About DCA

The Discovery Youth ChalleNGe Program, located in Lathrop, CA, is a Community High School, run by the California National Guard in partnership with the San Joaquin County Office of Education.

The Academy is a 5 1/2 month long residential "military style" academy structured to promote an academic environment where they will earn 65 High School credits, develop leadership, job skills, and academic skills while improving self-esteem, pride, and confidence.

Are you ready to change your life? Do you desire to change but don't know how to do it? Then take that first step. Apply for the opportunity of a lifetime to become the person you have always wanted to be!