Best Christian boarding schools and therapeutic programs that are exclusively for boys:
Fort Worth, Texas
Clearfork Academy is an excellent 90-day or longer inpatient drug, alcohol and substance abuse rehab program for boys age 13 – 17, located on a strikingly beautiful campus near Fort Worth, Texas. The team at Clearfork works daily to redirect struggling teenage boys from self-destructive or apathetic mindsets toward healthier thinking, healthier living, and a “hustle and fun” attitude.
Lakeside Academy for Boys
Lakeside Academy for Boys is a high-quality, lower in cost Christ-centered residential program and boarding school for struggling boys, age 14-18, located in Buffalo, MN. The program includes licensed therapy, accredited academics, a beautiful campus and plenty of outdoor activities.
Ozarks Teen Challenge Boys Academy
Ozarks Teen Challenge Boys Academy is a 15-month therapeutic Christian boarding school and substance abuse rehab for boys age 11-17 who are struggling with life controlling issues or addictions, located in Branson, Missouri. Ozarks can also help teenage boys who are struggling with sexual issues and addictions, a welcome opportunity for families who are having trouble placing their teenager in a program due to these issues.
Wheatfield Academy is a faith-based boarding school dedicated to providing therapeutic care for young men between the ages of 13 and 17. The academy’s focus is on offering a safe and nurturing environment for the healing and growth of struggling teens and their families. The staff at Wheatfield Academy is committed to bringing hope and love to their students, providing them with the tools and support they need to overcome their challenges and thrive.
My Father’s Arrows
My Father’s Arrows is a private-pay, faith-based, community-driven, trauma informed children’s home for foster children and orphans 0 to 17 years old. The program seeks to provide a safe and supportive place for boys and girls who have suffered from abuse, neglect, abandonment, rejection, or other traumatic experiences.
The Carpenter Shed
The Carpenter Shed is a program for young men, ages 17 to 25, developed to provide the tools they need to build lives of purpose. The Carpenter Shed is a safe, deeply relational, community-based, and encouraging place for young men who are struggling to find their purpose, identity, passion, a sense of worth, who want to build on what they may be learning in therapy at home.
Whetstone Boys Ranch
West Plains, MO
Whetstone Boys Ranch is a Christian therapeutic boarding school for boys age 11-15 located in Mountain View, MO. Whetstone’s program addresses behavioral issues such as anger, defiance, rebellion, lethargy and depression in teenage boys who are struggling.
Pine Mountain Boys Academy
Pine Mountain Boys Academy is a Teen Challenge Adolescent program and Christian Boarding School for boys ages 13-17, located in Meansville, GA. Pine Mountain is a Christian behavioral modification program for uniquely troubled teenage boys. Pine Mountain works to help families facing puzzling behavioral challenges, anger, defiance, academic failure, as well as substance abuse and technology over-load.
Teen Challenge Adventure Ranch
Teen Challenge Ranch of NW Arkansas is dedicated to helping troubled boys get a new start in life. Boys aged 14-17 come to Teen Challenge Ranch from across the United States where they are encouraged to apply faith-based solutions to life’s problems.
Paul Anderson Youth Home
Since 1961, the Paul Anderson Youth Home has been a fully licensed and accredited home for young men, ages 16-21 who are often facing incarceration, that centers around Jesus Christ. Their mission is to give troubled young men and their families from all over the country a second chance by meeting them at their point of need and providing a Christian home environment that facilitates the process of recovery, restoration, and redemption.
Future Men is a Christian therapeutic boarding school and “hands on” vocational program for teenage boys age 15-20. The focus of the Future Men program is to train young men to put off childish behaviors and obsessions with trivial distractions in order to fully embrace the responsibilities and freedoms that come with true manhood.