USNSCC Teaches Local Youth Lessons in Self-Reliance, Teamwork and Leadership
The Naval Sea Cadet Corps (NSCC) offers a unique opportunity for youth ages 13 -17 to learn about the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and Merchant Marine, as well as develop self-reliance and leadership skills. Cadets meet or “drill” at local units twice per month. These meetings foster teamwork, camaraderie and an understanding of the military command structure.
In addition to participation in local units, cadets go through a variety of rigorous training programs which take place during the summer months and school breaks. The first training is a scaled down version of the Navy’s boot camp. Upon successful completion of boot camp, cadets can take part in advanced training schools, including medical training and Navy SEAL team training among many others. The cadets also have the opportunity to live aboard Navy and Coast Guard ships and shore stations for two weeks. Participation in the Sea Cadet Corps is especially beneficial to those who wish to attend a military academy or join one of the service branches.
For more information, visit www.seacadets.org.