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Florida Leadership Academy

Learn what it takes to be a successful staff member
at the next FLWG Encampment! 

DESCRIPTION
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 encampment.

FLA COURSES
The following courses are offered, you should register in accordance with your current grade.
Non Commissioned Officer Academy (NCOA)                     C/SrA - C/TSgt

Non Commissioned Officer Academy (SNCOA)                   C/MSgt - C/CMSgt

Cadet Commander Course (CCC)                                        C/2d Lt - C/Col

​* * * Virtual session is required for course completion * * * 

FEES AND REGISTRATION

The activity fee is $25.00 for each participant. The fee covers all course expenses including activity t-shirt, lunch, and materials. Payment must be made online.

Also includes an activity T-Shirt. Student registration must be completed on our electronic registration system:  

  • Make certain you have your form 160 and form 161 printed, signed and scanned prior to filling out the online registration.  

  • Bring hard copies of all your forms with you to the activity

  • Forms needed to upload through the "Registration Link" - see forms on RIGHT hand column (if NOT able to send via link, send to cpforms@flwgcap.us)

    • 160

    • 161

    • 60-81 (squadron commander approval only)

    • Resume (staff only)

Cadet Instructor Applicants.

For consideration as a cadet instructor, cadets must have earned the Earhart Award (C/Capt) and have the award published in eServices prior to submitting the application package.  
 
Applicants will email the activity director 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. Do NOT complete the online registration form unless you've been selected for staff.

For cadet staff we need to know:

  • Which FLA they are apply to staff (able to select more than one option) Central, North, South

  • Which class they want to instruct (select only one) NCO, SNCO, CCC/ELC

Senior Instructor Applicants.  

For consideration as a class advisors, seniors should have earned the Senior 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 will email cpforms@flwgcap.us with a description of their desired position along with their CAP Resume. Do NOT complete the online registration form unless you've been selected for staff.

Senior Staff 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 activity. Applicants will email the activity director with a description of their desired position along with their CAP Resume. Do NOT complete the online registration form unless you've been selected for staff.

For Senior member Staff:

  • Which FLA they are apply to staff (able to select more than one option) Central, North, South

  • What duty they want to apply for (Select only one) Administration/Finance, Logistics, Safety, HSO, PA, Class Advisor (NCO, SNCO, CCC/ELC)

DATES AND DEADLINES
Activity Date:       22 / 23 Oct and 5 / 6 Nov 2021

8 Oct 2021            All Cadet and senior staff applications due

20 Oct 2021          FLA central student registration and payments due

3 Nov 2021           FLA north and south registration and payments du

Full refunds will be available through 20 Oct and 3 Nov and may be requested via the online refund request form. Requests for refunds after those dates will be based upon the activities ability to replace the paid for slot. Refund requests may take as long as 90 days after the end of the activity to process

UNIFORMS

The uniform for the virtual sessions will be the ABU. The uniform for the in-person classes will be blues class B with ribbons for students and without ribbons but with ties for instructors. Senior Members may wear the CAP polo uniform or the cooperate whites.

ABU's will be needed for this event.

ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE
Staff :            0800 - 1900
Students:      0900 - 1800    

** Make sure you eat breakfast prior to arrival **

Graduation:  

The graduation ceremony will commence at 5:45pm and consist of handing out the completion certificates. Parents/Guardians are allowed to attend.

LOCATIONS

Old Lutz Schoolhouse - REGISTRATION CLOSED
Ormond Beach Comp Squadron - REGISTRATION Closes 24 Oct at 1900
Florida Memorial University - REGISTRATION Closes 24 Oct at 1900

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