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« on: April 03, 2017, 09:36:28 PM »

Cadre Applications have been extended to 15 April 2017.  There are still plenty of opportunities to get experience being on staff!    If you have already applied you do not need to apply again.

1. Applications are now being accepted for Cadet Cadre positions for the 2017 Illinois Wing Summer Encampment. They are:
Deputy Commander
1st Sergeant
Squadron Commander
Flight Commander
Flight Sergeant
ATS Commander
ATS Instructor

2. The 2017 Illinois Wing Summer Encampment will be held 24 June 2017 to 01 July 2017 at Camp Lincoln, Illinois National Guard Facility, Springfield, IL. Cadet staff cadre will be required to arrive the evening of Thursday, 22 June 2017 with a required training and orientation day on Friday June 23 2017.

3. The qualified applicant will be a cadet with at least 1.5 years of experience (3 for executive staff)in CAP, at least 1 summer encampment, high degree of self-motivation and professionalism, willingness to invest a large degree of personal time and commitment to the position and the success of the encampment, belief in the core values of CAP (integrity, volunteer service, excellence, and respect), broad knowledge of the cadet program, and the ability to serve successfully as a role model and mentor to the rest of the cadets at the encampment.

Interested cadets must complete and submit the following to the encampment email at summer.encampment@ilwg.cap.gov
  i. Typed, military format letter stating why you are interested in serving in the position, past CAP and outside accomplishments, why you feel you are qualified for the position, and what you hope to gain personally from this experience.
  ii. Typed, military format letter of recommendation from your home squadron commander or deputy commander for cadets.
  iii. All positions except support, Communication /security, and Flight Sgt: Typed, military format letter of recommendation from a past encampment commander or commandant of cadets (required only if you did not attend a previous IL Wing Summer Encampment).
  v. The deadline for application consideration these positions is 15 April 2017.
  vi. After you have been offered a position  you must formally register online, via the encampment website The link for cadet registration will be posted when formal registration for encampment begins.
  vii. When the formal registration and payment options are available you must formally register, complete all required forms and make your payment.

4. All cadets applying for these position may be interviewed by the Encampment Commander, Encampment Deputy Commander and/or the Encampment Commandant of Cadets.

5. Cadet Cadre RST and evaluation day will be held 20 May 2017. Interested cadets should plan to attend this required training day as well.

6. Applications, resumes, letters of recommendation or supporting documentation for the position you are applying for, should be e-mailed to the Commandant of Cadets at summer.encampment@ilwg.cap.gov.

7. The Encampment Commander, Deputy Commander and Commandant of Cadets reserve the right to solicit applicants for any position if a qualified candidate does not submit an application by the deadline.

8. Please direct any questions regarding the positions or the application process to the Commandant of Cadets, SSgt Shane E Guernsey via the encampment e-mail: summer.encampment@ilwg.cap.gov or telephone at (217) 691-3769.

SSgt Shane E Guernsey, CAP
Commandant of Cadets
IL Wing Summer Encampment 2017
Shane E Guernsey, TSgt, CAP
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« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2017, 08:52:55 PM »

Basic and advanced Students and Senior member staff applications are now open!  See the Email copied below.

Good morning! I am pleased to announce that applications for first year and advanced students are now being accepted for Summer Encampment 2017. Please review the information found in the applications packet in the link below, and submit your applications no later than 10 June 2017.  There will be no extension to this deadline.  Please pay attention as the application process, HQ address, and the cost to attend have changed!

The application information and documents can be found at the following link. (please copy and paste into your web browser)


Cadets: please insure that ALL of the forms are filled out and signed by your parent/ guardian AND unit commander.

Senior members: Please email Lt Col Paul Hertel with a letter of intent to serve in a desired staff position prior to mailing your CAPF 31 if you choose to mail a hard copy of your application to the HQ address.  There is a separate document detailing senior member applications in the packet.

Please note that space is limited at Camp Lincoln.  Student applications will be processed in the order that they were received, so do not wait until the last moment.

I hope to see many of you at SE 2017, and as always thank you for your continued support of the Illinois Wing Cadet Programs, and Summer Encampment
Shane E Guernsey, TSgt, CAP
CAP ESO/CDC/Group NCO... "Where is the coffee located?"
US Army 12B... "Blowing stuff up!"
US Army Reserve 71L-f5... "Going Postal!"

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« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2017, 02:58:56 AM »

The Illinois Wing Summer Encampment Web Page is (finally) up! find it at www.ilwgsecap.org

Applications are being accepted until the 1st of June.  "Out of Wing" applications are always accepted at Illinois.
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