Santa Barbara Composite Squadron 131
Main Content

2023 Aerospace Education and STEM Academy (AESA)

July 8, 2023 - July 15, 2023

AESA Administration Officer, Major Paula Urbom-Shope, CAP ( )
Edwards Air Force Base

Text Box

Registration for the 2023 Aerospace Education STEM Academy is now open! 

This year’s AESA will take place at Edwards Air Force Base 

Highlights of the AESA 2023 include: 

• Exclusive tours of the F-22, F-35, & Ordnance Explosive Dept. 

• Engaging guest speakers from the aerospace industry 

• An exciting chance to ride on a C-130 aircraft 

• In-depth study and hands-on experiences with STEM kits, including Flight Simulators, Robotics, Kerbal, Astronomy, Drones, and more 

Click here to Register!!  

AESA 2023 Registration 

Sunday 9 July 2023 


Saturday 15 July 2023 




2 May 2023 


27 May 2023 

Click here to Register!! 


Registration Fees: 

Cadet Participants: 


Cadet Staff: 



Text Box 

PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION BELOW and share with your Parent.

In order to register: 

  1. ALL Members Must complete the: CAPF60-81, CAPF160 (Health History Questionnaire)  and CAPF161. The CAPF 60-81 requires a Squadron Commander signature prior to submission. Cadets under 18 must have a completed CAPF163 in addition to all items above. Have your required forms completed, signed and ready to upload. 

  1. Be a United States citizen.   

  1. Be willing to provide your full name, place of birth, social security number, and if over 16 years old, your CA Driver’s license or CA ID card number. (If you do not wish to put this information on the secure registration platform, please contact the AESA Administration Officer Major Paula Urbom-Shope at or 562-221-3706 


All student participants must meet the following requirements in addition to the above:        

  1. Graduation from Encampment 

  1. Grade of C/A1C or above 

  1. Have the approval of your Squadron Commander 

  1. Understand that individuals’ phones will not be available at certain times due to the Base Security protocols. 

  1. Be available for pre-event virtual meetings. 


Waivers to the above requirements will be considered on a case-by-cases basis. 


For any questions or concerns, please contact the AESA Administration Officer Major Paula Urbom-Shope at or call 562-221-3706. 

Don't miss this extraordinary experience - register today and ignite your passion for aerospace! Share this information with your parents and spread the word. We look forward to welcoming you to the 2023 Aerospace Education STEM Academy! Click here to Register!! 

« Back

© 2023 Civil Air Patrol. All rights reserved.