Cadet Programs

Upcoming Activities

When: Reoccurring
Where: Camp Boucher - Ephrata, WA
Cost $43

When: Reoccuring
Where: Masonic Family Park - Granite Falls, WA
Cost: $25

Where: At respective units
When: 16 February 2019
Deadline: 9 Feb 19 @ 2000

When: 29 Mar – 31 Mar 2019
Where: Olympia, WA
Cost: $20 for conference & $40 for banquet

PCR Cadet Competition
When: 30 Mar – 31 Mar 2019
Where: March ARB, CA

Student registration will open around March
Cadre Selections: 23 Feb 19 (More info to be sent out)
When: 30 Jun – 6 July 2019
Where: Camp Casey, WA
Cost: $350

When: 16 Jul – 27 Jul 2019
Where: Camp Boucher, Ephrata

Ground Search and Rescue Academy
When: 27 Jul – 4 Aug 2019
Where: Joint Base Lewis-McChord
Cost: $160

Arlington Fly-In
When: 14 – 18 Aug 2019
Where: Arlington Airport
Cost: TBD

Winter Raptor IV Encampment
When: 28 Dec 19 – 4 Jan 19
Cadre Pre-Encampment: 26-28 Dec 19 
Where: Camp Rilea

Curious to know how to be a successful WAWG cadet? 

Successful cadets in the Civil Air Patrol do these things...

  • Searches for cadet and senior member mentors inside and outside their squadron. 
    • If you are not sure where to start, the wing has cadet mentors ready to help.
  • Actively attends activities outside their squadron.
    • Cadet Airman: Attend these activities
    • Cadet NCOs: Attend and staff these activities
    • Cadet Officers: Attend, staff, and plan these activities.
  • Steps outside their comfort zone
    • This could mean applying for wing activities, stepping up in your squadron, teaching a class, or even volunteering to drill a flight
  • Promotes regularly
    • Check out this webpage for information on all of the cadet grades and achievements, including information on what you need to do to achieve your next milestone! Stripes to Diamonds 
    • This also means promoting past C/CMSgt and C/2d Lt to take advantage of the whole cadet program

Need something thrilling to do this summer?  After you have completed a basic encampment (here in Washington or elsewhere), you are eligible to apply for national cadet special activities. Application period is usually 15 Dec - 15 Jan.

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Your cadet program is only as good as you help make it!