Carson Long Military Academy: Informational Video

Discover our history and learn how our cadets prepare for all that life requires by following our structured programs.

Winning JROTC program

Carson Long's JROTC program provides young men the necessary tools and skills to become leaders within their own communities.

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Carson Long Academics

Carson Long's small class size allows a more hands on approach to teaching. Our mandatory study halls are designed to ensure cadets complete assigned homework and assignments.

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Virtual Tour

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Carson Long’s Mission

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Our mission is to inspire young men to strive for academic excellence, build strong character, and reach their highest potential as future responsible citizens and ethical leaders in a global community.

Carson Long enjoys a diverse student population, each year representing about a dozen foreign nations and 12 to 15 states in the United States.

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Cadet Academic Life

Carson Long follows a modified block schedule, with 4 classes on “A” days and 4 other classes on “B” days, a system which has been shown to benefit students by providing more opportunities for electives and better time management abilities for getting help and completing homework.

DSC_0086Enrolling boys in grades 6-12, Carson Long provides a safe, supervised campus environment; small classes that allow for individualized instruction; and a variety of academic enrichment opportunities, leadership activities, and educational and recreational programs.

Carson Long is a member of the Association of Military Colleges and Schools of the United States, the National Association of Independent Schools, and the Pennsylvania Association of Independent Schools.

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  • S5 BLOG JCLC SEPT 2014

    Cadet Perspective: The S-5 Blog, September 2014 Edition

    S-5 Blog (Sept 2014) Cadet Montgomery   Another great year at Carson Long has begun! Welcome back, returning cadets, and welcome, all new cadets! I am CDT Aaron Montgomery, and I’m the new S-5 for the 2014-2015 school year.  I am the Cadet Public Affairs …

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    PRESIDENT’S BLOG No. 7 – SEPTEMBER 2014 Dear Friends and Family of Carson Long Military Academy, It gives great personal pleasure to report a very successful start to Carson Long’s 179th year as a school. While my perspective is limited to the past twelve months, …

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    Carson Long Military Centennial

    Jairee A. Counterman, Director of Advancement & Alumni Relations “Carson Long Military Academy is the nation’s oldest private boarding school to provide military leadership training.” To ensure that a news release gets picked up by a newspaper or TV station or other media outlet, the …

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    Carson Long was featured recently in the ‘Regional Spotlight on Perry County’ by the Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce/Capital Region Economic Development Corporation.  Thank you to Rhonda Campbell, Director of the Perry County Chamber of Commerce, for letting us know about the opportunity to submit photos & information for this feature. HRN-CLMA …

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    Carson Long Military Academy, the nation’s oldest private boarding school to offer military leadership training, cordially invites you to attend our Open House for prospective students and their families on Wednesday, August 18, 2014. During our Open House event, you will meet President & CEO, …

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