It seems courage, follow-through, resilience, and excellence – collectively referred to as “grit” — are in short supply among today’s youth.
Beyond school classrooms, there are character education resources that parents, grandparents and other adult role models can use to instill basic moral and ethical values in teenagers.
The lack of leadership education is one reason for the growing disparity in educational attainment among U.S. students of different races, nationalities and socio-economic backgrounds.
Leadership camps improve not only your manners and behavior, but your personal morale, appearance, and confidence.
Adjusting to being a new Cadet at Army and Navy Academy isn’t really as hard as you might think. Living at school has made my classmates not only my friends, but my brothers as well.
Overall, OCC taught me how to be a leader, use proper communication, and how to make life decisions that affect me for the better.
What qualities make military boarding schools for boys so unique?
Discipline puts young men on the path to success, along with the skills they need to overcome obstacles that appear along the way.
The boarding school environment gives teens the tools they need to develop the critical skills that lead to independence.
The structure offered at boarding schools can provide the perfect environment in which to foster autonomy in teens.
Camp Challenge is more than a summer camp – it’s a transformative experience that teaches leadership and life skills.
The disciplined schedule at military schools helps students learn the dedication required to set and execute goals effectively.
How many schools can boast a beachfront property and all of the perks that come with it?
Many students in single-gender schools see more academic and personal growth than their peers in co-ed schools.
Cadet Zhu asked several Cadets about how their time at Army and Navy Academy has shaped the ways they lead.
Have you seen a Cadet wearing a blue and orange cord on his uniform? Vanness Zhu ’16 explains what this means.