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First-Time Student Encampment

Encampment is an adventure! Your first encampment is an experience you will never forget.

Encampment is a basic introduction to the military way of life and is an opportunity to experience leadership from the perspective of both a follower and a leader. Encampment is a unique training opportunity because of the weeklong "total immersion" concept that introduces cadets to a military environment at an active military base. It is an excellent way for you to meet new cadets from throughout the Colorado Wing and other wings and aids in establishing an "esprit de corps" among the "next generation" of cadet leaders. That's you!

Most cadets who have not previously attended an encampment should attend the encampment at their first opportunity. Your parents will have discussions with your squadron commander to determine if you should participate at this time. This is essential training and is especially important for new cadets.



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