Friday, April 04, 2014

Reminder: Mini Kayaking Expedition on 5-6 April 2014

Good Day Cadets,

Details of MKE are as follows:

Activity: Mini Kayaking Expedition
Date: 5-6 April 2014
Time: 4pm (5 April 2014) - 6pm (6 April 2014)
Venue: NCC Sembawang Sea Training Centre (SSTC)

Reporting Time: 3pm
Reporting Venue: Front Porch
Reporting Attire: NCC Barracudas T-shirt with PE shorts

Chek Hong, Qi Yang and Isaac Tan will report to SSTC directly by 3.45pm.

The rest will report to Front Porch at 3pm.

Take note of points mentioned below by District Commander CPT CHIA:

1.            The participants are required to have a proper haircut for the MKE.

2.         If any of the cadets (of each kayak pairing) do not turn up, the partner will be automatically disqualified from the MKE expedition. Therefore, please emphase this to the cadets concerned and their commitment to attend this. Do not make any prior arrangements/personal reasons as to miss attending this MKE and result in the disqualification of his/her partner.

3.         Rations and accommodation arrangements have been indented for the cadets attending this MKE. Only MCs and no letters of explanation/reasons of any sort will be accepted from the cadets should they fail to attend this event. COs/teacher officers of the cadets concerned are to follow up strictly on this.


All the items in Preparatory training(above) and the following:
i.               Student Identity Card/EZ-link (compulsory)
ii.              One Extra set of dry clothing (compulsory)
iii.             Towel (compulsory)
iv.             Medications (sea-sick pills, Panadol, if necessary)
v.              Sunblock Lotion (compulsory)
vi.             Sunglasses (UV protected)
vii.            Cap (compulsory)
viii.           Water Bottle (min. 1.5L, compulsory)
ix.             Gloves
x.              Wet-PT/Track Shoes / Booties (compulsory for the MKE expedition) and strictly     
                 NO sandals/slippers/worn-out, broken shoes
xi.             Track Shoe (compulsory)
xii.            Overnight Packs  (compulsory) - 1 pack consists of 1set of dry clothing, powder,    
                 personal toiletries, towel
xiii.           Sponge (large)
xiv.           Bailer (cut-away plastic bottle, compulsory for bailing water from kayaks)
xv.           Personal thermometer
xvi.          Mosquito repellent (rub-on or spray-on)
xvii.         Plastic Mug with handle
xviii.        Sleeping Bag (compulsory)
xix.          Whistle (compulsory)


1.             Participants are advised not to bring valuables (e.g. Excessive money,
jewellery, etc) and expensive items to the training/camp. HQ NCC will not be responsible for any losses or damages to personal belongings and valuables.

2.         Cadets are permitted to bring camera handphones into Sembawang camp
during the overnight stay for the purpose of communicating with their parents etc but photo taking within the compound is strictly prohibited



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