Our school strives to promote academic, emotional, spiritual, and physical fitness by instilling discipline and coaching them to rebuild relationships. Adolescents come to New Horizons Boys Ranch from around the country, including from Irving, Texas, and often find it constructive to grow in a new environment detached from local peer groups.
NHBR is a faith-based residential school with a heart for character development and family renewal. We provide services to 20 boys in a home-like atmosphere in which troubled adolescents develop more positive life attitudes, grow in their belief, live in a safe and nurturing environment, and triumph over their challenges and problems. We offset hard work with inviting recreation including fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting and swimming. Our picturesque mountainous location provides excellent opportunity for backpacking, camping and hiking.
Every boy begins by forming trust with an adult mentor. Strenuous activities and daily chores contribute to a strong work ethic and countless other attractive character qualities. Then, in context of a relationship with a mentor, the child can work through the conflicts that had held him or her back. We also offer individual and group counseling to bring change in attitudes and behaviors.
Boys at New Horizons Boys Ranch are provided a fully accredited school that also uses independent study courses. All credits earned transfer easily to any other school. The self-paced quality of the coursework suits our students well, permitting them to learn as they do best and catch up on any missed credits. We believe discipline plays a key role in any worthwhile education, and we convey this in our classroom. In addition, vocational training topics include automotive, construction, culinary, life skills, and ranching.
Genuine family restoration happens only with the full cooperation of parents. We request parents to attend three family workshops per year for coaching, family therapy and to visit their child at our facility. We facilitate frequent contact between parents and teens using tools such as letter writing, which strengthens communication and strengthens relationships without the emotional charge of face-to-face contact.
We are a faith-based program that guides adolescents to find their place in life. Through mentorship, therapy, hard work and plenty of play, we believe in values and character traits that will serve your child all of his or her life. Please think about looking outside of Irving, Texas to see how our caring program can bring about restoration in your family. To discover more, we invite you to read our website, then complete our inquiry form or call us today.
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Irving is a city located in the U.S. state of Texas within Dallas County. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the city population was 216,290. Irving is within the Dallas–Plano–Irving metropolitan division of the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, designated by the U.S. Census Bureau and colloquially referred to as the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex.
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