Improving Life Skills and Employment Potential For Our Nation’s Youth
Core Program Components
Life Coping Skills
Service to the Community
Health and Hygiene
Improving Our Nation’s Youth
What is the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program?
The mission of the Battle Born Youth ChalleNGe Academy is to reclaim the potential of qualified and resilient youth through education, training, and service to the community.
Participants must be: 1) voluntarily applying 2) 16-18 years old 3) behind in credits 4) citizen or legal resident of the United States and the State of Nevada 5) unemployed or underemployed 6) willing to be drug-free 7) not on parole or probation for, not indicted or charged with, not convicted of a felony offense or any offense that would be a felony if charged as an adult 8) physically and mentally capable of completing the program with reasonable accommodations for physical or other handicaps. Eligible youth must apply, attend a program presentation, and participate in an interview before being considered for acceptance to the Academy.