May 27 – June 23, 2017

“Outfitting you with skills to fulfill God’s calling in life.”

Are you ready to move deeper in your relationship with Christ? Do you want to take your ministry skills to the next level? Join us for STEP Advanced!

This course runs concurrently with STEP and is open to all STEP Alumni who are age 16 or older.

Cost: $1,495
Application Deadline: May 19, 2017


“For we are His workmanship created in Christ Jesus for good works which He prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.” Ephesians 2:10

STEP Advanced offers training in leadership skills, confidence building, Biblical studies, wilderness care and survival, crisis counseling, evangelism, and public speaking. These life skills are coupled with outdoor adventures, including hiking, rustic camping, and rock climbing. The heart of STEP Advanced is centered on the book of Ephesians through study and memorization.

Eligibility & Application

STEP Advanced is open to all young ladies who have graduated from STEP in a prior year.

Your completed application must be accompanied by:

  • $25 non-refundable processing fee made payable to ALERT Academy
  • A personal photograph taken within the last 6 months
  • A family photograph taken within the last 6 months
  • A copy of your medical insurance card

Application deadline: April 27, 2017

The International ALERT Academy does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies and programs on the basis of race, color, or national and ethnic origin.

Applications are processed beginning in February each year. We will send you an email confirming that your application has been received.

Once your application is accepted, we’ll send you a confirmation packet with additional information and materials, including a transportation form that you’ll need to submit before you come.

Click the linked PFD to learn more about:

  • Items you need to purchase and bring to STEP Advanced
  • Items that will be issued to you when you arrive
  • Gear recommendations
  • Optional gear
  • How to ship your gear to STEP Advanced ahead of time if you wish
  • What not to bring