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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

Free Renewal Form (For EXPIRED AEMs' use, but, only within one year of expiration. If after one year, contact for assistance. )

***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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