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Salemburg Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 53 Back to School Bash!

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy (TCA) cadets assisted with the distribution of backpacks to preschool through high school children. They helped with activities, games, and food.

TCA Salemburg Raleigh Capitol Tour

On September 20, 2019, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy traveled to Raleigh to visit the State Capitol. They toured the North Carolina Museum of Natural Science, Legislative Building, State Capitol and North Carolina Museum of History. The Cadets enjoyed a fun-filled day of learning the History of North Carolina.

TCA Salemburg Blood Drive

On August 21, 2019, Class 53 held a blood drive for the American Red Cross.  Donors must be at least 16 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 49 cadets to donate with a total of …

Salemburg Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 53 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 while …

TCA Salemburg Class 53 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 structure, …

The Tarheel Challenge Academy-Salemburg is monitoring Hurricane Dorian.

The Tarheel Challenge Academy-Salemburg is monitoring Hurricane Dorian. There are no plans to evacuate at this time. Please continue to monitor our website. The Academy will have Public Service Announcements regarding our opening/closing/evacuation on WRAL, WTVD, and WECT. All will be updated daily we will keep you informed.

TCA Salemburg Class 53 Justice Academy-Team Building

TCA Salemburg Class 53 Justice Academy-Team Building Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is a success. Henry Ford The cadets thought the first day was rough; however, the Justice Academy awaits! The cadets started off with a trust fall. Then they jumped through windows and repelled down walls as they …

Salemburg Tarheel ChalleNGe Class 53 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 5:30 am 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 …