The CAP Aerospace Education Program:
▲ Develops, publishes and distributes national academic standards-based Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) aerospace education curricula for kindergarten through college classrooms, affecting over 400,000 K-12 students annually nationwide.
▲ Generates interest in STEM careers through aviation-, space- and technology-focused activities and CAP STEM Kits associated with astronomy, flight simulations, model and remote-control aircraft, robotics, rocketry, weather, hydraulic engineering, computer programming and quadcopters.
▲ Exposes thousands of cadets to cyber defense careers through CyberPatriot, the Air Force Association’s National Youth Cyber Defense Competition.
▲ Provides educators with 40+ free educational programs and products as well as services that include teacher orientation flights.
▲ Offers grant and college credit opportunities for adult and teacher members.
▲ Provides aerospace support for educational conferences and workshops nationwide.