Basic Campis the premier leadership program of its
kind in the United States. An intense four-week introduction to Army life and
leadership training of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, the aim of the
course is to motivate and qualify Cadets for entry into the Senior ROTC
program. Basic Camp,
as it’s known, is designed for college students, typically between their
sophomore and junior years. Upon successful completion of the course, graduates
can take part in ROTC at their college as a third-year student in the four-year
While attending Basic Camp at
Fort Knox, Ky., Cadets gain an experience that runs the gamut of Army life and
the responsibilities of being an officer. The course instills confidence and
decision-making abilities to become a leader, in the Army and in life.
of the course is to train U.S. Army ROTC Cadets to Army standards, to develop
their leadership skills, and to evaluate their officer potential. Most Army
Cadets attend Advanced Camp between their junior and senior undergraduate years after
having contracted to join the Army. Successful completion of Advanced Camp is a
prerequisite to becoming an Army officer through ROTC.
course starts with individual training and leads to collective training,
building from simple to complex tasks. This building-block approach permits
integration of previously-learned skills into follow-on training. This logical,
common-sense training sequence is maintained for each training cycle. Every day
at Advanced Camp is a day of training.
Cultural Understanding and Language Proficiency (CULP) Summer Leader
Development Training is a focused training program authorized by law and
mandated by Department of Defense, Department of the Army, and Training and
Doctrine Command policies and directives.
CULP training is designed to develop future leaders who are culturally
astute with foreign language experience, who, on their first deployment, are
confident and competent in the Joint, Interagency, Intergovernmental, and
Multinational (JIIM) environment.
Airborne Training often referred to
as “jump school” is a three week course held at Fort Benning, GA where soldiers
are trained to quickly and safely exit a military aircraft and safely land on
the ground. Airborne is divided into three phases: Ground week, Tower Week, and
Jump Week. Slots for airborne are obtained on a very competitive basis and are
decided based on performance in UNF Army ROTC. Cadets hoping to attend Airborne
need to pass an Airborne Physical and the Army Physical Fitness test.
Air Assault training is a 12 day
physically demanding course that is designed to prepare soldiers too
effectively operate in Air Assault Operations. Soldiers will become proficient
in Sling Load Operations, Army Aircraft Knowledge, and rappelling out of a
UH-60. Air Assault is currently offered at Fort Campbell, KY; Fort Benning, GA
and West Point, New York.
CTLT is a summer internship offered
to Cadets during their MS III and MS IV summer. During CTLT cadets will attached
to an active duty unit for three weeks and act in some type of leadership role.
During CTLT cadets travel to Korea, Hawaii, Germany and other countries around
the world for this unique training experience.
Nursing students who are also Army ROTC Cadets
have an opportunity for a unique summer nursing experience. The paid,
three-week Nurse Summer Training Program assigns Cadets to Army hospitals
throughout the U.S. and Germany. NSTP is
approximately 120 hours of clinical nursing experience.
The program introduces Nurse Cadets to the Army
Medical Department (AMEDD) and to the roles and responsibilities of an Army
Nurse Corps Officer. Under the supervision of an experienced Army Nurse Corps
Officer, you will obtain hands-on experience. Your one-on-one clinical
experience will allow you to hone your clinical skills, develop your
problem-solving techniques and become comfortable with developing your
professional skills as a member of the U.S. Army Healthcare Team.
The following links will direct you to the webpages to our transient schools and the goarmy.com site.
http://www.goarmy.com/rotc - ARMY ROTC Info
http://www.ju.edu - Jacksonville University
http://www.fscj.edu - Florida State College of Jacksonville
http://www.rotc.usaac.army.mil - ARMY ROTC Cadet Command
http://www.floridaguard.army.mil - Florida National Guard
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