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Application Process for NYWg Encampment


How to Apply - Cadets in Flight

In order to attend, you MUST:
    Be a current member of CAP (with current membership card)
    Rank of Cadet Airman (C/Amn) by 17 June (Curry Award)
    If 18 years or older, must have completed CPPT prior to encampment
 
2nd Timer Information: If you are not interested in applying for staff, but would like to attend the encampment a second time as a student, submit your application. If there is space available at the deadline date, you will be accepted.  
ONLINE APPLICATION: Go to the Member Login section of the website. Register, and then submit the Online Part I application. Once you have submitted that, you will have an option to download the Online Part II application (You will not see Part II on the menu until you have SUBMITTED Part I). This must be printed and signed by your parent and squadron commander and submitted to Encampment Registrar (ALL CADETS NEED PARENT OR GUARDIAN SIGNATURES)
(See Contact Information for Mailing Address)
Will receive an Acknowledgement Letter within two weeks of receiving your application. If you do not receive this letter, contact the Registrar.
Online Process Only All applications must be entered online. If you have a problem, contact the Registrar who will assist you.
Financial Aid for First Time Cadets
National Civil Air Patrol is again offering financial assistance. Information on how to apply is available on the National Website
Link to National
Pay Encampment Fee of $200 with Check or Credit Card (Make any checks out to "New York Wing Encampment")
(If you have received a tuition assistance award from National you can include the email announcing the award in place of sending a check. If you send a check and later receive an award, your money will be refunded.)
After the deadline date, any withdrawal will be subject to a cancellation fee according to the schedule below:
  • 18 - 30 June: $25 cancellation fee
  • 1 - 16 Jul: $75 cancellation fee
  • After 16 Jul: $125 cancellation fee
(There is usually a waiting list, so the sooner you let us know that you cannot attend, the more likely it is that someone else will have the opportunity to attend this year's encampment.)
If cancelling, you MUST contact the Encampment Registrar.
 
Transportation to and from the encampment is the participant's personal responsibility. Units or Groups may, and are encouraged to arrange for common transportation through corporate or privately owned vehicles. Participants should contact their unit commander to inquire if such arrangements are being made. 
Deadline Date: Postmarked by 17 June
Final Acceptance Letters will be mailed within two weeks of the deadline date
 

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How to Apply - Cadets on Staff

In order to attend as a Staff Member, you MUST:
    Be a current member of CAP (with current membership card)
    Rank of C/TSgt by the Staff Deadline (If applying for Group 1st Sgt - must be C/SMSgt by the Command Staff Deadline)
    If 18 years or older, must have completed CPPT prior to encampment
    Be able to participate in the two Staff Training Workshops
    If applying for Flight Academy Staff - must have soloed, or attended a flight academy
 
ONLINE APPLICATION: Go to the Member Login section of the website. Register, and then submit the Online Part I and Staff Application. Once you have submitted that, you will have an option to download the Online Part II application (You will not see Part II on the menu until you have SUBMITTED Part I). This must be printed and signed by your parent and squadron commander and submitted to Encampment Registrar (ALL CADETS NEED PARENT OR GUARDIAN SIGNATURES)
(See Contact Information for Mailing Address)
Will receive an Acknowledgement Letter within two weeks of receiving your application. If you do not receive this letter, contact the Registrar.
Online Process Only All applications must be entered online. If you have a problem, contact the Registrar who will assist you.
The Staff Application is part of the Online Part I entry above. However, you will have access to the staff application after you have completed the submission of Part I. You will be able to change your staff preference and revise your staff essay until the deadline.  
BASE SECURITY: In order to be admitted to Stratton Air National Guard base if you are 18 or over, you MUST submit SFS31 prior to the first workshop. submit to Encampment Registrar (See Contact Information for Mailing or email Address) Download:
SFS31
Submit Leadership Workshop Participation Form (CAPF31)to Encampment Registrar (ALL CADETS NEED PARENT OR GUARDIAN SIGNATURES)
(If you cannot attend the first workshop, you must personally contact the Encampment Commander and the Encampment Registrar)

This form can be hand-carried to the workshop, but you MUST indicate whether you will be attending the workshop or not by updating the Workshop Information in the Member Only area of the website. Member Login

Download:
CAPF31
Pay Encampment Fee of $180 with Check or Credit Card (Make any checks out to "New York Wing Encampment")  
General Staff Deadline Date: 13 May 2017
Cadet Command Staff Deadline Date: 1 April 2017
 

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How to Apply - Senior Members

In order to attend, you MUST:
    Be a current member of CAP
    Completed Level I prior to the Encampment
    Completed CPPT prior to encampment
    Be able to participate in the pre-encampment workshops (See Workshop Information) (this is especially essential for those seniors desiring Mentor positions). All senior staff must have completed at least one Senior Member Mentor Workshop prior to the encampment. This will be offered on 7 May. Contact the Encampment Commander if you need this workshop and cannot attend on this date.
    If possible, Senior Members should possess a NYWg Driver's License (See the Senior Member Information Page on this website for information on how to get this license)
See other information on the Senior Staff Information page on this website
 
If you are interested in a Key Senior Staff Position, contact the Encampment Commander immediately. The deadline date is 15 Feb. Since the individuals in these positions will be involved in a lot of pre-encampment duties, these positions are usually filled early in the process - Deputy Commander, Commandant, Training Mentor.
(See Contact Information on this website.)
 
ONLINE APPLICATION: Go to the Member Login section of the website. Register, and then submit the Online Part I and Staff Application. Once you have submitted that, you will have an option to download the Online Part II application (You will not see Part II on the menu until you have SUBMITTED Part I). This must be printed and signed by your squadron commander and submitted to Encampment Registrar (See Contact Information for Mailing Address)
Will receive an Acknowledgement Letter within two weeks of receiving your application. If you do not receive this letter, contact the Registrar.
Online Process Only All applications must be entered online. If you have a problem, contact the Registrar who will assist you.
The Staff Application is part of the Online Part I entry above. However, you will have access to the staff application after you have completed the submission of Part I. You will be able to change your staff preference and revise your staff essay until the deadline.  
BASE SECURITY: In order to be admitted to Stratton Air National Guard base you MUST submit SFS31 prior to the first workshop. submit to Encampment Registrar (See Contact Information for Mailing or email Address) Download:
SFS31
Submit Leadership Workshop Participation Form (CAPF31)to Encampment Registrar
(If you cannot attend this key workshop, you must personally contact the Encampment Commander to discuss your participation at the encampment. If you have not previously participated in the Mentor workshop this is a requirement for encampment participation. If you cannot attend the workshop at this time, contact the Encampment Commander to arrange for a makeup session.)

This form can be hand-carried to the workshop, but you MUST indicate whether you will be attending the workshop or not by updating the Workshop Information in the Member Only area of the website. Member Login

Download:
CAPF31
Pay Deposit of $25 with Check or Credit Card (Make any checks out to "New York Wing Encampment") This deposit must be paid prior to the deadline date to ensure acceptance as a staff member. The balance of the $100 encampment fee ($75) can be paid anytime up until the start of the encampment. If you withdraw any money previously sent will be refunded provided you contact the registrar prior to the start of the encampment. 
Deadline Date: 19 May 2017
(Senior Command Staff Deadline: 15 Feb 2017)
 

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How to Apply - Flight Academy Student

In order to attend, you MUST:
    Be a current cadet member of CAP (with current membership card)
    Have previously attended a CAP encampment
    16 Years of age for Powered Flight (at time of encampment)
    Class 3 Medical as of 14 June (for Powered Flight training only) DO NOT APPLY FOR YOUR MEDICAL UNTIL AFTER ACCEPTANCE!
    Student Pilot License approved by TSA - new requirement by the FAA. DO NOT APPLY UNTIL AFTER ACCEPTANCE. This license takes about 12 weeks to obtain, and is absolutely necessary for solo flight
    If 18 years or older, must have completed CPPT prior to encampment
 
ONLINE APPLICATION: Go to the Member Login section of the website. Register, and then submit the Online Part I application. Once you have submitted that, you will have an option to download the Online Part II application (You will not see Part II on the menu until you have SUBMITTED Part I). This must be printed and signed by your parent and squadron commander and submitted to Encampment Registrar (ALL CADETS NEED PARENT OR GUARDIAN SIGNATURES)
(See Contact Information for Mailing Address)
Will receive an Acknowledgement Letter within two weeks of receiving your application. If you do not receive this letter, contact the Registrar.
Online Process Only All applications must be entered online. If you have a problem, contact the Registrar who will assist you.
Enter an essay on "Why Flying is Important to Me". (You will not see this option until after you have submitted the Online Part I.) Include a list of any flight lessons (powered or glider) that you have completed. (The essay is the primary factor in determining if you will be selected for this activity. It needs to be a MINIMUM of 100 words.) The Flight Essay MUST be posted by April 20th.
Do not send any money with your application. Money will be due after students have been selected. Maximum fee will be $900 for powered flight. (The hope is that scholarship funding will be available to further reduce this fee.)
If cancelling, you MUST contact the Encampment Registrar.
 
Deadline Date: 13 May 2017 (Notification of Acceptance by 19 May)
 

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