Cadet Programs

Cadet Programs                      

 The Civil Air Patrol's Cadet Program develops leadership skills, teaches the fundamentals of aerospace science, promotes physical fitness, solidifies character and provides opportunities to participate in exciting, hands-on activities that prepare them to become responsible citizens. Youth between the ages of 12-18 may join the CAP Cadet Program and remain in cadet status until the age of 21.  

Joining Civil Air Patrol

New Cadet Links:

Cadet Basic encampment

NCSA's-National Cadet Special Activities

Check out what activities and opportunities are available!



The Cadet Oath

  • "I pledge to serve faithfully in the Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program and that I will attend meetings regularly, participate actively in unit activities, obey my officers, wear my uniform properly, and advance my education and training rapidly to prepare myself to be of service to my community, state, and nation."


Cadet Programs Regulations: