadets provide their experiences on the summer training opportunities at the Cadet Training Centres.


At RCSCC BICKNELL, our Mission is to train the Youth of the Present to make better Citizens and to make a better Future in the Communities we serve. We will strive to provide the tools and the life-skills necessary for the Youth of tomorrow to carry out their Duties as proud Royal Canadian Sea Cadets and Citizens of the Community.


Chief Petty Officer Second Class, Chief Hill, Nelson had the opportunity to go on an ORCA Class PCT Deployment. He was on PCT Moose 62 from Oct 15-22 2016. A PCT Deployment is when sea cadets from across Canada get to sail on a navy training vessel for a week.

On board he got the chance to live on a ship, «read more»

Petty Officer Second Class Shi, Frank participated in The 2016 Commodores’ Cup Regatta on August 29th – September 12th, 2016 which was held by the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club and secured 3rd place against 19 other competitors in the 420 Not Flying Spinnaker class. He also won the Cadet Award.

My sailing partner, Diane Liang from RCSCC Captain Vancouver and I raced against other youth sailors from various clubs in the Greater Vancouver area in the 2016 Commodores' Cup at English Bay. I personally just expected to have fun in the regatta, not get a medal. We had a gentle breeze «read more»

Welcome to 195 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corp Bicknell
The Royal Canadian Sea Cadets (RCSCC) is a Youth Organization, ages 12 to 18 years that offers a world of amazing opportunities. Our programme will challenge you with many exciting activities in a naval environment. The Aim of the Sea Cadet program is to develop in youth the attributes of leadership and citizenship, promote physical fitness and stimulate an interest in the maritime activities of the Canadian Navy.

The program focuses on providing instruction and opportunities to develop knowledge, skills and abilities and offers activities like participating in Parades and Community Events, Marksmanship, Seamanship, Drill, First Aid, Band, Guard, Sailing, Citizenship, Leadership, Sports, Orienteering, Rope Work, Ship’s Operations and Small Craft Operations. Most importantly, it is a platform to develop leadership skills that will promote potential future Leaders in our community. Former cadets include astronaut Marc Garneau and comedian Rick Mercer.

What does it take to be a Cadet?

You have to be between the age of 12 and 18

Want to learn and participate in activities such as sailing, outdoor adventure, parade drill, citizenship, band and much more. There are many opportunities available to Cadets; it's your choice in what direction you wish to proceed.

What is the cost to join?

There is a minimal cost of only $75 to join the Cadet Program. Cost for an additional sibling is $10. However, NO Cadet will be turned away. Upon joining, uniforms, accoutrements, specialty training and summer camp training are provided, absolutely FREE. In fact, you GET PAID to go to summer camp training.

Do I have to join the Canadian Forces?

No, you are not required to join the Canadian Forces. While you are introduced to the activities and certain traditions of the Canadian Armed Forces, you are also introduced to many other respectable career choices that are available. The Cadet Program is a great way to make friends, find out more about Canada, and develop new skills that will be with you for life, no matter what career you choose.

How will Sea Cadets help me at school?

You will get High School Credits, Volunteer Hours and may be awarded Bursaries. Your schoolwork will benefit from the problem-solving and leadership skills. The Sea Cadet Programme will build your self confidence, efficiency, organizational skills, and prepare young adults for the future.

More questions about Sea Cadets?

Frequently Asked Questions about the Sea Cadet Programme in British Columbia. 195 RCSCC Bicknell meets on Wednesday nights from 6:30 to 9:30 pm at 7411 River Road, Richmond, BC.

We welcome you to join us on this "Wave of Adventure"!

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