| 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.
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.