What are the 3 missions of CAP?

Civil Air Patrol, as chartered by the U.S. Congress, performs three main missions- Aerospace Education, Cadet Programs, and Emergency Services. All CAP units are expected to help CAP as a whole accomplish those missions on a daily basis.

What is a CAP cadet?

As a CAP cadet, you will participate in a year-round program where you fly, learn to lead, hike, camp, get in shape and push yourself to new limits. The program transforms youth into dynamic citizens and aerospace leaders through a curriculum that focuses on four elements: leadership, aerospace, fitness and character.

What is CAP activity?

The CAP Activities are linked to Kaplan s icons for depth and complexity and examples are provided across grade levels and content areas. Templates to create your own activities are provided. CAP Activities are beneficial to all learners but will ABSOLUTELY lend themselves toward elevating rigor in assignments.

How many CAP cadets are there?

27,926 cadets
Membership. As of 31 January 2020, CAP had 65,927 members – 38,000 senior members and 27,926 cadets – in over 1,600 local units in all fifty states; Washington, D.C.; and Puerto Rico, and at numerous overseas United States Air Force installations.

How old can you be a cadet in CAP?

least 12 years old
Cadet membership in CAP is available to all young men and women who are at least 12 years old and U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

Is CAP part of the military?

CAP membership does not equate to membership in the military. CAP is a private, non-profit humanitarian organization, which is the official auxiliary of the United States Air Force.

What can you do in Civil Air Patrol?

As a Total Force partner and auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, Civil Air Patrol is there to search for and find the lost, provide comfort in times of disaster and work to keep the homeland safe.

How do you join CAP?

How to Join

  1. Find a local CAP Cadet or Composite Squadron.
  2. Contact the squadron and arrange to visit a meeting with your parents.
  3. Attend at least three weekly meetings.
  4. Complete the Membership Application.
  5. Submit your application through one of the following ways: