About SYA

The Sunburst Youth ChalleNGe Program at Los Alamitos is a Community High School, run by the California National Guard in partnership with the Orange County Department 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 55 High School credits, develop leadership, cooperation, 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!