At what age can I join?

Youth can join once they turn 12 years old. Our cadet program is challenging for youth of all ages. Youth can remain a cadet up to age 21.

However, if you are joining at age 18 or older, you must join as an adult, which we call Senior Members.

Adults – anyone over 18 – can join as either a Cadet Sponsor or Senior Member. Cadet Sponsors can attend activities and events with cadets. Senior Members get involved in adult education related to aerospace and emergency services. They can progress through grades from Second Lieutenant to Colonel.

They also can take on Specialty Tracks where they learn about that specialty and progress through three levels: Technician, Senior and Master.

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