Learn what it takes to be a successful staff member
at the next FLWG Encampment!
Florida Elks Youth Camp
24175 SE Hwy 450, Umatilla, FL 32784
16 Mar - 18 Mar 2018
Commander: Maj Cory Hewitt
Cadet Commander: C/Maj Amon Russell
The website will be updated in January
Click here for the Operations Order
Cadets who attend FLA will find the instruction to
greatly help them when performing leadership roles at their home squadrons and
at other CAP activities. Serving on Encampment staff provides a perfect
opportunity for cadets to practice the lessons learned from the FLA.
Cadets who intend on applying for Encampment staff are highly encouraged to
attend the FLA in order to begin developing their leadership
abilities.You will learn the lessons needed to serve at any
CAP event and this will weigh heavily when staff are being chosen for the next
The following courses are offered, you should register in accordance with your current grade.
Non Commissioned Officer Academy (NCOA) C/SrA - C/TSgtSenior
Non Commissioned Officer Academy (SNCOA) C/MSgt - C/CMSgt
Cadet Commander Course (CCC) C/2d Lt - C/Lt Col
ACTIVITY FEE AND REGISTRATION:
$105 covers dorm style lodging and meals from Friday dinner through lunch on Sunday. Also includes an activity T-Shirt.
Student registration can be completed on our electronic registration system:
* Make certain you have your form 32 and form 160 printed and signed prior
Applications currently closed
Cadet Instructor Applicants For consideration as a cadet instructor, cadets must have earned the
Earhart Award (C/Capt) and have the award published in e-services prior to
submitting the application package.
Applicants will email the activity director firstname.lastname@example.org with a description of their desired position along with their CAP Resume and a letter of recommendation from their Squadron Commander (resume and recommendation waived for returning instructors). Once the Activity Cadet Commander has been chosen, they will reach out the other applicants to fill the individual academy instructor and lead instructor positions. The choices will be weighted heavily with previous FLA instructor experience, FLWG Encampment experience and teaching ability.
Instructor Applicants. For
consideration as a senior instructor, seniors should have earned the Master
Rating in Cadet Programs or have extensive cadet programs experience. CAP experience external to the Cadet Program
as well as professional experience outside of CAP may be considered for selection.
Applicants. Senior staff applicants should have
previous experience working in cadet programs activities at the group or wing
level and be able to assist in administrative and logistics capacities for the
Dates and Deadlines:
Activity Date: 20 OCT 17 - 22 OCT 17
6 OCT 17: Staff/Instructor Application Deadline
6 OCT 17: Student Registration Deadline
Friday Arrival: Blue Jeans and black t-shirt (or CAP activity shirt)
Saturday: Blue Jeans and FLA academy shirt (handed out at arrival)
Sunday: Blues uniform
You do not need to bring any BDU's/ ABU's
Arrival on Friday:
Staff : 1600
Students: 1800 - 2000 ** Make sure you eat dinner prior to arrival if arriving after 1830 **
Graduation: A graduation ceremony will be held in the Pavilion beginning at 1300 on 22 OCT 17. Parking is available for no charge. Students will be dismissed following the
graduation ceremony. There will not be a
reception prior to the graduation therefore all guests for graduation are asked
to plan their arrival to the facility no earlier than 1230.
Lake Placid Camp and Conference Center
2665 Placid View Dr. Lake Placid, FL 33852
After Graduation you may purchase and wear the following shoulder cord per FLWG Supplement 1 to CAPM 39-1
NCO Academy graduate Royal Blue center with Yellow sides
Senior NCO Academy graduate Royal Blue center with Red sides
Cadet Command Course graduate Royal Blue center with White sides
Executive Leadership Course graduate Royal Blue Center with Silver sides
Cadet Instructors will wear the school cord with Aiguillette