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Encampment Prep School

Encampment Preparatory School (EPS)

EPS is a weekend preparatory version of Encampment, where some of the skills for basic Encampment are taught.  It's like a snapshot of what Encampment week will be like and helps you prepare for Encampment for a week. You'll get an intro to Encampment drill, get a feel for the atmosphere, and learn some of the basic practices. 

All cadets are encouraged to attend EPS, it is a requirement to attend EPS if you will not be 13 by the first day of Encampment. 

It helps less experienced cadets get up to speed beforehand so the first few days of Encampment will be a little easier. 
Feel free to check out CAPP 60-71, the Cadet Encampment Handbook for even more info about Encampment.

2024 EPS Information

Dates: May 10, 2024 - May 12, 2024
Arrival Time: 7:00 PM Friday
Arrival Uniform: ABUs
Location: Building 7-130, Camp Ripley, MN
Dismissal (Sunday): 10:00-10:30 AM
Cost: $50
Registration: Open April 1 - April 19
Registration Link

*There is no formal graduation for EPS

EPS Packing List



EPS Refund Policy

Due the nature of this activity, no refunds are available after applications close.
Refund requests received prior to applications closing will be submitted for consideration to Wing DCP LtCol Albright. 
Refund requests for Encampment Preparatory School that are approved are subject to a $25 administrative fee.

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