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Join as an Aerospace Education Member (AEM) of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) and enjoy many free aerospace educational opportunities ranging from receiving lesson plans to participating in a teacher orientation flight aboard one of our Cessna aircraft.  This unique membership category is designed for educators or others involved in promoting aerospace education in classrooms, museums, or other youth organizations.  To learn more about membership and opportunities available to members, refer to the links and/or video below. 

If you are ready to join using our online application, click "Join Now Online as an AEM."  There is a one-time $35 membership fee.   Each year, educator members receive free renewals if he/she wishes to continue using the CAP AE products. 

If you still have questions, please email us at

Frequently Asked Questions

          AE Curriculum Materials Listing

         Aerospace Education Member (AEM) Flyer (includes info about CAP's FREE STEM Kit Program!)

  (Have your credit card handy.)

        Can't use a credit card to join online?  Use the  AEM Informational Brochure . (three pages)

Get to know Civil Air Patrol with the Overview Presentation for Educators (which is a pdf version of the presentation & is an updated version of the video below)

--> Click HERE for the actual PowerPoint presentation with slide show capabilities and slide notes. (Takes a while to open.) (Is an updated version of the video below.)

Video Overview for Educators: (11-minute video)


To view the video in Windows Media Player click the link below.  To download a copy of the video, right click the link below and choose "save target as."
Click Here to view/download the AEM Video for Windows Media Player.


To download a Quicktime copy of the video, right click on the link below and choose "save target as".  You will need Quicktime to playback the video. 
  If you need to install QuickTime to your computer, click here.
Click Here to to download the AEM Video in QuickTime format.

New AEM Certificate with Type-in Template



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105 South Hansell Street
Bldg. 714
Maxwell AFB, AL 36112-6332
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