Anoka Composite Squadron | Civil Air Patrol | MN-021


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Who We Are: Anoka Composite Squadron – Civil Air Patrol

Training the Future Leaders of the World

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  • Leadership Development
  • Discipline
  • Drill & Ceremonies
  • Customs & Courtesies
  • Learn to Lead a Team
  • Servant Leadership


Leading the Way in STEM Exploration and Career Discovery

anoka cap cadets at StellarX National Finals

  • Aerospace Education
  • Interaction with agencies like NASA
  • Hands-On STEM Kits
  • STEM Career Exploration
  • CyberPatriot: National Youth Cyber Defense Competition
  • StellarXplorers: National Space Systems Challenge


Serving our Community through Emergency Services

anoka cap cadet flight line marshal

  • Become certified in Emergency Services
  • Learn Flight Line Marshalling
  • Learn about Drone Operations in CAP


Anoka CAP Cadet Yelizar Dergachev featured on WCCO-TV (CBS affiliate) as Minnesota's Young Sheldon

Meet Minnesota's Young Sheldon - Yelizar Dergachev

Photo courtesy WCCO TV

Anoka CAP meets weekly on Tuesdays from 1830-2100.
Our squadron building and base of operations is located on the east side of the Anoka-Blaine Airport.

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Upcoming Cadet Meetings

UPDATED 7.27.22

Aug 2 – Aerospace Education – ABUs
Aug 9 – Emergency Services – ABUs
Aug 16 – Fitness – PTs
Aug 23 – Character Development – Blues
Aug 30 – BLUE MOON

Sept 6 – AE & ES – ABUs
Sept 20 – Character Development – Blues
Sept 27 – Fitness Testing – PTs

See the full Calendar here

August Back to School Nights

Aug 23
Centennial Middle School (Lino Lakes) 4-7p
Aug 25 
Centennial Middle School (Lino Lakes) 4-7p
Aug 30
Chippewa Jr High (North Oaks) 2-7p
Coon Rapids Middle School 430-630p
Roosevelt Middle School (Blaine) 5-8p
Jackson Middle School (Champlin) 6-8p
Aug 31
Forest Lake Middle School 330-7p
Sunrise Middle School (WBL) 530-730p
Central Middle School (WBL) 6-8p
Senior Meetings: See Calendar page

See the full Calendar here


Upcoming Events

Aug 6 Rocket Build Workshop

Aug 27 Mid-Term Staff Training

Aug 27 Rocket Launch for Rocketry Badge
Centennial Elementary West Soccer Field

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Quality Cadet Unit Award Winner

anoka cap quality cadet unit award

11 consecutive years

Recognition for Excellence

MNWG Squadron of the Year 2010, 2011, 2021

CyberPatriot Achievement

2nd Place, Gold Tier, ASD, MN – 2022
4th Place, Platinum Tier, ASD, MN – 2021

Squadron of Merit

Squadron of Merit recognizes the cadet program that is the best in the wing.



StellarX Achievement

National Finalists, 2018
National Semifinalists, 2017-2021

Most Recent Awards

MNWG Cadet of the Year:
C/LtCol Giselle Johnson
Torch Award: Lt Col Mary Albright
Cadet Programs Officer of the Year:
Capt Caitlin Albright
Public Affairs Officer of the Year (Cadet):
C/1stLt Kaitlyn Przybilla
Group 2 Senior of the Year: Capt Ryan Kenny