Excellence, No Excuses!
The mission of the New Jersey Youth ChalleNGe Academy is to intervene in and reclaim the lives of disengaged youth through education, excellence, mentoring and empowerment to improve their academic level and employment potential, with the objective to become responsible and productive citizens of New Jersey and the United States of America.
NJYCA is a 22 week live-in program held at Fort Dix, New Jersey.
The program is free to parents and guardians.
HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
Cadets pursue academics in order to test for a NJ High School Diploma.
Cadets are exposed to healthy routines and a disciplined environment.
We are not accepting applications for our program until Spring/Summer of 2021.
Accept the ChalleNGe
Established by Congress in 1993, the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program is an evidence-based program designed to provide opportunities to adolescents who have left school before earning a high school diploma but demonstrate a desire to improve their potential for successful and productive lives.