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Cadet Webinars

What's new in Cadet Programs, and what do you have to say? Join the National Cadet Team for a webinar.  

Participants must register, but everyone is welcome. No prior approval from the chain of command is needed. All times are in Central Time. All sessions are recorded for later viewing

Upcoming Webinars

National Encampment Webinar series

Thurs. 26 April 2018     7 pm CDT

Thurs. 10 May 2018     7 pm CDT

Supporting Cadets with Special Needs

Tues. 8 May 2018     12 pm CDT

Weds. 9 May 2018     7 pm CDT

National Encampment Webinar Series

Technology is making it easier for CAP as a national organization to standardize training and lift one another up in terms of program quality. This spring, we’ll host a webinar series for encampment cadre and staff so that those individuals have an opportunity to hear practical tips on how to perform their jobs well. We’ll have some superb people from across the nation leading the webinars in a panel discussion, with opportunity for audience participation as well. 

Participants will need to pre-register, but everyone is welcome. No prior approval from the chain of command is needed for this opportunity, and cadets don’t even need to possess a cadre assignment to participate. In fact, if a cadet participates in a webinar before interviewing for a cadre slot, that experience should make him or her a more competitive candidate.  


Primary Audience

Secondary Audience



Cadet Executive Staff – Setting the Tone


Commandants, CCs

Thursday, April 12th, 7 pm Central


Flight Staff Responsibilities & Tips for Success

Flight CC, Flt Sgt

1st Sgt, Sq CC, Adults

RESCHEDULED Thursday, May 10th, 7 pm Central


Training Officers – The Chaperone/Mentor Balancing Act

Training Officers

Commandants, CCs

Thursday, April 26th, 7 pm Central



Supporting Cadet with Special Needs

The Civil Air Patrol Cadet Program welcomes young people of all backgrounds and abilities in our important work.  CAP's Nondiscrimination Policy makes it clear that we'll make "reasonable accommodations" for individuals, but when a prospective cadet with special needs arrives at your door it may not be clear how best to include and support them.  Please join us for a discussion on what we can do to make sure that all cadets are able to participate in the full breadth of cadet life.  

Tues. 8 May 2018     12 pm CDT     Register

Weds. 9 May 2018     7 pm CDT     Register

Previous Webinars

Cadet Executive Staff- Setting the Tone

Join experts from across the country in discussing tips and tricks for cadets serving as executive staff at encampments.  

Quality Cadet Unit Award

You probably know that the Quality Cadet Unit Award recognizes cadet and composite squadrons who perform above average in a menu of fundamental aspects of cadet life, such as cadet flying statistics, encampment graduates, and Wright Brothers Awards. But do you know how to use QCUA data as a management tool? Are you familiar with the new QCUA reporting features available in eServices?

Cadet Testing

From routine achievement tests to the Spaatz Exam, CAP uses testing to measure cadet's learning as they work on their progression. This session will cover all aspects of cadet testing including drill tests, online testing, accommodations for cadets with special needs and more.  This webinar is suitable for both cadets and senior members.  

Cadet Advisory Council

The Cadet Advisory Council is one of the most common yet mysterious aspects of the Cadet Program.  Hear from the members of the NCAC about the purpose, operations and best practices of the council. 

Cadet Regulations 

CAPR 52-16, Cadet Program Management, has been reengineered as CAPR 60-1 with a host of enhancements and updates both large and small.  Come learn about the changes set to go into effect 1 January 2018.  Topics include TLC, Cadet Staff Assignments, Cyber, DDR, SDAs, Progressive Discipline, CAC and more.

Active Cadet Fitness Program

The updated Active Cadet Fitness Program aligns the cadet fitness curriculum with the Presidential Youth Fitness Program.  The new CPFT regiment will be available immediately upon publication of CAPR 60-1, but isn't mandated until 1 January 2018.  Learn what makes the updated program different, what you'll need and how to make a smooth transition.

JROTC Leadership & Academic Bowl (JLAB)

Check out this new opportunity that helps high school students prepare for college. Using academic competitions, college exam study guides, college admissions tutorials, and personalized counseling, this program has assisted thousands of students to attain their dreams of attending college. The Leadership & Academic Bowl is hugely popular with JROTC, and now is available to CAP teams for just $50.  

Be an Ally:  Supporting LGBT Cadets

All across America, social dynamics are changing and we’re seeing an increasing number of openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender cadets. Yet many adult volunteers lack experience mentoring LGBT youth and have questions on practical matters affecting their full inclusion. This session is an opportunity to ask questions, learn about best practices, and become a more effective ally for all cadets, especially LGBT cadets.

Show Me the Money: How to Get the Most from Cadet Programs Funding

We all want to maximize the number and variety of opportunities available to cadets. This session will cover a wide range of financial resources available at all levels for individuals and units. Topics will include Curry Blues vouchers, the Cadet Encampment Assistance Program, college & flight scholarships, seed money for Region Cadet Leadership School and Cadet Honor Academy, and more.  Come learn about how best to take advantage of the support available for our cadets. 

National Cadet Special Activities

Come and learn about National Cadet Special Activities! Cadets, learn how to apply and maximize your chances of getting slotted for your dream activity. Senior leaders, learn how to manage the process, approve applications and help cadets along the way.



Last Update: 14 March 2018

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