Encampment Student Information

Registration:  Registration for students will open 1 March and run through 15 April. Cost will be between $350 and $375.

Arrival:  Check-in time is at 13:00 (1pm), SUNDAY 30 JUNE.         Please don’t arrive any more than 45 minutes early.  
  • You should arrive having had lunch, HYDRATION GEAR FULL OF WATER, and wearing your complete ABU/BDUs in accordance with CAPM 39-1 (including nametape, all patches, grade insignia, ABU/BDU cap, and proper hair cut/style, etc).  
  • If you cannot make this time, please contact us and we will try to work with you. See Contact Information tab above 
  • Camp Casey is located at: 1276 S Engle Rd, Coupeville, WA 98239 (web site: http://spu.edu/depts/casey/

Pick-up:  The Pass-in-Review Graduation Parade will be held at Camp Casey at 10:30 on SATURDAY 6 JULY.  
  • Please let your families know that they are welcome at the parade - this is your chance to showcase everything that you’ve learned at encampment!  
  • Guests may want to bring lawn chairs as we do not have seating available for Parade at Camp Casey.  
  • Check out will be at 11:30 following the parade.  


Please consult CAPM 39-1 for requirements  ABU's are preferred but BDU's are acceptable

Identification (to be carried at all times)

Required Items

Current Membership Card (CAP ID Card)

Mesh Laundry Bag

CAPF 161

Shoe Shine Kit w/black polish

Utility Uniform (ABU or BDU)

Hangers for all uniform items (6-8)

2 Sets of ABU/BDU Blouses (ref CAPM 39-1)

Notebook & Pens

2 Pair ABU/BDU Trousers

18" Ruler

2 Pair trouser blousers


1 BDU or ABU Hat

Laptop or tablet with charger

8 Pair Black Boot Socks

Safety and Protective Gear

1 Pair Black Combat boots (WELL BROKEN IN)

Olive Drab Web Belt with Canteen & Pouch

1 Belt with BLACK belt buckle (blue belt for BDUs/tan for ABU's)

OR  CamelBak style hydration pack (black or subdued color is required)

1 Set of CAP Grade Insignia (2 sets preferred)

Foot Powder

8 T-Shirts (plain black for BDU, Tan for ABU's)

Service Uniform (Blues)

1 Short Sleeve AF Blue Shirt / Blouse

1 Set Military Shirt Garters

1 Pair AF Blue Pants

1 AF Blue belt with SILVER buckle

1 AF Blue Enlisted Flight Cap with Hat Device

1 Pr Low Quarter shoes (BROKEN IN)

1 Set of Ribbons (CADRE ONLY)

2 Pair Black Dress Socks

1 Blue CAP Cadet name plate

*Students will not be wearing ties, cadre need ties

2 White V-NECK T-Shirts

Hygiene and Personal Care

Toothpaste, Toothbrush

Soap, Shampoo

Shaving Kit


Feminine Hygiene Products

Hair Pins/Hair Bands/Hair Nets

Towel, washcloth

Shower shoes (flip flop sandals)

Any Prescribed Medications


Non Uniform Items

8 Sets of Underwear

1 Pair Running shoes (WELL BROKEN IN)

3 Bras (Female)

2 Sets of Long Sleeve Sweatshirts & Sweatpants

Minimum non-offensive printing solid colors: gray, black or blue preferred

2 Sports type Bras (Female)

2 Pair Athletic Shorts (Navy blue preferred)

8 Pairs Athletic Socks

Raincoat or Poncho (black or dark blue)

8 Athletic Shirts

Personal Preparation Checklist

Males – Fresh, regulation haircut & shave IAW CAPM 39-1 Table 1-2 (Page 11)

Cash is not needed during encampment – no more than $20.00 if needed for traveling

Females – Hair must be within regulation

Wrist watches are encouraged

Uniform Shoes/boots clean and highly polished

Come with hydration/canteen full of water

Uniforms need to be clean, pressed and inspection ready – ask your home squadron for help if you have questions

Prohibited Items


No food, candy, gum or snacks of any kind

Lighters, Matches, Fire Starters, Fireworks

No Beverages other than Water

Tobacco Products of any kind

Non-prescription drugs not listed on medical form

Electronics (I-pods, laptops etc…) Cell phones will be confiscated and allowed in the middle of the week for one hour

Books, magazines, reading materials – you will not have time for these.  Religious documents (E.G. Bible is ok)

Code of Conduct 
The safety of our members is paramount, and will not be compromised.
The CAP Core Values will be honored at all times.
The Chain of Command mut be observed and respected, except for matters of safety.
Hazing and fraternization will not be tolerated.
No alcohol, tobacco, or non-prescribed controlled substances are tolerated on the premises.
No weapons are tolerated on the premises.
No gambling or objectionable reading material is allowed on the premises.
Cadets will remain in their beds after lights out, except for emergencies and bathroom trips.
Members will adhere to proper hygiene (showers, teeth, etc.) and uniform appearance.
Proper sign-in and sign-out procedures must be observed.
If phone are brought to encampment, they will be turned in to the Tactical Officer during shakedown.
Cadets will, at no time, operate a motor vehicle while signed in.
Cadets will not ride in vehicles, not operated by Senior Members while signed in.
Cadets will keep car keys stowed in their luggage while signed in.

Cadets must have attained the Curry Award prior to attending Encampment
Contact your Flight Sergeant for information on how to complete the Curry Achievement

CPPT-Cadet Protection Program Training
Cadets over 18 need to complete CPPT before attending encampment. You can find instructions on how to do that here.

Important Resources