ESTA Overview:

20:00 - 21:45 Friday

Extended Check-In
07:00 - 07:45 Saturday

15:30 Sunday

Camp Robert L. Boucher
50 Airport Street, NE
Ephrata, WA

Map: See below right

$42.00 / $34.00 - Payment due upon arrival

Cost includes the following:

- Overnight Stay at Camp Robert L. Boucher
- Dining Facility (DFAC)
- Food/Hydration
- Fuel/Transportation for training



- CAP Membership Card (or temporary from eServices)
- CAP-101 Card
- Curry Award Completed
*GES CAPT-116 Online test completion (for active field training)

Sr. Officers:

CAP Membership Card (or temporary from eServices)
- CAP-101 Card
- Level 1 Completed
*CPPT Completed
*GES CAPT-116 Online test completion

*The GES CAPT-116 online test may be completed on-site.  However, it must be completed prior to ES training.



All: BDU or ABU per CAPM 39-1

Sr. Officers: 

Student and Field
- Instructors: BDU or ABU per CAPM 39-1

Active Flight Crew ONLY:
Flight Suit per CAPM 39-1

Classroom-Only Instructors:
- BDU, ABU, Blues per CAPM 39-1  --OR-- Corporate Uniform per CAPM 39-1

Items to Bring:

Additional Information:
See Attendee Information page.

For full course descriptions, see the Curriculum page. (Pending Update)

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Academy Overview:  

Classes are available for both cadets and seniors who desire to develop their skills in supporting CAP's mission in Emergency Services.

Registration Fee:
$42.00 per training Participant for the weekend,
$34.00 for Staff and Instructors.

NOTE: ALL CADETS and SENIORS must have their CAPID and be in uniform to regulation standards upon arrival. CAPID, signed documents and payment are to be ready at sign in with the administration officer.

Upcoming Drill: 16-18 February 2018

1st Lt C. Eugene Glover, Director
Capt Adeline Scharold, Asst Director

Course Options :

General Emergency Services Orientation
Instructor - 1st Lt C. Eugene Glover

Ground Team Member Level 2, 3: Practical Field Training & Evaluation - Part 2
Instructor(s) - Maj G. Scharold, Capt J. Kelly & 1st Lt R. Pimpiano

DFAC - Basic/Intermediate/Advanced
Instructor - Capt T. Lynn

Flight Line Management
Supervisor - 1st Lt R. Pimpiano

Orientation Flights - Pending Weather Conditions
Flight Operations - Capt S. Lynn


Washington Wing Cadet Advisory Council Meeting
Time: TBA

Click here to Register 
Remember that the price for the weekend at ESTA is $42 per participant and $34 per instructor/senior staff for the weekend 
Required forms:  You still must arrive with the appropriately signed paperwork listed:
  • Completed and signed CAPF-31.  
  • Medical forms CAPF-160CAPF-161 for everyone
  • CAPF-163 for cadets.
  • PAYMENT Forms: Check or Money order only, no cash accepted. (Checks must be written to the Washington Wing CAP PRC-WA-001. MEMO-ESTA)
Staff Support Positions:

Please list any positions that you would be willing to perform over the weekend.  This is extremely helpful inappropriately staffing the event.
We look forward to seeing you all.  
Travel safely...


Map to: Camp Robert L. Boucher, Ephrata, WA

Camp Robert L. Boucher

Vision, Mission, About

ESTA Vision Statement:
"Excellence in Emergency Service Performance."

ESTA Mission Statement:
"The mission of the Emergency Services Training Academy is planned, structured, and innovative "success-based" instruction in the fundamental and operational components of the Civil Air Patrol Emergency Services Program, leading to the consistently outstanding readiness of Washington Wing’s mission-related assets.”

About ESTA:
The Emergency Services Training Academy holds training events on the 3rd weekend of the month -- excepting July and August.  Each activity is held at Camp Robert L. Boucher in Ephrata, WA -- located on the Ephrata Municipal Airport.  During these events there are excellent opportunities for Cadets and Sr. Officers of every level to learn, grow and succeed in Emergency Services specialties. Our courses are thorough and demanding, and usually require at least a 2-month sequence to fully embrace and demonstrate the required knowledge for completing qualification.  Even after attending just one session, the results are tangible and can be followed up at the squadron level, at a training mission or even at Washington Wing's outstanding GSAR Academy.   We are dedicated to building friendships in an atmosphere of teamwork and excellence, and building the skills to be outstanding assets to our communities, state, and nation.

For the long range view of our planned training schedule, please see our 2016-2017 Training Plan.