WATCH: Citadel Cadets Embark on a Trip of a Lifetime

January 22, 2018, 1:52 pm EST | Share:

CHARLESTON, SC (FOX 24 NEWS NOW) — A lesson in leadership and teamwork. The Citadel at Sea program is now on its way to the Caribbean aboard the 140-foot Spirit of South Carolina Schooner.

Fifteen cadets will be spending an entire semester on-board the floating classroom for an adventure in maritime commerce, culture, history and more.

We caught up with the cadets as they prepared for their four month adventure.

The cadets will return in April and an excursion to Bermuda is scheduled in May. After that, they’ll be sailing to New England and Eastern Canada in the fall.