• Alaska Military Youth Academy (AMYA)

    https://dmva.alaska.gov/AMYA

    Provides 2 cycles per year

    April 1st and October 1st

    Each cycle represents a 22 week residential school stay, with a 12 month post-residential follow-up phase. Student Residents earn a minimum of 7 credits. AMYA has free tuition and free room and board. The April cycle will include the entire summer. 

    The AMYA focuses on 8 core components:

    Life Coping Skills

    Academic Excellence

    Job Skills

    Responsible Citizenship

    Leadership/Followership

    Health/Hygiene

    Physical Fitness

    Service to Community

    To qualify for entrance:

    • Must be 16, 17 or 18 years of age on the start date of the academy
    • Live in the state of Alaska
    • Be attending high school (cannot attend if you have a diploma or GED)
    • Are physically and mentally capable of completing a demanding program