State Police's Camp Cadet accepting applications for summer program

Greensburg, PA -- Westmoreland County District Attorney Nicole W. Ziccarelli in cooperation with Pennsylvania State Police Troop A announce that applications are now being accepted for its Camp Cadet Program. 

Youth between 12-15 years old can apply to partake in Camp Cadet programs in Cambria, Indiana, Somerset, & Westmoreland Counties. 

Camp Cadet is a summer camp for boys and girls from Pennsylvania between the ages of twelve to fifteen. The camp is held at various locations throughout the State and staffed by Troopers, local police officers and many other volunteers. The goal of Camp Cadet is to introduce participants to the diverse criminal justice system and establish a positive relationship with law enforcement personnel.

Camp Cadet is open to all youth and is structured similar to training at the police academy. All participants who attend camp cadet are addressed as “Cadet” during the week. Cadets are required to participate in all scheduled events. The camp focuses on discipline, self-esteem, teamwork, drug and alcohol education, violence prevention and many other issues facing today’s youth. There is no cost associated to attend Camp Cadet. 

For more information, click here: Troop A