Sydney Aresta loves being the battalion commander of the Stoneman Douglas High School Army JROTC program. She is playing a leadership role at the JROTC Cadet Leadership STEM Camp on the campus of Florida Atlantic University. She is a student leader at the camp.
There are about 300 top JROTC cadets from throughout Broward County who are part of this camp. There are involved in team building activities such as leadership training, critical thinking skills and adventure training. They participated in a Low Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience course, rock climbing and water safety training.
Victoria Rocha, a part of the Army JROTC at Coral Glades High School has enjoyed the camp. “We learned how to build a glider. I enjoy meeting new people,” she said.
Ana Barcho, a member of the Stoneman Douglas Army JROTC program said, “I liked building a catapult and making new friends,” she said.
Collin Ragbir a member of the Navy ROTC program at J.P. Taravella High School said he has enjoyed the camp and the opportunity to develop leadership skills.