In an activity as large and complicated as Encampment, accidents are bound to happen. When taking into account the medium level of danger associated with some of its activities and the relative lack of common sense that many cadets have been endowed with at their age, injury is simply unavoidable. To mitigate the chance of injury or illness and to attend to it when it does happen, TWE assigns cadet medics to every squadron an...

It is an often-spoken saying, and a true one, that being a CAP cadet is more than just the cool uniform. Integral to being a CAP cadet are the four CAP Core Values: Integrity, Volunteer Service, Excellence, and Respect. Valuing excellence means not just wearing the uniform but also maintaining it and doing one's best to wear it correctly. This also shows respect for what the uniform represents. This is the motto by which the...

Line cadre are absolutely essential to the success of Encampment. However, imagine an Encampment run only by line staff. Worn-out, emaciated students struggle to extricate themselves from their wet, dewy sleeping-bags on the grass. Feebly, they pull themselves upright in response to the irritated snaps of the sleep-deprived line cadre, who have spent the night foraging for non-poisonous berries to feed to their nearly starvin...

On Thursday, the students of Tri-Wing Encampment exploded into action at the Gunpowder Reservation obstacle course and Leadership Reaction Course. Boldly, cadets bounded over barricades, brought barrels over barriers, and basked in the brutal brunt of boiling broad daylight. Working in squads of eight to ten, most successfully conquered whatever obstacle with which they were confronted. There were moments of doubt of second-g...

For centuries, men have been fascinated with the concept of flight, from the Greek myth of Daedalus and Icarus to Leonardo da Vinci's designs of a flying machine to Otto Lilienthal and the Wright Brothers. However, although contemporary commercial airlines fulfill this dream past all expectations, they are rather tame. True, you can marvel at the airplane's immense size, but this very quality leaves passengers without any sen...

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