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Join as a Cadet

Would you like to honor and serve America?
 
Do you want to prepare for your future while making new friends?
 
Then rise to the challenge of cadet membership in the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol.

The CAP Cadet Program is a year-round program where Cadets fly, learn to lead, hike, camp, get in shape, and push themselves to new limits. If you’re dreaming about a career in aviation, space, or the military, CAP’s Cadet Program is for you.
 
To become a cadet, you must be be at least 12 years old and not yet 19 years old.  Cadets usually meet 2 hours per week and one Saturday per month, on average, and also have opportunities to attend leadership encampments, career academies, and other activities during the summer. 
 
“I am pushing myself to be a better person.” Cadet Kristin Miller

“I made my first solo flight at a CAP encampment.” Astronaut Eric Boe

“I’ve learned discipline – something not stressed enough in today’s society.” Cadet Theresa Paredes

Step 1

Contact the squadron and arrange to visit a meeting with your parents.

Step 2

Attend at least three weekly meetings.

Step 3

Complete the Membership Application 

The local CAP squadron will give you a membership application and provide you with the information on how to apply online.

Download the Cadet Membership Application

Annual membership for Georgia Wing is $30.00.

Step 5

Submit your hardcopy application to the squadron and complete the online enrollment.  The online enrollment will not be allowed unless prior approved by the squadron commander or designee.  

Online Cadet Enrollment Application

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