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New Cadet Kit

New Cadet Kit

Upon joining CAP, new cadets receive a New Cadet Kit containing important resources to get them started. The contents include:

  • New Cadet Guide

  • Aerospace Dimensions, 3rd ed.  (6 modules)

  • Learn to Lead, vol. 1

  • Learn to Lead Cadet Drill Guide

  • Parents' Guide

Kits ship via USPS and arrive within 15 days of the cadet officially joining CAP.  See the FAQ for more. 


Phase II Cadet Kit

Upon earning the Wright Brothers' Award, cadets receive a Phase II Cadet Kit containing:

  • Learn to Lead, vol. 2

  • Cadet Staff Handbook

Kits ship via USPS and arrive within 15 days of the cadet officially earning the Wright Brothers' Award. See the FAQ for more. 

 

Phase III & IV Cadet Kit

Upon earning the Billy Mitchell Award, cadets receive a Phase III & IV Cadet Kit containing:

  • Learn to Lead, vol. 3

  • Aerospace: The Journey of Flight

Kits ship via USPS and arrive within 15 days of the cadet officially earning the Billy Mitchell Award. See the FAQ for more. 


Earhart Cadets

There is no kit associated with the Earhart Award. Unfortunately, Learn to Lead, vol. 4, is available only via PDF. 


Frequently Asked Questions

I haven't received my kit. What do I do?  
Kits ship via USPS and should arrive within 15 days of joining CAP or earning a milestone award. Please email us if yours hasn't arrived. Include your name, CAPID, the address the package should ship to, and your phone number. We'll send you a replacement kit right away.

What if I lose my New Cadet Packet and need a new one?
You may purchase a packet from CAP’s vendor, Vanguard, at www.civilairpatrolstore.com

Are any of these materials available for free online?
All of the cadet textbooks and other materials are available online in the Library

How can our squadron get a copy of the New Member Kit or the other kits?
You may purchase a kit from Vanguard, or download the materials for free, as explained above.

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