Our Mission

The District of Columbia Youth ChalleNGe Foundation provides opportunities to District of Columbia high school dropouts and failing students in the ages of sixteen to nineteen for growth, self-improvement and academic excellence through the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program.

The Program

The District of Columbia Youth ChalleNGe Program uses a quasi-military model and emphasizes academics, physical training and discipline. Graduates will develop character and become productive, responsible citizens.

Our Success

The Youth ChalleNGe program has been independently rated one of the most cost-effective, efficient and successful programs for at-risk youth in the United States. To learm more about these studies click here.

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