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TCA NL Class 58 Graduation

On Friday, September 23, 2022 Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London will conduct the graduation exercises for Class 58 cadets at the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, Albemarle beginning promptly at 10am. We will be live-streaming this event on the Academy’s Facebook page for those who cannot attend in person. You will be able to find …

TCA – NL Class 58 Governor’s Page Cadets

During the week of September 12 – September15, select cadets from Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London participated in the North Carolina Governor’s page program. Cadets Mary Ann Dowd, Emily Eatman, Aurora Roope, Mackenzie White, Angel Contreras, Tyler Santana, Thomas Wiggs, Benjamin Rose II and John Warrick were chose to represent TCA New London. During …

TCA NL Class 58 Mock Interviews

One of the 8 core components required to graduate from the ChalleNGe program is completing the Job Skills component. Within the job skills component is practicing interviews in the computer employability class which is led by Ms. Warner in New London. With each class, Ms. Warner creates an interview atmosphere by having cadets participate as …

TCA Salemburg Class 59 Justice Academy

Once candidates are physically cleared to participate in the ChalleNGe program, they get introduced to physically demanding activities designed to force team building.  Many of the obstacles require candidates to depend on and trust in the other members of their team, whom they have known for only three or four days.  This is for many …

TCA Salemburg Class 59 Samarcand Training Academy

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy-Salemburg candidates received their ‘military training” in Physical Fitness, Road Marches, Land Navigation, and the Obstacle Course.  The first phase of the ChalleNGe program is known as “Acclimation.”  Acclimation is the first two weeks of the program and is designed to be the most stressful.  Candidates are faced with the regimented daily military …

TCA Salemburg Class 59      In-Processing

Generally, in processing day is a day of reckoning for many candidates.  For most, this will be the very first time they spend an extended period of time away from family and all of the comforts of home.  Being thrust into a communal environment with the others on their team, all males get their hair …

TCA Salemburg Class 59 Dare

Dare is a Law Enforcement program that was designed to educate youth about the dangers of drug use and build their capability to resist peer pressure and other factors that can lead to use and dependence on drugs.  Law Enforcement officers many of whom also serve as School Resource Officers utilize TCA Cadets as part …

Salemburg Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 59 Family Day August 6, 2022

Family Day is the first “Big Day” for candidates.  It is the first-time candidates get to see their families in over since they in processed.  Prior to the family day, the only communication between candidates and family is via US mail.  Families are pleasantly surprised by the noticeable changes they see in their candidate.  Candidates …

TCA New London Class 58 Travels to State Capitol

On Thursday, 11 August, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London Class 58 Cadets and staff traveled to Raleigh for the class state capitol field trip. Cadets toured the North Carolina Science Museum, North Carolina History Museum and the state legislative building. Cadets view artifacts, science exhibits, etc. and learn how the state legislature works during …

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – Salemburg Family Day

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – Salemburg Family Day will be an “on campus” event. Cadets will be restricted to campus but allowed to visit with families for four hours 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Food Truck vendors will be available on campus along with the several local food establishments from which take-out orders can be obtained. …