Many co-curricular activities are available to JROTC cadets.
Color Guard Cadets
Members march with mock rifles,sabers, school flag, state flag and national colors to present during ceremonies and events such as varsity sports, alumni banquets, parades, graduations, etc. They are ambassadors to the community. They also compete against other JROTC color guards.
Crack Drill Team
The purpose of armed crack drill is to enable a team to move in precision from one place to another in an orderly manners using exhibition drill movements. They use mock weapons. the drill commands aid in training by instilling habits of precision, memorization,discipline and attention to detail. They perform at school functions and community events.
Students study aviation and experience C130 and helicopter flights.
Our Honor Guard members attend various events and may serve as greeters, ushers and servers. Some of these events include, alumni/alumnae banquets, Parents' Association events, baccalaureate mass, graduation and many wakes and funerals. All students in the Honor Guard are the face of CDH.
Cadets compete in map reading events, go on camping trips, etc.
Regulation Drill Team
The purpose of drill is to enable a unit to move in precision from one place to another in an orderly manner, by using up to 80 commands. They compete in several JROTC competitions, including the CDH Upper Midwest Challenge held every February.
Air Rifle team is a varsity sport managed through JROTC Department. The sport emphasizes hand/eye coordination. The athletes utilize a .177 caliber air rifle. The team competes in area competitions.