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    To instill in participating U.S. high school students the values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment.

    Program Goals

    • Promote patriotism 
    • Develop informed & responsible citizens 
    • Develop respect for constituted authority 
    • Develop a high degree of personal honor, self-reliance, individual discipline, & leadership 
    • Promote an understanding of the basic elements & need for national security 
    • Develop respect for & an understanding of the need for authority in a democratic society 
    • Develop interest in service to the United States

    Four Year Curriculum: Naval Science (NS)


    • Leadership; 
    • Foundations of Government; Navy Ships & Aviation; Military Customs, Courtesies, Uniforms; Military Drill; Health & Physical Fitness, First Aid, Orienteering, Survival

    NS -2

    • Naval Leadership; Naval History; Nautical Sciences 
    • Including: Maritime Geography, Oceanography, Meteorology, Astronomy, and Physical Sciences such as Physics of Flight, Buoyancy, Electricity & Electronics, and Sound Propagation in Water.

    NS -3

    • Naval Knowledge and Naval Skills
    • Including: Sea Power & National Security, Naval Operations, Communications & Intelligence, Logistics, Military & International Law of the Sea, Ship Construction and Damage Control, Shipboard Organization, Seamanship, Nautical Rules of the Road, Navigation & Time, Maneuvering Boards, Naval Guns, Aircraft & Missiles.

    NS - 4

    • Seminars in Practical Leadership 
    • Supplemental Curriculum Materials
    • Cultural Awareness / NEFE / SAT / ACT Prep / Suicide Prevention-Bystander

    ​Integrated Co-Curricular Activities

    ​Competitive Activities

    • Local & postal competitions 
    • Regional Semi-finals 
    • National inter-service championship 
    • Academic Competitions 
    • Marksmanship Competitions 
    • Drill Competitions 
    • Orienteering Competitions 
    • Physical Fitness Challenge 
    • Athletic Competitions 

    Military Customs

    • Military Drill 
    • Military / Social Events

    Instilling a Sense of Service 

    • Community Service Projects 
    • Orientation Field Trips 
    • Community Emergency Response Team
    • Adopt-a-School Program

    Life Lessons 

    • Financial Skills Training 
    • Athletic Conditioning