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Extreme Military Challenge

Exploring Extreme Military Challenge!

Last summer I had the pleasure of spending a few days with Extreme Military Challenge (XMC), a military-themed summer camp in Alabama for boys and girls ages 13 - 18. The camp simulates a two week Basic Training, which is the first step for all of their campers. Upon graduation campers earn the coveted title of Cadet

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Matriculation at Marine Military Academy

Survival Kit for Military Boarding School

Whether you are a Frog, New Cadet, Plebe, RAT, ROK, Rook, Scrub, Trainee or a returning cadet, welcome to military school! This list will help you make the best of your passage into life on a military school campus and should help your parents to send more care packages.

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Interview with Fishburne Military School Superintendent

Captain Mark Black joins us for a great conversation about Fishburne Military School and what drew him into Military School Education. Also a great bonus story from his experiences as a Naval Aviator.

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Learn more about New York Military Academy

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Summer Schools and Summer Camps

Summer is a busy time for every Military School. Many of the schools offer Summer Camps and Summer School programs, some of which are a mixture of school and camp. Families use the summer to explore the boarding school experience or as a time for something fun and educational to help their students learn & grow. Students make friends and develop skills that will last a lifetime. Most summer students/campers are new to military school.

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Two Hundred and Fifteen Years of American Military Schools

The educational format for military schools did not originate in the United States; however the U.S. is now home to the largest number of military schools.

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Interview with Oak Ridge Military Academy President

We are privileged to have Mr. John Haynes, president of Oak Ridge Military Academy, join us by phone for our Head of School Podcast series.

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Learn more about New York Military Academy

Most beautiful military school

Most Beautiful Military School

These fine schools are the most beautiful Military Boarding Schools as decided upon by the internet. Thank you to all cadets, alumni, parents, families, friends, and all others, who took the time to vote. We hope you had as much fun as we did.

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Silver Taps at New Mexico Military Institute

Unique Traditions at Military School

We explore different traditions of the Military Boarding Schools. From how they build community, unique ceremony's and awards, love-hate relationships with public speaking, steak dinners and losing their shirts.

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