Day Cadet Program at RMA
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Riverside Military Academy is proud to offer an expanded Day Cadet Program for local families. Our Day Cadets have equal access to world-class facilities, exceptional faculty, a diverse student population, high quality athletics, and all of the other amenities that are integral to a top notch military boarding school environment.
Families of students in grades 7-12 who live within 30 miles of our campus are eligible to participate in the Day Cadet Program.
With our boarding program approaching capacity, we have determined to put the quality of a Riverside education within reach or more local families by reducing our Day Cadet tuition rate by more than $5000.
Day Cadets must report on campus by 7:45 a.m. to sign in at the West Portal with the Chief TAC Officer. They will then report for morning Opportunity Time, a study period prior to classes with access to teachers. It is mandatory for all Day Cadets to participate in afternoon GSA (General Sports & Activities) with designated Company or sport unless excused by the Commandant. Off-campus recreational sports must be reviewed and approved by the Commandant. At 5:30 p.m., Day Cadets will be able to sign out with the Chief TAC at the West Portal.
Responsibility of the Cadet
Day Cadets are required to participate in all Corps of Cadets ceremonies and closed weekend activities unless approved by the Commandant. Cadets on Academic Restriction are required to attend a mandatory weekend study hall. If your cadet earned a demerit, he will march punishment tours (1 hour per demerit) on Friday afternoon or during weekend Guard Path. Day Cadets may drive to campus and must immediately sign in their keys and phone to the TAC officer. Day Cadets must arrive and depart in the prescribed RMA uniform. Day cadets are provided a uniform storage area where the cadet uniform issue must remain with the exception of the uniform of the day to be worn at check-in. Day cadets are responsible for their own laundry.
New Cadet Orientation
During the first 30 days after enrollment, a new student is classified as a ROC (Recruit On Campus). Cadets enrolling for Fall/Spring must remain on campus four days during ROC Orientation with weekend training required through completion of the 30 day cycle to learn cadet life basics. Once the critical assimilation period is complete, Day Cadets are eligible for all rights and privileges accorded to Boarding Cadets.
How do I get Started?
To learn more about our Day Cadet Program or schedule a personal tour, please contact 1-877-692-2338 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Or you may Request Information or Apply Online now.