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

Ultimate Bear & Wings Challenge

Team Registration Open
Individual Payment Deadline: 15 September

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Training Leaders of Cadets – Group 2

Instructor Deadline: 14 September
Student Deadline: 24 September

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Non-Commissioned Officer School

Student Deadline: 15 September

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CAWG Cadet Advisory Council Chair

Application Deadline: 22 September

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Basic Cadet School & Airman Training School

Application Deadline: 25 September

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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 george.ishikata@cawgcap.org

Click Here for full Cadet Programs Section Staff List


Cadet Advisory Council Chair Application

All, applications are now being accepted for the position of chair of California Wing Cadet Advisory Councils.  Information for this position can be found by clicking the link below. This is a great opportunity to represent your wing or region as a voice for cadets.

California Wing Chair

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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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