Mission

The Mission of the Virginia National Guard Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Academy is to intervene in the lives of 16-18 year old teenagers by providing the values, skills, education, and self-discipline needed to produce responsible, productive citizens, and to do so in a highly structured learning environment.

Vision

The Vision of the Virginia National Guard Commonwealth ChalleNGe Youth Academy is to be recognized as Virginia’s premiere program for potential, or actual, high school dropouts or transfer students from Virginia’s high schools, and to provide eligible teenagers throughout Virginia the opportunity to participate in an alternative educational program that helps them become productive contributors to America’s future.