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Top therapeutic boarding schools, ranches, military schools, wilderness programs and boot camps for troubled boys:

  • Whetstone Boys Ranch

    Whetstone Boys Ranch
    West Plains, MO

    Whetstone Boys Ranch is a Christian therapeutic boarding school for boys age 13-17 located in West Plains, MO. Whetstone’s program addresses behavioral issues such as anger, defiance, rebellion, lethargy and depression in teenage boys who are struggling.


  • Arivaca Boys Ranch

    Arivaca Boys Ranch
    Arivaca, Arizona

    Arivaca Boys Ranch is 23,000 acre ranch and school in Arizona that uses three powerful therapeutic tools to help teen boys get on a right path in life. First, a specialized form of equine therapy. Second, Arbinger Principles help provide a foundation for moving behavior for troubled boys from anger to positive motivational action. Third, counseling.



  • Gateway Boys Academy

    Gateway Boys Academy
    West Florida

    Gateway is an all boys school also offering competitive athletics (basketball, soccer, baseball), excellent academics, national and international tours, mission trips, meaningful community service projects, and therapy for both the resident and family.


  • Heartlight Ministries

    Heartlight Ministries
    Longview, Texas

    Heartlight is a year-round therapeutic boarding school that helps troubled teen boys and girls begin living a more fulfilling and less self-destructive lifestyle. Heartlight provides a safe and loving environment for teens with counseling and mentoring, along with therapeutic activities and school studies.



  • Treasure Coast Boys Academy

    Treasure Coast Boys Academy
    Vero Beach, Florida

    A Christ-centered residential program and school for boys. We use male Christian role models in a process of bringing positive goals and purpose to boys who are struggling with life-controlling issues. The therapeutic and academic programs at Treasure Coast Boys Academy give “at-risk teenagers” a new perspective and a new start toward a successful and fulfilling life.



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Therapeutic programs and schools providing treatment for troubled teens. Includes a list of therapeutic boarding schools, the best residential treatment programs for teens, wilderness programs, outdoor therapeutic and adventure therapy programs, young adult programs and programs working with troubled teens and troubled adolescents. Boarding Schools (Emotional Growth Schools and Therapeutic Boarding Schools) provide supervision and counseling for at-risk teenage boys and girls. Each therapeutic school will vary in their approach to the emotional and behavioral needs of the adolescent. Individual, group and family therapy are a part of the milieu. Outdoor Behavioral Health (Wilderness Programs and Outdoor Therapeutic Programs) incorporate a blend of therapeutic modalities in the context of wilderness environments and back country travel. Outdoor behavioral health programs apply wilderness therapy in the field.Residential Treatment Centers offer clinical treatment with both academic and behavioral support, plus medication management and medical monitoring. They treat adolescents with serious psychological and behavior issues, are highly structured, and they offer recreational and adventure activities. Specialty residential treatment centers are often a part of psychiatric and behavioral hospitals.

Boys Boarding Schools, MIlitary Schools, Boot Camps and Boys Ranches

Top therapeutic boarding schools, ranches, military schools, wilderness programs and boot camps for troubled boys.