The 2018 Virginia Wing Conference is the premiere experience for all members of the Wing to network, to learn, to plan, to be recognized for their achievements, and to have fun. It will enable them to return to their units excited, equipped, and empowered to participate more fully in the Civil Air Patrol program and mission. 

WHAT:      2018 Virginia Wing Conference

WHEN:     6 - 8 April 2018

WHERE:  Holiday Inn Dulles, 45425 Holiday Drive, Sterling, VA 20166

WHO:       Civil Air Patrol Members and guests across Virginia Wing

WHY:       Recharge and refuel on your Civil Air Patrol journey

COST:     Full Package Early Bird (seminars + banquet) (by 2359 25 Feb 2018)

Senior Members - $90.00

Cadets - $80.00

Seminars Only Early Bird (by 2359 25 Feb 2018)

Senior members - $50.00

Cadets - $35.00

Banquet Only Early Bird (by 2359 25 Feb 2018)

Senior members - $50.00

Cadets - $50.00

Guests - $50.00


A price increase of $15.00 will be applied to each ticket type effective 26 Feb 2018.  You MUST register no later than 2359 25 Feb 2018 to receive a FREE Commemorative Conference Challenge Coin!  Additional coins may be purchased at any time for $5.00 each. Prior year's coins will also be available for onsite purchase.

While senior members enjoy informational seminars Saturday morning, cadets will have a special activity before returning to the Conference Center for their seminars. Cadets will participate in a dynamic, interactive tour of the National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center (  


The Saturday evening banquet presents even more opportunity for networking and catching up with friends from across the Wing.  After the banquet, there will be a special cadet social with a DJ and more, while senior members and guests may continue to network in the Hospitality Suite!


Check-in will be open on Friday night from 1800 through 2100 and re-open on Saturday morning at 0700, followed by the opening General Session at 0800.  Individual breakout sessions will start immediately after the General Session.  The cadet tour also begins immediately following the General Session. Throughout the day, there will be sessions for the senior members and cadets. The banquet will be held on Saturday evening.


This year’s conference is an ideal location for a weekend getaway with the family. While members attend training sessions, family members can enjoy the National Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center, hike the trails at the beautiful Claude Moore Park, shop at the Leesburg Premium Outlets, Explore the Zoo Life at Leesburg Animal Park, or spend the day relaxing by the hotel pool before joining us for the evening banquet.  We are also conveniently only about an hour’s drive from all the historic attractions that Washington, DC has to offer!


Discounted lodging is available at the Holiday Inn Dulles for $89/night plus tax. This rate is limited to the first 50 rooms. 



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The Virginia Wing Civil Air Patrol Annual Conference is open to all CAP members.  The banquet is open to members and guests.