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Therapeutic Schools for Boys in Killeen, Texas

A Therapeutic School for Boys Who are Struggling, Offering Adventure-Based Learning and Therapy that is Inexpensive in Comparison to Other Therapeutic Boarding Schools Near Killeen, Texas

Ranch StaffTeen Challenge Adventure Ranch helps boys from Killeen, Texas on its Northwest Arkansas Campus. It is unique in that it has private bedrooms for each of the boys, an awesome wilderness program, and it includes mission trips and equine therapy. 

For teen boys dealing with anger, emotional issues, depression, behavioral problems, authority issues, or drug use or addictions, hope exists. An opportunity for a new path is possible through Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch. We lovingly train wayward boys to choose a better path in life, leading them to be godly and upright young men.

therapeutic ranchIf you would like to find therapeutic boarding schools or boys ranches in or near Killeen, Texas, take into account that Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch could possibly be exactly what you are interested in. Located in Northwest Arkansas, it is obviously a distance from Killeen, Texas, but that may be a good thing. Think about this: For teenage boys in need of intervention, time spent away from your hometown — away from the negative impact of friends and familiar places — away–separate from the pressure of friends and familiar places—may be just the thing to cause a big change. Parents from around the country, including Killeen, Texas, choose Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch for their sons.

Strong Reputation for Healing and Hope for Hundreds of Boys

therapeutic ranchSince we became the initial residential Teen Challenge program for boys, Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch has been helping families for nearly 60 years. We feel that a relationship with Jesus Christ is the surest way to change in the lives of the young men we serve. Every major portion of our program is biblically based. We feel that centering our program on Christ is the reason so many young men have found success here, even where other programs didn’t work.

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

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

  • MORE FAMILY VISITS — Residents are allowed to make visits to home on seasonally 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 graduation from Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, boys go back home followed by a strong aftercare program to prevent relapse . 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 believe education strongly supports future success. While enrolled in our private Christian school with fully accredited classes, boys complete courses led by certified teachers, with individual tutoring available to aid those who are struggling. We offer a GED opportunity for anyone with not enough credits to finish high school on time. Credits earned can transfer to private or public schools at home. Boys can also learn basic vocational skills including 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 from home through dual enrollment with Alpha Omega Academy distance learning.

ranch boysBoys at Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch participate in many recreational activities, both on and off campus. We facilitate 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 dealing well with others.

Many teens have put their lives back on track and have gone on to make an impact for Christ after graduating from Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch. We would like to talk with you to determine if our boarding school is a good option for your son. Whether you select Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch, a school in Killeen, Texas, or another option, we hope your family can experience the restoration 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 Killeen, Texas.
 

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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

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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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Telephone: (888) 289-6818
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Therapuetic ranch and home for troubled teenage boys

Should you need help finding residential schools, military academies, or therapeutic boys homes, 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 Killeen, Texas

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

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