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TCA – NL Drill and Ceremony

On Saturday, May 13, 2023 TCA New London held the class drill and ceremony exercises. With each new class, cadets prepare for the D&C ceremony by learning how to march as a group and following the commands of the team cadet leader. Cadets are judged on regulation movements as well as a “fancy” routine the …

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 …

TCA-Salemburg Cadets Participate in the North Carolina General Assembly House Page Program

Select cadets from the Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy-Salemburg Class-60, recently participated in the “Youth Learning Through Serving” North Carolina House Page program. The Page program allows those young men and women who participate, to be actively engaged in, and directly observe, the legislative process for the state of North Carolina.  These cadets spend four days contributing …

TCA-Salemburg Cadets participated in a 5k Fun/Color Run

TCA-Salemburg Cadets participated in a 5k Fun/Color Run hosted by the local Lakewood High School.  The route consisted of two laps around the perimeter of the school.  The “color” added to the race title could refer to the use of colored powder or paint, which is often used in fun runs and races to create …

TCA-Salemburg Military Day

TCA-Salemburg cadets were visited by recruiters from multiple branches of the armed forces.  This allowed cadets the opportunity to ask questions and compare the different options that exist between branches and to explore the possibility of embarking on a career in the military. 

TCA NL Class 59 Activity Day

As we wind down these last few days with Class 59, the campus is preparing the final activities that include a military ball, talent show, awards ceremony and graduation exercises on Friday morning. One of the duties of the Cadet Advisory Board is to choose what activity their fellow cadets will do for their final …

TCA Salemburg Blood Drive

Class 60 held a blood drive for the American Red Cross.  Donors must be at least 16 years old to donate.  All eligible cadets are encouraged to participate with credit being earned towards their Service to the Community Component.

TCA NL Class 59 Page Program

This week, select cadets participated in the North Carolina House Page program, “Youth Learning Through Serving.” The North Carolina legislative website states, “this program offers young men and women the opportunity to learn about, and participate in, the legislative process of our state.” The chosen cadets spend four days observing firsthand how our laws are …

Salemburg Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Class 60 Family Day February 4, 2023

Family Day was a big day for our cadets and their families.  It was the first time they have seen each other since In-processing.  Their only means of communication has been by US mail. You can only imagine the excitement on their faces as they embraced each other for the first time in four weeks. 

TCA Salemburg CPR Training

Cadets completed four hours of training on Basic First Aid, CPR, and how to use an AED.