Mentor Important Dates

The primary goal of the mentoring component is to assess and match each cadet with an unrelated adult in the community in an effort to develop a sustained relationship. The cadet and family are asked to nominate a volunteer from their community to be the cadet’s mentor. This adult acts as a friend, companion, supporter and role model to the cadet while engaging in activities of mutual interest. The mentor reinforces the new skills of the cadets and acts as a catalyst to personal growth and achievement. Mentors are asked to help guide and counsel the cadet as he or she begins the transition to employment, higher education, vocational training, military or completing the high school diploma. Mentoring is an act of community building. Mentors are entrusted with molding a young person into a contributing and productive member of society.

Mentor Days are for Cadets and Mentors only. Please respect the development of this important relationship. For more information, contact (360) 473-2614 or Mentor.MailMIL-WYA@mil.wa.gov


Date/TimeWhat    

First Mentor Day Mandatory Training & Match Ceremony

TBA

First Mentor Day is mandatory.

Mentors will train side-by-side with their cadets and participate in various relationship-building activities throughout the day. If mentors previously attended part of the training, communication must take place with the RPM Team Lead and arrival time will be 11:30 a.m.

No parent or family friend visits on Mentor Day. No children should attend Mentor Day.

Service to Community Mentor Day

TBA

Not mandatory, but highly encouraged.

Cadets and their Mentors will work together on a Service to Community project within their platoon. They will also participate in a variety of fun, relationship building exercises throughout the day and spend time talking about goals.

No parent or family friend visits on Mentor Day. No children should attend Mentor Day.

Off Campus Mentor Day

TBA

Not mandatory, but highly encouraged.

Cadets and mentors will spend quality time together in Kitsap County. Mentors must bring a copy of their car insurance before leaving campus. Mentor must have attended one of the previous mentor days to participate.

No parent or family friend visits on Mentor Day. No children should attend Mentor Day.