What is the Navy League Cadet Corps?
THE U.S. NAVAL SEA CADET CORPS IS COMPRISED OF TWO PROGRAMS: THE NAVY LEAGUE CADET CORPS (NLCC) IS THE JUNIOR PROGRAM FOR YOUNG PEOPLE AGES 10 THROUGH 13.
The junior cadet program introduces its members to naval life through instruction in basic seamanship and leadership. NLCC cadets are able to participate in monthly drill sessions, and during school breaks and in a one-week orientation class as well as in specially-designed annual training sessions. The purpose of the NLCC program is to prepare its cadets for success upon entering NSCC by exposing them to the fundamentals of seamanship and leadership. The training program is less arduous than NSCC’s, but still includes a wide variety of away-from-home, one-week training opportunities designed to give cadets exposure to Navy life.
As a part of training, cadets of the TS Colorado will generally meet monthly for drill exercises which may consist of physical training, classroom training, off-site activities, and various community service opportunities. Upcoming drill information will be located on this page of the website under Plan of the Month.
Monthly Drill Attendance: In order to get the most out of your NLCC experience, regular attendance at drill is mandatory. Cadets must maintain a 75% attendance rate. If cadets fall below 75% attendance they may be administratively separated from the division.
The monthly Plan of the Month (POM) announcement will be posted at least two weeks prior to drill and will include all scheduling, gear requirements, and various changes from drill to drill. It is the cadet’s responsibility to read and adhere to the Plan of the Month each drill.
Below is some links to our most popular questions about the program and information for course work, uniforms, training and things each cadet should know.
Link to our Uniform Guide
Link to Course Work and Training information
Link to League Cadet Basics such as Sailor’s Creed, Code of Conduct and more…