What personal items can you bring to West Point?

What personal items can you bring to West Point?

What personal items can you bring to West Point?

All you really need to bring are official ID, running shoes, and razor(s). Much of what West Point issues you on R-Day will also go in to an issued duffel bag. You will be carrying this duffel bag for the rest of R-day.

How many people get accepted into West Point SLE?

Approximately 1100 high school juniors are selected to attend the seminar each year from an applicant pool of approximately 6000 students. What is a typical day like during SLE?

What do West Point students do over the summer?

West Point conducts the Summer Leaders Experience (SLE) for high school juniors going into their senior year. It is a fast-paced program of academic classes, military training, physical fitness training and intramural athletics conducted during the first couple of weeks in June each year.

Are West Point cadets allowed to date?

(1) Cadets may not date or engage in an overly familiar relationship with United States Military Academy Preparatory School (USMAPS) Cadet Candidates.

Are you allowed to have your phone at West Point?

Cadets are allowed to carry phones, but may not use them while in formation or marching, Christopher Kasker, the West Point public affairs director told the Daily News.

Is West Point SLE worth it?

New Member. It is definitely worth going to if you hope to attend a service academy! Not only does it give you a taste of what things will be like at the academy, but also looks great when applying.

Do West Point cadets come home for summer?

Plebes still get a week, just not the two full weekends. I think now with the compressed academic schedule the goal is to give every cadet 4 weeks leave every summer. The general idea is to break up summer into 3 – 4 week blocks of which one is leave. Long weekends are basically gone from the schedule.

Is there a kissing rock at West Point?

Tradition states that a cadet must kiss his date as they pass underneath the overhanging rock or else it will fall (presumably crushing both of them). West Point also has a Kissing Tree, but one must leave the Post to find it.

Is alcohol allowed at West Point?

(1) Fourth Class Cadets may not consume alcohol on the West Point Reservation; this includes at football tailgates and other private events on post. Of-age Fourth Class Cadets may only drink while on leave or pass and must be outside the walking privilege limits and off the West Point Reservation.