Our Mission

To intervene in, reclaim, and redirect the lives of at-risk youth to produce program graduates with the values, skills, education, and self-discipline
to assist these individuals in reclaiming their lives to become

responsible and productive citizens to succeed as adults.  
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"My home life was being torn apart because of my actions; I was being torn apart myself and I didn't know what to do.  I knew I had to make a change; Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy helped me make that change."
                                                Cadet Samuel Moran - Class 01
EVENTS
  1. Monday Nov 05
    Education Begins
    Class 51 will begin the education classes on Monday, November 5.
  2. Saturday Nov 10
    D&C and Family Day
    Class 51 cadets will compete in the regular class drill and ceremony competition and will have their first family day visit.
  1. Saturday Nov 10
    Walk-A-Thon, Ring Orders, Pictures
    Parents/caregivers of Class 51 cadets will be able to submit their first Walk-A-Thon monies collected as well as view TCA Class rings that are available for order. A photographer will also be on site for special family photos with your cadet.
  2. Friday Dec 21 - Wed Dec 26
    Christmas Home Pass
    Cadets will have their first home pass beginning Friday, December 21 and will return to the academy on Wednesday, December 26.
To view more images, please visit 
Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy's Flickr Page.
Tarheel ChalleNGe Academy
Located at:
215 N. Main Street 
New London, Nc 28127

Mailing Address:
PO Box 6
New London, NC 28127

(704) 961-9662
(844) 880-5206 - Toll Free
(704) 463-0122 - Fax

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