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TCA NL Visits the State Capitol

On Friday, February 11, Class 57 cadets and staff visited the state capitol and were able to tour the various museums, state capitol grounds and the North Carolina Legislative building. Cadets were able to tour the exhibits, speak with museum docents and have some hands-on experiences. To view the images from the visit to the …

TCA NL Hosts Military Members

During the week of February 7 – 10, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy was pleased to host members of the various military branches who came and discussed their military experiences with Class 57 cadets. Cadets recently completed the ASVAB (Armed Services Vocation Aptitude Battery) and have learned their scores. Several cadets showed interest in joining the military …

New Deputy Director at TCA New London

Congratulations to Commandant Charles Burns for being selected as the new Deputy Director at Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London. Mr. Burns is a retired Master Sergeant with the United States Air Force and has been with Tarheel Challenge Academy for eight years starting as an Assistant Team Leader in Salemburg, was promoted to a …

Class 58 visits The North Carolina National Guard Training Facility at Camp Butner.

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy-Salemburg (TCA_S) candidates in Class 58 visited Camp Butner during their second week of training.  Camp Butner is the North Carolina National Guard Training Facility located in Granville County.  As part of the twenty-two (22) week residential program at Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy, candidates spend multiple days at Camp Butner and are instructed by …

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy-Salemburg Class 58 In-Processing

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy-Salemburg Class 58 in-processed on Saturday, January 8, 2022.  We thank the parents and guardians for entrusting us with their children for the next 22 weeks. These next few weeks will be a tough adjustment for many of them.  Supportive letters from home will be vital to boosting their confidence and support their …

Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy-Salemburg Class 58  Team Building Activities at the North Carolina Justice Academy

During the first week immediately after being cleared for physical activity, candidates are introduced to team-building exercises. The focus of these activities is to instill trust and confidence among the team members. Candidates also get their initial exposure to negotiating tough physical challenges which they must complete relying on their own grit and determination.

TCA New London Internet and Phone Outage

We are experiencing an internet and phone outage at TCA New London. Our current conditions are rain and wind. Please rest assured all cadets and staff are safe and we will update you as conditions change/ improve.

TCA Salemburg Graduation Class 57

We will be starting the TCA Salemburg Graduation Class 57 at 10:00 am 12/10/21 It will be streaming on NC Tarheel Challenge Academy – Home | Facebook NC Guard Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy Cadets Graduate https://flic.kr/s/aHsmXf2v9X

TCA NL Class 57 Cadet Advisory Board Vote

On Wednesday, November 24, 2021, TCA New London’s Class 57 held the Cadet Advisory Board campaign speeches and vote. Each class votes for two individuals from each team to represent them on the Cadet Advisory Board; the Cadet Advisory Board is equivalent to student council in the traditional public school. This board works to help …

TCA State Director Receives Recognition

Each year the North Carolina Department of Public Safety honors the “best and brightest employees” with the Badge of Excellence distinction. During this year’s ceremony for 2021, TCA State Director COL (Ret) Edward Timmons was selected to receive the Badge of Excellence for Innovation and Efficience. Recipients of this award are nominated by their peers …