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Boarding Middle School for Troubled Boys in South Carolina

Cherokee Creek Boys School:
Cherokee Creek Boys School (CCBS), located in Westminster, South Carolina, is an accredited, therapeutic boarding school for boys with ADHD, anxiety issues, and other teen behavior problems. CCBS offers middle-school programs for boys aged 11-15 in a warm, positive, nurturing learning community. At Cherokee Creek Boys School, our mission is to “challenge boys and their families to discover what is real and true about themselves and the world around them.” Cherokee Creek Boys School is fully accredited by the Southern Associations of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

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Middle School Boarding Program for Troubled Teens Ages 11-15:
Our curriculum honors the whole child — his intellectual, emotional, physical and spiritual nature. We provide a balanced and healthy lifestyle at school and teach the tools for creating sustainable growth and happiness, now and in the future.

Academics:
- Accreditation with the Southern Associations of Colleges and Schools [since 2005]
- Individualized Academic Plans
- Customized instruction to meet individual learning styles and needs
- Special Education Services
- Supplemental services provided by Oconee County Schools for students with an IEP
- Comprehensive Curriculum
- Integrative, creative, hands-on
- Standards-driven language arts, math, sciences and social studies
- Physical education
- Service learning projects and field trips
- Strong focus on nature and the environment weaves through each subject area
- Environmental Studies
- Experiential outdoor classroom model using scientific inquiry with a focus on our local ecosystem and watershed

Therapeutic Services:

- Licensed Therapists and Experienced, Qualified Counseling Staff
- Comprehensive Therapy and Counseling Approach
- Individual and group psychotherapy, group counseling, crisis intervention and family therapy
- Weekly Focus Groups
- Anger management, grief, boundaries and passages [when boys are preparing to move on from Cherokee Creek]
- Other focus groups are offered throughout the year - topics are assigned as needed
- Nursing Services
- Full-time LPN assesses illness and injury, maintains medical charts and administers medication
- Access to psychiatric services
- Home, Off-Campus and On-Campus Visits
- Quarterly Family Seminars, promotes the growth and healing of the student, parents, siblings and extended family
- Passages, a curriculum for students and families to prepare for success after Cherokee Creek

Personal Enrichment Activities:
- Guitar Lessons
- League Sports: Soccer and Basketball
- Foreign-Language Lessons: French and Spanish
- Community Service
- Martial Arts

Health and Recreation:

- Cherokee Creek Treks
- A weekend wilderness program
- Students participate about once a month
- Focused, outdoor skill-building including camping, hiking, whitewater recreation, horseback riding, flat-water boating and more
- Opportunities for self-responsibility, as well as teambuilding
- Active Daily Schedule
- Weekend Recreation Activities
- Swimming
- Hiking
- Fishing
- Field trips
- Tubing
- Access to local recreation fields for baseball, tennis and flag-football

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Address: 198 Cooper Road, Westminster, Oconee County, South Carolina , USA