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Minnesota Leadership Academy 2021

MLA dates: 20 October 2021 through 24 October 2021 (Thursday to Sunday)

Sign up:
1. Online Application (payment: $125; major credit cards accepted)
3. Digital Cadet Activity Permission Form
4. Digital Parent Permission Form (if under 18)
5. Digital Over-the-Counter Medication Form

 After completing your application, check your application status.  An "Accepted" status means you've completed all your required forms, payment, and documentation, but an "Applied" status means you have not yet completed all forms and payment.  Please allow 48 hours for processing, but if you believe this is in error, email


Application deadline: 26 September 2021

Location: Building 9-131 and 9-134, Camp Ripley.  Camp Ripley Map

Arrival Uniform: ABU

Graduation: This year's ceremony will only be available internally.


Apply for Minnesota Leadership Academy on this page!  Please send an email to with any questions.


Arrival and Departure

Arrive in ABUs.  In an effort to minimize everyone arriving at the same time and over taxing the medical staff, we ask that cadets arrive according to the following schedule:

  • ATS: 1900
  • NCOS: 1930
  • RCLS: 2000

Outprocessing will be at noon on the last day.

Packing Lists

Here are the packing lists for students at MLA:

Accurate Medical Information

Because of the nature of the activities at MLA, it is vital that the information you supply in your application is accurate at the time of your application and upon in-processing at MLA.  For example, if there are any changes in your medical condition (including new restrictions and/or limitations), you must notify the Medical Officer at in-processing, if you have not done so prior to MLA.  Consistent with CAP’s Nondiscrimination Program, CAPR 36-1, no member will be excluded from participating in MLA because of a disability.  If you need an accommodation due to a disability, please contact the MLA Medical Officer, as soon as possible, so that reasonable accommodations can be explored.

Finally, due to the nature of the program and activities, CAP and its leadership cannot continually monitor compliance of your restrictions and/or limitations.  Accordingly, it is up to each cadet to participate actively in MLA within the cadet’s restrictions and/or limitations, and to use the accommodations provided, if necessary.

Out of State Applicants

If you are from a wing other than Minnesota, you must use the CAPF31 and have your squadron, group (if applicable), and wing commander’s actual signatures.  The CAPF31 can then be scanned and e-mailed.  If there is a delay in getting these signatures and you will request an extension to the deadline, you must e-mail as soon as possible for an extension to be considered.


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