National Program Success

  • Over 60% of 2009 ChalleNGe graduates received their high school diploma or GED.
  • Over 50% joined the work force.
  • 14% joined the military.
  • Nearly 28% continued their education.
  • Program participants have donated well over 5 million hours of community service during the program's 16-year duration.
  • Programs have awarded graduates nearly 50,000 academic credentials since 1993. Over 100,000 teens have graduated.

To apply for admission to the Idaho Youth ChalleNGe Academy, please visit their website at

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To visit the National Program website, click on the logo below.