2019-2 Commencement

Date: December 21, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm  to  2:00 pm
Location: Lewiston High School, 1114 9th Avenue, Lewiston

We will give Cadets invitations, with Commencement details, when they leave for Home Pass. Please remember that we are in the Pacific Time Zone, as you make your travel plans. You do not need to worry about transporting your youth from Pierce to Lewiston. We will be transporting them to Lewiston the morning of Commencement.

IDYCA Orientation–Pierce Campus

Date: December 7, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm  to  2:00 pm
Location: IDYCA--117 Timberline Drive in Pierce.

On December 7th, Idaho Youth Challenge Academy will hold an Orientation/Application Assist for those interested in attending class 20-1, which starts January 18th. This event will take place at the Academy campus in Pierce (117 Timberline Dr.) at 12 Noon. Interested families in that area of the state are strongly encouraged to attend. Attending an

2019-2 Home Pass Drop-off

Date: December 1, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm  to  4:00 pm
Location: IDYCA Campus, 117 Timberline Drive, Pierce

NOTE:  Times listed above are in the Pacific Time Zone, NOT Mountain Time Zone. (We are one-hour earlier than southern Idaho regions.) Pick-up: November 26 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. PST Drop-off: December 1 between 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. PST All youth must be off-campus between 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26 and

2019-2 Home Pass Pick-up

Date: November 26, 2019
Time: 10:00 am  to  2:00 pm
Location: IDYCA Campus, 117 Timberline Drive, Pierce

NOTE:  Times listed above are in the Pacific Time Zone, NOT Mountain Time Zone. (We are one-hour earlier than southern Idaho regions.) Please read this entire message before contacting us, as most questions are answered here, or in your Parent Handbook. Pick-up: November 26 between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. PST Drop-off: December 1 between

IDYCA Lewiston Orientation

Date: November 13, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  7:00 pm
Location: Lewiston National Guard Armory--2707 16th Ave.

On November 13th, Idaho Youth Challenge Academy will hold an Orientation/Application Assist for those interested in attending class 20-1, which starts January 18th. This event will take place at the National Guard Armory in Lewiston (2707 16th Ave.) at 5:00 pm. Interested families in North Central Idaho are strongly encouraged to attend. Attending an Orientation

IDYCA Post Falls Orientation

Date: November 12, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  7:00 pm
Location: Post Falls National Guard Armory--5453 E. Seltice Way

On November 12th, Idaho Youth Challenge Academy will hold an Orientation/Application Assist for those interested in attending class 20-1, which starts January 18th. This event will take place at the National Guard Armory in Post Falls (5453 E. Seltice Way) at 5:00 pm. Interested families in the northern part of the state are strongly encouraged

2019-2 Mentor Day: Female Off-Site Visitation

Date: November 10, 2019
Time: 10:00 am  to  3:00 pm
Location: IDYCA Campus, 117 Timberline Drive, Pierce

NOTE: Times listed above are in the Pacific Time Zone, NOT Mountain Time Zone. (We are one-hour earlier than southern Idaho regions.) Off-site Visitation for Females. IDYCA staff will communicate the details directly with the registered Mentor on file.

2019-2 Mentor Day: Male Off-Site Visitation

Date: November 9, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm  to  6:00 pm
Location: IDYCA Campus, 117 Timberline Drive, Pierce

NOTE: Times listed above are in the Pacific Time Zone, NOT Mountain Time Zone. (We are one-hour earlier than southern Idaho regions.) Off-site Visitation for Males. IDYCA staff will communicate the details directly with the registered Mentor on file.

IDYCA Caldwell Orientation

Date: October 15, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm
Location: Caldwell National Guard Armory--1200 S. Kimball

On October 15th, Idaho Youth Challenge Academy will hold an Orientation/Application Assist for those interested in attending class 20-1, which starts January 18th. This event will take place at the National Guard Armory in Caldwell (1200 S. Kimball) at 5:00 pm. Interested families in and around the Treasure Valley are strongly encouraged to attend. Attending

2019-2 Mentor Day: Service to Community Visit

Date: October 12, 2019
Time: 9:00 am  to  3:00 pm
Location: IDYCA Campus, 117 Timberline Drive, Pierce

NOTE: Times listed above are in the Pacific Time Zone, NOT Mountain Time Zone. (We are one-hour earlier than southern Idaho regions.) On-site Service Day with Mentee. IDYCA staff will communicate the details directly with the registered Mentor on file.

IDYCA Pocatello Orientation

Date: October 2, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  7:30 pm
Location: Pocatello National Guard Armory--10714 Fairgrounds Rd.

On October 2nd, Idaho Youth Challenge Academy will hold an Orientation/Application Assist for those interested in attending class 20-1, which starts January 18th. This event will take place at the National Guard Armory in Pocatello (10714 Fairgrounds Rd.) at 5:00 pm. Interested families in that area of the state are strongly encouraged to attend. Attending

IDYCA Twin Falls Orientation

Date: October 1, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  7:30 pm
Location: Twin Falls National Guard Armory--1080 Frontier Rd.

On Oct. 1, Idaho Youth Challenge Academy will hold an Orientation/Application Assist for those interested in attending class 20-1, which starts Jan. 18th. This event will take place at the National Guard Armory in Twin Falls (1080 Frontier Rd.) at 5:00 pm. Interested families in that area of the state are strongly encouraged to attend.

2019-2 Mentor Day: On Site Visitation & Training

Date: September 28, 2019
Time: 1:00 pm  to  5:00 pm
Location: IDYCA Campus, 117 Timberline Drive, Pierce

NOTE: Times listed above are in the Pacific Time Zone, NOT Mountain Time Zone. (We are one-hour earlier than southern Idaho regions.) On-Site Visitation. IDYCA staff will communicate the details directly with the registered Mentor on file. (Mentor Training also available from 0900-1200.)

2019-2 Family Day

Date: September 7, 2019
Time: 10:00 am  to  3:00 pm
Location: Timberline Schools, 22869 Highway 11, Weippe

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT IDYCA IS IN THE PACIFIC TIME ZONE (PST), NOT THE SAME AS BOISE/SOUTHERN IDAHO TIME ZONE. Family Day is scheduled at Timberline Schools in Weippe, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For the safety and security of the Cadets, IDYCA staff will only send the event invitation to the registered parent(s)/guardian(s) email

2019-2 Mentor Training – Pocatello Armory

Date: August 22, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm
Location: Pocatello Armory, 10714 Fairgrounds Road, Pocatello

Please RSVP to IDYCA Mentor Coordinator Dan Drover 208-464-1467, or your Mentee’s Advocate: Mountain Gems (Female) Mrs. Shippey 208-464-1475 Axemen (16yr Males) Mr. Adams 208-464-1474 Scouts (17-18yr Males) Mrs. Aderhold 208-464-1476

2019-2 Mentor Training – Twin Falls Armory

Date: August 21, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm
Location: Twin Falls Armory, 1069 Frontier Road, Twin Falls

Please RSVP to IDYCA Mentor Coordinator Dan Drover 208-464-1467, or your Mentee’s Advocate: Mountain Gems (Female) Mrs. Shippey 208-464-1475 Axemen (16yr Males) Mr. Adams 208-464-1474 Scouts (17-18yr Males) Mrs. Aderhold 208-464-1476

2019-2 Mentor Training – Caldwell Armory

Date: August 20, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm
Location: Caldwell Armory, 1200 S Kimball Avenue, Caldwell

Please RSVP to IDYCA Mentor Coordinator Dan Drover 208-464-1467, or your Mentee’s Advocate: Mountain Gems (Female) Mrs. Shippey 208-464-1475 Axemen (16yr Males) Mr. Adams 208-464-1474 Scouts (17-18yr Males) Mrs. Aderhold 208-464-1476

2019-2 Mentor Training – Coeur d’Alene Public Library

Date: August 14, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm  to  8:00 pm
Location: Coeur d'Alene Public Library 702 E Front Ave CdA ID

Please RSVP to IDYCA Mentor Coordinator Dan Drover 208-464-1467, or your Mentee’s Advocate: Mountain Gems (Female) Mrs. Shippey 208-464-1475 Axemen (16yr Males) Mr. Adams 208-464-1474 Scouts (17-18yr Males) Mrs. Aderhold 208-464-1476

2019-2 Day Zero

Date: July 20, 2019
Time: 12:00 pm  to  2:00 pm
Location: IDYCA Campus, 117 Timberline Drive, Pierce

NOTE:  Times listed above are in the Pacific Time Zone, NOT Mountain Time Zone. (We are one-hour earlier than southern Idaho regions.) Please review your Acceptance Packet for your designated “check-in” time.

2019-1 Commencement

Date: June 15, 2019
Time: 10:00 am  to  12:00 pm
Location: Gowen Field, Boise

IMPORTANT! Commencement will occur on an active military base, Gowen Field in Boise, so there are special rules for admittance. Please see the rules below for details, which will also be included on the official invitation. The event is open to the public. We will give Cadets invitations, with Commencement details, when they go home