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PA Wing Cadet Conference 2013

posted Aug 26, 2013, 7:28 AM by CAP Erie Squadron 502   [ updated Aug 26, 2013, 7:29 AM ]


 Civil Air Patrol - Pennsylvania Wing

Civil Air Patrol Pennsylvania Wing


Save the Date!!  

Cadet Conference 2013
28 September 2013 

Fort Indiantown Gap


General Schedule:

0900 (9:00 AM) - Arrival/Sign in, Building 8-80, Multipurpose Room

0930-1030 - Keynote Speaker
1040-1120 - Group CAC Meetings
1130-1210 - Workshop Session A
1220-1300 - Workshop Session B
1315-1430 - Banquet
1430-1545 - Field Trips
1600-1630 - Ask the Wing Commander, Col Brandon, PAWG CC
1630-1700 - Wing CAC Recap
1700 (5:00 PM) - Dismissal


Uniform of the Day:

Class A, B, or C Blues or civilian equivalent for cadets (nice pants and nice shirt with dress shoes).  



Register online



$15 for Cadets Members

$20 for Senior Members



0900 Sign in: 
Building 8-80 Multipurpose Room
Fort Indiantown Gap


Wing Commanders Call and Van Inspections:

Lunch is on your own or at the Cadet Conference Banquet. If attending the Cadet Conference Banquet please register online using the link above.
Location - TBD
Uniform - No BDUs or Flight Suits




 Details will be provided as they are confirmed.





Lt Col Gary Fleming

Event Officer In Charge


Maj Heather Weaver

PA Wing Director of Cadet Programs

CAP National Conference, Denver CO, Aug 15-17, 2013

posted Jun 10, 2013, 10:21 AM by CAP Erie Squadron 502   [ updated Jun 10, 2013, 10:23 AM ]


Dear CAP Member 

The 2013 National Conference will be held in Denver, CO, August 15-17, 2013 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown.   Register by midnight July 12 to take advantage of the discounted Early Registration Rate of only $99 and the chance to win one of two iPads to be given away at the conference.  To register for the 2013 CAP Annual Conference, click here.

The Sheraton Denver Downtown is offering a special CAP room rate of $139.  This is below the government rate and will only be offered until July 12.  Click here to book your room today!  The hotel is located on a mile-long pedestrian promenade of outdoor bistros, microbreweries, shopping and entertainment. 

With eight pre-conference workshops and over 40 learning labs, there are sessions to meet everyone's professional development needs.  Preview the pre-conference workshop schedule and descriptions byclicking here and learning lab descriptions by clicking here

Each year, nearly 600 attendees gather to learn, network, and laugh.  Upon arrival, let the conference registration staff know this is your first Annual Conference. Make plans to attend the first time attendees reception on Thursday evening.  This special event will give you a unique opportunity to meet the National Commander, Vice Commander, Chief Operating Officer and others on the National Staff.

There will be a special Cadet Day program on Saturday, August 17.  Cadet Day is a must for cadets wanting to have fun, meet inspirational people like Colonel Mary Feik and gain more knowledge about the cadet program.  The registration fee is ONLY $35 for this one-day event, which includes lunch.  If you are a cadet registered for the full conference, this event is included with your registration. For more information or to register for Cadet Day, click here

We look forward to meeting you and extending our appreciation for your service and dedication to CAP and the nation.   See you in Denver!


CAP National Staff

CAP National Conference, August 20 to 25, 2012

posted Jun 10, 2012, 5:14 AM by CAP Erie Squadron 502

Dear CAP Member,
The 2012 Annual Conference is fast approaching; I would like to take a moment to remind you to register as soon as possible if you haven’t already done so.  This year’s conference will be held in Baltimore, Maryland August 23-25, 2012 at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront located on the water’s edge of the beautiful Inner Harbor. Don’t forget to register by midnight June 10th to take advantage of the discounted Early Conference Registration Rate of $99 or the Special Early Combo Conference/Banquet Registration Rate of $160.  Online registration after midnight June 10th through midnight August 5th will increase to $130 for Conference Registration and theCombo Conference/Banquet Registration Rate will increase to $200.  Not only are you saving money by registering early, but you will have the opportunity to win a free iPad to be given away at the conference.

To register for the 2012 CAP Annual Conference, please click here. Also, the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront is offering a specialCAP room rate of $144.  This room rate will only be offered through midnight July 29; rooms are limited so don’t miss out.  Book your room today!

We have an exciting conference planned for you in Baltimore this year.  With 10 pre-conference workshops and over 50 learning labs, we are sure you will find sessions to meet all of your individual needs.  The pre-conference workshops have limited availability so don’t hesitate; register now!  You can preview the pre-conference workshop listings, cost and descriptions by clicking here

I would also like to remind you again, about the special Cadet Day program on Saturday, August 25th.  Designed just for cadets, this program is a must for those cadets wanting to gain more knowledge of the cadet program.  The registration fee is ONLY $35 for this one-day event and lunch is included in the cost of the registration.  If you are a cadet registered for the full conference this event is included with your registration. 
I look forward to seeing you at the conference!


Charles L. Carr, Jr.
Maj Gen, CAP
National Commander

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