United States Coast Guard Training Center Cape May



United States Coast Guard Training Center Cape May is the home of the Coast Guard enlisted corps and is the Coast Guard’s only enlisted accession point and recruit training center. It is located on 1 Munro Avenue, Cape May, New Jersey


Training Center Cape May is the fifth largest base in the Coast Guard and the sole accession point for the entire enlisted workforce. The base is located in one of the most exceptional areas on the east coast. Cape May is a resort destination location for thousands each year.

The staff at Training Center Cape May’s works to transform America’s civilian volunteers into the shipmates of tomorrow serving side by side with us in the Coast Guard. While our primary mission is to develop the enlisted workforce for the U.S. Coast Guard, we really see our mission having four parts:

The men and women of Training Center Cape May will:

Develop America’s Coast Guard Enlisted men and women in a manner that secures the trust and confidence of our Service and the families who entrust us with the care of their loved ones.
Provide the highest level of support to TRACEN Cape May and our tenant commands to ensure they have the proper environment to successfully execute their mission.

Honor our profession as Coast Guard members through ensuring our crew is developed both professionally and personally to assume all duties and responsibilities.
Respect our Shipmates by providing the best possible place to live, work, and visit in the United States Coast Guard.