Civic Leadership Academy
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.
Connect to our SmugMug photo repository to see cadets and senior members in action. https://civilairpatrol.smugmug.com/National-Cadet-Special-Activities
NCSA Registration Status Updates
EServices Registration & Payment System is closed for summer activity priority placement. However, cadets and senior members may still apply for summer activities. Applications submitted after 15 Jan are marked "late" and considered after all "on-time" applicants. Use the "Apply Online" link to access the application site on eServices. Priority notices have gone out. Cadets still on alternate lists may be contacted at anytime to fill a slot.
USE THE FOLLOWING COURSE NUMBERS TO VERIFY YOU ARE SELECTING THE CORRECT COURSE IN ESERVICES PREFERENCES. COURSES WILL APPEAR ALPHABETICALLY. DOWNLOAD THE SORTABLE SPREADSHEET ON THE NCSAS HOMEPAGE FOR A COMPLETE LISTING.
|eServices Short Name||Cadet Participant
|Activity Full Name|
|Civic Leadership Academy||206||207||Civic Leadership Academy
Use the "Apply Online" link at left to connect you to eServices' Cadet Programs/Registration and Payment/Application module. Applicants will need to complete the application to include uploading the following documents in PDF format to the supplemental tab of their eServices application. Applications will be accepted from 15 October onward. To be considered for preferred status, the completed application including supplementals must be submitted by 15 November.
2. A Letter of Recommendation from a teacher or leader
3. A 400 – 600 word essay on the topic listed below. This item is uploaded in same area as the resume and Letter of Recommendation. Please use the button titled "Supplemental Application" for the essay. ( Essays will be graded by the essay standards set in Chapter 8 of Learn to Lead)
- Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
- Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores
- Obergefell v. Hodges
- Riley v. California
The 24 most outstanding cadets, as judged by CLA faculty,
will be announced via email in early December.
CADET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Possess the Mitchell at the time of application
Minimum age of 16 by start of activity
Be in Physical Fitness category I. *
ACTIVITY FEE $450
Covers meals, lodging, and activities
A $200 deposit is due on 3 Jan, with the
balance due 1 Feb.
Members are responsible for transportation
to and from Washington D.C.
The National Association of Secondary
School Principals has placed the CAP Civic
Leadership Academy on their National
Advisory List of Contests & Activities for
* Cadets will walk up to 3 - 5 miles each day.