Clubs and Organizations
An education at a military school would not be complete without fun and challenging extracurricular offerings and clubs and organizations. Clubs allow cadets to get involved in activities outside of their busy academic and leadership curriculum to create life balance. With over 20 clubs to choose from, there is a club for every student on campus.
Many clubs help students complete community service projects, some are for entertainment or career development, while others are faith-based. To ensure student engagement and participation, all cadets are required to participate in clubs during the academic year. In fact, many clubs are organized and led by cadets. Whether you board on campus, or enroll as a day student, there is always time in the daily schedule for athletics, clubs, and other after-school activities.
Unlike other public schools and most private schools, at our day/boarding school for boys, you can you learn to fly in high school , gain business skills, play fun games, learn how to fix things, improve your computer skills, hone your creative talents, and so much more. Clubs allow you to go beyond your comfort zone and try new things! You will make new friends and have opportunities to work in teams, as well as exercise your leadership and communication skills.
In addition, special club programs will expand your horizons and make an impact. Model United Nations and Harvard Model Congress create opportunities to stretch your mental abilities and expand your knowledge. Honor Council will give you a chance to follow your moral compass and hold your peers accountable.
And last, but not least, Peer Counseling and Peer Tutoring offer a great way to support your fellow cadets. For more information about trips, weekend activities, dances, and events, see our Associated Student Body page.
CLUBS IGNITE NEW PASSIONS AND INTERESTS
The Warrior Aviation Club will provide authentic and practical aviation training and simulation. In addition to the aviation class, this club will offer extra practice and education on the basics of aviation, flight training, drone use, and much more. Aim high and learn how to fly in high school through Warrior Aviation Course and Club! We also partner with Kevin Moss with the Civil Air Patrol.
Agriculture and Gardening Club
The Agriculture and Gardening Club introduces cadets to the fundamentals of gardening. Learn how to build, plant, manage, and harvest a garden, as well as how to manage water irrigation, pest control, and many other areas.
The club also gives back to the school by donating most of the herbs, fruits, and vegetables they grow to our campus dining hall. Enjoy the wonder of watching a garden grow and learn life skills!
Chalk Talk Club
In Chalk Talk Club, cadets will write kind and inspiring messages in chalk around campus as a way to promote kindness. Spread our values of gratitude and compassion through your words and deeds!
Circuit Python Club
Learn Python and use it to program small single board computers with various sensors, outputs, and displays.
Dungeons and Dragons Club
The Dungeons and Dragons Club introduces students to the wildly popular Dungeons and Dragons. Cadet leaders will lead the club with mini game lessons before each game. Make new friends!
This club exposes cadets to the methodologies and tools used in forensics.
It strengthens the cadet’s understanding of the sciences and encourages students in their educational pursuits. The club also makes them aware of career opportunities in the field of forensic science.
In addition, the club helps establish and develop ties with local personnel involved in forensics.
The club goes on field trips, does hands-on lab activities, goes to movies and hosts guest speakers. Gain new thinking skills and learn about careers in forensics!
Game Time Club
Cadets will have the opportunity to play old-fashioned board games and have fun within a group setting. Make new friends and go retro with games!
Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA)
Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) is a student-run club which provides a safe place for students to meet, support each other, talk about issues related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression, and work to stop homophobia. Create a positive campus experience that celebrates diversity!
This club raises awareness for the environment and issues that are of concern today, In particular, we focus on trash and recyclables on the beach, ocean, and waterways in our community. This club takes action by organizing and participating in local beach cleanups.
The Green Club works with Heal the Bay, I Love a Clean San Diego, and San Diego Coastkeepers to keep track of collected trash and waste. Protect our planet!
Harvard Model Congress
Harvard Model Congress (HMC) is the largest congressional simulation conference in the world, run by students at Harvard University. Students in the club will prepare for this year’s trip to Boston! HMC, here we come!
This club will allow cadets to participate in and practice their skills in drill, rifle spinning, color guard, raider challenge, and more. The cadets will utilize their current skills, as well as augment their technique in some or all of the specialty areas. Improve skills and self-discipline!
Nintendo Switch Club
This is a club to get together and play Nintendo Switch. Fun and exciting!
Anti-Defamation League (NPFH)
As one of the leading civil rights and human relations organizations, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) offers schools one of their most significant education initiatives through “No Place for Hate®.”
The NPFH club takes a campus-wide approach to improving school climate that amplifies students’ voices in creating a safe and friendly school environment.
Notes for Light
Give back to our elders through this community service club, where you will write notes to seniors at our local retirement/nursing home.
Enjoy learning painting techniques as you work on paintings and explore your creative side.
This is a dedicated time for peer counselors to check in, discuss their caseloads, and get advice. For a brief overview, see our counseling page.
Peer tutors will have the opportunity to check in and discuss their tutorial sessions with fellow cadets. It will also be a time to address questions and get advice as needed.
This is a great club to get extra exercise and enjoy Pickleball at the Tennis Courts. Get fit and get moving!
The Reading Club will provide an opportunity for students to read books of their choice for pleasure. Students can bring their own books of choice. Some club time will be spent discussing favorite books, but most of the time will be spent silently reading. Find new interests in the wonderful world of books!
Rock Band Club
Club members will play pop and rock songs together in a band format. This is a great opportunity to play guitar, bass, drums, and keyboard. (Must be able to play an instrument).
Short Film Club
Film Buffs Unite! Watch international short movies and enjoy lively discussions following.
Sports Medicine Club
Learn more about this professional field! The focus will be on learning about basic injury evaluations, basic anatomy, first aid, taping, and general information on sports.
Cadets reinforce our honor code in the Honor Council, take trips to participate in Harvard Model Congress and Model United Nations. Students also have opportunities to help their peers academically through the peer tutoring program.
National Honor Society (NHS)
By Invitation Only.
The National Honor Society is one of the oldest and largest recognition programs for high school students in grades 10-12 in the United States of America; however it is also present in several other countries. NHS honors those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, leadership, service, and character. The National Honor Society was founded in 1921 by the National Association of Secondary School Principals.
It is estimated that over one million students participate in the National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society.
Once selected, a student is awarded membership in the local chapter at a special induction ceremony. With induction, each member assumes certain obligations as outlined by the chapter and the national constitution.
The chapter must conduct a service project for the school or community and see to the development of an individual service project for each member. Chapters may choose to sponsor fundraising projects or otherwise involve themselves with the school to reach the chapter’s goals. In addition, regular meetings of the chapter can be held to conduct chapter business. Be a stellar student and give back through school and community service projects!
The Honor Council is a cadet organization responsible for education, supervision, and administration of the Honor Code. It consists of seven qualified cadets from the First Class who have demonstrated to the Corps, faculty, and staff they are capable of upholding the standards of honor.
They meet to hear reports of violations of the Honor Code and determine the guilt or innocence of the accused cadet. Recommendations for serious punishments, up to and including dismissal, can be made by the Honor Council for guilty cases of lying, cheating, stealing, or toleration.
Model United Nations
Model United Nations is an educational simulation and academic competition in which students learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations. MUN involves and teaches research, public speaking, debating, and writing skills, in addition to critical thinking, teamwork, and leadership abilities.
Spring Trips Abroad
Special spring break trips are planned to places far and wide and have included trips to China, Galapagos Islands, and Europe. (optional). Contact Academics to learn more.
Maximize Co-Curricular Activities
Enjoy and create life balance! During the day, you will have time to:
1. Participate in sports of your choice each season or fitness options.
2. Join clubs to spend time on special interests and ignite new passions.
3. Relax down at the beach or lounge area or go surfing.
4. Have fun going on trips locally or on the spring trip abroad.
5. Spend time taking walks into Carlsbad Village.
6. Hang out with friends in the Oceanview Rec Hall.
7. Receive leadership training and prepare for parades.
8. Check in with counselors for scheduling and social/emotional support.
9. Benefit from tutorial period, study time, faculty office hours, and peer tutoring sessions.
10. Enjoy meals and conversations with friends.
For more information about trips, weekend activities, dances, and events, see our Associated Student Body page.