On Wednesday, April 5th, ARMY SSG Riggleman will be giving a small group presentation in the counseling career center (counseling office) covering the details and benefits of the ARMY Reserve. The ARMY Reserve is a part-time service that allows you to still pursue a civilian career or be a full-time college student, receiving tuition assistance, while serving the ARMY part-time. This presentation is to educate students on all options including those that are not active duty. If you’re interested in attending the presentation, please sign up @ https://forms.gle/o6Utv6EqL7Dfvo749
Let me know if you have any questions. Have a great day! –Mrs. Snyder
On Wednesday, March 15th, West Point Admissions is hosting a Facebook Live session covering our Summer Leaders Experience (SLE), a one week summer camp in June at West Point. At SLE, students get to live in the barracks, eat in the mess hall, experience academic workshops, and complete two military days. Students enjoy making friends and working closely with West Point Cadets. Students may sign up at westpoint.edu. Log into the Facebook Page “West Point Admissions” at 6pm to hear all about SLE.
A Military Service Academy Night for students interested in attending the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, the U.S. Coastguard Academy or the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. The event will include Academy Liaison Officers from each service academy and a detailed explanation of the Congressional nomination process. The session will be held on October 6th, 2022 from 6-9pm at Robert Morris University, 6001 University Boulevard, Moon Township, PA 15108. (Enter through main entrance to RMU. Park in the upper UPMC parking lot. Enter UPMC event center and take the elevator to the 4th floor.) Please RSVP: https://forms.office.com/r/Vfr3jFGX5Z
Summer Camps, Workshops, Military options and more are being added to the Summer Opportunities page! See below for the latest information and then continue to check the summer page for more options.
Learn to sail, fly a plane, conduct field operations, build robots, earn your SCUBA certification, train on a military base, cook on a military base, get a taste of SEAL training, or travel overseas with our international exchange programs.
The Naval Academy Summer STEM program encourages rising 9th – 11th grade students to pursue studies in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. For one week, campers create, build and explore in world-class lab facilities and experience real-life application and learning at one of the Top 5 “Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs” in the country as ranked by U.S. News and World Report.
Messiah University is offering their annual Young Writer’s Workshop, Young Filmmaker’s Workshop and Psychology Camp for the summer of 2022. All three workshops will be held on June 19-24, 2022 in person on campus.
The Filmmakers‘ and Writers‘ Workshops enhance student’s creativity, help them understand the future demands of college life and, most importantly, improve their abilities as writers and filmmakers. The Psychology Camp encourages students to explore their own ideas about psychology and biopsychology. All of the options offer a fun experience on a college campus this summer. Both resident and commuter options are available. Cost is between $575 and $699 depending on the camp and housing selection.
Registration is now open. Click here for more information or to apply!
On Friday, February 25th 6:30-8:30 pm, at Penn Manor High School, there will once again be an in-person Academy Night for the 11th District of Pennsylvania. United States Service Academy Liaison officers, ROTC representatives and DODMERB personnel will be present to brief on their programs. Information provided will include answers to the following:
· The difference between attending an academy/ROTC and military recruiters · The value of attending a summer program at an Academy · Describing the ‘ideal’ candidate · Determining the difference between a nomination and an appointment
Especially now, with the changes to SAT/ACT standards, extracurricular push, and hybrid learning, it is important for those students/parents/educators to understand the process and the rigors of the application/admission.
link will be emailed to you no later than 24 hours prior to event. *Rsvp MUST INCLUDE your name (and anyone attending the event), email address, school attending (and current grade), and top academy/rotc choice
The Spring ASVAB will be held on Wednesday, March 27th during blocks 1 & 2.
The ASVAB is a test used for military entrance as well as for further career development. The ASVAB has eight test areas: General Science, Arithmetic Reasoning, Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension, Mathematics Knowledge, Electronics Information, Auto and Shop Information and Mechanical Comprehension. The test will help you identify your skills in various areas and link them to careers of your interest.
Please click here if you would like to take the spring ASVAB. You can sign up until March 20th.
If you have any questions, please see your counselor!
On Thursday, December 6th Hempfield High School will be hosting an event for students to learn about all types of military service, job training, and college funding. The event starts from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.
Location: Hempfield High school Hackman Auditorium 200 Stanley Avenue Landisville, PA