Cadet hones skills in Rocky Mountains

NANAIMO - NANAIMO cadet Michael Jolly one of 200 youth chosen to attend the Rocky Mountain National Army Cadet centre.

Cadet Michael Jolly will complete the Cadet Leadership and Challenge course while at the Rocky Mountain National Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.

Cadet Michael Jolly will complete the Cadet Leadership and Challenge course while at the Rocky Mountain National Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.

Nanaimo cadet Michael Scott Jolly is honing his leaderships skills in the Rocky Mountains.

Jolly is one of 200 youths from Canada and the United Kingdom accepted into Rocky Mountain National Army Cadet Summer Training Centre.

Attending the centre is considered an honour and privilege among cadets. While at the centre Jolly will complete the Cadet Leadership and Challenge Course. He’ll climb rock walls, paddle through rapids, mountain bike on remote trails and explore glaciers.

“I expect a lot of good challenges and a sense of accomplishment from these hardcore adventures,” said Jolly in a press release.

Cadets is a national youth development program that aims to instill leadership and good citizenship skills in youth, promote physical fitness and stimulate interest in sea, land and air activities.

For more information please go to www.cadets.ca.