Washington Youth ChalleNGe Academy

  • WA Youth Academy The Washington Youth ChalleNGe Academy (WYCA) is part of the National Guard Youth ChalleNGe Program and is a state-run residential (5½ months) and post-residential (2-year) program for youth 15.5-18 years old who have dropped out of high school or at risk due to credit deficiency and other risk factors. The WYCA holds two classes each year, starting in January and July.
    Students must be a legal resident of the US and a WA State resident, and have no felony charges or pending court proceedings.
    To learn more about WYCA, visit their website or call 1-877-228-8947 to speak with a recruiting specialist. Apply for WYCA here.
    Sign up to attend a Zoom info session here.
    Program Type: Residential, Military, Mentorship, Credit Recovery
    Cost: FREE
    Ages: 15.5-18
    Program Contacts: Admissions and Program Inquiries: 877-228-8947