Online Pre-Application

Part I - Applicant Information

Part II - Parent / Guardian Information

Part III - Applicant Questionnaire

Part IV - Statement of Understanding
  • I fully understand that the New Jersey Youth ChalleNGe Academy is a residential Academy that includes GED instruction, military training and employment preparation.
  • At this time, I am in good health and capable of meeting the rigorous physical training schedule I will experience at the New Jersey Youth ChalleNGe Academy.
  • I am drug free and I do not have an active alcohol and/or drug abuse problem.
  • I am not under the jurisdiction or supervision of a juvenile or circuit court nor are there any actions pending against me in a general district court except as noted in questions 35 & 36 above.
  • The applicant/legal guardian understands that by submitting this application, the applicant has NOT BEEN ACCEPTED. The applicant is required to schedule an orientation and interview date. Once the orientation AND interview have been successfully completed, the applicant will receive further instructions.
  • The applicant SHOULD NOT withdraw from, nor cease to attend, High School even if they have received a conditional acceptance letter until just before the ChalleNGe class start date.
  • To the best of my knowledge, all statements made in this application are accurate and truthful. I further understand that the information I have given in the first three parts of this application is subject to verification and that I may be disqualified from the Academy if it is determined that the information I have provided is untrue.
  • By submitting this application, I agree that any information I provide may be made available to any person having a legitimate need for the information. I further understand that New Jersey Youth ChalleNGe Academy personnel shall determine who has such a need for this information.

  • Part V - Signature

    NJYCA Main Number
    Phone: (609) 556-6080
    Fax: (609) 556-6102

    Mailing Address
    Department or Cadet’s Name
    Bldg. 5910, West 16th Street
    Joint Base MDL, NJ 08640

    Recruiting / Placement / Mentoring
    Phone: (609) 556-6080
    Fax: (609) 556-6101

    Commandant (Disciplinary Issues)
    Phone: (609) 556-6075

    GED/ChalleNGe Transcript Requests
    Phone: (609) 556-6066

    Counselors’ Offices
    Phone: (609) 556-6065 / 6066

    Deputy Director of Programs 
    Phone: (609) 556-6062

    Deputy Director of Operations
    (609) 556-6057

    Charge of Quarters (After Hrs)
    Phone: (609) 556-6077 / 6078

    Shift Supervisor (24/7)
    Cellphone: (609) 649-4503

    Nurse’s Office
    Phone: (609) 556-6063
    Fax: (609) 556-6104

    Medical Records
    Phone: (609) 556-6063