Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch enrolls boys from Colorado and across the nation on its Arkansas campus. It is unique from all other Teen Challenge programs in that it has private bedrooms for each of the boys. It also features an exciting wilderness program, mission trips and equine therapy.
For teen boys experiencing anger, emotional issues, depression, behavioral problems, legal problems, or drug use, we can help. An opportunity for a new path is possible through this Teen Challenge program for adolescent boys. We lovingly train at-risk boys to choose a new path in life, leading them to be godly and upright young men.
If you would like to find a Teen Challenge for your boy in Colorado, consider that Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch may be precisely what you are interested in. Located in Arkansas, it may be a distance from Colorado, but that may be a good thing. Teenage boys in need of intervention may need to get away from your hometown — away from the negative impact of friends and familiar places — away and the influences of friends there.
As the first residential Teen Challenge program for boys, Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch has been assisting families for several decades. A relationship with Jesus Christ is the surest way to transformation in the lives of the teenagers. Every major part of our Teen Challenge program is biblically-based.
A few factors distinguish Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch from other similar programs:
MUCH LOWER COST! Teen Challenge is a fraction of the cost of other therapeutic programs.
ADDICTION TREATMENT — Our program is a licensed dual-diagnosis Addiction Treatment Center with staff expertly trained to treat addictions to alcohol or drugs, as well as harmful lifestyle addictions to gambling, pornography, or online gaming.
6-MONTH AFTERCARE PROGRAM — After successfully finishing this Teen Challenge, boys go home with a strong aftercare program to help them continue to grow. Aftercare is included in our tuition package.
MORE STAFF — First, we keep student-to-staff ratios low to ensure boys get an abundance of supervision and one-on-one attention. Also, our staff are highly trained and most have bachelor or master’s degrees in their area of work.
ADVENTURE-BASED THERAPY — Our students have regular opportunities to experience fun and challenging outdoor trips and activities. Students enjoy camping, backpacking, rappelling, canoeing, and hiking, climbing and cave exploration. Boys are challenged physically and learn the importance of responsibility, goals and perseverance.
PRIVACY — Rather than a large dorm filled with bunk beds, our students enjoy their own bedrooms, separate from the noise and influence of the other boys. We feel that this privacy is important.
Academics mean a lot to us at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, because we find that education strongly supports future success. In our private Christian school with fully accredited classes, boys complete courses led by certified teachers, with individual tutoring available to aid those who need it.
Parents from all over the country, including Colorado, decide on Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for their sons.
Teens at Teen Challenge engage in many recreational activities, both on and off campus. We operate an adventure program second to none. In addition to being fun and physically challenging for the boys, it teaches them about reaching goals, communicating and working well with others.
Many boys have turned their lives around and have gone on to make a difference for Christ after completing the program at Teen Challenge. We would be happy to talk with you to see if our boarding school is a good option for your son. Whether you decide on Teen Challenge, a school in Colorado, or another option, 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.
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The state was named for the Colorado River, which early Spanish explorers named the Ro Colorado for the red colored (Lang-es) silt the river carried from the mountains. On August 1, 1876, U.S. President Ulysses S. Grant signed a proclamation admitting Colorado as the 38th state. Colorado is nicknamed the “Centennial State” because it was admitted to the Union in 1876, the centennial year of the United States Declaration of Independence.
Colorado is bordered by the northwest state of Wyoming to the north, the midwest states of Nebraska and Kansas to the northeast and east, on the south by New Mexico and a small portion of the southern state of Oklahoma, and on the west by Utah. The four states of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah meet at one common point known as the Four Corners, which is known as the heart of the American Southwest. Colorado is one of only three U.S. states with no natural borders, the others being neighboring Wyoming and Utah. Colorado is noted for its vivid landscape of mountains, forests, high plains, mesas, canyons, plateaus, rivers, and desert lands.
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“Teen Challenge 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.”
Former Attorney General
“Teen Challenge changes the world one person at a time.”
Founder, Prison Fellowship
“The Teen Challenge program succeeds when all of the government programs have failed.”
“Too many young [people] have already lost their lives. Teen Challenge works to change young people’s lives by changing their hearts.”
“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.”
Former US Drug Czar
“Of all the programs reported to the Commission, the most successful is the program conducted by Teen Challenge.”
Past Director, AT&T Corporation
“Teen Challenge is one of the most successful programs in our country.”
Darren Reynolds, MA, is a tireless innovator and team-builder. He has worked with troubled youth for nearly 30 years. He became the Executive Director of Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch in 1996. He holds a Master’s Degree in Counseling.
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