Who are we!

Civil Air Patrol, America's Air Force Auxiliary, building the nation's finest force of citizen volunteers performing Missions for America.

Our Mission is to Supporting America's communities with emergency response, diverse aviation and ground services, youth development, and promotion of air, space and cyber power.

CAP'S Three Missions: Aerospace Education - Cadet Programs - Emergency Services

What we believe!

Our Core Values



Soundness of and adherence to moral principles and character; uprightness; honesty.

Volunteer Service

One who volunteers himself/herself for a service of his own free will.


The continuing effort to be the very best.


Fairness and dignity and worthy of esteem.

Civil Air Patrol Activities

Cadet Orientation Rides

Each of our Cadets is eligible to get Glider and Power Airplane Orientation Rides


Civil Air Patrol prides itself on having one of the best trained volunteer force


Cadet encampment is for cadets to develop leadership skills, investigate the aerospace sciences and related careers, commit to a habit of regular exercise, and solidify their moral character