Camden Military Academy - Review #1

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Camden Military Academy
5

About the Author:

Years Attended Boarding School: 2017-2021
Sports and Activities:The best organization at this school is by far the Boy Scouts program. I was guided all along the way to getting my eagle and will forever be grateful to the Scoutmaster and faculty helping me achieve something that will help me the rest of my life with the principles I learned.
College Enrolled:Appalachian State University
Home Town, State: Wilmington, NC

Reflections and Advice:

1.) What do you think makes your school unique relative to other boarding schools?
One thing that separated Camden from any other school I've looked at or attended was the small and personal classes. My biggest class went from being 34 at a public school to 12 at Camden. It was relieving to have a personal relationship with the teacher and have that teacher be there for you to get help from at all times of the day.
2.) What was the best thing that happened to you in boarding school?
There is not just one reflection back on my time there is countless times that I would wish to have back, there are to many people to just have one person who impacted me. Almost every faculty person on this campus will have interactions with you, and care for you on the daily.
3.) What might you have done differently during your boarding school experience?
I would've found a niche through an organization or sport sooner.
4.) What did you like most about your school?
Overall I liked the friends I made the most, living with people my age, older and younger gives you a broad perspective of friends. It's almost like having a bunch of older and younger brothers.
5.) Do you have any final words of wisdom for visiting or incoming students to your school?
A word of wisdom I would give an incoming cadet would be is that the school is what you make of it, and will give you every opportunity you can imagine, you just have to embrace it and let it in.

Academics:

1.) Describe the academics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The one thing I like most about the academics here is the ability to take dual-enrollment classes and gain credit in college while taking the class with a small group of people with an instructor who is knowledgeable and able to hold you accountable.

Athletics:

1.) Describe the athletics at your school - what did you like most about it?
The thing I liked most about the athletic program was how different it was from the military aspect, also we live with our teammates in our barracks and form relationships bound through more than just a sport. The people I played lacrosse with are still some of my best friends.

Art, Music, and Theatre:

Extracurricular Opportunities:

1.) Describe the extracurriculars offered at your school - what did you like most about it?
There are too many extra curricular activities for me to have participated in all of them. There is a niche for everyone to find something they are good at or enjoy doing and do it with people who enjoy the same things.

Dorm Life:

1.) Describe the dorm life in your school - what did you like most about it?
The dorm life was one of my favorite aspects of the school, having a roommate before you go to college not only prepares you for living in college and doing things independently without your parents, but is one good time.

Dining:

1.) Describe the dining arrangements at your school.
I love the homes style meals, we walk into the dining hall after our battalion is released from formation and sit down to a country style meal. We sit with the people in our companies and have a good time together.

Social and Town Life:

2.) Describe the social life at your school - what did you like most about it?
I loved how close of friends I became with almost everyone I met at the school it was very different from anything i had ever experienced.

Daily Schedule:

Weekday
6:00 AMWake Up
7:00 AMBreakfast
9:30 AMClass Starts
12:00 AMLunch
3:15 PMFreetime
7:30 PMStudy Hall
9:00 PMOwn Room Recall
Weekend
11:00 AMWake-Up
Read more details about Camden Military Academy on their 2021 profile page.

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