Welcome to CAWG Cadet Programs

Welcome to the California Wing Cadet Programs website. This is designed to be an enhanced resource for our Cadet and Adult members.  Please take your time exploring the multitude of opportunities the California Wing program can offer our cadets; a few of which are Leadership, Aerospace, and Emergency Services.  Additionally, take a look at our past and those whose successes and sacrifices, have made us who we are today.

Important Deadlines

CAWG Encampment Senior Member Application

Training Officer Deadline: OPEN!

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Cadet Commanders Course

Cadets on Staff Deadline: 07 May

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National Cadet Competition

Cadet Staff Help Deadline: 10 May

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Senior Non-Commissioned Officers School

Student Deadline: 14 May

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CAWG Encampment

Student and ATS Deadline: 20 May

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Open CP Staff Positions

Below are open positions on the CAWG CP Staff:

  • CP Finance Manager
  • CP Historian
  • CP Social Media Coordinator
  • CP Web Manager

If you are interested in serving please contact the Director at george.ishikata@cawgcap.org

Click Here for full Cadet Programs Section Staff List


CAWG Encampment Registration OPEN
2017 CAWG Encampment is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for Student (first-time) and Advanced Training Squadron (returning) cadets!  Encampment is a great opportunity to learn important skills which will build a strong foundation for future success; this training event is highly encouraged for all cadets.  For those who have graduated from Encampment and who have not applied for a cadre position, consider applying for the Advanced Training Squadron to receive additional training in a broader scope of CAP missions!

VISIT: www.cawgcadets.org/enc17reg to APPLY NOW!  Limited spots for both options will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

STUDENT PRE-REQUISITES: be a CAP member, complete Achievement 1 (Curry) by 06 June 2017, signed permission (F31) from parent and Squadron Commander.


Navigate to www.cawgencampment.cawgcap.org for additional information.

Email ctg@cawgcadets.org with any questions

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CAP Celebrates 75 Years of Cadet Programs

In 2016 we celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Civil Air Patrol, founded 1 December, 1941.  Months later, the Cadet Program was created, 1 December, 1942.  Throughout 2017 we are celebrating 75 years of young people serving their communities, states and nation. Congratulations for the many years of positive impact to America’s youth. Click Here for more information.

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Curry Blues Vanguard Voucher

All, the voucher for Curry Blues can be reactivated after they expire. Under special circumstance the section can have the voucher reactivated. It is the goal of the organization to help new cadets with uniforms. Please contact the Director of Cadet Programs at george.ishikata@cawgcap.org for help and questions.

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Scholarship Available (Free Money!) – APPLY NOW

Cadet Encampment Assistance Program (CEAP)

Lt Col Tony Upton Memorial Scholarship 

Cadet Character and Leadership Foundation (CCLF)

Click HERE for Free MONEY!! 


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