Louisiana Youth Challenge

Gillis W. Long Center

The Gillis W. Long Center began as Louisiana's second National Guard Youth Challenge Program in 1999. Since that time, over 6,191 cadets have graduated from YCP at The Gillis W. Long Center.

The Gillis W. Long Center is located in Carville, LA, near St. Gabriel in Iberville Parish, approximately 16 miles south of Baton Rouge on the Mississippi River.

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