Cadet Summer Training (CST)
Basic Camp is a 32-day training event of intense classroom and field training held in the summer at Fort Knox, KY for those that join ROTC after their second academic year. The objective is to develop Cadet leadership skills and train them on individual and junior leader tasks to develop and reinforce Warrior Ethos and our Army Values. Basic Camp provides the critical thinking skills necessary to succeed in ROTC, and, ultimately, the Army.
Advanced Camp is a 35-day training event designed to develop a cadet’s critical thinking and problem-solving skills, and to forge them into tough, adaptable leaders who can thrive in ambiguous and complex environments. Cadets take this capstone course following their Junior year. Advanced Camp is held at Fort Knox, KY and is a prerequisite for commissioning.
Cadet Advanced Individual Training (CAIT)
CAIT is a summer training program that affords highly qualified and motivated Cadets to attend some of the Army’s specialty schools during the summer.
Air Assault School
Air Assault School is a 10-day course designed to prepare Soldiers for insertion, evacuation, and pathfinder missions that call for the use of both transportation and assault helicopters. Air Assault training focuses on the mastery of rappelling techniques and sling load procedures, skills that involve intense concentration and a commitment to safety and preparation. This is a competitive school, and cadets must prove their physical capability through tryouts prior to being selected for a slot.
Airborne School is a three-week course designed to teach cadets how to parachute from an aircraft and land safely on the ground. This is a competitive school, and cadets must prove their physical capability through tryouts prior to being selected for a slot. This is a competitive school, and cadets must prove their physical capability through tryouts prior to being selected for a slot.
Mountain Warfare School
Mountain Warfare School is a 14 day course at Fort Ethan Allen, VT, designed to instruct students in Army operations in mountainous terrain. Graduates of the course get the E skill identifier as a Military Mountaineer. Mountain Warfare School is extremely rigorous.
Project Global Officer (Project GO) is a collaborative initiative that promotes critical language education, study abroad, and intercultural dialogue opportunities for Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) students. Project GO programs focus on the languages and countries of the Middle East, Asia, Central Asia, Africa, and South America.