Every summer, the Royal Canadian Air Cadets offers its top cadets the chance to participate in an elite flight-training camp. As the Crow Flies follows a group of these young men and women as they undergo seven weeks of training to get their pilot’s license in an intense program that normally takes six to eight months.
Ages 16 to 18
Health/Personal Development - Careers & Education
Health/Personal Development - Mental Health/Stress/Suicide
Ideal for activities, discussions and essays around emotional regulation, resilience and stress related to higher education and career. Identify the psychological and social pressures faced by the cadets, how they confronted those pressures, and how they overcame them. Identify the different personality types among the cadets, and describe their approaches to work ethic, socializing, adversity and stress. Compare their experiences to your own experiences of failure, adversity, stress or anticipation around performance.