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News and Events

Accepting Applications

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy is currently accepting applications for the next session which will begin on November 7, 2020 at the New London campus. If you know someone who would benefit from our program, he/she can complete the online application in order to be considered for the class. If you have any questions or would like …

Attention Salemburg parents/guardians; Boy Scout fees of $18.50 were due by September 19.

Attention Salemburg parents/guardians; Boy Scout fees of $18.50 were due by September 19.   This fee must be paid as it covers the cost and insurance for our use of the Boy Scout facility, Camp Bowers.  Please look inside the packet of information you received on in processing day for the Boy Scout registration form.   We …

TCA Salemburg Class 55 traveled to Samarcand Training Academy

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Salemburg candidates, traveled to Samarcand Training Academy 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 …

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – Salemburg, Class 54 Graduation

On August 14, 2020, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy-Salemburg, Class 54 graduated at the Academy.   Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy works to redirect and refocus at-risk teens through a residential program that uses a quasi-military approach.  Cadets are equipped with strategies and methods designed to help them achieve their goals and become productive citizens in their communities. They are …

TCA Salemburg Class 55 In-Processing

On August 22, 2020, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy held In-processing for the Candidates.

TCA NL 54 Rites of Passage

As we approach the end of week 4, we celebrate the rite of passage for TCA New London Class 54. Class 54 has now earned the privilege to be called cadets after completing the pre-challenge phase of the residential portion of the program. The first few weeks are the hardest of the program with all …

TCA Recruiters on iHeart Radio

Thanks to Dennis Elliott with  iHeartMedia for inviting Tarheel Challenge Academy recruiters Angelina Wilson and Kenneth Cates to discuss the good things happening at TCA on Triad Viewpoints. Listen to the podcast here: https://www.iheart.com/podcast/139-triad-viewpoints-28366309/episode/the-tarheel-challenge-academy-68903602/

TCA NL Class 54 Visits Samarcand

During the first week of Class 54, TCA New London candidates visited Samarcand Training Center for team building and confidence building exercises. Candidates worked through the obstacle course and at times helped each other to help build team camaraderie. For full photographic coverage, visit our Flickr page.

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Instructor for Eternity

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of our friend and colleague, Major (RET) Charles Brickhouse of the Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy-Salemburg, Academic Department. Mr. Brickhouse passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 12, 2020 and he will be sorely missed by everyone at Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy. Mr. Brickhouse was highly respected …

Attention Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy-Salemburg, (TCA-S) Parents/Guardians

By the direction of the Adjutant General of the North Carolina National Guard, and the State Director for Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy, and in conjunction with the current State of Emergency, TCA-S residential operations will remain suspended until Saturday May 16, 2020.  We are asking all cadets to return on that day.  Please plan your arrival …