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Join us for a Membership Open-House on April 10

On behalf of over 60,000 members of the Civil Air Patrol nationwide, thank you for your interest one of America’s best kept secrets. The Civil Air Patrol is a great way to serve America through participating in its three primary missions; Aerospace Education, Cadet Programs and Emergency Services. CAP is an all-volunteer organization, made up of everyday people with a wide variety of skills. The requirements for membership are simple; a desire and a commitment to serve.



Cadet Members are youth between the ages of 12-18 who take part in the leadership training and aerospace education and while learning life skills in service to their community.

Additional Information: Cadets/Parents


Senior Members are adults who support CAP's three missions of Aerospace Education, Cadet Programs and Emergency Services. 

Additional Information: Seniors




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