RICHMOND, VIRGINIA

AMERICA DIVISION 

BECOME A LEAGUE CADET

THE APPLICATION PROCESS

Please click on this link to see the process you'll need to go through to become a Cadet.

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU FIRST JOIN

  • Your program officially begins when your parent attends a one day Parent Orientation Class where they will gain the necessary knowledge to help you be a successful cadet.
  • At the end of the day your parent(s) will meet with one of our senior officers for an interview. We want to make sure that  they understand what your expectations will be as a cadet. 
  • Once they have confirmed your commitment, you will attend the next drill weekend.  You'll be a member of the League Cadet Company, and begin your career as a cadet. 


ELIGIBILITY FOR THE

NAVy league CADETS


You may be eligible to join the Sea Cadets if you:
  • are aged 10 -13
    • students who are 10 years old will be considered  on a case by case basis
    • students who are already 13 whose 14th birthday, and is at least in 8th grade,  is prior to 1 September may join as a Sea Cadet
  • are unmarried
  • complete a basic medical exam 
  • are enrolled in a school or certified home school program
  • have parental consent and support
  • possess good moral character
  • are drug free
  • are interested in the program
  • are prepared to attend drills regularly
  • are prepared to become physically active
  • are willing to put forth effort to advance in the program