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Summer Pathfinder School

August 3-11, 2024

 

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2024 Summer Pathfinder School
 

Maryland Wing, Civil Air Patrol is pleased to announce the 2024 Summer Pathfinder School.  The mission of the school is to provide the required training geared towards full qualification in an emergency services specialty.  The school will run with two sessions August 3-11, 202, at our Wing Headquarters in Granite, Md. Courses will run during two sessions of that time period. (See Below) Students may sign up for multiple courses provided the dates do not overlap.  Please read the course descriptions carefully.

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Course Offerings

 

The following classes will be offered this year. (Please see the course descriptions page for information on course dates, prerequisites, and requirements.

Session 1

  • Basic Pathfinder: Aug 4-6 Note this is an overnight activity
  • Pathfinder Team Leader: Aug 4-6 (Ages 18+) Note this is an overnight activity.
  • Mission Pilot Ground School: Aug 3rd with flight days scheduled throughout the rest of the week.
  • Mission Scanner Ground School:  Aug 4th with flight days scheduled throughout the rest of the week.
  • Mission Observer Ground School: Aug 5th with flight days scheduled throughout the rest of the week.
  • Aerial Photographer Ground School: August 6th with flight days scheduled throughout the rest of the week.

Session 2 

  • FLIR Operator Aug 7th with flight days scheduled throughout the rest of the week.
  • Intermediate Pathfinder August 8-10 Note this is an overnight activity. Prerequisite - Basic Pathfinder or full GTM-3 Qualification.
  • Advanced Pathfinder August August 8-10 Note this is an overnight activity. Prerequisite - Intermediate Pathfinder or Full GTM 2 Qualification.
  • Pathfinder Medic August 8-10 Note this is an overnight activity. Prerequisite - Age 15 and Basic Pathfinder or full GTM-3 Qualification.
  • SUAS Technician August 8th - Prerequisite Age 15+ (Practical-Flying Days TBA)
  • SUAS Pilot August 9th - Prerequisite Age 16+ (Practical - Flying Days TBA)

Location

In-person classes will be held at the Maryland Wing Headquarters, 3085 Hernwood Rd. Granite, Md.

Fees

$50 Registration Fee per student, to be invoiced following registration.  The registration fee does not include meals. Fee is non-refundable.

Registration

A $50 Registration Fee will be invoiced following registration for each student. The registration fee covers the cost of course materials, Pathfinder T-Shirt and Pathfinder Patch. Course confirmations and invoices will be sent on July 20th. Registration fees must be paid prior to the start of classes. Students may pay by cash or check at sign-in.

Required Forms: All forms must be submitted at check-in.
CAPF 60-81: Application for Special Activity with squadron commander approval (cadets under 18 years old must have parental signature)
CAPF 160: CAP Member Health History
CAPF 161: Emergency Information

Ground Operations Student Packing List 

QUESTIONS?


All questions should be directed to the Project Officer Lt Col Bob Midkiff mdgroundops@gmail.com

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