FAQ – Army JROTC
What makes Central Campus courses different from courses in my home school?
Central Campus offers more courses that would directly apply to one’s specific area of study that they are interested in for their future.
While your typical high school may offer a broad selection of courses that will apply towards almost any field, Central Campus offers courses that will more benefit a student with a specific interest for their future.
What will I do in courses at Central Campus? In JROTC you will do something different almost every day. Some of these things include academics, physical fitness training and leadership lab.
What are the course requirements for enrollment?
How many blocks do I need to schedule for this program? One for students on and A/B cycle. Those that come to Early Bird come every day from 0700 – 0800.
What careers will this program prepare me for?
Junior ROTC is designed to teach high school students the value of citizenship, leadership, service to the community, personal responsibility, and a sense of accomplishment, while instilling in them self-esteem, teamwork, and self-discipline. Its focus is reflected in its mission statement: “Motivating young people to be better citizens.”
It prepares high school students for responsible leadership roles while making them aware of their rights, responsibilities, and privileges as American citizens. The program is a stimulus for promoting graduation from high school, and it provides instruction and rewarding opportunities that will benefit the student, community, and nation.
What type of credit can I earn?
Elective Credit and Physical Education Credit
What certifications will I earn?
You will earn a Certificate of Training and if you so desire to enlist in a branch of the Armed Forces you will earn an accelerated promotion.
Are field trips and study tours available?
Yes. One of our yearly highlights is our week long Junior ROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge we hold at Camp Dodge, Iowa. This is held annually in June.
Are there internships or jobs available through this program?
What student organizations/competitions are available through this program?
There are four extracurricular JROTC teams. They are: Drill Team, Raider Team, Color Guard and Marksmanship Team. These teams compete throughout the year regionally and nationally.