Young men & women from 7th grade to High School graduation who live in the Bitterroot Valley, regardless of which School District they attend.
1. Be a volunteer
2. Obtain a School Sports physical
3. Desire to seek self improvement
No, however we are similar in goals and instructional methods. This is a great program for those interested in the military or just gaining valuable life skills.
Veterans from all branches of the service bring their experiences to the program
Yes. Participants will wear a program specific camouflage uniform similar to the US Military as well as maintain a professional appearance
Citizenship, Patriotism, Confidence Leadership, Military Knowledge, Drug Free lifestyle, Communications Skills, Teamwork, Military Fieldcraft, and more.
Anticipated Start Date Saturday, 4 March 2023
Please reach us at 406 360 0633 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org if you cannot find an answer to your questions.
Meetings will typically be from 0800-1200 Saturdays.
We want to encourage our Cadets to participate in activities like school sports and family outings.
Yes, for uniforms. We are obtaining donations and individual sponsors for those who cannot afford the cost but want to attend. Bottomline - we will not turn away anyone who wishes to participate regardless of the ability to pay.
NO. There is no military commitment after high school. This is a voluntary program. This is not a “last chance” or “scared straight” alternative to juvenile corrections.
Cadets male and female will adhere to US Army Hair Regulations. You do not need to show up with a shaved head... Unless thats your thing.
Yes. Although we are not a recruiting program, this will familiarize participants with many aspects of the Armed Forces which may help enlistees promote faster.
1. Have an honorable service discharge.
2. Pass a background check.
3. Since we do not require all our volunteers to perform the physical activities (we have some dedicated staff to PT with the participants) we insist that volunteers who wish to be a regular presence with our cadets, help set the example, by wearing the BVMP uniform and adhere to current Army hair regulations.
Yes. Aside from learning valuable life skills participation in this program can also be used to enhance a college resume! College admissions look favorably on applicants involved in community based civics programs like ours!