Boys’ ranches help troubled boys learn responsibility and prepare for the future. Your boy will rebuild relationships and learn to overcome destructive decisions and actions. He will begin to accomplish academically, form character, and learn discipline and respect while enjoying an adventure in God’s great outdoors. Unlike the typical short-term progress that military schools and boot camps provide, these ranch programs offer long-term change. Boys’ ranches help families who can no longer control their boys and fear for their future.
"We now have our son back and he has a plan for himself and his future . . . He is going back to school with a sense of purpose and will not take for granted the opportunity that he has been given; a second chance…for us all. We continually"-Parent or Student
"We tried counselors and medication but nothing seemed to be helping. Through the grace of God we found the Ranch. Right from the first phone call we had a connection. Within the first few months we saw a remarkable change in attitude and behavior. Now we truly believe our child"-Parent or Student
"I was BLOWN AWAY by Trevor this past weekend! He was polite, respectful, patient, loving, etc. I could see a real improvement in his attitude and behavior! The most INCREDIBLE part, though, was his obvious knowledge of and love for the Lord! Thank you for all the time you spent"-Parent or Student
"Our son has grown tremendously towards being a good young man and you all certainly helped put his life back on course. He really misses you guys and I’m sure he feels he left a part of himself out there. I wanted to make sure you knew that he is"-Parent or Student
"We wanted to take this opportunity to say thank you for the good work your are doing our son, whom we very much and want him to have the best help available. We feel that has been accomplished by having him under your care and supervision. You have given him"-Parent or Student
"It is nothing short of a miracle that we found this wonderful place to help our child through this difficult season of life. Boys ranches manages to weave the “work”– the chores, behavior modification, counseling, and schoolwork–with an abundance of nurture and fun. Our family is blown away by our"-Parent or Student
"It is a special place with extra special people working there for the right reasons, to change lives. This comes from you as the leader. Well done on so many levels. I could not be more pleased that in this difficult time as a parent, that I can gain peace"-Parent or Student
"I wanted you to know how much I love and appreciate you. You saved my life. Thank you for helping me with my many problems. You taught me how to master them. I also wanted to thank you for helping me and my mom build a loving relationship together. You"-Parent or Student
"While here, I have learned a lot of things. I’ve learned how to handle my anger, what lying leads to and rebellion. Of all the things I have learned, I have learned about God. Before I came here I knew nothing about God and I am happy I know Him"-Parent or Student
"I am very thankful that my parents sent me. I would have never learned to deal with my problems. I also learned to make the right choice to lead others in the right direction. When I go home I will tell people about Jesus and help people to accept Christ"-Parent or Student
"When I first arrived, I had so much anger inside me. I even looked dark and angry. Since then I have worked through a lot of things and during my time there I learned that work for God is not a competition. Everything was a competition to me before. Now"-Parent or Student
"Harry has been doing very well, plugged into the church, doing worship and getting ready to go on that trip. I just want to thank you so much for everything that you did for our entire family and the kindness that you showed for the remaining balance of Harry's"-Parent or Student
"Ryan has been through a metamorphosis during his stay. It is quite remarkable to hear him speak about his faith in God and the relationships he has formed with staff members. This experience delivered Ryan from a serious path toward imminent destruction."-Parent or Student
If you are looking for a military school or boot camp, please consider a therapeutic boys ranch instead. A boys ranch will mentor and teach your boy to get him on the other side of bad behaviors, anger, and self-destruction. Your boy will learn respect, discipline and responsibility while working with farm and ranch animals. Boys ranches help struggling boys by providing a safe and responsible platform for turning their life around.