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Our Next Class Begins January 2017

We are accepting online applications now. 

Student Orientation & Interviews  begin in October 2016.

A Brighter Future. Giving Our Youth The Chance They Deserve…

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We offer two classes per year, in January and July.  Our program provides a wealth of educational enrichment offered by the staff and facilities with the SC National Guard’s commitment to serving the SC’s at-risk youth.

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program

The South Carolina National Guard wants to challenge you with a second opportunity for success. The Youth Challenge Academy is designed to help youth acquire the basic skills and education necessary to succeed in life.

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mentor

For the Youth Challenge program, mentoring is a supportive one-to-one relationship between an adult and an at-risk youth developed to facilitate the youth’s educational, social and personal growth.

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I wasn’t really a bad person, but I needed to make a change. I think I really achieved making that change by coming here.

SC Youth Challenge Graduate