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Leadership Camps


For current high school students, grades nine through 12

Leadership Challenge Weekend is aimed at students interested in advancing their leadership skills through a cadet lifestyle program. Students will develop leadership skills, gain insight on teamwork and learn to identify communication barriers. These events also teach participants about life at senior military colleges and encourage students to look into applying for ROTC scholarships to offset the costs of their college degree and to prepare them for a career in the military.

Activities may include (based on weather) training on the rappel tower, indoor climbing wall, leadership reaction course, water survival, the U.S. Army physical fitness test, drill and ceremonies and other outdoor/indoor activities.

Each session is capped at 60 participants. There is a minimum of 5 participants required prior to registration closes for each camp.  If the minimum participation requirement is not met, the weekend will be canceled the following day of when registration closed. A full deposit refund will be issued in that case.

Registration fee (nonrefundable): $100 due at registration.

Dec. 2 to Dec. 4, 2022 (Registration Closes on Nov. 18, 2022)

Feb. 24 to Feb. 26, 2023 (Registration Closes on Feb. 10, 2023)

If you have questions or need more information, please call 1 (802) 485-2531 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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Norwich University Leadership

How do Cadets learn leadership? Here’s your chance to find out. You’ll train with cadets and certified instructors on the rappelling tower, the climbing wall, the leadership reaction course and more during your training, developing leadership and communication skills, teamwork, and insight into cadet life. Wherever your path may take you, the leadership skills learned at Norwich will serve you well.

Lilly Kinney

“I learned how to speak in a room full of people more confidentially. I learned a lot about my future. I enjoyed meeting new people and stepping out of my comfort zone.”

Tori McNamara

"It was even more fun than I expected and I made a bunch of new friends who share the same interests as me. LCW is a great way to bring people with the same interests together and have a ton of fun too."

Leadership Camp Pool Photo
Leadership Camp Classroom

Luke Boland

“My experience was extremely fun, educational and eye-opening. This experience shows me how much I want to go here. I love how devoted the cadets are to this school.”

Castro Gonzalez

“I like the fact that it was both a college trip the military style of things. I really learned a lot and we had things to do all day. The cadre was amazing, they motivated me to finish and didn't quit on me. This was an experience I won't forget.”

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