Naval Service Training Command
NJROTC & Navy National Defense Cadet Corps Program

​Purpose: To instill in participating U.S. high school students the values of citizenship, service to the United States, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment.

Program Goals
- Promote patriotism
- Develop informed & responsible citizens
- Develop respect for constituted authority
- Develop a high degree of personal honor, self-reliance, individual discipline, & leadership
- Promote an understanding of the basic elements & need for national security
- Develop respect for & an understanding of the need for authority in a democratic society
- Develop interest in service to the United States

​Four Year Curriculum: Naval Science (NS)

 •Introduction to NJROTC; Leadership;
 •Foundations of Government; Navy Ships & Aviation; Military Customs, Courtesies, Uniforms; Military
      Drill; Health & Physical Fitness, First Aid, Orienteering, Survival
NS -2
 •Naval Leadership; Naval History; Nautical Sciences
 •(including: Maritime Geography, Oceanography, Meteorology, Astronomy, and Physical Sciences 
       such as Physics of Flight, Buoyancy, Electricity & Electronics, and Sound Propagation in Water)
NS -3
 •Naval Knowledge and Naval Skills
 •(Including: Sea Power & National Security, Naval Operations, Communications & Intelligence,
      Logistics, Military & International Law of the Sea, Ship Construction and Damage Control, Shipboard
      Organization, Seamanship, Nautical Rules of the Road, Navigation & Time, Maneuvering Boards,
      Naval Guns, Aircraft & Missiles.)
NS - 4
 •Seminars in Practical Leadership
 •Supplemental Curriculum Materials
 •Cultural Awareness / NEFE / SAT / ACT Prep / Suicide Prevention-Bystander

Integrated Co-Curricular Activities

Competitive Activities
 •Local & postal competitions
 •Regional Semi-finals
 •National inter-service championship
 •Academic Competitions
 •Marksmanship Competitions
 •Drill Competitions
 •Orienteering Competitions
 •Physical Fitness Challenge
 •Athletic Competitions
Military Customs
 •Military Drill
 •Military / Social Events
Instilling a Sense of Service
 •Community Service Projects
 •Orientation Field Trips
 •Community Emergency Response Team
 •Adopt-a-School Program
Life Lessons
 •Financial Skills Training
 •Athletic Conditioning
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