The Military System
Potential is what you make of it.
At Culver, we believe leadership isn't something you're born with. It's something you strive for. It isn't something you possess, but rather something you prove, every day. Day in and day out, in public and private moments, we have the opportunity to live with honor and courage.
This philosophy informs every aspect of the Culver experience. It’s in the training young cadets receive in the art of followership. It’s the reason we were founded and why we exist today: to help our students become capable and confident in their paths forward, driven by both a passion for their unique interests and a commitment to change their communities for the better.
Each cadet is assigned to a unit – the group that he will live with for his time at Culver. There are 9 units that fall under 3 battalions:
We have taught wisdom, courage, moderation, and justice on horseback since 1897, and our equestrians have made 18 presidential inaugural appearances.
Distinguished MErit Scholarships
Culver offers five scholarships, each a life-changing opportunity for young people to thrives as learners and leaders.
Culver is steeped in a rich history of tradition, some of which date back over 100 years.