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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.

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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