Join as an Aerospace Education Member (AEM) of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) and enjoy many free aerospace/STEM educational opportunities ranging from receipt of a variety of curriculum materials and STEM Kits to participating in a teacher orientation flight aboard one of our Cessna aircraft at your local airport. This unique membership category is designed for formal or informal educators involved in promoting aerospace/STEM education in classrooms, homeschools, museums, libraries, or other youth organizations. To learn more about membership and opportunities available to CAP educator members, refer to the links below.
There is a one-time $35 membership fee. In the following year and annually thereafter, an educator member can receive a free renewal if he/she wishes to continue using the CAP AE products and programs. Renewal e-mails are sent about 60 days from expiration. If you miss the e-mail and need to renew, use the renewal form attachment in the right top corner.
- Frequently Asked Questions
- AE Curriculum Materials Listing
- Aerospace Education Member (AEM) Flier (includes info about CAP's FREE STEM Kit Program!) (Note: High resolution file may take several seconds to download.)
- AEM Application (for use if there is a problem joining online--- or, if a school is paying by check for one or more educator memberships)
Get to know Civil Air Patrol with a pdf version of the Overview Presentation for Educators
If you still have questions, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Renewal Form (For EXPIRED AEMs' use, but, only within one year of expiration. If after one year, contact email@example.com for assistance. )
***AE Officer PowerPoint presentation for educators that can be revised/personalized, as is needed (takes a while to open): * AEM PowerPoint Presentation- Introduction for AEMs
If a quick AEM overview is needed, the same presentation in a quicker (printable) download is found in pdf form HERE.