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Thunder Bay Police Youth Corps


Description
  • Prepares youth for their future role as community members
  • Promotes physical fitness through marching drill and other activities
  • Develops leadership skills and abilities through corps activities and community events
  • Provides introduction, insight and encouragement to those that may be interested in law enforcement
  • Provides training under corps graduates, inspectors and staff in a disciplined environment that includes marching and standing drill
  • Cadets can earn volunteer hours for high school credit while learning:
    • basic fingerprinting techniques
    • radio communications
    • Criminal Code
    • handcuffing
    • marksmanship
    • self-defense/fitness
    • note-taking
  • Guest speakers may include members from:
    • Tri-force Drug Unit
    • Bomb Disposal Unit
    • Thunder Bay Police K9 Unit
    • Border Patrol
    • Emergency Task Force
Hours of Operation
Wed
1900 - 2100

Wed 7 pm-9 pm, Sep-May * Jun-Aug: Non-operational
Eligibility
  • Must be at least 13 years old at the time their application for membership is accepted
  • Must not have reached their 19th birthday at the beginning of their final year of eligibility
  • Member participation in corps-sponsored volunteer events are eligible for inclusion in the minimum 40 hour community services required for secondary school graduation


Age Requirements: 13-19 years of age;

Residency Requirements: Surrounding areas within one hour commute of Thunder Bay
Application Process
Application form:
  • Can be picked up at any Wednesday evening Corps parade
  • Can be obtained by writing to the corps address or sending an email to the address shown on the corps website
Fees
None
Documents Required
Call for information
Accessibility
Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible; Entrance -- Accessible with ramp, no automatic door button; Washroom -- Accessible
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Incorporated
Agency Information
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
August 9, 2018