Teens can now apply for the 2015 State Trooper Program

Applicants must be between 15 & 17 years old

Image from the 2013 State Trooper Program (Photo Courtesy: Mass.gov)

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – The American Legion Department of Massachusetts, is now accepting applications for the 2015 Student Troop Program.

The Student Trooper Program is an intensive, one week, residential learning experience for young adults between the ages of 15 and 17. The program is held at the Massachusetts State Police Academy in New Braintree.

Applications will be accepted from April 1st to April 29th. The first week is scheduled for July 6th to July 10th, and the second week is scheduled for July 20th to July 24th.

Organizers of the program warn that this is not a summer camp and it is not designed for troubled teenagers. The program is mentally and physically demanding. The Academy uses a paramilitary approach to training, and discipline is strict.

Click Here to read more about the program and download an application.

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