CAP Cessna Overflying Mount Rushmore


Details on the 2019 Joint North Carolina - Virginia Wing Winter Encampment can be found here

The Virginia Wing Summer Encampment is tentatively scheduled for June 21 - 28, 2020 at Fort Pickett near Blackstone, VA. 

You've reached the home page of the one of the largest encampments in the Civil Air Patrol, with total participants averaging over 475!

 In 2019, members from the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Maine, Alaska  Indiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Washington D.C., and Tennessee wings joined the Virginia Wing cadets and senior members dedicated to this outstanding activity. The students, cadre, and senior staff make the most of the 8 days they have to learn about leadership, teamwork, flight, character development, mentorship, the importance of physical fitness and a host of team building challenges. 

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Are you able to support the 2020 Virginia Wing Encampment? We cannot do it without you. 
See important details below!
  • SENIOR MEMBERS - We need you! Please follow the link below to get your name on the mailing list and to express interest in serving - you do not have to serve the entire week, any amount of time is appreciated.

  • CADETS - Cadet cadre applications are now CLOSED.
Tentative 2020 Dates:
  • 18 Jan 2020 - In-Person Encampment Cadre Selection Exercise - Wing HQ, (Richmond, VA)
  • 13-15 March 2020 - Encampment Staff Training Weekend 1 - Fort Pickett (Blackstone, VA) 
  • 29 -  31 May 2020 [changed] - Encampment Staff Training Weekend 2 - Fort Pickett (Blackstone, VA) 
  • 19 June 2020 - Advance Staff Arrival 
  • 20 June 2020 - Cadre/Staff Arrival 
  • 21 June - 28 June 2020 - Encampment 2020 - Fort Pickett (Blackstone, VA)