Our school works hard to encourage academic, emotional, spiritual, and physical fitness by teaching discipline and mentoring them to rebuild relationships. Adolescents come to New Horizons Boys Ranch from across the nation, including from Salinas, California, and often find it advantageous to spend time in a new environment separate from local peer groups.
NHBR is a Christian residential program focused on character maturity and family unity. We provide treatment to 20 boys in a home-like atmosphere in which struggling adolescents develop more positive life attitudes, grow in their belief, find a safe and nurturing environment, and triumph over their challenges and problems. We offset hard work with inviting recreation such as fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting and swimming. Our beautiful mountainous location provides excellent opportunity for backpacking, camping and hiking.
Each adolescent begins by building trust with an adult mentor. Challenging activities and daily chores foster a strong work ethic and numerous other attractive character qualities. Then, framed by a relationship with a mentor, the adolescent can tackle the conflicts that had held him or her back. We also use individual and group counseling to improve attitudes and behaviors.
Residents at New Horizons Boys Ranch are provided a fully accredited school that also consists of independent study courses. All credits accumulated transfer easily to any other school. The self-paced quality of the coursework suits our students well, allowing them to learn as they do best and catch up on any missed credits. We believe discipline plays a key part in any successful education, and we convey this in our classroom. Additionally, vocational training topics include automotive, construction, culinary, life skills, and ranching.
Lasting family restoration happens only with the total commitment of parents. We require 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 their children using tools such as letter writing, which reinforces communication and strengthens relationships without the emotional charge of face-to-face interaction.
NHBR is a Christ-centered youth ranch that guides adolescents to find their place in life. Through mentorship, counseling, 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 consider looking beyond Salinas, California to see how our caring program can bring about restoration in your family. To learn more, we invite you to read our website, then fill out our inquiry form or call us today.
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Salinas is the county seat and the largest municipality of Monterey County, California. Salinas is located Convert east-southeast of the mouth of the Salinas River,California’s Geographic Names] at an elevation of about 52 feet above sea level. The population was 150,441 at the 2010 census. The mostly suburban city is located at the mouth of the Salinas Valley roughly eight miles from the Pacific Ocean and has a mild climate. The city consists mostly of late 20th century single family homes, some low-level apartments, ranging from modest bungalows to spacious luxury homes. The climate is also ideal for the floral industry and grape vineyards planted by world-famous vintners. Salinas is known for being an agricultural center and also for being the hometown of the noted writer and Nobel Prize in Literature laureate John Steinbeck, who based several of his novels here like Of Mice and Men.
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