New London and Salemburg
844-880-5206 or 800-573-9966
info@nc-tcachallenge.org

News and Events

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. …

TCA NL Class 58 Portrait Orders and Parent Pages

Friday, August 5th is the final day to submit portrait orders and paid parent pages for the class memory book. If you have any questions, please contact the academy at 704-961-9662.

TCA NL Appoints Commandant

We would like to congratulate Earnest Mintz, Jr. for being selected as Commandant at TCA New London. Mr. Mintz began his career with TCA New London in 2018 and has done an outstanding job in both his assistant team leader and team leader positions. Again, we would like to congratulate Mr. Mintz on this achievement …

TCA NL Class 58 Prepares for the ASVAB

On Monday, July 25, all cadets of Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London Class 58 will participate in taking the ASVAB test. The Armed Services Vocation Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is administered and maintained by the US Department of Defense and our cadets now take the computer based test instead of a paper based one. Taking …

TCA NL Class 58 Blood Drive

On Wednesday, July 13, Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy – New London Class 58 held their class blood drive. The blood drive is held to help teach service to community to ChalleNGe cadets, one of the eight core components of the program. The goal was set at 20 pints and TCA New London met and surpassed this …

TCA NL Class 58 Reaches the Midpoint

As we complete week 11, your cadet has completed half of the residential phase of the ChalleNGe program. Pre-testing for the HiSET has begun to measure where the cadets are academically. Please continue to write to your cadet and encourage them to give 100% every day. Letters from home are very important to the cadets …