Cadet Programs is one of the Civil Air Patrols three primary missions.  The Group 5 Cadet Programs Officer is 1st Lt William Lapetina, email

Cadet Activities - there are many activities for cadets/squadrons to participate in throughout the year.
  • Local Activities
    • Open House & Cadet Great Start, Orientation Flights, Red Ribbon Leadership Academy, Wreaths Across America
  • Wing/Region Activities
    • Cadet Encampments, Region Cadet Leadership Schools, Cadet Advisory Council, National Character Day, Cadet Honor Academy
  • Summer Activities
  • Winter Activities
    • National Cadet Competition, CyberPatriot, National Character & Leadership Symposium, Civic Leadership Academy
Group 5 Cadet Advisory Council
  • Chair - C/Lt Col Garrett Shannon Andrews
  • Vice Chair - C/2Lt Aurora M Cieslukowski
  • Recorder - C/Msgt Brennen A Steindel
  • Senior Advisor - 1st Lt Brian Andrews