The Hoosier Youth ChalleNGe Academy

Hoosier Youth ChalleNGe Graduation

The Hoosier Youth ChalleNGe Academy is a community-based residential program for at-risk youth of Indiana between the ages of 16-18, who are struggling academically.

Additionally the academy has opportunities for those individuals wishing to serve as mentors for the Program. We are in need of mentors for those candidates whom do not have that strong individual to look up to and would like to provide them with a positive role model to assist them in their change toward being a productive citizen. If you are interested in becoming that individual who can make a change in a young adult's future, please contact the Noncommioned officer in charge.

  • 16-18 years old
  • Volunteer to come to HYCA
  • High school dropout, expellee, or deficient in credits
  • Unemployed or underemployed
  • Drug free
  • No felony convictions or pending court cases.

For additional information and to see if your child qualifies, please visit the Academy Web site at

Phone: 765-345-1000
Toll Free: 877-860-0003
Fax: 765-345-1002

We are located at:
10892 North State Road 140
Knightstown, IN 46148