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.
THE PROGRAM CORE COMPONENTS
Learn basic employment skills, resume writing, job interview techniques and career exploration.
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LIFE COPING SKILLS
Learn personal financial management, teamwork skills, anger management, and drug/alcohol avoidance strategies.
HEALTH & HYGIENE
Understand nutrition basics, substance abuse awareness, and personal hygiene necessities.
Increase grade levels, possibly attain a GED and pursue higher education.
Improve personal fitness through daily exercise, activities and sports participation.
Service to Community
Give back to the community by performing a minimum of 40 hours of service to community.
Understand the civic responsibilities and roles of being a productive citizen within the community.
Learn positive leadership/followership responsibilities and positive roles within social groups.