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Coed | Camp Only | Grades: 9 - 12

Battleground, AL, USA


Extreme Military Challenge T he Extreme Military Challenge! Military Summer Camp (XMC) is the premier program of its type on the finest facility available. XMC's senior staff have 25+ years experience running Military Summer Camps in locations throughout the United States, providing thousands of teenagers the opportunity to experience the military lifestyle through realistic and challenging programs. XMC has programs from 2 to 5 weeks long and provides training to 200+ each summer.

XMC is a physical military camp with no traditional academic program. All programs are conducted on Camp Liberty, which is a 75-acre facility specifically designed for Cadet training, including a military-regulation obstacle course and rappel tower; zip lines and low-ropes course; and a staff with 350+ years of combined military experience. Specialty programs are also offered during the winter and the Cadet Staff Ride. Tuition includes all uniforms and training materials.

Camp Programs at Extreme Military Challenge!

  • XMC - Cadet Basic Training
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    XMC - Cadet Basic Training


    Cadet Basic Training (CBT) is a two-week, high-adventure, introduction to military life. You will train, sweat and find your inner-strength with other young people from around the world. Recruits are led by seasoned Drill Sergeants, officers and NCOs who instill a high level of personal pride, self-discipline and internal confidence in each recruit. Highlights of CBT include marksmanship training, rappelling, taking on a confidence course, and a formal Graduation Ceremony as the final event. Age range is 13-18, not based on grade.

    • Coed
    • Ages: 13 - 18
    • Cost: $2,450
    • No Dates Scheduled

  • XMC - Cadet Field Leader Course
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    XMC - Cadet Field Leader Course


    The Cadet Field Leader Course (CFLC) is a two-week basic leadership program, based on the Army's Warrior Leader Course. Cadets are exposed to leadership traits and principles, while also working to develop an awareness of how they fit into a team. This is a heavily field-based program, with teamwork exhibited in a fireteam, squad and platoon environment. Age range is 13-18, not based on grade.

    • Coed
    • Ages: 13 - 18
    • Cost: $2,550
    • No Dates Scheduled

  • XMC - Cadet Ranger School
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    XMC - Cadet Ranger School


    Cadet Ranger School is the toughest and most intense of our programs. This training is reserved for young men and women, age 16 and older, who are driven to excel within a military training environment. Cadets and Explorers of other military style programs, who have completed a 10-day or longer recruit training program, may apply to attend. After completing Phase I (three weeks) cadets may enroll in Phase II (3 weeks).

    • Coed
    • Ages: 16 - 18
    • Cost: $3,250
    • No Dates Scheduled

  • XMC - Cadet SCUBA School
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    XMC - Cadet SCUBA School


    The Cadet SCUBA School is a one-week program designed for current Cadets or adult cadre with JROTC, XMC and other Cadet programs. Completion of the XMC two-week Cadet Basic Training Course, or a comparable program, or at least one-year in a militarily-structured Cadet program, is required to attend. Minimum age is 15, with no exceptions. Upon successful completion, each trainee will be certified as an Open Water Diver. This program is operated by Extreme Military Challenge!, with SCUBA training and certification provided by contract instructors.

    • Coed
    • Ages: 15 - 18
    • Cost: $1,550
    • No Dates Scheduled

  • XMC - US Drill Academy

    XMC - US Drill Academy


    The U.S. Drill Academy is a one-week residential drill program designed for current Cadets in JROTC, XMC, Civil Air Patrol, Sea Cadets and Military Schools and other Cadet programs. This program is hosted by Extreme Military Challenge! and executed by Competitive Outcomes. Minimum age is 15, with no exceptions.

    • Coed
    • Ages: 14 - 18
    • Cost: $750
    • No Dates Scheduled

  • XMC - Cadet Combat Engineer
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    XMC - Cadet Combat Engineer


    This course will train you in engineering basics, project planning, bridge/structure construction, site preparation and physical security. You will learn how to plan for the construction of a building while considering the combat security aspects. After completion of the course you will have experience in building a structure from the ground up including heavy equipment operation, construction, plumbing and electrical work. Minimum age is 15, with no exceptions.

    • Coed
    • Ages: 15 - 18
    • Cost: $2,950
    • No Dates Scheduled

  • XMC - Cadet Aviation Challenge
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    XMC - Cadet Aviation Challenge


    Cadets in the Cadet Aviation Challenge will have both ground school and actual flight time. Cadets will leave with an official log-book with flight time able to be used towards their pilot's license Graduates of the Cadet Aviation Challenge will be awarded the XMC Student Pilot's wings for wear on their uniform, or for display. Minimum age is 15, with no exceptions.

    • Coed
    • Ages: 15 - 18
    • Cost: $1,450
    • No Dates Scheduled

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Latest Extreme Military Challenge! News

2017-11-19 00:00:00

MEGA-HOOAH! to former Cadet SPC Jared Duncan on qualifying for the coveted Expert Infantryman Badge (EIB). The EIB is presented for completion of a course of testing designed to demonstrate proficiency in infantry skills. The culminating event is a 12-mile ruck march in 3 hours or less. SPC Duncan is a guest instructor with Extreme Military Challenge! He will be leading and training Cadets during the Cadet Tactical Skills Training Course at Camp Liberty December 27- January 2, 2018. Congratulations to this exceptional young warfighter!

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Liberty Communications, LLC, which owns and operates the summer camp Extreme Military Challenge!, is pleased to announce the return of SSG Tom Leitner, of Reading, Pennsylvania as the NCOIC of the 2017 Cadet Tactical Skills Training Course to be held at Camp Liberty in Battleground, Alabama between December 27 and January 2, 2018. SSG Leitner is a principal instructor with TAC MILSIM Media Group. He has also led advanced field training skills training for the Cadet Ranger School and Cadet Field Leader Courses. SSG Leitner served in the United States Marine Corps, where he was a Military Police Officer in locations stateside and deployed. After Honorable Discharge, he sought after survival and tactical training from some of the best trainers in the world. As a result, he has developed a reputation as an exceptional trainer in Urban Escape and Evasion, Scouting/Recon, marksmanship and survival. “We are extremely pleased to have SSG Leitner as a part of the Extreme Military Challenge! team,” said Colonel Joseph M. Land, Sr., XMC, the Commander of Extreme Military Challenge! and President of Liberty Communications, LLC. “He brings a wealth of knowledge to our field and tactical training programs, which will provide an exceptional level of realism unmatched in Cadet training.” There are approximately 20 Cadets already enrolled in the Cadet Tactical Skills Training Course out of 24 openings. Extreme Military Challenge! offers a series of high-adventure military-based camps for young men and women age 13-18. For details on our programs, go to www.XMCCamp.com.

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