2024 Encampment Information:

Encampment Commander: Capt. Joshua Borges joshua.borges@mewg.cap.gov 

Cadet Commander: Cadet Maj. Eva Levin

Location: Bog Brook Training Facility, 27 Military Circle, Gilead, ME

Dates: June 23 - 30, 2024

Registration: Register HERE by May 23

Forms: Upload to HERE

The Welcome Letter and Packing list are being finalized by the Cadre and will be emailed out to registered students.

Below is the 2023 packing list for reference

ABU Uniform Items (minimums)

· 2 ABU blouses and trousers

· 7 ABU undershirt (desert tan)

· 1 ABU belt (If you do not have an ABU belt, then bring any belt)

· 1 ABU cover

· 1 Pair of black boots (broken in and shined)

· 8 Pair of black cotton socks (boot length or higher)

· Insignia

· CAPID Card


PT Uniform Preferred: Tan or black t-shirt, black or dark blue shorts, running shoes (sneakers, preferably black) (Cannot contain any inappropriate clothing:  Which includes but not limited too, ripped, torn, frayed or patched clothing, tank tops, extremely short shorts/skirts, undergarments worn as outer garments, bathing suits, and any garments which are revealing, tightly fitted or contain obscene, profane, or lewd words or drawings)


Class C Blue Uniform (If you do not have a complete set of blues, bring black dress pants/skirt and a white button up shirt)


Male/Female Specific

·        1 Light blue Air Force blouse

·        Ribbon set and rack

·        Rank insignia

·        1 Trousers/skirt, dark blue

·        1 Belt with silver metal buckle 

·        1 Pair black dress shoes/pumps (Must meet CAP Standards)

·        2 T-shirts, white v-neck (no graphics)

·        1 Name plate (These are on backorder from Vanguard, National has given approval for Class C to be worn without)

·        1 CAP Cadet flight cap with correct insignia


· 8 pair Undergarments

· 3 Bras (females)

· 3 dark (blue or black) PT shorts 

· 1 pair of Sneakers - Running/PT sneakers

· 1 pair of Shower shoes

· 1 Raincoat or rain poncho

· 1 Sweatshirt/Sweatpants for cold weather (Optional)


·        3 Shirt Hangers

·        Notebook and Pens and pencils, at least 2 each

·        Ruler, 12 inch

·        Binder to hold writing materials (Optional)

·        Hygiene products (appropriate to gender)

·        Laundry bag

·        Bug spray and Sunscreen

·        Flashlight and batteries (MUST)

·        Shoeshine kit

·        Canteen/water bottle

·        Hand Sanitizer

Personal Care

· Moleskin/blister Band-Aids

· Foot powder - put inside your boots to help avoid blisters.

· Medications as necessary


Sleeping Items


·        Twin Bed Sheets (Fitted and Top sheet)

·        Sleeping Bag

·        Pillow (with pillow cover) 


·        Shampoo/Conditioner

·        Shower Bag/Shower Caddy (for transporting items to and from the showers and tents)

·        Soap

·        2 Towels (showers and for waterfront activities)

·        Toothbrush, toothpaste, and floss

·        Deodorant 

·        Hairbrush/comb

·        Necessary hair products for females (hair ties, bobby pins, hairspray)



All prescription drugs will be assigned to the cadet to whom they are prescribed and will be entrusted to his or her care and control.  All other drugs will be confiscated.  However, all medications will need to be disclosed when arriving and the medication will be recorded in a report.


Firearms, knives, explosives, matches, lighters, cellphones, electronic devices, sunglasses, jewelry and other similar items, money greater than $25.00.  Tobacco products of any kind, non-religious reading material, lewd or otherwise inappropriate pictures of any kind, energy drinks, or any food or drinks not ordered by a physician.  Other items not listed may be considered contraband and dealt with appropriately.