How to Join

Currently, because of COVID-19, we meet weekly on Thursday nights on Google Meet at 6pm. Normally, we would meet at the Deer Park Airport on Thursday’s at 6:00p.m. 

Visitors are always welcome! Send us an email at to let us know you're interested!
  • New cadets can apply online here
  • New seniors (adult officers) are required to submit paper applications and fingerprints for a federal background check. Visit this website for the required forms and information
  • Educators can join as an Aerospace Education Member (AEM) and enjoy many free aerospace/STEM educational opportunities ranging from receipt of a variety of curriculum materials and STEM Kits to participating in a teacher orientation flight aboard one of our Cessna aircraft at your local airport. This unique membership category is designed for formal or informal educators involved in promoting aerospace/STEM education in classrooms, homeschools, museums, libraries, or other youth organizations. To learn more about membership and opportunities available to CAP educator members, click here
  • Friends of CAP is a membership category for those citizens who want to support the great work of Civil Air Patrol but simply don’t have the time to make the commitment as a member. Becoming a Friend of CAP allows you to support CAP’s service to our communities and nation with an annual $35.00 tax deductible gift to support the Civil Air Patrol without any volunteer membership obligations. These funds are directly used to support CAP’s youth programs and educational outreach. Click here for more information

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