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Thunder Bay Police Youth Corps

  • 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
1900 - 2100

Wed 7 pm-9 pm, Sep-May * Jun-Aug: Non-operational
  • 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
Documents Required
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Partially Accessible - Parking -- Accessible; Entrance -- Accessible with ramp, no automatic door button; Washroom -- Accessible
Legal Status
Nonprofit - Incorporated
Agency Information
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
August 9, 2018