Cuts made to JROTC Cadet Challenge Camp

FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) - Fewer kids will be allowed to attend the JROTC Cadet Challenge Camp at Fort Benning this summer, and authorities say federal budget cuts are to blame.

They have trimmed about 75 slots from the camp but 310 students will still take part in the week-long event.

Students from about 30 schools will participate in events such as rappelling, water safety, obstacle courses and jumping from the 34-foot tower at Eubanks Field.

The camp runs June 10 through the 14

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