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Month: December 2022

TCA New London Class 59 5K Run/Walk-A-Thon

Please make plans to participate in our first annual Tarheel Challenge Academy 5k Run/Walk-A-Thon. We would like to encourage your participation in collecting donations for the Class 59 5K Run/Walk-a-Thon to be held in Albemarle on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 8am. The 5k Run/Walk-a-Thon is a vital part of the program and the donations …

TCA Salemburg Raleigh Capitol Tour

TCA-S Class 59 recently visited the State Capitol.  On this tour, cadets visited the Legislative Building, the State Capitol, and the North Carolina Museum of History.  The Cadets enjoyed a fun-filled day of observing the North Carolina center of government and learning the History of North Carolina. 

TCA Talent Show

TCA-S cadets showcased their skills in the performing arts.  Several Cadets performed rap or musical renditions of their favorite artists. 

TCA Salemburg Camp Bower

Cadets engaged in rappelling exercises on the rappelling/zip-lining tower located on the 1000 acre reservation after learning Boy Scouts of America safety procedures and rules from certified BSA staff. Each cadet was given the choice to rappel from the 57′ platform on a walled side or an open side. The exercise helps cadets build confidence …

Military Day

Military Day Military recruiters visited with Class 59 to answer questions from cadets about career and educational opportunities available through the Armed Forces.

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – Salemburg, Class 59 Graduation

On December 9 2022 Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy-Salemburg, Class 59 graduated from the Academy.   Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy works to redirect and refocus at-risk teens through a residential program that uses a quasi-military approach.  Cadets are equipped with strategies and methods designed to help them achieve their goals and become productive citizens in their communities. They are …


The Invitational hosted by South Carolina was an exciting, jam-packed day of competition. Cadets from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia Youth ChalleNGe Programs enjoyed friendly competition between one another. The Cadets competed in events such as, One Mile Run, One Mile Relay, Softball, Flag Football, Basketball, Debate, and Drill & Ceremony. All Cadets enjoyed …

TCA NL Class 59 Travels to Samarcand

At the beginning of each class, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy candidates travel to DPS’ Samarcand Training Center for team and confidence building exercises. Candidates go through an obstacle course designed to help individuals conquer insecurities and fears such as heights. To view the photographs from Class 59’s visit to the training center, visit the photo album …