Royal Military College Saint-Jean

Orientation Programme

The Orientation Program for the new officer cadets begins on 27 July. It provides newly arrived officer cadets with a comprehensive introduction to military life.


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Short History

The old constructions, monuments and commemorative plaques that we see on the Campus, as well as the names of the buildings and streets...

Photo aérienne du Fort St-Jean

Hall of Fame

The Royal Military College Saint-Jean Hall of Fame recognizes those who have brilliantly contributed to the CAF, their community and the Canadian society and whose careers was greatly influenced...

Hall of Fame


« Congratulations to my son (Francis Girard) and to all sons and daughters! You make us parents very proud! You are at another crossing in your military path. Kingston next year already; it seems like yesterday that we took you to Saint-Jean to start a career filled with action and challenges!!! Hang on; we families are right behind you!!! »

- Christian Girard

« RMC Saint-Jean is an outstanding facility and a great place to start your military journey, preparing & training the young men & women for Kingston and onwards. Experiencing RMC Saint-Jean has enlightened me on our precious Canadian Armed Forces and the human beings that are being trained to serve their country. Feeling very blessed to be part of the journey »

- Patricia Kuzniak & Michael Labrecque

« Being at RMC Saint-Jean was my best time at the colleges. Now I'm at RMCC and I miss Saint-Jean so much. I wish I could come back! »

- Officer Cadet Jérémie Fraser


  • Badging-In Ceremony

    Colonel Carignan, RMC Saint-Jean Commandant, inspects officer cadets during the Badging-In Ceremony after the Obstacle Course.

  • Obstacle Course

    An officer cadet overcomes the "Low-crawl" obstacle during the traditional RMC Saint-Jean Obstacle Course.

A choice for the future

This video provides an overview of what the college offers and the four components of its program.

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Orientation Programme

This video gives an overview of the orientation programme.

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  • FAQ : Find answers to many questions you may have on RMC Saint-Jean.
  • Joining Instructions : Instructions and advice on how to prepare for the Regular Officer Training Plan (ROTP) you will begin at Royal Military College Saint-Jean.
  • Admission : In order to be admitted to Royal Military College Saint-Jean, candidates must meet the following requirements:
  • Programmes of Study : These programmes prepare officer cadets for university studies at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC) in Kingston.
  • Visits / Open House : Come discover Royal Military College Saint-Jean, an exceptional institution providing college-level education, a unique sports programme, a salary during fully subsidized studies and the opportunity to develop your leadership abilities in a bilingual environment!

Upcoming Events

  • Orientation Programme - 27 July
  • Obstacle - 5 September
  • Reunion Weekend - 5 and 6 September

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