Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program is a dynamic program for youths age 12-18. The program is designed to challenge our cadets, and grow them into the leaders of tomorrow. As a cadet, you should expect challenges. You will not succeed all of the time in CAP, but because we are a leadership laboratory you will learn from failure.
The opportunities are vast. In 2018, our cadets flew on a Chinook helicopter, a C-130 cargo aircraft, and piloted (at the controls) a Cessna 172 and glider. Some of these cadets were as young as 12 years old.
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