The Great Start program is a resource designed to help youth succeed as CAP cadets by providing a comprehensive and fun introduction to all facets of cadet life.
Note: Content on this page is a draft for a 2023 update. For the currently published materials click here. To sign up for the beta test of the new materials click here.
Motivate prospective cadets to join CAP
Introduce cadets to all 4 elements of the Cadet Program
Develop positive attitudes and teamwork
Increase retention through structured activities
Increase training effectiveness through a detailed curriculum guide
What is Great Start?
Squadron Open House
Great Start Management
Last update: 9/26/22