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Start a Club

Start a Club

Get in Touch, Start a Club

Contact the Cadet office and talk to someone on staff. They will send you an “info packet” and talk to you about what club start-up resources are available to you. It may be possible for you to get a first-hand look at a club. The staff can tell you if there is another club in your area that you can visit or find an experienced counselor in your area who can visit you.

Start a Club

The Steps to Starting

What needs to happen for you to start a club? The steps below will give you an overview of the process. When you contact the Cadet corps (Step 3) and receive the info packet you will receive the Starting and Organizing a Cadet Club booklet which will give you a more detailed description of how to set up and run your club.

  • STEP 1

    Read/Agree with our Constitution

    Our constitution describes what we believe – the Word of God (the Bible) according to the concept of the same as expressed in the Westminster Confession of Faith, the Heidelberg Catechism, the Canons of Dort, and the Belgic Confession.

  • STEP 2

    Review your program choices

    Decide which program or programs are right for your church and community.

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  • STEP 3

    Contact the Corps Office

    Talk to the staff at the Corps Office, and they can send you an info packet and other start-up resources. Corps staff can also tell you if there is another club in your area that you can visit or find an experienced counselor who can visit you.

  • STEP 4

    Fill out the Annual Club Registration Form

    This form will officially begin the process of forming your new club. Any club can register as a Calvinist Cadet Corps Club – if you are an independent club (not a part of any council) you can register as a Christian Cadet Club. Once submitted, your club will be examined/approved by our executive committee.

  • STEP 5

    Fill out the Club Information Form

    This form will provide the Corps Office with necessary information about your club, and help with planning for the season. 

  • STEP 6

    Order supplies

    The info packet includes a Supply Catalog and Starting and Organizing a Cadet Club booklet – these will help you know what to order. You can also see the materials that are available in our online store.
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