Cadet/Mentor Relationship



  • Maintain weekly communication with your mentor.
  • Keep all appointments with your mentor.
  • Initiate telephone calls to the mentor and send or respond to letters to and from your mentor.
  • Discuss your Life Plan with your mentor, ask for assistance if needed, and strive to meet the goals of your plan.
  • Communicate with your mentor on a weekly basis.
  • Participate in off-site visits with the mentor. Invite your mentor to your home to meet your parents/guardians.
  • Ask your mentor to attend important events at the Academy (i.e., mentor match day, graduation).
  • Perform community service projects with your mentor prior to graduation.
  • Commit to staying drug-free, staying in school or staying employed after graduation from the ChalleNGe Program.