Basic Leadership Training (BLT) for new students in grades 9-12

Basic Leadership Training (BLT) for new students in grades 9-12
8/19/2019, 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
High School


All new cadets, grades 9-12, MUST attend Basic Leadership Training as a requirement for enrollment.

This training will be held Monday, August 19th through Friday, August 23rd at WNY Maritime Charter High School (266 Genesee St., Buffalo, NY 14204)

The times for this are:

Monday: 7am - 4pm

Tuesday: 7:45am - 4pm

Wednesday: 7:45am - 4pm

Thursday: 7:45am - 4pm

Friday: 7:45am - 4pm (see Friday schedule below)

  • All Cadets will need to purchase a Physical Training (PT) uniform which includes shorts, t-shirt, and sweatpants. The cost is $40 and MUST be paid on the first day of Basic Leadership Training. This payment can be made during the Cadet's fitting in the summer or on the first day of Basic Leadership Training. You can also make arrangements and payments with the Main Office
  • Please arrive early on the first day, Monday, August 19th, between 7:00-7:30AM. There will be a number of items that will be issued to the new Cadet along with locker assignments.
  • Cadets MUST wear the PT uniform (shorts, t-shirt, white or black socks, and gym shoes) EVERY day during BLT. The PT uniform will be issued on the first day of BLT. Please bring socks and gym shoes from home.
  • Hair and nails must be within military regulations and will be discussed starting on the first day. Any grooming issues (hair, nails, jewelry, etc...) MUST be resolved in order for the new Cadet to wear the military uniform on Friday, August 23rd, for BLT Graduation.
  • Cadets who take medication on a daily basis should contact the Main office for additional Guidance. Medication can only be given under supervision of the Main office.
  • Breakfast is optional but will be provided between 7-7:50am. Lunch will be provided daily.
  • A parent cookout will be held on Friday, August 23rd, beginning at 12:00PM. The MANDATORY parent orientation will be held at 1PM. The BLT Graduation ceremony will take place at 2PM.

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