- Is there a cost to the cadet?

Parents are not required to pay tuition for the program.

- Can I make my child attend Puerto Rico Youth ChalleNGe Academy?

No. Puerto Rico Youth ChalleNGe Academy is strictly a voluntary program. Your child must have a desire to attend.

- Do cadets get to go home?

Yes. Cadets get two placement passes during the residential phase of the program.

- What ages do you accept?

Applicants must be at least 16 years old and no more than 18 years old (the applicant can turn 19 years old before graduation day).

- Do I get High School credits?


- What is Mentoring?

Mentoring is the presence of a caring responsible adult who, along with the guardian or parent, provides support, motivation, guidance, advice and friendship in order to help a young person succeed.

- What does Mentoring mean to a child?

To a child mentoring means to have a responsible, caring role model and friend to look up to. This role model can help them achieve their goals in life.

Once I become a mentor how do I begin contact with my mentee?

Prospective mentors can start writing to their mentees immediately starting day one.


Do you have any Question?

Carr. #149 km. 73.3 Building 305, Fort Allen, Juana Diaz PR 00795


(787) 260-1757

(939) 401-1326

(787) 731-3633 ext. 1448

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