Texas Wing Cadet Programs

Civil Air Patrol

Welcome to Texas Cadet Programs

~The Texas Wing Cadet Programs staff is dedicated to assisting cadets to become dynamic Americans and aerospace leaders. We encourage you to stay active and use this website to remain up-to-date on wing, region, and national events. Do not hesitate to contact the Director of Cadet Programs if you need assistance (Lt Col James D. Peace jamespeace@sheldonisd.com).

Upcoming Events

Basic Encampment
~Encampment is usually the first activity a basic cadet attends. Encampment teaches the cadet basic military drill, teamwork, and knowledge of the other areas that cadets can get involved in during their cadet career.

Powered Flight Academy
~ One week of flight training designed to give cadets enough experience to solo.

CTEP
~CTEP is designed to take cadets as they progress through the program and give them both the knowledge and skills to lead cadets at their level of responsibility.


ATS Class 010 - 2015, 30 Jun – 9 July 2015.
ATS will be held at Camp Bullis in San Antonio, Texas. The dates are 30 Jun – 9 July 2015..Due to logistical reasons, ATS will not be held at the same time or place as encampment this year. Transportation to get to the school and back will be on your own initiative. If your unit is transporting you and other students, we can put the member driving up for the week if they want. 

To apply for the school you must meet the following criteria: 
  • Completed an encampment 
  • Be 14 years of age by start of ATS 
  • Be able to pass a CPFT in category 1 status per CAPP 52-18 
    • On a case-by-case basis, a category 2 status may be accepted

If you meet the preliminary criteria, send the following information to atstxwing@gmail.com:   
  • First and last name 
  • Current email address 
  • CAP ID number 
  • Current CAP Grade 
  • Home Squadron designation and location 
  • Best phone number to contact you

After having received the above information and finding it complete, we will send you an information packet with application instructions. 

The deadline for responding with required information is 19 April 2015.

If you have any questions, please send inquiries to atstxwing@gmail.com, or you may call: 

512-431-2261 - 1st Lt Tim Gandy 

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210-421-3135 - Capt Johnny Campos


Summer Encampment Registration Open

Attention Texas Wing Cadets!

Registration for Texas Wing Summer Encampment 2015 is now open.

Registration will only be open until 01 June, so don't wait too long.

For those that applied for Cadet Staff, announcements of staff will be soon. We received an overwhelming response and the Executive Staff is doing their due diligence to ensure we put the right people in the right places.

Seniors, I can still use help. Please consider joining us in Brownwood. I primarily need Training Officers, Mess staff, and Logistics...BUT...I can use help everywhere else too.

NOTE:  FOR FAMILIES REQUESTING SPECIFIC MENU'S FOR THEIR CADETS, SUCH AS GLUTEN FREE, KOSHER, HALAL, VEGAN, ETC. THOSE FAMILIES MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN MEALS TO BE BROUGHT TO ENCAMPMENT.  TX WING WILL BE PREPARING HEALTHY, NUTRITIOUS MEALS THAT MAY NOT MEET THE ABOVE GUIDELINES.

If you have any questions please send them to:
texaswingencampment@gmail.com (Attn: Lt. Col. Kost)

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