Cadet Application Process:
Joining Civil Air Patrol is a very simple process.
We want to meet you and let you meet us before you make
thedecision to join.
Consider your Location
Do you live in:
Cameron Park, Placerville, El Dorado,
Diamond Springs, Shingle Springs,
El Dorado Hills, Pollock Pines, or
surrounding areas of California
Do you live anywhere else in:
The United States
Contact Squadron 85
Before you make the decision to join, we recommend attending 3
meetings to see what our program is like. You will be greeted,
given a brief orientation to our programs, and be able to participate
in classes or activities that we are doing. Please come and see
what we do.
At the first of these three meetings we will conduct an
orientation interview with you and your parent/guardian. All
applicants for cadet membership must meet the following prerequisites:
old (and attending 6th grade) through 18 years old.
2. Enrolled in
graduated from a public or private school or college with a
record of academic
3. Not married.
4. Not a
member of the active duty Armed Forces.
States citizen or alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in
the Application Process
To read more helpful information
regarding the application process and program:
you have any questions - about the application process or
the squadron, contact: