Being a Cadet counselor is an incredible responsibility. For those who take on the challenge, it is vitally important that they have the best support possible. That support begins simply, at a personal level, with encouraging each counselor to be in prayer and in God's Word, because the true strength for the task comes from the Lord. But we also believe that the Lord works through the gifts and talents of His people to assist us in life's challenges. To that end, the Calvinist Cadet Corps wants to make sure that every counselor that is part of the CCC ministry has opportunity to receive training. Bernard Teeninga has felt called by God to lead the counselor training aspect of the CCC's ministry.
Throughout cadeting there are men who are trained as DCEs (Developers of Counselor Education). It is their job to help councils (groups of Cadet clubs in a geographic area) with their educational programs. Bernard serves these men in the field by: