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Welcome

This site lists Civil Air Patrol's upcoming Cadet Special Activities (CSAs). It includes national activities and those wing and region activities approved to receive the CSA ribbon. These activities are designed to explore civilian and military aerospace careers, provide flight training, develop leadership, and enhance emergency services skills. Typically, advertisements for activities we plan to offer in Winter are posted here by mid-October, and spring/summer activities are posted by mid-December. A list of past activities is under the "Helpful Links" section of this web page under the title "eServices Event/Activity Preference Numbers."

NCSA Registration Status Updates

*****WINTER & SUMMER CADET ACTIVITIES--updated 11 Jan 2021

Please note activities that appear as "not scheduled" on NCSAS.com, don’t have confirmed dates, but we are working to host the activity unless noted that the activity has cancelled. We still are receiving activity verifications daily and so the list is not yet complete. We post ads for the activities here at the same time they are added to the preference tab list in eServices. Encampment remains a requirement to apply. We will revisit this decision in spring after there is more information on Encampments.  If the requirement is removed, then we will change "late" date for registration so that preferences can be added without penalty. EServices Registration & Payment System is OPEN for applications for Winter activities and Spring/Summer. When open, applications submitted in eServices through 20 Nov for winter and 15 Jan for summer are considered "On-Time" and are given priority placement into "primary" status. Use this "Apply Online" link to access the application site on eServices. Notifications of winter placements go out by mid to late December. Spring placements are as outlined on their advertisement on this site. Notifications for summer applicants will go out on or about 1 March. Those cadets who remain on alternate lists may be contacted at any time to fill a slot.

Special Filters

Date Category Name Location State Min. Age Cost
25 - 26 Feb 2021 Leadership Virtual- Hosted by US Air Force Academy CO 18 No Cost
05 - 14 Mar 2021 Flight Eielson AFB AK 16 $800.00
29 May - 05 Jun 2021 Flight Nacogdoches TX 16 $800.00
10 - 24 Jun 2021 Flight Fremont NE 16 $800.00
12 - 19 Jun 2021 Air Force Peterson AFB CO 15 $475.00
13 - 23 Jun 2021 Air Force USAFA, Colorado Springs CO 14 Varies
19 - 27 Jun 2021 Flight Fredericksburg PA 14 $800.00
21 - 29 Jun 2021 Flight Shawnee OK 16 $800.00
27 Jun - 03 Jul 2021 Air Force Hampton Roads VA 14 $300.00
02 - 11 Jul 2021 Flight Hagerstown MD 16 $800.00
06 - 17 Jul 2021 Flight West Jordan UT 16 $450.00
08 - 13 Jul 2021 Leadership Wright State University, Dayton OH N/A Varies
08 - 18 Jul 2021 Flight Tullahoma TN 14 $800.00
09 - 17 Jul 2021 Air Force Columbus AFB MS 15 $485.00
09 - 17 Jul 2021 Flight Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst NJ 16 $800.00
09 - 19 Jul 2021 Flight Clovis NM 14 $800.00
10 - 18 Jul 2021 Operations Training Kempton PA N/A Varies
10 - 17 Jul 2021 Flight Waller TX 14 $800.00
11 - 17 Jul 2021 Aviation Wichita KS 16 $450.00
11 - 18 Jul 2021 Flight Camden SC 16 $800.00
13 - 25 Jul 2021 Leadership Maxwell AFB AL 16 $375.00
18 - 24 Jul 2021 Leadership Norwich University, Northfield, VT NH N/A Varies
19 Jul - 03 Aug 2021 Leadership Oshkosh WI 16 $400.00
20 - 31 Jul 2021 Flight Ephrata WA 14 $800.00
24 - 31 Jul 2021 Air Force Patrick AFB FL 15 $475.00

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