Q - Is there a cost to the cadet?
A - Parents are not required to pay tuition for the program.
Q - Can I make my child attend Puerto Rico Youth ChalleNGe Academy?
A - No. Puerto Rico Youth ChalleNGe Academy is strictly a voluntary program. Your child must have a desire to attend.
Q - Do cadets get to go home?
 A - Yes. Cadets get two placement passes during the residential phase of the program.
Q - What ages do you accept?
A - 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).

Q - Do I get High School credits?
A - Yes.
 Q - What is Mentoring?
A - 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.

Q - What does Mentoring mean to a child?
A - 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.


Q - Once I become a mentor how do I begin contact with my mentee?
A - Prospective mentors can start writing to their mentees immediately starting day one.



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