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Author: Richard McClintock

TCA Salemburg CPR Training

Cadets complete 4-hour training where they are taught Basic First Aid, CPR and how to use an AED.

TCA Salemburg Blood Drive

On March 7, 2019, Class 52 held a blood drive for the American Red Cross.  Donors must be at least 17 years old in order to donate.  All eligible cadets are encouraged to participate with credit being earned towards their Service to the Community Component.  We had 40 cadets to present with a total of …

TCA Salemburg Mentor Training Days.

Mentors are required to participate in a full day of training. Training Days for Class 52 were held on February 16th + February 23rd, 2019. “Mentoring is vital for the success of ChalleNGe-vital in that mentoring sustains the newly invigorated lives of cadets and supports their continued practice of the life-changing habits attained in the …

TCA Salemburg House & Senate Pages

A total of 40 cadets from the Salemburg and New London Academies participated as House and Senate Pages from February 25th -28th, 2019. These cadets were the first in the history of the academy to attend the State of the State Address held by our Governor Roy Cooper on Monday, February 25th. We are so …

Salemburg Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 52 Family Day

Family Day, February 2nd, 2019 was a big day for our cadets and their families.  It was the first time they have seen each other since In-processing Day on January 5th.  Their only means of communication has been by US mail. You can only imagine the excitement on their faces as they embraced each other …

Salemburg Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 52 Jan 28- Feb 1 Cadets Complete Animate My Action Plan (AMAP) Course.

Cadets participated in a week long course designed to introduce them to the world of animation.   They worked in small groups to produce an animated skit about their journey prior to TCA and the path they will take after they graduate.  AMAP provides a creative and fun way for cadets to reflect on their past …

Salemburg Tarheel ChalleNGe Candidates transition to Cadet Status.

Over the past four weeks, TCA candidates have worked very hard to overcome obstacles and hardship during the tough “Acclimation Phase” portion of the program.  Accepting the 5:30am wake ups and the frequent and often grueling “PT”, not to mention sore muscles, was not easy.  For many it seemed impossible.  The candidates participated in a …

TCA Salemburg Graduation for Class 51

Throughout the 22 weeks residential phase, cadets faced many a challenge that tested their fortitude and required them to work extremely hard to achieve their goals.  Cadets had to overcome physical obstacles designed to test their physical strength, build their confidence and appreciation for their efforts toward the end goal of graduation.  Along the way, …

TCA Salemburg Justice Academy January 8, 2019

During the first week immediately after they are cleared for physical activity, candidates are introduced to team building exercises. The focus of these activities is to instill trust and confidence among the team members. Candidates also get their initial exposure to negotiating tough physical challenges which they must complete relying on their own grit and …

TCA Salemburg Class 52 Camp Butner

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Salemburg candidates, traveled to Camp Butner this week for a part of their acclimation phase training.  The Acclimation phase takes place during the first two weeks of the program and tends to be the toughest part of the program to many.  Mostly because of the new daily regimen filled with military themed …