The Basic Camp Course is the premier leadership program of its kind in the United States. An intense four-week introduction to Army life and leadership training of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, the aim of the course is to motivate and qualify Cadets for entry into the Senior ROTC program. Basic Camp, as it's known, is designed for college students, typically between their sophomore and junior years. Upon successful completion of the course, graduates can take part in ROTC at their college as a third-year student in the four-year program.
Cadet Leadership Course
Cadet Leadership Course is the U.S. Army Cadet Command's capstone training and assessment exercise held at Fort Knox, Kentucky each summer. This course is required for all Army Reserve Officer Training Corps cadets to become Army officers and is attended after completion of the MS 320 course. Cadets and officer candidates must excel at the Cadet Leadership Course to be considered competitive for a commission as an Army officer.
If jumping out of a perfectly good airplane sounds like fun, then Airborne School may be of interest to you.Earn the wings of a U.S. Army Paratrooper at this three week school located in beautiful Fort Benning, Georgia. Airborne School is offered to qualified cadets during the summer of their freshman, sophomore, and junior years. AIRBORNE!!!
Learn how to establish helicopter landing zones, prepare sling loads for Air Assault operations, and learn how to rappel from a helicopter at this two week course.Qualified cadets can attend any one of the schools located in Schofield Barracks, HI, Fort Drum, NY, Fort Polk, LA, or Fort Campbell, KY.
After completing this 14 day long course, cadets earn the title of Military Mountaineer. Training lasts 14 hrs each day for the entire course and cadets learn how to effectively perform small unit tactics in a mountainous terrain and is taught by some of the top Mountaineer’s in the world.
Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency Program (CULP)
For Army ROTC Cadets, the world is their classroom. Every year hundreds of Cadets travel the globe, spending up to three weeks immersed in foreign cultures, learning more about how other others around the world view the U.S. and, in the process, learning more about themselves.
The ROTC Language & Culture Project provides scholarships to ROTC students in three services for critical languages study domestically and abroad. Project GO (Global Officers) is a collaborative initiative that promotes critical language education, study abroad, and intercultural dialogue opportunities for ROTC students. Project GO programs focus exclusively on the languages and countries of the Middle East, Asia, Central Asia, and Africa.
Cadet Troop Leading Time (CTLT)
Cadet Troop Leading Time is an internship in which 3rd year cadets go to units all over the world and learn the ropes of being a platoon leader. Cadets are assigned to every type of army unit and gain valuable knowledge and experience as a 2LT.
Battle cold and conquer mountains at the Northern Warfare Training Center, Fort Wainright, Alaska. Learn basic Mountaineering in one of the most visually appealing places on earth.
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