Community Resource

New Jersey Youth Challenge Academy

(800) 997-5587
Sea Girt

Providing a highly disciplined, safe and professional learning environment that empowers disengaged youth to improve their educational level, employment potential, and become responsible and productive citizens of New Jersey.

The program is a 22 week residential program providing academic, job, and life skills. The program offers free tuition, 12 month post residential program, and utilizes a quasi-military approach to promote empowerment and resiliency.

Eligibility Requirements:
Must volunteer to attend program
16-18 years old
Legal, permanent resident of the United States
At risk of not completing high school
Must not be on parole, probation, or deferred disposition
Must be free from felony charges or adjudications
Willing to be free of illegal drugs while enrolled in the program
Must be unemployed or underemployed
Must have proof of medical insurance coverage
For more information contact:
Age Groups
  • Adolescents
Community Services
Basic Needs / Assistance
Employment / Training

Last Updated: 08/02/22