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Navy National Defense Cadet Corps

 
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In the spring of 2020, the Peninsula School District was approved by the Secretary of the Navy to provide the Navy National Defense Cadet Corp (NNDCC) program. Located at Peninsula High School, NNDCC program will be available to all high school students ages 14 and older throughout the district. The NNDCC program structure provides the same curriculum, training and competition opportunities for students as the Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (NJROTC) program. For more information, contact LCDR D. Hood at hoodd@psd401.net.

Information Sessions for Students, Families, and Educators

Please register here to join us for upcoming information sessions:

Tuesday, May 4, 2021  6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

The slide deck with more detailed information can be found here.

Classes
  • Navy Drill (Scheduled 6:30 a.m. - 7:20 a.m.)
  • Navy Science 1
  • Navy Science 2
  • Navy Science 3 
  • Navy Science 4
Registration for 2021-2022 School Year

Registration is starting this week!  In our effort to be flexible and accessible, the options can look a bit confusing.  Please reach out if we can help clarify!

Options for registering are listed below depending on the school you are attending.  If you aren’t sure if you can participate in Navy Drill, please still register.  That will help us determine if we are able to offer transportation before Zero Hour – which may help you decide that you can participate!

For Students at Gig Harbor or Henderson Bay travelling to PHS and PHS students:

  1. Navy Drill (0 Hour) + Period 1
  2. Navy Drill (0 Hour) + Period 1 + Period 2*  (Transportation provided back to GHHS and Henderson Bay)
  3. Navy Drill (0 Hour) + Period 5 + Period 6*  (Transportation available to and from PHS for periods 5/6; not yet for drill)
  4. Period 1 + Period 2 (No Drill) - (Transportation available to and from PHS)
  5. Period 5 + Period 6 (No Drill) - (Transportation available to and from PHS)

Transportation before 0 hour is still being considered.  

For students who attend Peninsula High School:

  1. All options under Gig Harbor High School OR
  2. Navy Drill (0 Hour) + Period 2
  3. Navy Drill (0 Hour) + Period 5
  4. Navy Drill (0 Hour) + Period 6
  5. Period 1 only
  6. Period 2 only
  7. Period 5 only
  8. Period 6 only
Purpose
  • Citizenship
  • Leadership
  • Sense of Belonging
  • Sense of Accomplishment
  • Sense of Direction
Curriculum
  • Citizenship
  • Naval Orientation
  • Naval Operations
  • Naval History
  • Navigation
  • Seamanship
  • Leadership
  • Nautical Astronomy
  • Electronics
  • Oceanography
  • Drill, Command, Ceremony
  • Physical Fitness & Health