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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    Third Annual Christmas at the Maples Holiday Open House

      Carson Long’s historic 1840 “Maples” is decorated for Christmas and open to the public for two holiday Open Houses: Sunday, December 14, and Sunday, December 21, from 2:00-5:00 p.m.  The price of admission is a can of food or other non-perishable food item that will be donated to …

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    2014 CLMA Gettysburg Battlefield History Trip

    In November 2014, Carson Long President David Pearson, Vice President Mark Morgan, and Business Manager Tim Bassett, who is a National Park Service Licensed Battlefield Guide at the Gettysburg National Battlefield, took a group of cadets to Gettysburg for a day-long tour of the battlefield, which …

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    President’s Blog – December 2014

    December 8, 2014 PRESIDENT’S BLOG – DECEMBER 2014   This academic year really is flying by at a rapid rate of knots, and the perennial question of how to get everything done sufficient to ensure the smooth operation of an independent boarding school never wanders …

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    S-5 Blog, November 2014 Edition

    Welcome back to the S-5 Blog for the month of November!  This month has already yielded many opportunities and events for the cadets to participate in and benefit from.  On November 5, LTC Helsel gave an outstanding leadership lecture to the corps inside the chapel.  I believe the …

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    Carson Long Military Academy Hosts Open House Sunday, December 7, 2014

    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 Sunday, December 7, 2014. During our Open House event, you will meet President & CEO, Mr. David Pearson; …

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