Our Mission “…through organization and cooperation with the Department of the Navy, to encourage and aid American youth to develop, train them in seagoing skills, and to teach them patriotism, courage, self-reliance and kindred virtues.” - NSCC Charter – 36 USC 1541

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This handbook is provided as a guide for parents during their child’s involvement with the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps (NSCC) or the Navy League Cadet Corps (NLCC). Most parents who choose to read this booklet do so because their son or daughter has joined, or is interested in joining, either the NSCC or the NLCC.

Content includes:

  • Welcome Aboard
  • Our Navy Heritage
  • Drills
  • Proper Appearance
  • Chain of Command
  • Adult Volunteer Opportunities
  • Supplementary Material
  • Glossary of Nautical Terms