Day 6 – Are we done already?

Day 6 newsletter brings us into Graduation Day, how did that happen so quick?  For the families at home patiently waiting to see their Cadets I’m sure this week has felt like anything but “quick”. Cadets in all 3 schools wrapped up today with Pass & Review practice in the field as well as final […]

Day 5 – New opportunities to learn

Day 5 came to a close yesterday and the encampment cadets are excited that they are heading towards the finish line. Cadets finished up the land navigation courses, learned about the High Risk Entry Facility and learned from various guest speakers!  A busy day that leads us closer to graduation! Download the Day 5 newsletter: 2017_Day5 […]

Day Four – We are half way there

Day 4 of encampment is over and its hard to believe the week is half done! Today the cadets toured portions of Volk Field, learned more about aerospace, and continued to try and meet the standards required for graduation. WBS students were able to tour the Volk Field Firehouse, a C-130, and a Blackhawk Helicopter […]

Day Three – Confidence is building

Day 3 of encampment and all three schools are beginning to look more organized, methodical, and frankly … they are all much closer to marching in step!  Wait until you see them proudly move across the graduation field on Saturday! Basic School cadets continued learning about the core missions of CAP and worked on further forming […]

Day Two – Practice Makes Perfect!

Day 2 is closed for this year’s encampment. Basic School students spent the day learning and practicing the skills they will need for the coming week. Skills such as bunk-making, organizing, drill, and uniform wear. On their face, these skills may seem to have limited use in the “real world”. While true, the purpose behind […]

Day One – Arrival, in-processing, and learning!

Day 1 is in the books for this year’s Summer Encampment. Today cadets arrived and went through in-processing. During in-processing each cadet has their administrative records reviewed and each cadet meets with Medical. They receive their flight assignments and have their gear looked through to ensure contraband doesn’t enter the training environment. After this the […]

Day 6 & 7: Graduating!

Encampment has drawn to a close for another year. Thank you for your support of our efforts this year. We hope you’ve enjoyed the ongoing coverage. Below is the final newsletter as well as additional photo slideshows from the final day! Download the Day 6 newsletter: Photos from Day 6: Photos from Day 7: Photos […]

Day 5: Heading towards the finish line!

Day 5 came to a close yesterday and the encampment cadets are excited that they are heading towards the finish line. Cadets worked on aerospace, heard from some guest speakers, and tried their hands at small-unit leadership development. Download the Day 5 newsletter: View Day 5 pictures:

Day 4: Rockets, space, and more learning

Day 4 of encampment is over and its hard to believe the week is half done! Today the cadets toured portions of Volk Field, learned more about aerospace, and continued to try and meet the standards required for graduation. WBS students heard about the UW’s latest space science research being conducted at its Space Science […]

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