Adventure-Based Wilderness Therapy and Education for Troubled or Addicted Teenage Boys, Now Enrolling Boys Year-Round, from Arkansas and from Across America
Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for helps dozens of boys at a time on its Northwest Arkansas Campus. It is unique in that it has private bedrooms for each of the boys, an awesome wilderness and adventure program, equine therapy, and a first-0class education.
We help teen boys with behavioral and motivational issues resulting from: anger, emotional issues, depression, gaming or pornography addiction, or alcohol or drug abuse. The ability to choose a new life is available through Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch. We lovingly train struggling boys to choose a different path in life, leading them to be godly and upright young men.
Healing and Hope for Thousands of Boys Over the Past Six Decades
As the first residential Teen Challenge program for boys, Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch has been assisting families for several decades. Every significant portion of our program is faith-based. We feel that centering our program on the spiritual side explains why countless young men have discovered success here, even where other programs failed.
A number of factors distinguish Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for boys from other therapeutic ranches:
MORE STAFF — First, boys receive 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.
PRIVACY FOR EACH BOY — Rather than housing all the boys in a large dorm filled with bunk beds, our students can spend nights in their own bedrooms, separate from the noise and influence of the other boys.
FAMILY VISITS — Residents are allowed to visit family on normal scheduled breaks.
ADDICTION TREATMENT — Our program is a licensed dual-diagnosis Addiction Treatment Center with staff expertly trained to treat substance abuse, as well as harmful lifestyle addictions to gambling, pornography, or online gaming.
EXTENSIVE AFTERCARE PROGRAM — After graduation from Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, boys go back home with a strong aftercare program to continue the forward momentum. Aftercare is included in our tuition package.
The Ranch Features a Private School with Fully Accredited Courses
Education means a lot to us at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for Boys, because we find that education is critical for future success. While enrolled in our private school with fully accredited courses, students complete courses led by certified teachers, with individual tutoring available to help those who need it. We offer a GED option for those with too many missing credits to complete senior high school on time. Credits earned can transfer to private or public schools at home. Boys can also learn basic vocational skills like woodworking, basic electrical, construction and carpentry, shop skills, basic automotive, and others.
Students at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch take part in numerous recreational activities, both on and off campus. We run an adventure program that is second to none. As well as being fun and physically challenging for the boys, it teaches them about reaching goals, communicating and cooperating well with others.
Many boys have put their lives back on track and have gone on to make a difference for Christ after successfully finishing Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch. We would love to talk with you to determine if our boarding school is a good fit for your son. Whether you choose Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, a school in Arkansas, or another program, we hope your family can find the healing that Christ can bring. Please read the rest of our website and use our inquiry form or call us today.
Thank you again for considering Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch as you research therapeutic ranches for your teenage boy in or near Arkansas.