Understand the civic responsibilities and roles of being
a productive citizen within the community.
The Arkansas Youth Challenge is - A Choice… A Challenge… A Change - A place where young people (male and female) can better prepare for their future. We instill self-discipline, motivation, honor, respect, anger management and a multitude of other character traits. You can also earn your Arkansas High School Diploma (GED) and scholarships to attend colleges and trade schools. The choice is yours. Choose wisely.
Learn basic employment skills, resume writing, job
interview techniques and career exploration.
HEALTH & HYGIENE
Understand nutrition basics, substance abuse awareness,
and personal hygiene necessities.
Service to Community
Give back to the community by performing a minimum of
40 hours of service to community.
Arkansas Youth ChalleNGe Documentary
Increase grade levels, possibly attain a GED and pursue
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The mission of the Arkansas National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program is to intervene in and reclaim the lives of 16-18 year-old youths in the state of Arkansas, producing program graduates with the values, life skills, education, and self-discipline necessary to succeed as productive citizens.
LIFE COPING SKILLS
Learn personal financial management, teamwork skills, anger management, and drug/alcohol avoidance strategies.
THE PROGRAM 8 CORE COMPONENTS
Learn positive leadership/followership responsibilities and positive roles within social groups.
Improve personal fitness through daily exercise, activities
and sports participation.