education- character - Fitness


what we offer

  • Orientation Flights
    The Cadet Orientation Flight Program introduces youth to general aviation through hands-on orientation flights in single engine aircraft and gliders. The...
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  • Cadet Programs
    While there are many youth oriented programs in America today, CAP’s cadet program is unique in that it uses aviation...
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  • Aerospace Education
    CAP’s aerospace education efforts focus on two different audiences: volunteer CAP members and the general public.  The programs ensure that...
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  • Emergency Services
    Search and Rescue    Perhaps best known for its search-and-rescue efforts, CAP flies more than 85 percent of all federal inland...
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Viking Squadron – MN030

Viking squadron is rich in history and tradition. We are bonded together by a common desire serve our community and country. Our task is to  successfully carry out the missions of the Civil Air Patrol.  Our squadron is comprised of both senior members (ages 21 and over) and cadets (ages 12 to 21).  Viking is one of 8 Civil Air Patrol squadrons in the Twin Cities metropolitan area and one of 23 active squadrons in the Minnesota Wing.

The squadron meets in Eden Prairie (see Contacts  for time and directions).


it’s honorable
to serve the
country you live in!

Join Today

Ready to join CAP as an active adult or youth member?  Here’s how to get started.

The best way to learn more about what you can do in CAP is to attend a meeting.  You’ll have a chance to see how meetings are run and what types of activities are available.  You can meet fellow parents and get answers from active Civil Air Patrol members.

Times and Location

Frequent Questions

  • How Old Do I have to be to Join?
  • What is the Time Commitment?
  • Can I fly real Airplanes?
  • Can my Parents Join with me?
  • What is the Application Process?
  • Where do I get the Uniforms?

Teamwork & Leadership

Building tomorrow’s leaders today

“The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.”

– Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)
34th U.S. President



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