Youth ages 16 to 18 years old who are behind in credits or at risk of not graduating high school. This program is 100% voluntary.
Discovery Challenge Academy is part of the California National Guard and is a five and a half month residential credit recovery program with a quasi-military aspect. During the academy, students will earn 65 high school credits, serve at least 40 hours of community service, and compete for scholarships. Every student will focus on the following Eight Core Components: