Top therapeutic boarding schools, ranches, military schools, wilderness programs and boot camps for troubled boys:
Agape Boarding School
Agape is an affordable all boy boarding school designed to counsel and care for troubled or rebellious teenage boys; also giving them a quality college prep education and offering competitive sports. Agape’s campus is first-class, their approach is loving and they are a boarding school designed to specifically work with troubled boys.
Arivaca Boys Ranch
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.
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.
Gateway Military Academy
Gateway is an all boy military 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 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.
Safe Harbor is a Christian therapeutic school for boys using the waterfront as a residential and educational facility. Providing a safe, stable, structured, alternative home environment, boys live aboard vessels, learning seamanship and maritime skills as well as studying for a high school diploma.
Vero Beach Boys Ranch
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 Vero Beach give “at-risk teenagers” a new perspective and a new start toward a successful and fulfilling life.
Stonegate Center is a male-only dual-diagnosis drug and alcohol rehab and treatment center that serves adult men from all over the country who are entangled in addictions. Along with therapy, peer influence and support is used to help individuals learn and assimilate social norms and develop more effective coping skills.