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Author: Richard McClintock

TCA Salemburg Class 53 In-Processing

Before they became cadets, they are surrounded by the smiling arms of their families, large and small. Then the cadets step into our Tarheel Challenge family, where their uniform for today is gray and comfortable. Their steps continue through the processing as their hair is cut, equipment is distributed, and they say goodbye to their …

Class 53 Calendar of Events and Special Notes

Class 53 Calendar of Events and Special Notes (As of 01 July 2019) 06 July 2019  In-Processing Day. Report to Salemburg, NC for “Acclimation Phase Training.” 07-21 July 2019   “Acclimation Phase Training” at TCA/Camp Butner, NC 03 August 2019  Family Day Visit #1 begins at 10:00 AM (Drill & Ceremony Competition)  Parents may sign out their …

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Salemburg Walkathon

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy’s Class Walkathon was conducted to raise funds for the cadets and for scholarships. The walkathon was led by State Director Colonel Timmons and Director McNeill. Walkathon is a fun activity for the Cadets, Mentors and Staff. LEADING THE WAY! Team 3 Rangers Tarheel Challenge Academy Class 52 Team 1 Air Angles Team 2  …

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Salemburg Class 52 Graduation

On June 7th, 2019 Tarheel Challenge Academy-Salemburg held Class 52 graduation at the Civic Center in Clinton, North Carolina. The Academy challenges at-risk teens to achieve their goals and become productive citizens in their communities. They are now going back to their communities with self-confidence and discipline. Good luck Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy, Class 52!

TCA Salemburg 25th Anniversary Celebration

Congratulations on 25 years of Excellence Service On March 28, 2019, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy celebrated a significant anniversary for service to North Carolina and their employees. Clearly, reaching this milestone was a very special occasion for all of us. It is also a very special occasion for our North Carolina youth since it is a …

TCA Salemburg Raleigh Capitol Tour

On March 22, 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. They even had the opportunity to milk cows!

TCA Salemburg Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program

On March 13, 2019, a ceremony was held for Cadets earning a certificate of completion from the Extended Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) sponsored by the NC Cooperative Extension Agency, NC State University and NC A &T State University.  The EFNEP is a five week National Nutrition Education Program that promotes eating smart and …

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 …