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Therapeutic Schools for Boys in Amarillo, Texas

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 Amarillo, Texas

therapeutic schools boys Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch helps boys from Amarillo, Texas on its Northwest Arkansas Campus. It has addiction treatment and private bedrooms for each of the boys, an exciting wilderness adventure program, as well as mission trips, and equine therapy. 

For teen boys experiencing anger, emotional issues, depression, behavioral problems, legal problems, or drug use or addictions, hope exists. A chance at a new direction is available through Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch. We lovingly train wayward boys to choose a different path in life, leading them to be godly and upright young men.

If you would like to find therapeutic boarding schools or boys ranches in or near Amarillo, Texas, consider that Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch may be just what you need. Located in Northwest Arkansas, it is obviously a distance from Amarillo, Texas, but that may be a good thing. Think about this: For boys needing intervention, time spent away from your hometown — away from the negative impact of friends and familiar places — away–away from the negative impact of friends and familiar places—may be exactly what he needs to start a transformation. Parents from across the nation, including Amarillo, Texas, decide on Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for their sons.

Strong Reputation for Healing and Hope for Hundreds of Boys

therapeutic ranchAs the very first residential Teen Challenge program for boys, Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch has been serving families for nearly 60 years. We are certain that a relationship with Jesus Christ is the best source of change in the lives of the teenagers we serve. Every major portion of our program is biblically based. We feel that centering our program on Christ is the reason countless teenagers have found success here, even where other programs failed.

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

  • MORE STAFF — First, we keep student-to-staff ratios low so that boys receive a lot 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 enjoy their own bedrooms, separate from the noise and influence of the other boys.

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

  • MORE 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.

  • EXTENSIVE AFTERCARE PROGRAM — After completion of Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, boys go back home with a strong aftercare program to help them continue to grow. Aftercare is included in our tuition package.

Christian Boarding School Offering a First-Class Education

boarding schoolEducation means much to us at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for Boys, because we find that education forms a foundation for future success. In our private Christian school with fully accredited classes, students work on courses led by certified teachers, with individual tutoring available to assist those who need it. We offer a GED opportunity for anyone with not enough credits to finish senior high school in an appropriate time frame. Credits earned can transfer to public or private schools at home. Boys may also study basic vocational skills such as woodworking, basic electrical, construction and carpentry, shop skills, basic automotive, and others. After leaving Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, many boys prefer to continue their classwork from home through dual enrollment with Alpha Omega Academy distance education.

ranch boysResidents at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch take part in a multitude of recreational activities, both on and off campus. We operate an adventure program second to none. As well as being fun and physically challenging for the boys, it teaches them about reaching goals, communicating and dealing 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 Adventure Ranch. We would be happy to talk with you to help you decide if our boarding school is a good fit for your son. Whether you decide on Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, a school in Amarillo, Texas, 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 boarding schools in or around Amarillo, Texas.
 

More about therapeutic schools in or near Amarillo, Texas:
Amarillo is the 14th-largest city, by population, in the state of Texas, the largest in the Texas Panhandle, and the seat of Potter County. A portion of the city extends into Randall County. The population was 190,695 at the 2010 census. The Amarillo metropolitan area has an estimated population of 236,113 in four counties.
Amarillo, originally named Oneida, is situated in the Llano Estacado region.Rathjen, Fredrick W. The Texas Panhandle Frontier (1973). pg. 11. The University of Texas Press. ISBN 0-292-78007-9.] The availability of the railroad and freight service provided by the Fort Worth and Denver City Railroad contributed to the city’s growth as a cattle marketing center in the late 19th century.Handbook of Texas. Retrieved on 2007-01-25.] Amarillo is the regional economic center for the Texas Panhandle, and is economically important to Eastern New Mexico and the Oklahoma Panhandle.
The city was once the self-proclaimed “Helium Capital of the World” for having one of the country’s most productive helium fields. The city is also known as “The Yellow Rose of Texas” (as the city takes its name from the Spanish word for yellow),Handbook of Texas] and most recently “Rotor City, USA” for its V-22 Osprey hybrid aircraft assembly plant. Amarillo operates one of the largest meat packing areas in the United States. Pantex, the only nuclear weapons assembly and disassembly facility in the country, is also a major employer. The attractions Cadillac Ranch and Big Texan Steak Ranch were located adjacent to Interstate 40. U.S. Highway 66 also passed through the city.

Excerpt about therapeutic schools in Amarillo, Texas, 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 Amarillo, Texas.

Teen Challenge Endorsers

  • Ronald Reagan

    Former President

    Ronald Reagan

    “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.”

  • 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. Teen Challenge works to change young people’s lives by changing their hearts.”

  • 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.”

  • John Howard

    Former US Drug Czar

    Dr. John A. Howard

    “Of all the 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.”

About Our Director

therapeutic boarding school for boys

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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Therapuetic ranch and home for troubled teenage boys

Should you need help finding military school for troubled teens, Christian boarding schools for boys, or 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), and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) or rebellion.

Therapeutic Schools for Boys in Amarillo, Texas

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

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