Cadets

There are three types of a cadets groups offered at John Septimus Roe Anglican Community School, the River Rangers, Bush Rangers and Emergency Service Cadets.  The cadet program is government funded and runs at the Mirrabooka Campus after school on a Monday for two hours during school term but not on public holidays.

BUSH RANGER CADETS

The Bush Ranger Cadet program is run for students in years 7 to 12.  The program is overseen by the Department of Conservation (DEC) and is a Schools Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) endorsed program.  The cadets are involved in working safely in nature, the use of hand held radios for communication whilst in the field and studying the environment, particularly looking at reptiles and birds of prey.  Bush craft and survival skills are an important part of the program.  Students work with Kartkoortiern, learning about the aboriginal culture and history of the area. Drill is part of the program along with the development of leadership skills and team work.  The Bush Ranger Cadets work in partnership with Tangaroa Blue Foundation, Coast Care, UWA and Yanchep National Park.  The cadets participate in 2 weekend camps in terms 1, 2 and 3.  They have a 5 day camp in the second week of the October school holidays.  Fun activities are part of the program and they include rock climbing, abseiling, raft building, canoeing, archery, orienteering, cycling and camping.

EMERGENCY SERVICE CADETS

The Emergency Service Cadet program is for students in years 7 to 12. The program is overseen by the department of Fire & Emergency Services (DFES) and is a Schools Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCSA) endorsed program.  The cadets are involved in understanding the nature of fire, the effects of fire and how to prevent and fight fires.  Use of fire fighting equipment is studied including fire extinguishers.  Bush craft and survival skills are an important part of the program.  Drill is part of the program as well as developing leadership and team building skills.  The cadets work in partnership with Malaga Fire station and Stirling SES.  The cadets participate in two weekend camps in terms 1, 2 and 3. They have a 5 day camp in the second week of the October school holidays.  Fun activities are part of the program and include rock climbing, abseiling, raft building, canoeing, navigation and camping.