Events Listing

Click here to view the Academy's critical dates calendar for Academic years 2016-2017 through 2019-2020. Please note that all out-year dates are for planning purposes and are subject to change.

Welcome Aboard! Appointee and Scholar Picnic
Hosted by the Chesapeake and Potomac Chapter
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
USCG Telecommunications & Information Systems Command (TISCOM)
7323 Telegraph Rd., Alexandria VA
RSVP to Ed and Martha Yalov at or (410) 922-2075 with the names of the all of the adults who will be attending.
Please bring something to grill and rolls for your family, as well as, a dish to share. A-H: salad, I-R: dessert, S-Z: snack/appetizer (chips, dip, salsa, etc.)
All adults will be required to show a valid driver's license or military ID and proof of vehicle registration and insurance for admittance to TISCOM. 
Swab Send-Off Party
Hosted by the Florida-Georgia Chapter
9 a.m. tour or USCG Barque EAGLE
10:30 a.m. Send-Off Party 
USCG Station Port Canaveral
9235 Grouper Rd., Cape Canaveral, FL 32920
Photo ID is required for everyone over 16 years
Contact Debbie Kline (321-480-9185) for more information or to RSVP
Swab Send-Off Party
Hosted by the Florida/Georgia Chapter
Lyndon Academy
485 Toonigh Rd., Woodstock, GA 30188
Contact Cynthia Orms (475-232-4831) for more information or to RSVP
Greater Los Angeles Chapter Hail and Farewell
Hosted by the Greater Los Angeles Chapter
Noon at the Los Angeles/Long Beach/San Pedro Coast Guard Station
1001 S. Seaside Ave., San Pedro, CA
Registration is required. Please contact or contact Lori Smith at (714) 319-0881.
Welcome Aboard BBQ
Hosted by the Greater New York Chapter
Noon to 3 p.m.
Coast Guard Small Boat Station Fire Island
RSVP to Chris Re at (516) 426-9290 or by June 1
Welcome Aboard Lunch
Hosted by the CAPT Paul Foye (Connecticut) Chapter
Noon at the Alumni Center at USCGA
Join us for lunch, information and to connect with other CT parents!
Welcome Aboard Picnic
Hosted by the Rocky Mountain Chapter
1 p.m. at the home of Jeff & Bernece Johnson
9952 Strathfield Ln, Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
Swabs, family and friends are welcome
RSVP by Saturday June 3 to or
Hail and Farewell Picnic/Welcome Aboard Event
Hosted by the Delaware Valley Chapter
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City
FAA Technical Ctr., Bldg 350 - International Airport
Egg Harbor Township, NJ
RSVP online by June 1
For more information, email
Otto Graham Golf Classic at Fishers Island
Fishers Island, NY
Join us at the Otto Graham Golf Classic East Coast tournament!
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Do you have questions about life at the Academy, cadet activities, schedules and more? Ask a Parent aims to answer questions related to the entire Corps of Cadets.

Local chapters raise funds necessary to support the needs of the cadets through the sale of CGA items. At the local chapter level, funds are used for a activities such as welcome aboard picnics, Fall Meet-and-Greets, and AIM seminars.
Join the Parents Association today to help support the Corps of Cadets, the Coast Guard Academy and to connect with other parents.
The local chapters are an extremely important source of information and support for parents of cadets. Regional chapters hold periodic meetings and provide face-to-face support for parents in their local area.
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