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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

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 Spring/Summer activity applications. Applications submitted in eServices through 14 Oct for Christmas Break, 20 Nov for winter, and 15 Jan for spring/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 Christmas Break placements go out by 21 Oct, and 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
10 Jul 2003 - 27 Jul 2023 Leadership World Wide DC 17 $1,400.00
27 Dec 2022 - 05 Jan 2023 Flight Punta Gorda FL 16 $850.00
22 - 25 Feb 2023 Leadership US Air Force Academy, CO Springs, CO CO 18 No Cost
25 Feb - 04 Mar 2023 Leadership Washington DC 16 $450.00
11 - 17 Jun 2023 Air Force Tyndall AFB FL 15 $375.00
07 - 15 Jul 2023 Air Force Columbus AFB MS 15 $500.00
09 - 15 Jul 2023 Technology Middle Tennessee State University TN 15 $400.00
13 - 18 Jul 2023 Leadership Wright State University, Dayton OH N/A Varies
15 - 22 Jul 2023 Space Force Patrick SFB FL 15 $500.00
05 - 12 Aug 2023 Aviation Vaughn College, Queens NY 15 $350.00
Not Scheduled Air Force Davis Monthan AFB AZ 15 $475.00
Not Scheduled Air Force Kirtland AFB NM 15 $450.00
Not Scheduled Air Force Davis-Monthan AFB AZ 16 $450.00
Not Scheduled Air Force Laughlin AFB TX 15 $500.00
Not Scheduled Aviation Independence KS 16 $475.00
Not Scheduled Flight TBD 15 $500.00
Not Scheduled Leadership Maxwell AFB AL 16 $400.00
Not Scheduled Air Force Hampton Roads VA 14 $350.00
Not Scheduled Air Force San Antonio TX 14 $350.00
Not Scheduled Operations Training Wendover Airfield UT N/A $200.00
Not Scheduled Technology USAFA, Colorado Springs CO N/A Varies
Not Scheduled Technology Big Rapids MI 12 Varies
Not Scheduled Operations Training Kempton PA N/A Varies
Not Scheduled Air Force State Military Reservation, Virginia Beach VA N/A Varies
Not Scheduled Leadership Oshkosh WI 16 $400.00

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