The West Point Parents Club
of MD, DC and VA
Now has a Facebook Page!
2013 National Champions
USMA Orienteering Club
traveled to Shawnee, Kansas for
the U.S. Intercollegiate Championships and secured their 11th
consecutive and 35th national title as the best collegiate orienteering
team in the country.
February 2013 Newsletter
West Point Activities for
West Point Activities for
Parent's Club Activities for 2013
2013 Dates and Activities
Cadet Bus Information
Parent Club Bus
email is going out via the club listserv.
If you are not receiving club email,
early and always confirm event dates with your Cadet!
Information for Academic Year 2013-2014
July 1, 2013 "R" Day - Reception Day - Class of 2017 reports to West Point
July 8 Class of 2016 reports to West Point for Cadet Field Training
July 26 Cadet Field Training Ends
August 11 Upper Class Cadets report to West Point
August 12 March Back from Cadet Basic Training
August 12-16 Reorganization Week
August 17 Acceptance Day Parade
August 19 First Day of Classes
August 23-24 Ring Weekend - Class of 2014 Event
September 2 Labor Day (Classes in session)
September 6 No Class
October 14 Columbus Day (Classes in session)
October 18 No Class
November 11 Veterans Day (Holiday - No Classes)
November 27 Modified Class Day - Classes end by 1 p.m.
November 28-30 Thanksgiving Holiday
December 1 Cadets must return by 7 p.m.
December 13 Last Day of Classes - First Semester
December 14 Army-Navy Game - Philadelphia, PA - Lincoln Financial Field
December 16-20 Term End Exams (Final Exams)
December 20 December Graduation
December 21 Winter Leave Begins
January 5, 2014 Winter Leave Ends - Cadets must return by 7 p.m.
January 6-7 Winter Reorganization
January 8 First Day of Classes - Second Semester
January 20 Martin Luther King Day (Holiday - No Classes)
February 1 500th Night (Class of 2015 Event)
February 8 Yearling Winter Weekend (Class of 2016 Event)
February 17 Presidents' Day (Holiday - No Classes)
February 21-22 100th Night (Class of 2014 Event)
March 14-16 Plebe-Parent Weekend (Class of 2017 Event)
are released on Sunday, March 16 for Spring Break
March 14-23 Spring Break - Upper-class Cadets depart after last duty on March 14th, and return by 7 p.m. on the 17th.
April 26 Sandhurst Competition
May 1 Projects/Reading Day
May 9 Last Day of Classes
May 12-16 Term End Exams
May 28 Class of 2014 Graduation
*All members in good
standing are welcome to attend meetings.
events as might occur:
There is always action in and around our area between now and
the end of the year. We have Cross Country at Navy in September, boxing
in Philadelphia over the Army-Navy Weekend, and opportunities to help
the USMA admissions and area Liaison Officers with recruiting nights
from now to January. If you know of an event where Cadets or your Cadet
will be in our area, put it out over the listserver for all to see. We
have reputation among the Cadets as being the ‘Food Club' –
for our overwhelming tailgate support. Let’s keep that tradition
alive when Cadets are competing or visiting in the WPPC MD-DC-VA Club
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- Enhance the image of the United States Military Academy in the local
- Provide a means of communication between the Academy and
- Provide fellowship among parents whose sons or daughters are
undergoing a rigorous military training program.
- Promote interest in attending the USMA.
The WPPC MD-DC-VA web
site strives to improve communications among members of the WPPC
MD-DC-VA as well as other West Point Parent Clubs around the country.
New cadet parents will want to access the New
Cadet Information page for a copy of the New Cadet Handbook
and other items of interest. Membership
in the WPPC MD-DC-VA, can provide valuable insight and information as
well as enhance the experience as a West Point parent. This web site
provides a place to post news and information for our members. The
monthly Club Newsletters are available
in .pdf format along with many photos shared by club families in our Photo Album. These color photos may be
printed or downloaded for your own use. Thanks to WP.org, the club has
space to post many photos so be sure to share your memories by
forwarding your photos to the Public Affairs Representative.
Members can also access information about club sponsored Cadet Buses providing transportation to and from
the MD-DC-VA area and West Point. To contact a Board Member, names and email addresses
are only a click away. The Club Gifts and Services
site has information about unique gifts and discount Phone Calling
Cards. Helpful Links will connect you to some
of the many sources of information about West Point on the Internet.
Questions about this web site? Webmaster
This private organization is a non-Federal entity organized by parents
of Cadets at the United States Military Academy. Non-Federal entities
may not be endorsed by the United States Army or Department of
Defense. As such, the views of this private organization are not
to be considered as the official views of the United States Military