Allegheny County Camp Cadet

Discipline. Esteem. Teamwork.

Kickoff Fundraising Event

Mark your calendar! Next year’s Camp Cadet Kickoff event will be February 24, 2023. Stay tuned for more information!

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Cruise For Cadets Motorcycle Run

The 15th Annual Cruise For Cadets Motorcycle Run 2022 was a success! Thank you to everyone that participated. Stay tuned for details about next years ride!

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Allegheny County Camp Cadet is a non-profit, charitable organization that is funded by contributions from the community. For this reason, there is no charge to attend. Thank you for your generosity!

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What Is Camp Cadet?

The week-long camp is designed to bring a better understanding of law enforcement and other community agencies to the youth who live in Allegheny County. Cadets spend the entire week at camp.

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What Do Cadets Do?

Some of the activities include a mock crime scene and a mock trial as well as demonstrations by the SWAT/SERT units and K-9 unit.

Is There A Fee?

Camp Cadet is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) charitable organizations solely funded by donations. For this reason, there is no fee to attend camp.

How Do I Get Involved?

Any youth who resides in Allegheny County between the ages of 12-14 and in good physical condition is eligible. Interested applicants need to submit an application and successfully pass an interview prior to being selected.

Camp Cadet 2023 Coming Soon!

Stay tuned for details on the 2023 Allegheny County Camp Cadet!

What is Camp Cadet?

Allegheny County Camp Cadet is a tuition free, week-long youth camp designed to give boys and girls ages 12-14, who reside in Allegheny County, a better understanding of law enforcement activities while living in an atmosphere similar to a policy training program. Emphasis is placed on improving selfdiscipline, building self-esteem and confidence through teamwork and making new friends. The camp program is staffed by local PA State Police, Allegheny County Police, Allegheny County Sheriff’s and local Municipal Police Officers who serve as counselors and instructors.

Camp is for any youth who reside in Allegheny County between the ages of 12 thru 14 and who are in good physical condition. Interested applicants need to submit and application and successfully pass and interview prior to being selected to attend. It is NOT a camp for TROUBLED YOUTH. Not to be mistaken as boot camp, camp is a mini version of a police academy. The day will consist of physical training, followed by a morning run. The cadets return to their quarters for person hygiene and prepare for inspection. During the day, various activities are scheduled including presentations by various agencies, a mock crime scene investigation, mock criminal trial and sporting events. Camp is held at Camp Guyasuta located in Sharpsburg.

Allegheny County Camp Cadet is a non-profit organization that is funded by contributions from the
community. There is no charge to attend. This is Allegheny County’s 15th year and we are looking
forward to providing the youth of our county an opportunity to challenge themselves in a positive
environment and make new friends.

Location

Camp Guyasuta
300 23rd St Ext, Sharpsburg, PA 15215 | 412-782-2669
Info@AlleghenyCountyCampCadet.org