Physical Development: Training the Whole Person Physical Training As a regular part of the daily schedule, our students participate in calisthenics, practice drills, weight lifting, aquatic exercises and running. Equine Therapy We partner with a local horse farm, Rising Hope Farm, to provide our students with therapy programs and service opportunities. Life Skills Campus maintenance, building projects, kitchen duty and cleaning assignments are all part of our students’ daily routine. Special Outings NCBA students attend multiple conferences, Christian concerts and events throughout the year. Lake Activities Our students enjoy beautiful Lake Hickory with our swimming dock, paddle boards, kayaks, canoes and fishing poles. Service Projects We are always looking for opportunities to bless others and have many service projects for our students throughout the year. Father/Son Mission Trip Before graduating, our students and their fathers take a special out-of-country, week-long ministry trip. Wilderness Hikes We are located in the foothills of the North Carolina mountains and take full advantage of the wilderness around us. Treetop Adventures Eligible students will have the chance to volunteer as guides or staff at our aerial adventure park. TreeTop Adventures On the Campus of North Carolina Boys Academy. Click here for more info.