Wilderness camp in Missouri for troubled teens: Wilderness programs in the Midwest, therapeutic programs for difficult youth with behavioral problems, emotional issues. Co-ed residential treatment center, equine assisted therapy for boys, girls from Springfield, Kansas City, Columbia, Independence, St. Louis, NE, KS, OK, AR, TN, KY, IL, IA, CA, NY..
New Hope Wilderness Camp: New Hope Wilderness Camp, located in Ava (38 miles south east of Springfield), South Central Missouri, in the Midwestern United States, is a 21 day co-ed wilderness program, working with troubled teens (ages 11-20) who are experiencing conduct and behavior problems. The individual treatment planning at New Hope is aimed at facilitating a change of heart, healing and strengthening family relationships, and inviting new beginnings. We have one competent staff member for every two young people, and we utilize horses to do therapy with the young people, as well as daily counseling.
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21-Day Co-ed Wilderness Program for Troubled Teens (Ages 11-20) We provide a safe environment in which to: - Discover and nurture strengths, interests and talents;
- Support effort toward change;
- Establish consistent and stable relationships;
- Improve interpersonal skills;
- Enhance self-worth and empowerment;
- Identify and develop individual learning styles;
- Gain knowledge, communication and copying skills through farm experiences;
- Conduct Equine Assisted Activities/Equine Assisted Therapy (EAA/EAT)
Oneida Baptist Institute (OBI), located a small rural village in the mountains of Clay County, southeastern Kentucky, is a co-educational Southern Baptist boarding school offering residential programs to students in Grades 6-12.
Oneida is a school that accepts students from all over the US and throughout the world, and introduces them to a different way of life, a Christ-centered life. The school provides rules that teach discipline and promote responsibility.
At Oneida Baptist, students will meet people from across the United States and around the world. They will also experience daily chores and responsibilities, interact with Christian adults, attend daily chapel services, receive individual attention in class and have a chance to join sports or other co-curriculars.
Oneida Baptist Institute has private school accreditation through the National Non-Public School Commission, the Kentucky Non-Public School Commission, and the Kentucky Department of Education.
Located in Lexington, 40 miles east of Kansas City, Missouri, Wentworth Military Academy is a private, co-educational, full board military high school offering Grades 9-12.
Founded in 1880, we are the oldest military academy west of the Mississippi River. The unique learning environment of our military structure encourages our students to develop the life principles of self-discipline, self-respect, respect for others, integrity, and personal responsibility both inside and outside of the classroom.
In our full board environment, each student is given daily instruction and opportunity to attain these important life skills. Through both our superior academics and teaching principles, our students are able to achieve the pride and confidence that sets them apart as Wentworth cadets.
Co-Educational, Full-board Military High School (Grades 9-12)
- College-preparatory education
- Language Arts
- Social Studies
- Preparation for ACT / SAT
- Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
- Community Service
- Dual enrollment (allows students to receive college credit)
Located in northwestern Montana, Turning Winds Academic Institute (TWAI) is an accredited, family-run, therapeutic boarding school for troubled teens (boys and girls) ages 13-18 from Missouri and across the United States.
In our beautiful, peaceful, and safe location, we combine the benefits of a therapeutic boarding school, a wilderness program, and a residential treatment center (RTC).
TWAI has been serving struggling teens and their families since 2002, with an exceptional degree of success.
We provide an extremely high standard of therapeutic treatment to our students, and offer help for the following presenting issues: poor academic performance, behavioral problems, addictions, low self-worth, spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, and attachment disorders among others.
With a passion for helping young people in crisis, our clinical, educational, and operations staff are among the best in the country.
We are a small program (40 students) which means that we are able to provide a truly unique and customized approach for every student.
Typically our on site student to staff ratio is 5:1. The average stay at our residential treatment center is 12 months.
Parent Testimonial: "We feel reassured that our son Chad is in good hands being guided onto the right track...We are really beginning to get our son back again! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts."
Located in Stockton, in Cedar County, southwest Missouri, Agape Boarding School is a non-profit boarding school for troubled and at risk boys in Grades 6-12 that specializes in a college preparatory program with AP courses, SAT and ACT along with a behavior modification program.
For the young man whose relationship has been destroyed with his parents, we help to repair and rebuild that relationship.
Instead of the student quitting or resorting to the "easy" solution, the staff at Agape work with these young men in order that they may find the right answers to their problems. The minimum stay in twelve months. We are accredited by the State of Missouri.
Students live in our new four-story dormitory building with 32 completely private shower stalls, bathroom facilities to accommodate 28 students at a time, and 160 individual student closet areas.
We have recently added a brand new basketball gymnasium with two separate workout areas. For outdoor events Agape has a swimming pool and a multi-use field with a baseball diamond in the southeast section. Students are able to play intramural flag football, soccer, and baseball during free time.