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Michigan Youth Challenge Academy

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Michigan Youth Challenge Academy

Michigan Youth Challenge Academy

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Dream. Believe. Achieve.

The Michigan Youth ChalleNGe Academy educates, trains, and mentors at-risk youth in a quasi-military environment at no cost to participants, giving young people the skills to become productive and responsible citizens. Applying the military model to alternative education, the Academy promotes competency development through academic opportunities, life skills, and vocational preparation.

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Remote Orientations Scheduled for Cycle 47

Michigan Youth Challenge Academy is taking reservations to participate in remote orientations for youth and parents interested in attending Cycle 47 to begin mid-July, 2022. Orientation is a mandatory first step in the application process. To register for orientation, please contact:

Western Michigan and Upper Peninsula

Joan Miller - 269-968-1368

Eastern Michigan and Upper Peninsula

Frank Vasquez - 269-968-1397

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