Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Camp Cadet cost?

There is a $25.00 registration fee.  All other expenses are covered by donations and sponsors.

When / How can I apply?

Registration for the 2020 SouthCentral Camp Cadet is currently open.


Registration will close April 18, 2020 or when the maximum enrollment capacity is reached.  A message will be posted on our Facebook page and website once registration closes.


Refer to the BECOME A CADET page for more information.

How old do you have to be?

Eligible boys and girls must be at least 13 years old and not over 15 years old by June 1, 2020 and in good physical condition.

Where do I have to live to attend?

Our program is open to residents of Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Perry and York Counties.

Where is camp held?

South Central Camp Cadet is held on the beautiful campus of York College in York, Pennsylvania.

Can I visit my child at camp?

Being this is a week-long overnight camp, visitors are not permitted.  Photos and videos will be posted throughout the week on this site and our Facebook page for you to "check in" on your camper.

What happens after I apply?

After mailing the cadet application, a recent applicant wallet sized photo, and the required fee, you will receive a confirmation letter via email containing information about the Cadet mandatory orientation.


Please allow time as applications are processed weekly.  If you do not receive a letter by May 1st, please send us an email.

When is my check cashed?

Payment processing is done on a monthly basis.  Please allow 6-8 weeks from the time of application for your check to clear.

When is the application deadline?

The cadet application, the applicant photo, and the check or money order must be received by April 18th.

My applicant just had a physical, do I need to get another one?

The medical form needs to be signed by an Attending Physician.  The decision for a new physical exam will rest with your doctor.

Do I have to attend the Cadet mandatory orientation?

Yes.  All applicants must attend the Cadet mandatory orientation to attend the camp, and must bring the remaining registration forms.

If your questions weren't answered, send us an email.