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Therapeutic Schools for Boys in Kirksville, Missouri

A Therapeutic School for Boys Who are Struggling, Offering Adventure-Based Learning and Therapy that is Unusually Low in Cost in Comparison to Other Therapeutic Boarding Schools Near Kirksville, Missouri

Ranch StaffTeen Challenge Adventure Ranch for Boys enrolls boys from Kirksville, Missouri on its Northwest Arkansas Campus. It is unique in that it has private bedrooms for each of the boys, an exciting wilderness program, and it includes mission trips and equine therapy. 

For teen boys coping with anger, emotional issues, depression, behavioral problems, legal problems, or minor substance abuse, hope exists. A chance at a new life is available through Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch. We lovingly train troubled boys to choose a better path in life, leading them to be godly and upright young men.

therapeutic ranchIf you are interested in therapeutic boarding schools or boys ranches in or near Kirksville, Missouri, be aware that Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch could be precisely what you need. Located in Northwest Arkansas, it is obviously a distance from Kirksville, Missouri, but that may be a good thing. Consider this: For teens in need of intervention, spending time away from your hometown–apart from the negative impact of friends and familiar places—could be precisely the right thing to spark a transformation. Parents from around the country, including Kirksville, Missouri,decide on Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for their sons.

38 Year Reputation for Healing and Hope for Hundreds of Boys

therapeutic ranchAs the initial residential Teen Challenge program for boys, Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch has been helping families for more than 38 years. We believe that a relationship with Jesus Christ is the best source of change in the lives of the young men we serve. Every major component of our program is biblically based. We feel that centering our program on Christ explains why so many young men have discovered success here, even where other programs didn’t work.

A number of factors show the difference between Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch and other therapeutic boarding schools: 

  • MORE STAFF — First, we keep student-to-staff ratios low to ensure boys get lots of supervision and one-on-one attention. Our staff are highly trained and most have bachelor or master’s degrees in their area of work.

  • ADVENTURE-BASED LEARNING — Our outdoor adventure program is second to none. Our students have regular opportunities to experience fun and challenging outdoor activities. Students enjoy camping, backpacking, rappelling, canoeing, and spelunking (cave exploration). Students are challenged physically and learn the importance of goals and perseverance.

  • MORE PRIVACY FOR EACH BOY — Rather than housing all the boys in a large dorm filled with bunk beds, our students have their own bedrooms, separate from the noise and influence of the other boys.

  • MORE FAMILY VISITS — Residents are allowed to visit family on seasonally scheduled breaks.

  • MORE MISSION TRIPS — Mission trips form a key component of the program, for this reason: as boys mature, they naturally wish to give back and serve others.

  • EXTENSIVE AFTERCARE PROGRAM — After successfully finishing Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, boys go home followed by a strong aftercare program to prevent relapse . Aftercare is included in our tuition package.

Accredited Christian Boarding School Offering a First-Class Education

boarding schoolAcademics mean much to us at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for Boys, because we feel education holds the key to future success. While enrolled in our accredited private Christian school, boys work on courses led by certified teachers, with individual tutoring available to help those who need it. We offer a GED track for those with too many missing credits to graduate senior high school in a timely manner. Credits earned can transfer to public or private schools at home. Boys can also learn basic vocational skills like woodworking, basic electrical, construction and carpentry, shop skills, basic automotive, and others. After leaving Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, many boys opt to continue their classwork at home through dual enrollment with Alpha Omega Academy distance learning.

ranch boysStudents at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch take part in numerous recreational activities, both on and off campus. We run an adventure program. As well as being fun and physically challenging for the boys, it teaches them about reaching goals, communicating and working well with others.

Many young men have put their lives back on track and have gone on to make a difference for Christ after completing the program at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch. We would be happy to talk with you to see if our boarding school is the right fit for your son. Whether you decide on Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, a school in Kirksville, Missouri, or another option, we hope your family can experience the transformation that Christ can bring. Please read the rest of our website and use our inquiry form or call us today.

We are glad you chose to look at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch as you search for therapeutic schools in or around Kirksville, Missouri.
 

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Teen Challenge Endorsers

  • Ronald Reagan

    Former President

    Ronald Reagan

    “Not only does Teen Challenge help our young people deal with their substance abuse, but is also gives our kids something to live for – a relationship with God, a healthy self-esteem, and a direction in their lives that finally leads somewhere. I sincerely appreciate your efforts to reach and rehabilitate the many young people who have, at present, no hope in life.”

  • John Ashcroft

    Former Attorney General

    John Ashcroft

    “Teen Challenge changes the world one person at a time.”

  • Charles Colson

    Founder, Prison Fellowship

    Charles Colson

    “The Teen Challenge program succeeds when all of the government programs have failed.”

  • George Bush

    Former President

    George W. Bush

    “Too many young [people] have already lost their lives, and too many others have suffered serious injury for us to ignore the problems of juvenile alcohol and drug abuse. Programs such as Teen Challenge work to change young people’s lives by changing their hearts. I commend you for your work with young men who are addicted to drugs or alcohol.”

  • Art Linkletter

    Television Personality

    Art Linkletter

    “In my opinion, Teen Challenge is doing the best all-around job of providing the kids with something meaningful in their lives. And that’s what they all need. . .I thank you for your continuing support for Teen Challenge.”

  • John Howard

    Former US Drug Czar

    Dr. John A. Howard

    “Of all the drug programs reported to the Commission, the most successful is the program conducted by Teen Challenge.”

  • Jim Blanchard

    Past Director, AT&T Corporation

    Jim Blanchard

    “Teen Challenge is one of the most successful programs in our country.”

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TEEN CHALLENGE ADVENTURE RANCH IS FAR LESS EXPENSIVE, AND YOUR INSURANCE MAY COVER PART OF OUR FEES. WE WORK WITH THESE INSURANCE PROVIDERS AND MORE:

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About Our Ranch Director

Teen Challenge Boys Ranch Director

Darren Reynolds (pictured with his wife Mary) has worked with youth since 1990 and became the Executive Director of Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch in 1996. He is a graduate of Central Bible College and has a Master’s Degree in counseling from Liberty University.

PO Box 20. Morrow, AR 72749
Telephone: (888) 289-6818
Fax: (888) 844-1669
Email: mail@teenchallengeranch.com

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Therapuetic ranch and home for troubled teenage boys

Should you need help finding alternative schools or Christian help for troubled teens, please let us know. Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch is a Christian therapeutic boarding school and boys home. Boys come to our therapeutic school and home in Northwest Arkansas from across the United States. We help at-risk boys who struggle with behavioral issues. Therapeutic boarding schools and boys homes like Teen Challenge offer behavioral therapy and a rehab for troubled teen boys with teen counseling for boys. It is an affordable therapeutic ranch for at-risk teenage boys, boys with anger, oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), drug abuse, alcohol abuse, drug addiction, or other substance abuse or rebellion.

Therapeutic Schools for Boys in Kirksville, Missouri

Teen Challenge Ranch for Boys admits troubled boys from Kirksville, Missouri. Learn more about this unique ranch.

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