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: Lt Col Cory Hewitt
Cadet Commander: C/Lt Col Amon Russell
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:
$75 covers dorm style lodging and meals from Friday dinner through lunch on Sunday. Also includes an activity T-Shirt.
Student registration must be completed on our electronic registration system:
* Make certain you have your form 32 and form 160 printed, signed and scanned prior to filling out the online registration.
** Bring hard copies of all your forms with you to the activity
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 email@example.com 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: 16 MAR 2018 - 18 MAR 2018
26 February 2018 Instructor
and staff applications due (senior and cadet)
5 February 2018 Student applications due
5 February 2018 Refund request deadline for
Friday Arrival: Blue Jeans and black t-shirt (or CAP activity shirt)
Saturday: BDU/ABU's and FLA academy shirt (handed out at arrival)
Sunday: Blues uniform
ABU/BDU's will be need to be packed for this event
Arrival on Friday:
Staff : 1600
Students: 1800 - 2000 ** Make sure you eat dinner prior to arrival **
Graduation: A graduation ceremony will be held in the Pavilion beginning at 1200 on 18 March 2018. 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 1130.
Florida Elks Youth Camp
24175 SE Highway 450
Umatilla, FL 32784
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