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Encampment

Encampment challenges you. It pushes you so you’ll grow. Are you self-disciplined? Can you lead? Can you truly work as a team? These are some of the questions the cadre will help you  answer for yourself as you participate in awesome, hands-on activities and tours. Specifically, our goal is to inspire you to

•          develop leadership skills,

•          learn about aviation, space, and technology,

•          commit to a habit of regular exercise, and

•          live the Core Values.

As cadets of the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, your training will emphasize not only leadership and character, but fitness and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) as you explore career opportunities in those areas and so much more.

 

Financial Assistance

Help with tuition and uniform expenses is available. Please see the Cadet Encampment Assistance Program page.

 

Encampment Curricula

All training materials are available online.

 

Upcoming Webinar Training

Training is available for cadet cadre applicants / selectees, and to adult staff. See the encampment webinar page for information.

 

Upcoming Encampments

Directors of cadet programs, please register your encampment with us for inclusion on this page.

Wing

Dates

Location

Alaska

July 27 - August 3

Anchorage, AK

Arkansas

June 8-15

Braggs, OK

Colorado

June 8-15

Colorado Springs, CO

Connecticut

August 10-18

Niantic, CT

Delaware

July 21-28

Reisterstown, MD

District of Columbia

July 21-28

Reisterstown, MD

Georgia

June 16-22

Fort Stewart, GA

Illinois- Spring

April 26-28 & May 3-5

Great Lakes, IL

Illinois- Summer

July 13-20

Marseilles, IL

Indiana

July 7-13

Edinburgh, IN

Iowa

July 2-10

Johnston, IA

Kentucky

June 22-29

Fort Knox, KY

Maine

August 8-17

Gilead, Maine

Maryland

July 21-28

Reisterstown, MD

Massachusetts

August 10-17

Bourne, MA

Minnesota

June 29 - July 6

Little Falls, MN

Missouri

July 20-27

Fort Leonard Wood, MO

Nebraska

July 21-27

Camp Ashland, NE

New Mexico

June 21-28

Santa Fe, NM

North Carolina

June 15-22

Albemarle, NC

North Dakota

July 6-14

Rapid City, SD

Oklahoma

June 8-15

Braggs, OK

Rhode Island

April 14-20

Narragansett, RI

South Carolina

June 7-14

Eastover, SC

South Dakota

July 6-14

Rapid City, SD

Texas

June 23-30

TBD

Washington

June 30 - July 6

Whidbey Island, WA

Wyoming

August 10-18

Camp Guernsey, WY

 

 

 

Europe

July 28- Aug 4

Ramstein Air Base, Germany

 

 

Alaska

Website:  

Where:  Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Anchorage, AK

When: 17 July - 3 August 2019

Cost: $225

Commander:  1st Lt Elizabeth Bratton

Contact: encampment@akwg.cap.gov

 

Colorado

Website:  

Where:  USAF Academy Prep School, Colorado Springs, CO

When: 18-15 June 2019

Cost: $250

Commander:  Lt Col Don Bolles

Contact: dbolles@cap.gov

 

Connecticut 

Website:  http://ctwg.cap.gov/ctwg-encampment.html

Where:  Camp Niantic National Guard Base, Niantic, CT

When: 10-17 August 2019

Cost: TBD

Commander:  Capt Jeff Jenkins

Contact: encampment@ctwg.cap.gov

 

Georgia

Website:  gawg.cap.gov/wp/encampment/

Where:  Fort Stewart, GA

When: 16-22 June 2019

Cost: TBD

Commander:  Lt Col Michael Karabasz

Contact: encampment@gawg.cap.gov

 

Illinois- Spring 

Website:  sites.google.com/a/ilwg.cap.gov/spring-encampment/

Where:  Naval Station Great Lake, IL

When: 26-28 April & 3-5 May 2019

Cost: $100

Commander:  Lt Col Bob Williams

Contact: bwilliams@ilwg.cap.gov

 

Illinois- Summer 

Website:  Ilwgsecap.org

Where:  Marseilles Training Center, Marseilles, IL

When: 13-20 July 2019

Cost: TBD

Commander: Capt Gabriel McDowell

Contact: Gmcdowell@ileg.cap.gov

 

Indiana

Website:  www.inwg.cap.gov/cadet-encampment/

Where:  Camp Atterbury JMTC, Edinburgh IN

When: 7-13 July 2019

Cost: TBD

Commander:  Lt Col Chris Freytag

Contact: encampment@inwg.cap.gov

 

Iowa

Website:  iawgcap.com/encampment.html#demo-accordion3

Where:  Camp Dodge, Johnston, IA

When: 2-10 July 2019

Cost: $150/$175/$225

Commander:  Lt Col Donald Hahn

Contact: donald.hahn@iawgcap.com

 

Kentucky 

Website:

Where:  Fort Knox, KY

When: 22-29 June 2019

Cost: $150

Commander:  1st Lt Nicholas Birt

Contact: encampment@kywg.cap.gov

 

Maine

Website:

Where:  Bog Brook Training Site, Gilead, ME

When: 5-8 August 2019

Cost: $165

Commander:  Major David Edwards

Contact: david.edwards@mewg.cap.gov

 

Maryland/District of Columbia/Delaware

Website:  triwingcap.org

Where:  Camp Fretterd Military Reservation, Reisterstown, Maryland

When: 21-28 July 2019

Cost: $200

Commander:  Lt Col Michael Starr

Contact: mlstarr@cap.gov

 

Massachusetts

Website:  

Where:  Joint Base Cape Cod, Bourne, MA

When: 10-17 August 2019

Cost: TBD

Commander:  Maj Steven Lauzon

Contact: steven.lauzon@mawg.cap.gov

 

Minnesota

Website:  www.mncadetprograms.org/home/encampment/mnwg-encampment/

Where:  Camp Ripley, Little Falls, MN

When: 29 June - 6 July 2019

Cost: $225

Commander:  Lt Col Ellen Browning

Contact: encampment@mncap.org

 

Missouri

Website: 

Where: Fort Leonard Wood, MO

When: 20-27 July 2019

Cost: $200

Commander:  Maj Jennifer Smith

Contact: encampment@mowgcap.org

 

Nebraska

Website: encampment.nebraskacivilairpatrol.org

Where: Camp Ashland, NE

When: 21-27 July 2019

Cost: $120

Commander:  Lt Col David Waite

Contact: encampment@nebraskacivilairpatrol.org

 

New Mexico

Website: nmencampment17.com

Where: Onante Military Complex, Santa Fe, NM

When: 21-28 June 2019

Cost: $175

Commander:  Lt Col Maria-Lisa Dilda

Contact: nmencampment@gmail.com

 

North Carolina

Website: 

Where: Stanly County Airport, NC

When: 15-22 June 2109

Cost: $210

Commander:  Maj Brendan P Kearns

Contact: bkearns@ncwgcap.org

 

Oklahoma/Arkansas

Website: www.okwgcap.org/Encampment

Where: Camp Gruber, Braggs, OK

When: 8-15 June 2019

Cost: $225

Commander:  Lt Col Joseph Rucker

Contact: okwg.encampmnet@gmail.com

 

Rhode Island

Website:  riwg.cap.gov/encampment.php

Where: Camp Varnum, Narragansett, RI

When: 14-20 April, 2019

Cost: $180

Commander:  Capt Chase Boni

Contact: cboni@riwg.cap.gov

 

South Carolina

Website:  www.scadets.org

Where: McCrady National Guard, Eastover, SC

When: 7-14 June 2019

Cost: $150

Commander:  Lt Col George Stanley

Contact: crystall.eudy@scwgcap.org

 

South Dakota/North Dakota

Website:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/joint-dakota-encampment-2019-tickets-54223243180

Where: Camp Rapid, Rapid City, SD

When: 6-14 July 2019

Cost: TBD

Commander:  Lt Col Nicholas Gengler

Contact: nick.gengler@sdcap.us

 

Texas

Website:  www.texascadet.org/summer-encampment.html

Where: TBD

When: 23-30 June 2019

Cost: $180

Commander:  Maj Chris Baker 

Contact: dcp@txwgcap.org

 

Washington

Website:  cascdefalcon.wawg.cap.gov

Where: Camp Casey Conference Center, Whidbey Island, WA

When: 30 June - 6 July 2019

Cost: $375

Commander:  Maj Scott W. Dean

Contact: cascdefalcon@wawg.cap.gov

 

Wyoming

Website:  www.wywg.cap.gov/cadet-programs/encampment/

Where: Camp Guernsey, WY

When: 10-18 August 2019

Cost: $200

Commander:  MSgt Salvatore R. Chiporo

Contact: schiporo@wywg.cap.gov

 

Europe

Website: 

Where: Ramstein Air Base, Germany

When: 28 July - 4 August 2019

Cost: $150/$200

Commander:  Capt Bradley J. Whitacre

Contact: bradley.whitacre@gmail.com

 

 

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Last update: 13 February 2019

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