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Join as an Aerospace Education Member (AEM) of Civil Air Patrol (CAP) and enjoy many free aerospace/STEM educational opportunities ranging from receipt of a variety of curriculum materials and STEM Kits to participating in a teacher orientation flight aboard one of our Cessna aircraft at your local airport. This unique membership category is designed for formal or informal educators involved in promoting aerospace/STEM education in classrooms, homeschools, museums, libraries, or other youth organizations. To learn more about membership and opportunities available to CAP educator members, refer to the links below.

*****  If you already know about the program and are ready to join using our quick online application, click here.

There is a one-time $35 membership fee. In the following year and annually thereafter, an educator member can receive a free renewal if he/she wishes to continue using the CAP AE products and programs. Renewal e-mails are sent about 60 days from expiration.  If you miss the e-mail and need to renew, use the renewal form attachment in the right top corner.

Get to know Civil Air Patrol with a pdf version of the  Overview Presentation for Educators

If you still have questions, please email us at ae@capnhq.gov.

Free Renewal Form (as directed for use by AE National HQ)

***AE Officer PowerPoint presentation for educators that can be revised/personalized, as is needed (takes a while to open): * AEM PowerPoint Presentation- Introduction for AEMs    

If a quick AEM overview is needed, the same presentation in a quicker (printable) download is found in pdf form HERE.   

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