Kennesaw Mountain Hike
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1. Situation: The King’s Academy (TKA) Knights Battalion Cadets will participate in a hike up Kennesaw Mountain on September 14th and 15th of 2020. The hike will be conducted from 0830-1000.
2. Mission: The Knights Battalion will participate in a hike up the local Kennesaw Mountain in order to boost camaraderie and learn about local Civil War history. Cadets can either (1): Meet at The King’s Academy MS NLT 0730 and carpool to the mountain or (2): Meet the battalion in time for a formation at 0830 at the Kennesaw Mountain Visitor Center lunch area (900 Kennesaw Mountain Dr. Kennesaw, GA). Cadets being picked up from the mountain visitor center should be picked up at 1015 while cadets carpooling should be picked up from The King’s Academy Middle School building at 1100 unless you’re on a special team.
3. General Instructions:
a. Chain of Command
1. C/LTC Kirschner
2. C/MAJ Tuck
3. C/CPT Rehoyo
4. C/CPT Wilkes
b. Cadets should wear civilian clothes suitable for hiking.
c. Tentative time schedule.
(1) 0730 Cadets carpooling arrive at The King’s Academy MS
(2) 0830 Formation at Kennesaw Mountain Picnic Area
(3) 0845 Mountain hike and movie
(4) 1015 Final formation
(5) 1100 Carpooling cadets arrive at Kings, and Special Teams begin
d. Additional general instructions as needed or by SOP.
4. Special Instructions:
a. Knights Battalion.
(1) Safety - Maintain situational awareness
(2) Safety – Water bottles mandatory
(3) Cadets are recommended to be bring a snack for the hike.