Boarding School for Boys
Seeking a boarding school for boys? Take a look at Whetstone Boys Ranch, where your boy can learn how to deal with issues and sharpen his character.
Whether your 12-16-year-old boy acts out his bitterness, anger, apathy, disrespect, or trauma, he can learn to make better choices. Then he can focus on what’s really important in his life back home.
The skilled boarding school for boys staff at Whetstone helps troubled teenage boys move past trauma and adoption issues, and end negative influences. Whether he’s exhibiting low self-esteem or even depression, he will experience the love of creation and the joy of work at Whetstone’s Christian boys home and ranch.
Whetstone also wants to help troubled teenage boys who suffer from ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), and ODD (Oppositional Defiance Disorder), as well as struggling teen boys who need a change of environment, disconnected from the internet, and harmful relationships.
The disciplined, boarding school for boys program at Whetstone Boys Ranch in the rustic Ozarks works one on one with troubled teenage boys in a hands-on, working-ranch environment.
Because Whetstone’s director and staff live with the boys on-site, 24/7, they promote character development and proactively sharpen the mind, body, and soul of each boy. Teen boys also learn important lessons from daily interaction with ranch animals and work-based therapy.
Whetstone’s purpose is to help boys accept responsibility for their negative behavior. Once troubled teenage boys understand and accept honesty, self-control, responsibility, and perseverance, they can focus on making lasting life changes.
In the great outdoors, and the classroom at Whetstone Boys Ranch, troubled teen boys gain strength from the personal attention and accountability this boarding school for boys provides.
The safe, daily structured program supports his personal, spiritual, and academic growth. He can interact with Whetstone’s director and caring staff daily as they share healthy meals, strenuous outdoor activities, and personalized school studies. Gatherings around the hearth also encourage each boy to share and understand his story, and the stories of those around him.
Troubled teenage boys at Whetstone live an active, healthy, family lifestyle. They can mend and improve problems with education and learning, too!
Teen residents at Whetstone’s boarding school for boys enjoy a 285-acre working cattle ranch that involves opportunities for distance running, basketball, football, golf, and swimming. Students live in a safe, environment monitored by staff 24/7. Boys enjoy healthy meals morning, noon, and night sitting and talking with staff. And the friendly atmosphere continues as Whetstone staff and their families live on campus.
Another valuable part of Whetstone’s daily structure includes a liberal arts-based education. Whetstone’s licensed teachers also give each student what he needs, whether that involves redirection, encouragement, or one-on-one tutoring. Then, when he returns home he can re-enter school and reach new heights academically.
Whetstone aims to lead troubled teenage boys to be Godly, upright young men of sharpened character.
That’s why Whetstone’s focus on character development includes a unique three-level/six traits system, applying Scripture in chapel topics, reading assignments, and community service work. One-on-one discussions with Whetstone’s attentive staff also encourage growth in each troubled teen boy.
Whetstone Boys Ranch and boarding school for boys wants every young boy to grow into a Godly young man. The team at Whetstone supports troubled teenage boys as they build a new life for themselves this year. Together, we’ll help him change, and transition back home to school and family.