Today's cadets are tomorrow's aerospace leaders. Through its Cadet Program, Civil Air Patrol transforms youth aged 12 to 20 into responsible citizens.
CAP is the volunteer, non-profit auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force. Its three missions are to develop its cadets, educate Americans on the importance of aviation and space, and perform live-saving humanitarian missions.
Volunteer Opportunities Parents are welcome to participate in CAP. No prior military service or special skills are required. Whether you want to help chaperone cadets once in a while or become a full-fledged senior member active in CAP missions, we would love to have you get involved in CAP.
Parents Committee - help arrange carpools, plan social events, raise funds, and connect the squadron to your hometown by serving on an informal parents' committee - To volunteer, talk with your son's or daughter's squadron commander.
Cadet Sponsor Member - occasionally support cadets as a chaperone or driver - To volunteer ,talk with the squadron commander, who will give you a membership application, help you get fingerprinted, and complete an orientation course. Annual dues vary by state.
Senior Member - take a leadership role in the Cadet Program, and/or participate in CAP's aerospace education and emergency services missions - To volunteer, talk with the squadron commander, who will give you a membership application, help you get fingerprinted and complete an orientation course. Annual dues vary by state.