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Therapeutic Schools for Boys in Topeka, Kansas

A Therapeutic School for Boys Who are Struggling, Offering Adventure-Based Learning and Therapy that is Inexpensive When Comparing It to Other Therapeutic Boarding Schools Near Topeka, Kansas

therapeutic schools boys Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for Boys helps boys from Topeka, Kansas on its Northwest Arkansas Campus. It is exceptional 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 issues, or minor drug or alcohol abuse, hope exists. The ability to choose a new life is available through Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch. We lovingly train at-risk boys to choose a new path in life, leading them to be godly and upright young men.

If you are looking for therapeutic boarding schools or boys ranches in or near Topeka, Kansas, take into account that Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch may be precisely what you need. Located in Northwest Arkansas, it is obviously a distance from Topeka, Kansas, but that may be a good thing. Consider this: For teenage boys needing intervention, time spent away from your hometown–away from the influence of friends and familiar places—might be exactly what he needs to motivate a big change. Parents from around the nation, including Topeka, Kansas,decide on Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for their sons.

38 Year History of Healing and Hope for Hundreds of Boys

therapeutic ranchAs the initial residential Teen Challenge program for boys, Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch has been serving families for more than 38 years. We are certain that a relationship with Jesus is the best source of transformation in the lives of the teenage boys we serve. Every major element of our program is biblically based. We feel that centering our program on Christ is the reason countless teenage boys have realized success here, even where other programs failed.

A few factors distinguish Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch from other therapeutic boarding schools: 

  • MORE STAFF — First, we keep student-to-staff ratios low so that boys have an abundance of supervision and individual 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 enjoy 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 strong element of the program, for this reason: as boys mature, they naturally desire to give back and serve others.

  • EXTENSIVE AFTERCARE PROGRAM — After completion of Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, boys return home accompanied by a strong aftercare program to continue their positive growth. Aftercare is included in our tuition package.

Accredited Christian Boarding School Offering a First-Class Education

boarding schoolAcademics mean a lot to us at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for Boys, because we believe education is critical for future success. Within our accredited private Christian school, boys complete 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 finish high school in an appropriate time frame. Credits earned can transfer to private or public schools at home. Boys may also study basic vocational skills for example woodworking, basic electrical, construction and carpentry, shop skills, basic automotive, and more. After graduating from Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, many boys opt to continue their classwork from home through dual enrollment with Alpha Omega Academy distance learning.

ranch boysBoys at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch take part in a multitude of recreational activities, both on and off campus. Besides being fun and physically challenging for the boys, it teaches them about reaching goals, communicating and cooperating well with others.

Many young men have turned their lives around and have gone on to make an impact for Christ after completing the program at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch. We would like to talk with you to see if our boarding school is a good fit for your son. Whether you choose Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, a school in Topeka, Kansas, or another alternative, 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 boarding schools in or around Topeka, Kansas.
 

More about therapeutic schools in or near Topeka, Kansas:
Topeka is the capital city of the U.S. state of Kansas and the county seat of Shawnee County. It is situated along the Kansas River in the central part of Shawnee County, located in northeast Kansas, in the Central United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 127,473. The Topeka Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Shawnee, Jackson, Jefferson, Osage, and Wabaunsee counties, had an estimated population of 230,824 in the year 2009. The city is well known for the landmark United States Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, which overturned Plessy vs. Ferguson and declared segregation in public schools on account of race to be unconstitutional. Three ships of the US Navy have been named USS Topeka in honor of the city.
Topeka means “to dig good potatoes” in the languages of the Kansa and the Ioway. The potato referred to is the prairie potato (Psoralea esculenta), a perennial herb which is an important food for many Native Americans. As a placename, Topeka was first recorded in 1826 as the Kansa name for what is now called the Kansas River. Topeka’s founders chose the name in 1855 because it “was novel, of Indian origin and euphonious of sound.”Topeka’s Roots: the Prairie Potato Barbara Burgess]King, Dick (2005) “Topeka” rooted in spuds. Topeka Capital-Journal, 20 Nov.] The mixed-blood Kansa Indian, Joseph James, called Jojim, is credited with suggesting the name of Topeka. The city, laid out in 1854, was one of the Free-State towns founded by Eastern antislavery men immediately after the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Bill. In 1857, Topeka was chartered as a city.

Excerpt about therapeutic schools in Topeka, Kansas, used with permission from Wikipedia.

Thank you again for considering Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch as you look for
therapeutic boarding schools for your teenage boy in or near Topeka, Kansas.

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.”

OUR INSURANCE PROVIDERS

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 Christian boarding schools, schools for troubled teens, therapeutic schools or troubled teen boarding schools, 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 Topeka, Kansas

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

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