Apply NOW!–Open Spaces in NCSAs

There are openings in several National Cadet Special Activities.  Check out this list and go to the NCSAs homepage to view more details on the courses.

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

Aerospace Education STEM Academy

Cadre Deadline: 23 March

Click HERE for more information

Non-Commissioned Officers School – South

Cadre Deadline: 24 March

Student Deadline: 06 April

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Drill & Ceremonies School – North

Cadre Deadline: 25 March

Registration Deadline: 01 April

Click HERE for more information

Encampment – Cadre Selection Exercise (CSX)

Cadre Application Deadline: 27 April

Click HERE for more information

Encampment 2018 Senior Staff

Flight Training Officer Deadline: 18 May
Instructors: Open
Support Staff: Open

Click HERE for more information

CAWG Encampment 2018 

Student Deadline: 18 May
ATS Deadline: 01 June

Click HERE for more information

Open CP Staff Positions

Below are open positions on the CAWG CP Staff:

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

If you are interested in serving please contact the Director at

Click Here for full Cadet Programs Section Staff List


Cyber Patriot National News Article     –     14 Mar 2018

Please join us in congratulating the two teams from the Fullerton Composite Squadron 56, PCR-CA-295, have earned two of the three CAP slots in the All Service Division.

Read more about our two teams going to the finals on CAP news using the link below. Get your squadron involved in CyberPatriot it is good for the cadets and it is good for the nation.


– Col Alan Ferguson, CAP
California Wing Commander

Two Great Squadrons      –      18 Feb 2018

California Wing Command Team has awarded EAST BAY CADET SQDN 18 (CA-015) the 2018 CAP Squadron of Merit award. Congratulations goes to Squadron Commander Lt Col Shawn Lawson and all the squadron’s Airmen. Many thanks for your hard work and dedication to the program. The East Bay Cadet Squadron 18 has been chosen from the 55 composite and cadet units in the wing as the Squadron of Merit.

Col. Stokes, our region commander, has awarded DIABLO COMPOSITE SQDN 44 (CA-096) the 2018 CAP Squadron of Distinction award. Congratulations goes to Squadron Commander, Maj. Tim Albert and all the squadron’s Airmen. Many thanks for your hard work and dedication to the program. The Diablo Composite Squadron 44 has been chosen from the 128 composite and cadet squadrons in the region as the Squadron of Distinction.

My congratulations also goes out to the Group 2 Commander, Lt. Col. Brett Dolnick and his staff. Both of these squadrons are in Group 2.

These awards were established to recognize the top composite or cadet squadron at the wing and region level for distinctive accomplishments. They are based on 12 different criteria.


– Col Alan Ferguson, CAP
  California Wing Commander

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 for help and questions.

– Cadet Programs Section

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!! 


– Cadet Programs Section

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