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21-23 Nov - Non-Commissioned Officers School (NCOS) - Fresno UPDATED!
26-31 Dec - Oregon Wing Cadet Encampment - Monmouth, Oregon
13-16 Feb 2015 - Cadet Programs Conference - Camp SLO CALL FOR STAFF!
1-8 Jul 2015 - CAWG Cadet Encampment - Camp SLO SAVE THE DATE!


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Encampment information may be viewed at

Application for cadet activities: CAPF31
Some activities may require submission of additional forms:

CAPF160 - CAP Member Health History Form
CAPF161 - Emergency Information
CAPF162 - CAP Member Physical Exam Form
CAPF163 - Permission for Provision of Minor Cadet Over-The-Counter Medication

21-23 Nov

Cadet Non-Commissioned  Officers School (NCOS) - Central - Fresno
Prerequisites: Completed Basic Cadet School or Encampment 
Registration Website:
Deadline: Sunday, 02 Nov 2014
Contact: Capt Jeff Buentgen, Commandant -

Senior Members!
Are you interested in finding out more about the Cadet Program and the schools cadets attend?
Noncommissioned Officers School (NCOS) is part of the California Wing Integrated Leadership Program (ILP). The goal of NCOS is to provide cadets with a foundation for the intermediate phases of the cadet training: instructional techniques, evaluation methods, and leadership laboratory skills.

Details regarding available senior staff positions:

Senior Member Training Officer (STO) - (Formally known as Seminar Instructors):
STOs are senior members with knowledge of the cadet program and experience in working with cadets.
Sample Responsibilities:
-- Responsible for the safety, health and well-being of the cadets
-- Provides training and guidance to the Cadet Seminar Leaders & Assistant STOs
-- Supervises cadets at all times

Assistant Training Officer (Assistant STOs) - Assistant STOs are senior members that may have knowledge of the cadet program and/or experience in working with cadets. This position can be used to introduce new senior members to the NCOS program. They are responsible to the STO and provide whatever assistance is necessary to ensure the flow of the program.

For more information contact the NCOS Commandant:
Capt Jeff Buentgen at

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26-31 Dec

ORWG Cadet Encampment
Call for Staff

Cadet and senior staff pre-registrations are now being accepted for the 2014 Oregon Wing Winter Eagle Encampment being held at the National Guard Military Academy at the University of Western Oregon in Monmouth, Oregon. It is about 15 miles west of Salem, Oregon.
Cost should be around $125.00 for staff and basics. Senior staff will only pay for room and board, should be around $50.00.

Staff pre-registrations are to include your name, grade, CAPID, Wing/Unit and a short resume to include you CAP leadership experience, your first and second choices of positions that you wish to be assigned and why you would be the best choice to hold that post.

We recommend that you submit your pre-registration as soon as possible as promptness and order of receipt does add bonus points in the selection process.The first preliminary staff roster will be released on 01 October 2014. Please do not send CAPF 31 or payments in at this time. 

CAWG Note: All CAPF31's for activities outside CAWG must be approved by your unit commander and the CAWG commander. CAPF31's must be submitted to Lt Col Dave Goude, CAWG Director of Cadet Programs, at for approval. Please speak with your unit commander before pre-registering for this activity.

Shortly, we will have a website up and as of now, please send your pre-registration to or to the address below:

ORWG Encampment 
P.O. Box 853
McMinnville, OR 97128

Please review the new Cadet Encampment Guide CAPP 52-24  for the new curriculum and detailed descriptions of encampment staff duty position responsibilities.

The available cadet staff positions are below:
-Squadron Commanders
-Flight Commanders
-First Sergeants
-Flight Sergeants
-Logistics C/OIC
-Logistics Personnel
-Public Affairs C/OIC
-Public Affairs Personnel
-DFAC* Personnel
-Stan Eval C/OIC
-Stan Eval Personnel
-Admin C/OIC
-Admin assistants

The available senior staff positions are below:
-Deputy Encampment Commander
-Safety Officer
-Protocol Officer
-Commandant of Cadets
-Chief Training Officer
-Training Officers (TAC)
-Logistics Officer
-Personnel Officer
-Public Affairs Officer
-DFAC* Senior Personnel
-Admin Officer
-Medical Officer
-Stan Eval/Testing Officer

* DFAC = Dining Facility

Note: Many one day instructor positions are needed. You do not need to be on staff for the full duration of the encampment to be a great help as a member of the part time staff!

William Ray, Major, CAP
ORWG Director of Cadet Programs
(503) 453-5833

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13-16 Feb 2015

Cadet Programs Conference (CPC) - Camp San Luis Obispo

Call For Staff!
Each year it keeps getting better and better!

Applications for staff are now being accepted:

Cadet Staff: - Resume and Cover letter due no later than Friday, 10 October 2014 – email to Maj Sturgill –

Cadet Staff Positions
Cadet Commander General Assemblies / Activities Fair
Cadet Deputy Commander / XO Seminar Coordinator
Recon (all positions) Seminar Instructor(s)
Banquet Planning Mess (Dining Hall) Staff
Senior Staff Position
(note; key positions have been filled but we are looking for assistants in each role to build succession)
Assistant Admin / Finance Assistant Recon
Assistant Banquet Coordinator General Assemblies / Activities Fair
Assistant Seminar Coordinator NRA Course Director
Seminar Instructor(s) NRA Course Instructors
Assistant Transportation Manager Mess (Dining Hall) Staff

Cadets and Seniors alike, this is an outstanding opportunity to be part of one of the largest CAWG activities in a very open and supportive environment. Ready to stretch your leadership wings? This is your opportunity.

All Inquiries/questions should be directed to:

Ken Sturgill, Maj, CAP

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1-8 Jul 2015

CAWG Cadet Encampment - Camp San Luis Obispo

Save the Date!

Latest encampment information will be posted at

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If you're applying to attend any CAP activities, please be sure you're using a CAPF31

Checks for CAWG activities should be made payable to "Civil Air Patrol."

Unless otherwise noted, all applications are to be mailed to:
California Wing Cadet Programs
<Name of Activity>

PO BOX 7688
Van Nuys CA 91409-7688