Cadet Programs

Cadet Programs
CADET MEETINGS


 Cadet Meetings
 Cadet Squadron meetings are held at 6:30 P.M. every Monday night at Lee Weaherington Center, 3100 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota.  Meetings are open to visitors, and we invite you to come check us out. Showing up at a meeting is the best way to get to know us and what we are all about.
 
DIRECTIONS
Rt41 South from University to Fruitville Rd, Left on Fruitville appx 3 mi to the Robards Sports complex, Turn into complex, At stop sign make left and go 1 block to the Lee Weatheringon center.

Would you like to honor and serve America? Do you want to prepare for your future while making new friends? Then rise to the challenge of cadet membership in the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary, Civil Air Patrol.


Cadets fly, learn to lead, hike, camp, get in shape, and push themselves to new limits. If you’re dreaming about a career in aviation, space, or the military, CAP’s Cadet Program is for you.

To become a cadet, you must be be at least 12 years old and not yet 19 years old.  Cadets meet 2 hours per week and one Saturday per month, on average, and also have opportunities to attend leadership encampments, career academies, and other activities during the summer.
Group 5 Cadets help Dedicate New Lodge
April 16, 2018 | By: Lt. Col. Jeff P. Carlson
The Civil Air Patrol cadet honor guard from SRQ Composite Squadron performed the inaugural posting of the colors during a dedication ceremony for the new Elks Lodge 2855 located in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.
Group 5 Cadets take to the Skies
April 5, 2018 | By: Lt. Col. Jeff P. Carlson
The cadet orientation flight program conducted in Group 5 offers cadets the opportunity to experience the joy of flying while exploring possibilities for a career in aviation.
Cadets develop Mission Skills at Bivouac
April 4, 2018 | By: Lt. Col. Jeff P. Carlson
Cadets from five Group 5 squadrons converged on "Camp Trammell" to complete ground team task training. Radio operations and signaling, radio direction finding, search and rescue training were topped with kickball and stories around the fire.
CAP Senior Members complete Leadership Program
March 31, 2018 | By: 1st Lt. Chuck McCollim
14 senior members from northwest Florida completed the basic Training Leaders of Cadets course designed to equip them with youth mentoring skills, policy knowledge, and practical tools for implementing the Cadet Program.
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