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April 16, 2014

  CAP Publishes Revised Cadet Protection Policy New CAPR 52-10 takes effect 1 October 2014 CAP has revised CAPR 52-10, Cadet Protection Policy, effective 1 October 2014. The regulation is available now so that members can familiarize themselves with the new standards before they take effect.   Why a new...

April 1, 2014

  A new CAPP 216, Cadet Programs Officer Specialty Track, dated 1 April 2014, is now available. This edition replaces the edition dated 21 January 2014. Obviously, it’s uncommon for any CAP publication to be as short-lived as the January 2014 edition was. That edition was released prematurely, and consequently created a...

November 6, 2013

We anticipate that the Cadet Encampment Guide and Cadet Encampment Handbook that have been in draft status for over a year will be finalized and published by Christmas, in time for the planning season for the summer '14 encampments. We know that there are a couple spring encampments out there....

September 30, 2013

We are continuing to craft a cadet protection policy (CPP) that reflects the latest wisdom from academic researchers and experts who work face-to-face with youth every day. Having received over 100 comments on the first draft, we know that this issue is important to everyone in the cadet community. Please...

September 9, 2013

When new cadets join CAP, NHQ mails them their cadet textbooks and other resources. The draft "New Cadet Guide" would collect some of those secondary resources under a single cover and, more importantly, provide step-by-step guidance for brand new cadets. How to wear the uniform, the Super Chart, and how...

August 15, 2013

Senior CAP leaders, cadets, academics, and experts from leading youth-serving organizations have helped CAP develop an enhanced Cadet Protection Policy. This draft policy is available for your review and comment. A white paper explains the context for an enhanced policy, an executive summary presents a list of proposed new rules,...

February 20, 2013

CAPR 52-22, Drug Demand Reduction, is now available and governs the DDR program. This edition of the regulation rescinds CAPR 51-1 and represents a total overhaul of DDR guidance. A helpful summary of the new regulation is available in the presentation found at right. What’s most notable about the new...

August 21, 2012

The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association's AV8RS program was created to help develop a new generation of pilots and members and to raise awareness of aviation and flight through education, engagement and cultivation. For more information, go to www.aopa.org/av8rs. Membership is free to teens ages 13 to 18, and, if you...

March 1, 2012

Are you feeling left out because you don’t have an Air Force installation nearby? Are you hosting drug-free outreach activities or events? Are you looking for drug-free education resources and promotional items? These funds are for you! Cadet Programs has received extra funds this year that are specifically dedicated to...

December 5, 2011

Funds for cadet orientation flights, new cadet kits, and cadet uniforms have been turned back on! - O-rides can commence (starting 28 November, 2011) - Backlogged AE modules are now being shipped (2,500 packets total) - New cadet kits are being shipped, starting with backlogs (800 binders total) - Limited...

November 10, 2011

The Training Leaders of Cadets course has been updated, and the November 2011 version is now available online! Directors who request TLC kits after November 10 will be shipped the new curriculum, along with an expanded selection of student handouts and resources. Changes of note in the 2011 TLC course...

October 31, 2011

Because the Congress has not yet passed the 2012 budget, CAP is having to put a temporary hold on cadet flying and the shipment of textbooks and uniforms that normally follows soon after a cadet joins CAP. The budget situation does not affect Vanguard purchases. We are sorry for the...

June 7, 2011

Cadet Programs has revised the online test banks for Learn to Lead Chapters 1-8. We are currently making revisions to the hard-copy tests associated with these online tests.

June 3, 2011

The approval process for High Adventure Activities has been updated. If you have any questions, please advise safety@capnhq.gov. CAPR 52-16, Change 1, is in regards to Page 8, Paragraph 2-10, High Adventure Activities posted on the publications page at http://www.capmembers.com/media/cms/R052_016_2011_02_BFAB729553AB1.pdf The form referenced in this change is a CAPF 54 that can...

May 16, 2011

Cadet Programs has revised the online test banks for Learn to Lead Chapters 1-3 and is currently editing the test banks for Chapters 4-8. We believe these revisions will greatly assist cadets taking online tests.

February 25, 2011

The Cadet Drill Test booklet includes two minor changes, as explained on inside front cover.   Cadet Drill Tests can be found on the pages for Learn To Lead and Drill & Ceremonies in the Cadet Library.

January 31, 2011

We’ve added a new feature to the Cadet Promotions module in eServices. The Multi-Entry function allows quick entry for Character Development classes, Physical Fitness Test completions and the Intro to Safety Course. 

January 28, 2011

Effective February 1, all cadets are required to complete the Introduction to CAP Safety for New Members course via a classroom-administered paper test or an online test accessed through eServices. Please see capmembers.com/character for more information.

December 20, 2010

  The 2011 edition of CAPR 52-16, Cadet Program Management, is now available online. This is the main document governing the Cadet Program. Although this regulation was just approved, it does not take effect until 1 February 2011 so that cadet program leaders will have time to review it and...

December 13, 2010

Cadets hooked Treadwell into service A rated mission pilot, scanner, and observer, Maine Wing’s Col Craig Treadwell could have slipped the surly bonds on a daily basis, performing life-saving CAP missions and enjoying the independence that can come from sailing aloft. Instead, the new National Cadet Advisor has committed more...

November 16, 2010

Let's celebrate those squadrons that have strong program fundamentals... Let's get even more squadrons pointed in the right direction... What's measured tends to be what gets done:  Enter the Quality Cadet Unit Award. Any cadet unit that displays strong program fundamentals can earnthe Quality Cadet Unit Award. This new award...

October 4, 2010

  A second edition of the Aerospace Dimensions textbook series of six modules is now available. The “Dimensions” are the texts cadets use to study aerospace during Phases I and II of the Cadet Program. We have added new content to each of the six modules. The second edition offers...

July 20, 2010

Online testing, Learn to Lead, ORM, “character development.”  There have been a number of changes in Cadet Programs in the past year or two. Therefore, we think it’s time to update the cadet regulation, CAPR 52-16. The document you see at the right is a DRAFT. As always, we want...

June 10, 2010

With the launch of our Learn To Lead curriculum we decided it was time to update the cadet wesite. The Opportunities link has been removed from the left side navigation.  - Flying/Cadet Orientation Rides is now on the Activities page  - Scholarships are now in the Library under Leadership  -...

March 8, 2010

Publication of the new "Learn to Lead" textbook and online achievement testing system is being pushed back to 1 July 2010. Although there is tremendous enthusiasm for those two new initiatives, we have to slightly delay their release to ensure we get them right. A small army of volunteers is...

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