Youth and Community Programs
National Guard community-based programs that lead, train and mentor at-risk youth so that they may become productive citizens in America’s future. We serve California communities and families which entrust students to our care by delivering national level, high quality educational support programs, in partnership with the educational community, within a military/academic-structured environment.
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.