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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 CADET ACTIVITIES--updated 15 October

Please note activities that appear as "not scheduled" on, don’t have confirmed dates, but we are working to host the activity unless noted that the activity has cancelled. Encampment requirement is removed for some activities.  Look at the activity ad page to see if it is required.  EServices Registration & Payment System is OPEN for applications for Winter 2021. 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 advertisements on this site. Notifications for summer applicants will go out on or about 1 March and as activities fill vacancies after 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
12 - 19 Feb 2022 Leadership Washington DC 16 $450.00
24 - 25 Feb 2022 Leadership Virtual- Hosted by US Air Force Academy CO 18 No Cost
13 - 19 Jul 2022 Leadership Wright State University, Dayton OH N/A Varies
Not Scheduled Air Force Tyndall AFB FL 15 $350.00
Not Scheduled Air Force Davis Monthan AFB AZ 15 $450.00
Not Scheduled Air Force Kirtland AFB NM 15 $450.00
Not Scheduled Air Force Laughlin AFB TX 15 $485.00
Not Scheduled Air Force Columbus AFB MS 15 $485.00
Not Scheduled Aviation Wichita KS 16 $450.00
Not Scheduled Flight TBD 15 $500.00
Not Scheduled Leadership Maxwell AFB AL 16 $375.00
Not Scheduled Air Force Hampton Roads VA 14 $300.00
Not Scheduled Air Force San Antonio TX 14 $300.00
Not Scheduled Operations Training Wendover Airfield UT N/A $200.00
Not Scheduled Technology Virtual TN 15 No Cost
Not Scheduled Technology USAFA, Colorado Springs CO N/A Varies
Not Scheduled Technology Virtual MI 12 Varies
Not Scheduled Operations Training Kempton PA N/A Varies
Not Scheduled Leadership World Wide DC 17 $1,170.00
Not Scheduled Air Force State Military Reservation, Virginia Beach VA N/A Varies
Not Scheduled Leadership Oshkosh WI 16 $400.00
Not Scheduled Flight Virtual ME 15 $40.00
Not Scheduled Leadership Norwich University, Northfield, VT NH N/A Varies
Not Scheduled Flight Clear AFS AK 14 $800.00
Not Scheduled Flight Clear AFS AK 16 $800.00

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