Pictured Above: The New Member Kit - Cadets. Current contents and design may vary slightly.
New Member Kit - Cadets
Upon joining CAP, new cadets will receive a New Member Kit containing important resources they will need to get started in the Cadet Program. The contents include:
-- Aerospace Dimensions, 2nd Edition (6 modules)
-- Learn to Lead (Volumes 1 & 2)
-- Learn to Lead Cadet Drill Guide
-- Respect on Display guide to customs and courtesies
-- Mini-posters demonstrating how to wear the uniform
-- Zip-up binder
... and more.
Cadet Officers' Kit
Upon earning the Mitchell Award, cadets will receive a Cadet Officers' Kit containing important resources they will need to progress in Phases III & IV of the Cadet Program. The contents include:
-- Aerospace: The Journey of Flight
-- Leadership for the 21st Century (Volume 2)
Frequently Asked Questions
I haven't received my New Member Kit or Cadet Officers' Kit yet. What should I do?
Kits ship via USPS; please 30 business days from the date the cadet's name first appears in eServices.
If, after 30 days, you have not received your kit please email NHQ; include the address the package should ship to and your phone number; a replacement will be sent via FedEx.
What if I lose my New Member Kit or Cadet Officers’ Kit and need a new one?
You may purchase a kit from CAP’s vendor, Vanguard, at www.civilairpatrolstore.com. The catalog numbers are:
-- New Member Kit - Cadets 0041AB
-- Cadet Officers' Kit 0048A
Are any of these materials available for free online?
Most of the cadet textbooks are available online in the Library.
How can our squadron get a copy of the New Member Kit or the Cadet Officers’ Kit?
You may purchase a kit from Vanguard, or download the materials for free, as explained above.