TASK FORCE TORCH – California’s Youth and Community Programs Task Force
Create life-changing learning experiences for California’s youth.
Empower the Cadets and Scholars entrusted to our care to set their own conditions for a successful future. Task Force Torch will establish, facilitate and maintain meaningful transformation through partnerships based on trust, responsible citizenship, and purposeful involvement between the California Military Department, local communities, and academia. Task Force Torch achieves results through specifically developed curriculum, discipline, community outreach, and resource-leveraging partnerships while capitalizing on new capabilities, concepts and technological advances.
Sunburst Youth Challenge Academy
Residential, serving 16-18 year old high school students located in Los Alamitos, CA
Grizzly Youth Academy
Residential, serving 16-18 year old high school students located in San Luis Obispo, CA.
Discovery Challenge Academy
Residential, serving 16-18 year old high school students located in Lathrop, CA.
California Jobs Challenge
Residential, serving Challenge graduates, located in Los Alamitos, CA
Serving 5th grade students in the Sacramento and Los Alamitos, CA, focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
California Military Institute
Serving grades 5-12, located in Perris, CA
Porterville Military Academy
Serving grades 7-10, located in Porterville, CA
Oakland Military Institute (OMI)
Serving grades 6-12 college preparatory school located in Oakland, CA.
California Cadet Corps
School based cadet program for grades 6-12, located in multiple locations throughout CA.