ADJUSTMENT TO HIGH SCHOOL – A place to belong with 100+ instant friends and without cliques or drama.
INTEGRITY – Cadets set high standards of conduct and honesty stressing strong moral development.LEADERSHIP – Junior Cadets learn leadership skills throughout the program and constantly observe senior Cadets in leadership roles. As they progress, they earn significant opportunities to apply and hone their own leadership skills in ever increasing leadership roles.
CHARACTER – The entire program is designed to build character. Teachers and parents often comment on the remarkable changes they observe in cadets.
SERVICE – Cadets are expected to give back in the form of community and school service.
GRADES – Cadets’ grades are monitored in all courses, and, when needed, Cadets are provided extra training in study skills and/or one-on-one tutoring with other Cadets.
CONFIDENCE – Cadets gain confidence through “hands-on” application of skills they learn. Their successes are noted and rewarded.MOTIVATION – Junior Cadets are encouraged and motivated by senior Cadets to set and achieve high goals.
DISCIPLINE – Cadets are taught respect for authority and their fellow cadets. In addition, they develop skills to properly handle the authority they attain.CHALLENGE – The program itself is very challenging and Cadets are encouraged to do their best in all they do.
TEAMS –Opportunity to become a member of elite teams – Drill, Color Guard, Rifle Marksmanship, Physical Fitness, and Academic. Participation on these teams is not mandatory.
FUN – Yes fun! Summer Cadet Leadership Camps, activities and events throughout the year, day trips, the annual Marine Corps Birthday Ball, and more to help make being a cadet a great experience.