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Summer Encampment


2024 Virginia Wing Summer Encampment 

06 July - 14 July 2024 - Fort Barfoot, Blackstone, VA


Senior Member Sign-Up Form 

Cadet Executive Staff Applications (CLOSED)

In-Wing Cadet Cadre Applications (CLOSED)

Out-of-Wing Cadet Cadre Applications (CLOSED)

ALL VAWG Cadet (Students and Cadre) Registrations OPEN 01 Mar 2024. Opening 15 March for out-of-wing.


Important Dates

01-03 Jan 2024 - Cadet Executive Staff application window (COMPLETED)

04-10 Jan 2024 - Executive Staff interviews (COMPLETED)

13 Jan 2024 - Executive Staff Announcement

10-18 Jan 2024 - Cadre Applications accepted (CLOSED)

18 Jan-9 Feb 2024 - Cadre screening interviews (e.g., Support Officers in Charge, Squadron Commanders, First Aid Support Team, Public Affairs Officer)

10 Feb 2024 - Cadre Staff Selection Exercise (CSE)  Cadre CSE and Training CAPF60-80 is needed for CSE and all Encampment Staff Training.

24 Feb 2024 - Cadre announced

01 Mar 2024 - All VAWG Cadets (Student and Cadre) Registrations open. Opening 15 March for out-of-wing Cadets. 

09 Mar 2024 - Encampment Staff Training Weekend 1 (EST1) 

Location: VAWG HQ

25 May 2024 - Encampment Staff Training 2 (EST2)

Location:  TBD - Fort Barfoot, Virginia Wing Headquarters, Marine Corps Base Quantico, or Pendleton State Military Reserve

(EST2 date subject to change but will NOT be on Mothers Day.)

06 Jul 2024 - Encampment Staff arrival

07 Jul 2024, 1200 - Student arrival

07-14 Jul 2024 - Encampment 2024

14 Jul 2024, 1200 - Graduation


Note for Cadet Cadre Applicants

Cadre Selection Exercise (CSE), Encampment Staff Training 1 (EST1), and Encampment Staff Training 2 (EST2) are required attendance. Exceptions for extenuating circumstances can be considered on a case by case basis.  These events are vital for building teamwork, conducting required training, and for ensuring the safety of all cadets during encampment.



Currently these are only fee estimates.

Cadet Student - $350

Cadet Cadre - $250

Senior Member - $0  (Priceless)


Encampment Parent Brief

Please join 2024 Virginia Wing Encampment Commander, Lt. Col. Scott Nicholsen, for this informative Encampment Parent Brief. You can find the Parent Brief slide images in the Related Documents portion of this webpage. 


Encampment Organization Chart

Please see Related Documents section for the previous encampment 2024 org chart.  This serves as an example of what the encampment 2024 structure will look like.


2024 Senior Member Executive Staff

Encampment Commander: Lt. Col. Scott Nicholsen

Operations Officer: Master Sgt. Steven Knichel 

Deputy Commander for Support: 1st Lt. Elizabeth McGee

Commandant of Cadets: Lt. Col. Zoe Morozko


2024 Cadet Executive Staff

Cadet Commander: Cadet Lt. Col. Samuel Ten

Cadet Operations Officer: Cadet 1st Lt. Grant McGee

Cadet Deputy Commander for Support: Cadet Lt. Col. Anna Stroz

Cadet Commandant: Cadet Col. Rachel Sherrod


Media Updates



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Leadership Contacts:

Director of Cadet Programs, 1st Lt. Jeff Spurrier -  


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