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How to Join


Per CAP National HQ and NJWG directives, all squadron meetings will be held virtually until further notice. For more information or to request an invitation to an online meeting, please visit our Contact page.

Step 1

Contact us to and arrange to visit a meeting and ask questions.

Step 2

Attend a Squadron meeting. Parents, we would like you to come in and talk with us about your child's participation. All prospective members are required to attend three (3) meetings before continuing with the application process to ensure that CAP is a good fit for you and your needs. Parents, we encourage you to stay and see what CAP is all about.

Step 3

After attending your third meeting, you will sit down with some members of the Squadron and we will answer any final questions you may have. For adults, we will also discuss what part or parts of the program you are interested in volunteering for. Next, we will give you information on how to join.

Step 4

Cadets: Complete the Cadet Online Membership Application

Adults: Complete the Membership Application, Fingerprint Card (we will issue you a fingerprint card), and bring a check for the membership dues.

Download the Senior Membership Application

Step 5

Cadets: After you complete the online application, it gets submitted electronically to the Squadron Commander for review and approval. At the next meeting, please bring a check for Squadron dues.

Adults: After filling out the application, getting your fingerprints done and bringing a check, we will review and process your application. Adult applications are mailed to National Headquarters.

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