ALERT Cadets

For Boys Ages 8–15

The ALERT Cadet Challenge, for young men aged 8–15, is filled with spiritual, mental, and physical lessons designed to impart a global vision for service to each young man and challenge him to develop a heart fully committed to Christ.

Participants will enjoy challenging outdoor activities, spend time in God’s Word, and learn and practice new life skills. They will work with other young men in a squad structure alongside ALERT men and ALERT Cadet officers.

Young men 17 and older attending the Conference may apply to become a Squad Leader.

Schedule: Full-day schedule
Cost: $64 per participant
Program fee: $50
Uniform items: $14

Items to Bring

• KJV Bible, pen/pencil
• Small backpack
• Filled water bottle (minimum 1 liter)
• 4′ long, ¼” braided, nylon rope
• Rain poncho, sunscreen
• 3 morning snacks

Uniform for Challenge

• Tennis shoes or broken-in hiking boots
• Khaki-colored BDUs or pants
• ALERT Cadet T-shirt and a khaki cap*

*One shirt will be issued at registration; additional T-shirts may be available for purchase at the conference on a first-come, first-served basis. Your sons will get dirty! Students will receive their caps when they check into the program.