Saturdays 9a – 12p
US Code Title 10 § 9444 assigns CAP with three key missions, which are highlighted here.
The Aerospace Education (AE) mission is to educate, inspire, and instill an understanding of the importance of aerospace in today’s world. AE efforts support STEM programs in local schools and provide curriculum support to teachers.
While there are many youth oriented programs in America today, CAP’s Cadet Program is unique in that it uses aviation as a cornerstone. Thousands of young people from 12 years through age 21 are introduced to aviation through CAP’s cadet program.
Growing from its World War II experience, the Civil Air Patrol has continued to save lives and alleviate human suffering through a myriad of emergency-services and operational missions.