The Calvinist Cadet Corps Constitution
The paragraph below titled "The Practical Application of these Beliefs" is an exerpt from the Calvinist Cadet Corps constitution (article 2) which expresses the foundation of the corps. "The Goal of Cadeting", also below, is a statement which is reviewed and voted on annually at the Cadet congress (governing body). If you would like a copy of the entire CCC Constitution, please contact the office through our guestbook.
What We Believe: The basis of the Calvinist Cadet Corps is the Word of God (the Bible) according to the concept of the same as expressed in the Heidelberg Catechism, the Canons of Dordt, and the Belgic Confession.
The Practical Application of these Beliefs
- God is revealed in His Word. The cadeting ministry encourages studying the Bible as the guide to life.
- God is revealed in nature. The cadeting ministry encourages experiencing the presence of the Lord in His glorious creation. Learning the skills of an outdoorsman builds a boy's character, and developing a boy's understanding of his place in God's world helps him to be a faithful steward.
- Men are God's servants. The Calvinist Cadet Corps is the ministry of men of God who are dedicated to bring boys into a living relationship with their Lord and Savior. These men, understanding their imperfection, hold on to the promise that the Lord will bless their prayers, their example, and their instruction if they rely on God's strength.
Luke 2:52 states that "Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and men." The goal of the Calvinist Cadet Corps, based upon that verse, is to help boys grow spiritually in all areas of life (devotional, mental, physical, and social) by providing Christian men with a uniquely designed structure, program, and materials so that they can mentor boys effectively.