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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.  CEAP opens on 1 March for Summer Encampments and 1 November for Winter Encampments. 
CAPP 150-12 Encampment and NCSA Marketing Playbook Encampment Webinars
New!  High-level guide to train encampment PAO staff, a framework for consistent and intentional communications. Click here for information on the Spring 24 Encampment Webinar Series.
Encampment Curricula Overnight Lodging
All training materials are available online. Click here for details on overnight activity lodging policies.
Air Force Support for CAP Encampments FY22 Encampment Report
Click here for a letter referencing 2024 Air Force support for CAP encampments. Click here for the FY22 Encampment Data Report

 

Spring Encampments

Encampments will be listed here as they are announced. All activities may be subject to change.

CEAP application dates for this Spring encampment will be 1 March (open) - 18 March (close).

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

Wing

Dates

Location

Illinois (Type B)

19 - 21 April & 26 - 28 April  2024

RTC Great Lakes, IL

 

 

Summer Encampments

Encampments will be listed here as they are announced. All activities may be subject to change. 

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

Wing

Dates

Location

Alabama

01 - 08 June 2024

Marion Military Institute, Marion, AL

Alaska

16 - 22 June 2024

JBER

Arizona

08 - 15 June 2024

Ft. Huachaca, Sierra Vista

Arkansas

28 June - 05 July 2024

Camp Robinson NG Base, North Little Rock, AR

California

24 June - 02 July 2024

Camp Roberts, San Miguel, CA

Colorado

05 - 12 June 2024

US Air Force Academy Prep School

Connecticut

29 June - 07 July 2024

Camp Nett, Smith St, Niantic, CT 06357

Florida

22 - 29 June 2024

Camp Blanding Joint Training Base

Georgia

23 - 29 June 2024

Riverside Prep Academy, Gainesville, GA

Hawaii

13 - 20 July 2024

Kilauea Military Camp. Hilo

Idaho

15 - 22 June 2024

Gowen Field, Boise, ID

Illinois

13 - 20 July 2024

Marseilles Training Center-Marseilles, IL

Indiana

21 - 27 July 2024

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

Kentucky

23 - 29 June 2024

Wendell H Ford Regional Training Center

Louisiana

26 July - 02 August 2024

Keesler AFB, MS

Maine

23 - 30 June 2024

Bog Brook, Gilead, ME

Maryland & Delaware

20 - 28 July 2024

Camp Fretterd Military Reservation, Reisterstown, MD

Massachusetts 

27 July - 03 August 2024

Joint Base Cape Cod

Michigan

29 June - 06 July 2024

Alpena CRTC, MI

Minnesota

06 - 13 July 2024

Camp Ripley, Little Falls, MN

Mississippi

16 - 23 June 2024

Camp Shelby

Missouri

16 - 23 June 2024

Missouri Military Academy

Montana

22 - 29 June 2024

Fort William Henry Harrison, Helena, MT

National Capital

23 - 30 June 2024

Camp Upshur, Quantico, VA

Nevada

15 - 22 June 2024

USAF Joint Training Facility, Wendover, Utah

New Hampshire

28 July - 04 August 2024

Fort Devens, MA

New Mexico

24 - 30 June 2024

New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM

New Jersey

20 - 27 July 2024

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

New York

21 - 28 July 2024

Hancock Field ANG Syracuse, NY

North Carolina

21 - 28 June 2024

Camp Butner Training Center - Stem, NC

North Dakota / South Dakota

13 - 21 July 2024

Camp Grafton, Devils Lake, ND

Ohio

15 - 22 June 2024

Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center (CJAG-JMTC), Newton Falls, OH

Oklahoma

22 - 29 June 2024

Camp Gruber

Overseas - Germany

23 - 30 June 2024

Ramstein Air Base, Germany

Overseas - Japan

05 - 13 July 2024

Yokota Air Base, Japan

Pennsylvania

16 - 23 June 2024

Ft Indiantown GAP, Annville PA

Puerto Rico

09 - 15 June 2024

C.R.O.E.M /Residential Center of Educative Opportunities of Mayagüez/ State Road 349, km 6.6 of Cerro Las Mesas in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

South Carolina

22 - 29 June 2024

Fort Jackson, SC

Tennessee

08 - 13 July 2024

Camp Hinsch, TN

Texas

23 - 30 June 2024

Camp Maxey, Powderly, TX

Utah

24 - 30 June 2024

Historic Wendover Airfield, Wendover, UT

Vermont

14 - 21 July 2024

Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho, VT

Virginia

07 - 14 July 2024

Fort Barfoot

Washington

30 June - 07 July 2024

Camp Rilea, 33168 Patriot Way, Warrenton, Oregon 97146

West Virginia

15 - 22 June 2024

Camp Dawson, Kingwood WV

Wisconsin

30 June - 07 July 2024

Volk Field ANGB

Wyoming

22 - 30 June 2024

Camp Guernsey, WY

 

 

Illinois (Type B)

Website: https://ilspring.cap.gov

Where:  RTC Great Lakes, IL

When: 19 - 21 April & 26 - 28 April  2024

Cadet Slots: 

Cost:

Commander:  Major David Lee

Contact: dlee@ilwg.cap.gov

Note: CEAP application dates are still being determined

Alabama

Website: https://alwg.cap.gov/events/2024-alwg-summer-encampment

Where:  Marion Military Institute, Marion, AL

When: 01 - 08 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 150

Cost: 

Commander: Lt Col Benjamin Booth  

Contact: encampment.registration@alwg.us

Note: Applications for both first time students and Advanced Training will open 1 March 2024

Alaska

Website: https://akwg.cap.gov/

Where:  JBER

When: 16 - 22 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 65

Cost: $350

Commander: Lt Col Brian Porter  

Contact: 341570@akwg.cap.gov

Note: 

Arizona

Website: http://encampment.azwg.org/

Where:  Ft. Huachaca, Sierra Vista

When: 08 - 15 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 120

Cost: $200

Commander: Maj James Seeds

Contact: Jim.seeds@azwg.org

Note: 

Arkansas

Website: https://arwg.cap.gov/programs/cadet-programs/encampment

Where:  Camp Robinson NG Base, North Little Rock, AR

When: 28 June - 05 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 150

Cost: 

Commander: Maj Garrick St. Pierre  

Contact: encampment@arwg.cap.gov

Note: 

California

Website: https://cawgencampment.cawgcap.org/wp/

Where:  Camp Roberts, San Miguel, CA

When: 24 June - 02 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 256

Cost: $350

Commander: Maj Steven Angus

Contact: steven.angus@cawg.cap.gov

Note: 

Colorado

Website:

Where: US Air Force Academy Prep School

When: 05 - 21 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 100

Cost: 

Commander: Capt George 'Chris' Peck

Contact: encampment.summer@cowg.cap.gov

Note: 

Registration is via Registration Zone in eServices.  

Direct link:  https://www.capnhq.gov/CAP.Experiences.Web/Registration/RegistrationDetails?EventID=882

Or Search RMR-CO for Summer Encampment Student Application

Connecticut

Website:

Where: Camp Nett, Smith St, Niantic, CT 06357

When: 29 June - 07 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 100

Cost: $250

Commander: Maj Christian Granda

Contact: encampment2024@ctwg.cap.gov 

Note: 

Florida

Website: https://flwg.cap.gov/programs/cadet-programs/flwg-summer-encampment

Where: Camp Blanding Joint Training Base

When: 22 - 29 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 240

Cost: $275

Commander: Maj Christian Dominguez

Contact: flencampmentadmin@flwgcap.us

Note: 

Georgia

Website: https://gawg.cap.gov/events/2024-georgia-wing-encampment

Where:  Riverside Prep Academy, Gainesville, GA

When: 23 - 29 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 192

Cost: $235

Commander:  Lt Col Joshua Stultz

Contact: encampment@gawg.cap.gov

Note: 

Hawaii

Website: https://hiwg-encampment.cap.gov/

Where:  Kilauea Military Camp. Hilo

When: 13 - 20 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 60

Cost: $350

Commander:  1st Lt Denton Alvarado

Contact: denton.alvarado@hiwgcap.org

Note: 

Idaho

Website: https://idwg.cap.gov/encampment

Where:  Gowen Field, Boise, ID

When: 15 - 22 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 144

Cost: $330

Commander:  1st Lt Damen Therkildsen

Contact: encampment@idwgcap.org

Note: 

Illinois

Website: 

Where:  Marseilles Training Center-Marseilles, IL

When: 13 - 20 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 90

Cost: 

Commander:  Capt Gabriel McDowell

Contact: Gmcdowell@ilwg.cap.gov

Note: 

Indiana

Website: https://inwg.cap.gov/events/encampment

Where:  Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN

When: 21 - 27 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 100

Cost: $300

Commander:  Maj Kathy Howard

Contact: encampment@inwg.cap.gov

Note: 

Kentucky

Website:

Where:  Wendell H Ford Regional Training Center

When: 23 - 29 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 110

Cost: $300 - Exact cost TBD

Commander:  SMSgt Douglas Cordova

Contact: dcordova@kywg.cap.gov

Note: 

Louisiana

Website: https://lawgcp1.com/

Where:  Keesler AFB, MS

When: 26 July - 02 August 2024

Cadet Slots: 160

Cost: $160

Commander:  Lt Col Victor Santana

Contact: Vsantana@cap.gov

Note: 

Maine

Website:

Where:  Bog Brook, Gilead, ME

When: 23 - 30 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 60

Cost: $350

Commander:  Capt Joshua Borges

Contact: joshua.borges@mewg.cap.gov

Note: 

Maryland & Delaware

Website: https://triwing.cap.gov/

Where:  Camp Fretterd Military Reservation, Reisterstown, MD

When: 20 - 28 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 120

Cost: $350

Commander:  Maj Victor Santos

Contact: vsantos@md.cap.gov

Note: 

Massachusetts

Website:

Where:  Joint Base Cape Cod

When: 27 July - 03 August 2024

Cadet Slots: 500

Cost: TBD ~$275 

Commander:  Major Brian Silva

Contact: brian.silva@mawg.cap.gov

Note: 

Michigan

Website: https://miwg.cap.gov/programs/cadets/encampment

Where:  Alpena CRTC, MI

When: 29 June - 06 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 150

Cost: $300

Commander:  Lt Col Eric Scott

Contact: miwgencampmentreg@gmail.com

Note: For updated encampment information (course cost, reporting instructions, etc.), please visit the MI Wing Encampment event website. In addition to encampment, we are also planning to host a Region Cadet Leadership School, NCO Leadership School, sUAS Academy, and Vol U courses (for SMs).

Mississippi

Website: https://mswg.cap.gov/current-events/cadets/mississippi-wing-summer-encampment

Where:  Camp Shelby

When: 16 - 23 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 200

Cost: $250

Commander:  1st Lt Andrea MacDonald

Contact: cadetactivities@mswg.cap.gov

Note: 

Missouri

Website:

Where:  Missouri Military Academy

When: 16 - 23 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 200

Cost: $300

Commander:  1st Lt Scott Long

Contact: encampment@mowgcap.org

Note: 

Minnesota

Website: https://mncadets.cap.gov/encampment/info

Where:  Camp Ripley, Little Falls, MN

When: 06 - 13 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 150

Cost: $300

Commander:  Captain Mike St. John

Contact: encampment@mncap.org

Note: 

Montana

Website: 

Where:  Fort William Henry Harrison, Helena, MT

When: 22 - 29 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 112

Cost: $320

Commander:  Lt Col Matthew Bolin

Contact: encampment@mtwg.cap.gov 

Note: 

National Capital

Website:

Where:  Camp Upshur, Quantico, VA

When: 23 - 30 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 108

Cost: $340

Commander: Col Jane Davies, CAP  

Contact: encampment@natcapwg.cap.gov

Note: 

Student Applications will open March 15.  Please go to the wing website for more information and necessary forms:  

https://natcapwg.cap.gov/about/encampment/applications

Nevada

Website: https://nvwg.cap.gov/members/encampment-weekbooks

Where:  USAF Joint Training Facility, Wendover, Utah

When: 15 - 22 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 96

Cost: $320

Commander: TSgt Shawn Carter

Contact: Shawn.carter@nvwgcap.org

Note:  June 12-15 pre-encampment for staff

New Hampshire

Website: https://www.nhwgacademy.org/ 

Where:  Fort Devens, MA

When: 28 July - 04 August 2024

Cadet Slots: 144

Cost: $300

Commander: Capt Julie McAdoo

Contact: encampment@nhwg.cap.gov

Note: This year, the NH Wing Summer Encampment will also include a NCOLS along with an Advanced Training Flight. 

New Jersey

Website: https://njwg.cap.gov/events2023vr/basic-encampment

Where:  Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

When: 20 - 27 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 120

Cost: $225

Commander:  Maj Dana Ruggieri

Contact: encampment@njwg.cap.gov

Note: Fallback date July 27 to August 3 2024 in the event that Joint Base MDL has a conflict with training. Encampment Website will be updated as information changes.

New Mexico

Website: https://nmwg.cap.gov/members/calendar/summerencampment

Where:  New Mexico Tech, 801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM

When: 24 - 30 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 75

Cost: $375

Commander:  Capt Eran East

Contact: encadmin@nmcap.us

Note: 

New York

Website: https://nyw.cap.gov/encampment/enc2024/index.phphttps://nyw.cap.gov/encampment/enc2024/index.php

Where:  Hancock Field ANG Syracuse, NY

When: 21 - 28 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 120

Cost: $250

Commander:  Maj Christian Granda

Contact: ksieburg@cap.gov

Note: 

North Carolina

Website: https://ncwg.cap.gov/events/encampment/2024-summer-encampment

Where:  Camp Butner Training Center - Stem, NC

When: 21 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024

Cadet Slots: 208

Cost: $275

Commander:  Maj Jordan Crawford, CAP

Contact: ncwgencampment@ncwgcap.org

Note: 

North Dakota / South Dakota

Website:

Where:  Camp Grafton Devils Lake ND

When: 13 - 21 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 72

Cost: $250

Commander:  Lt Col Troy Krabbenhoft

Contact: JointDakotaEncampment@ndwg.cap.gov

Note: 

Ohio

Website: https://ohwg.cap.gov/missions/cadet-programs/encampment

Where:  Camp James A. Garfield Joint Military Training Center (CJAG-JMTC), Newton Falls, OH

When: 15 - 22 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 120 

Cost: $325

Commander:  Capt Sean Beatty

Contact: encampment@ohwg.cap.gov

Note: Student applications will open 1 March

Oklahoma

Website: https://okwg.cap.gov/encampment

Where:  Camp Gruber

When: 22 - 29 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 100

Cost: $300

Commander:  Capt Don Bruecks

Contact: encampment@okwgcap.org

Note: 

Overseas - Germany

Website: https://nhq119.cap.gov/european-summer-encampment

Where: Ramstein Air Base, Germany

When: 23 - 30 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 100

Cost: $300

Commander:  Lt Col Kaycee Livesay

Contact: European-Encampment@os.cap.gov

Note: 

Overseas - Japan

Website:

Where: Yokota Air Base, Japan

When: 05 - 13 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 75

Cost:

Commander: 1st Lt Kristopher Phay

Contact: kristopher.phay@os.cap.gov 

Note: 

Pennsylvania

Website:

Where:  Ft Indiantown GAP, Annville PA

When: 16 - 23 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 300

Cost: $275

Commander:  Major Ed Silassy

Contact: cts@pawg.cap.gov

Note: Also holding Leadership Development Course, STEM Academy, and Honor Guard Academy

Puerto Rico

Website:

Where:  C.R.O.E.M /Residential Center of Educative Opportunities of Mayagüez/ State Road 349, km 6.6 of Cerro Las Mesas in Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

When: 09 - 15 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 130

Cost: $300

Commander:  Maj Rolando Adorno

Contact: pablo.velez@prwg.cap.gov

Note:

South Carolina

Website: https://scwg.cap.gov/civil-air-patrol-events/sc-wing-2024-cadet-programs-events

Where:  Fort Jackson, SC

When: 22 - 29 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 224 (196 basic student slots & 32 staff training students)

Cost: $200 Students, $100 Cadet Cadre, No cost for Senior Member staff

Commander:  Capt Andrew Georgia

Contact: andrew.georgia@scwgcap.org

Note:

Staff arrival will be Fri 21 Jun between 1200 noon and 1900

Student arrival will be Sat 22 Jun between 0800-1100

Graduation will be Sat 29 Jun at noon on Hilton Field at Ft Jackson, weather permitting

Tennessee

Website: https://sites.google.com/a/tncap.us/cp/tennessee-wing-encampment-2024

Where:  Camp Hinsch, TN

When: 08 - 13 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 120

Cost: $175

Commander:  Major Michael May

Contact: cadetprograms@tncap.us

Texas

Website:

Where:  Camp Maxey, Powderly, TX

When: 23 - 30 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 250

Cost: 

Commander:  Maj Sarah Heitzmann

Contact: texasencampment@txwg.cap.gov

Utah

Website: https://utwg.cap.gov/events/desert-hawk-summer-encampment

Where:  Historic Wendover Airfield, Wendover, UT

When: 24 - 30 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 96

Cost: $275

Commander:  Capt Robert Hawk

Contact: robert.hawk@utwg.cap.gov

Vermont

Website: https://vtwg.cap.gov/events/green-mountain-academy

Where:  Camp Ethan Allen Training Site, Jericho, VT

When: 14 - 21 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 100

Cost: $350

Commander:  Capt Kelli Sutton-Bosley

Contact: vtcadetprograms@vtwg.cap.gov

Note:

Vermont Wing Green Mountain Academy will include a CadetTraining Squadron (CTS) for first-time encampment participants and an Advanced Training Squadron (ATS) for cadets who have already attended encampment and are looking for an advanced training experience focused on Emergency Services.  Cadets participating in the ATS will complete qualifications for GTM 2 and GTM 3.

Virginia

Website: https://vawg.cap.gov/programs/cadet-programs/summer-encampment

Where:  Fort Barfoot

When: 07 - 14 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 250

Cost: $350

Commander: Lt Col Scott Nicholsen

Contact: scott.nicholsen@vawg.cap.gov

Note:

Washington

Website: https://wawg.cap.gov/activities/cascadefalcon 

Where:  Camp Rilea, 33168 Patriot Way, Warrenton, Oregon 97146

When: 30 June - 07 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 216

Cost: $300

Commander:  Lt Col Sid Wiggs

Contact: cf-admin@wawg.cap.gov

Note:

ATS June 30, 2024 - July 7, 2024  Cost: $300.00

Cadre Cost: $200.00, Senior Cost: $100.00

West Virginia

Website: https://wvwg.cap.gov/wv-wing-cadet-programs/wv-wing-encampment-2024

Where:  Camp Dawson, Kingwood WV

When: 15 - 22 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 60

Cost: $80 for WV Wing Cadets / $300 for Out of Wing Cadets

Commander:  Maj Sixto Velez

Contact: encampment@wvwg.cap.gov

Note:

Wisconsin

Website: 

Where:  Volk Field ANGB

When: 30 June - 07 July 2024

Cadet Slots: 200

Cost: 

Commander:  Lt Col Joshua Risler

Contact: Joshua.Risler@wicap.us

Note:

Wyoming

Website: https://wywg.cap.gov/events/encampment

Where:  Camp Guernsey, WY

When: 22 - 30 June 2024

Cadet Slots: 68

Cost: $275

Commander:  1st Lt Thyra Nagy

Contact: encampment@wywg.cap.gov

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