Decriptions of Each Program Follow
Cadeting in the Local Church
P-1 This is Cadeting
This video segment gives an overview of the world of cadeting, from the club meetings and outings to the Corps structure and activities such as Congress and the international camporee. This is a good presentation to introduce churches to cadeting or to promote the organization to prospective Cadets and their parents.
P-2 Cadeting as a Part of the Church's Ministry
This short program is useful for informing church leaders and parents about three important aspects of cadeting: that it is intended to be an integral part of the local church's ministry; how cadeting can be used to effectively complement Christian day school and church school programming; and how cadeting can be an effective part of the church's evangelism program.
P-3 The Challenge of Being a Cadet Counselor
Although intended for use in recruiting men to be counselors, this section of the video can also be used to orient new counselors to better understand what is expected of them and the support that they can expect.
P-4 Promoting Your Cadet Club
This program presents a few ideas that clubs are using or can use to promote their Club and it's activities as well as the entire Cadeting organization.
P-5 A Look at the Cadet Council
The main points of the Cadet Council Handbook are outlined in the program, including officer job descriptions and ideas for promoting Cadet clubs to the church and the surrounding community. It concludes by exploring the benefits of involvement in a Cadet council.
P-6 A Look at the Cadet Congress
This program explains the process by which decisions are made and officers and administrators selected in the Cadet Corps. It explains how you can make a proposal to the Cadet Congress and how proposals move through the system.
P-7 What You Get From the Corps Office
As the title implies, this program discusses the broad range of resource materials available from the Corps office, such as counselor aid booklet, promotional materials, guidebooks, Cadet Quest magazine, and more. It also discusses the programs and conferences that are regularly offered to continue the counselor education process.
P-8 The Cadet International Camporee
The Cadet International Camporee is the ultimate ministry experience in cadeting, for men and boys alike. This video program shows you exactly what a camporee is like and includes explanations of many of the activities which are part of the triennial camporee.
The Cadet Program Series
P-9 Junior Cadets
Junior Cadets explores the special Cadet ministry to boys in grades one through three (six- through eight-year-olds). It explains the unique needs of boys in this age group and the activities that a Junior Cadet program includes to most effectively teach these boys. This video clip also explains the resources that are available to help counselors run an effective Junior Cadet program.
In this video segment, the major components of the R•P•B program, for boys in grades four through six (ages nine through eleven), are outlined. It explains the requirements for advancing in rank and earning merit badges. It also highlights the resources available for counselors working with boys at this program level.
P-11 Guide Trails
The Guide Trails video section provides an explanation of the Cadet program designed specifically for boys in grades seven through nine (ages twelve through fourteen). It gives a close look at the structure of the "trails" that boys can choose to work through, and partially describes some of the projects that boys can complete. This segment also includes the resources that are available to counselors working with the Guide Trails program.
Voyageurs describes the Cadet program for boys in high school (ages fourteen through sixteen). This video explains the differences between the Voyageurs curriculum and the curriculum for younger Cadets. It also informs the viewer about the resources available to those who will counsel boys in this program level.
The "How To" Series
P-13 Getting the Most Out of Cadet Quest
This segment discusses each section of the Cadet Quest, the boys’ magazine, and how each part can be used most productively in a Cadet group or meeting. It challenges the counselor to think of ways he can creatively use Cadet Quest to provide variety and substance for the weekly group meeting.
P-14 Motivating Boys
Here are some practical ideas that clubs and counselors can implement to help motivate their Cadets. The video discusses outside motivation systems and emphasizes that Cadets will not be motivated to learn what their club wants to teach them unless the counselors are enthusiastic about the material and their boys.
P-15 Disciplining Boys
This segment begins by reviewing the true purpose of discipline. It examines the need for discipline in club and some methods you can use to establish and enforce a set of club rules. It emphasizes that for discipline to be effective, counselors must not only follow the rules themselves, but they must also be models of the positive behavior expected from the Cadets.
P-16 Using the Cadet Profile
This encourages Cadet counselors to use the Cadet Profile to help them remember each boy’s interests and chart each boy’s progress. It explains some of the benefits of using the Cadet Profile and gives them the information they need to begin using it.
P-17 Snow Derby
“Snow Derby” provides a look at the events that are part of a typical Cadet snow derby. It deals with such things as first aid, lashing, axemanship, and cliff rescue. It explains the benefits of involvement in a snow derby to your counselors and Cadets, and gives information on the resources that are available to help a council plan a snow derby.