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Looking for Military Schools or Boot Camps for Troubled Boys near Joelton, Tennessee?

While you seek out military schools or boot camps in or near Joelton, Tennessee, perhaps you will consider a residential program for boys that offers better results, absent the drill sergeant and harshness of a boot camp or military school. In fact, he will really like it here while he gets back on track in life.

Treasure Coast Boys Academy, located near Vero Beach, Florida, is a residential program and school specifically designed for at-risk boys.  It is part of Teen Challenge, a highly-endorsed ministry that has been helping teenagers for 60 years. Rather than the harsh environment of military schools and boot camps, Treasure Coast Boys Academy shows boys the right way to live through example, lessons, counsel, mentoring and team exercises. Also, removing distractions and detaching from troublesome situations is what helps to open the door to break damaging patterns of behavior. Unlike military schools and boot camps you may find near Joelton, TN, we believe that relationships are what make a long-term difference in a boy, not more anger, yelling and force.

Parents enroll their sons at Treasure Coast Boys Academy from across the nation, including from Joelton, Tennessee, both to let them grow in a new environment and to benefit from the loving and fun environment they find here. Enrollment is year-round.

You are Seeking for Military Schools or Boot Camps in Joelton, Tennessee Because You Likely See these Troublesome Signs that Something is Wrong with Your Teenage Boy

  • Profound changes in his style of clothes, hair, and music
  • Hanging out with a bad crowd (a different crowd than they used to)
  • Dropping grades and disinterst in things he was once interested in
  • Isolating from family and clinging to new friends
  • Negative changes in attitude and personality
  • Altered sleep patterns (up all hours of the night, tired during the day)
  • Consuming way too much food, or way too little, or binging at night
  • Fear – thinks everyone in authority is out to get him
  • Dilated, red or glazed eyes
  • Sudden bursts of anger
  • Lies and cover-ups!
  • Major mood swings
  • Uncontrolled spending or money from the home disappearing.

troubled teen boys ranchTreasure Coast Boys Academy cares for 50 teenage boys at our residential boarding school located on 30 acres surrounded by working ranches and orchards. During the program, we work to develop character, integrity, hard work, and respect. We promote an environment of positive peer pressure. We give boys responsibility for work projects and chapel services on campus to keep them engaged in what is their home away from home. We desire to see boys mature in their faith in Christ, and we offer worship, chapel services, bible studies, discipleship, retreats and mission trip opportunities to support that growth. Students also challenge and support each other in their faith. Would any of that happen in a military school or boot camp? That’s unlikely.

A Better Option than Military Schools and Boot Camps for Boys from Joelton, TN

At Treasure Coast Boys Academy, we keep boys physically active and challenged. Our recreational and sports facilities include a well-equipped gym and a professional array of weight machines, soccer field, baseball diamond, basketball court, pool, game room, fishing ponds, and horses. We often go fishing on the Florida waterways and out in the ocean. The culmination of the program is an incredible wilderness experience in the mountains of North Carolina during the last month of the boys’ stay. Whitewater rafting, hiking, camping, and other adventures show that life can be at the same time adventuresome and constructive.

comparison to military schoolsWhile we hold individual, group, and family counseling in traditional settings, we know that most life-changing conversations tend to happen during outdoor activities and in the course of daily life. Counseling takes place frequently during the day, in all settings, through conversations with mentors during chores or activities. We place a strong emphasis on mentorship, providing the boys with positive male role models during their enrollment with us.

Our on-campus academy is in session year-round to give students the occasion to take care of missed credits. We have on-campus teachers who facilitate the boy’s education and tutor individual students. Boys from Joelton, Tennessee quickly catch up on missed coursework or get far ahead.

It is our conviction that the most important change is a heart change — understanding   Treasure Coast Boys Academy gives a once troubled  teenage boy a second chance at a promising future.  Again, unlike military schools and boot camps, our emphasis and main tool is a change of heart, not fear or breaking of the spirit.

“At Treasure Coast Boys Academy…our son received love, discipline, forgiveness, and persistent mentoring from dedicated staff members. This was a God-send for our broken family…restoring our relationship with our son. It is a place of hope, a place of love, and a place of renewal.”  — Parents of a Treasure Coast Boys Academy resident convey heartfelt thanks for the transformation they saw in their son.

To read more of what parents and students are saying, and to find out more about how our boys ranch can offer restoration in your family, we invite you to explore our website, then fill out our inquiry form or call us today.

More about military schools and boot camps in Joelton, Tennessee (Joelton, TN):
Joelton is a suburb of Nashville, Tennessee. Joelton is primarily in the northwestern portion of Davidson County along Interstate 24 (Exit 35) and junctions with U.S. Highway 431, but parts of Joelton bordering Exit 31 of Interstate 24 lie in Cheatham County. Governmentally, most of Joelton is in Metropolitan Nashville – Davidson County, but it retains a separate identity as a community.
Joelton is a semi-rural community of farms and suburban neighborhoods 20 minutes north of Nashville.
A middle school and elementary school are located in Joelton. Local high school students are zone to attend either nearby Whites Creek High School in the Metropolitan Nashville school district or Sycamore Middle School and Sycamore High School in Pleasant View. Joelton High School closed its doors in 1980. As a part of Metro Nashville, Joelton is represented by one Metro Council member. Residents vote in mayoral and other city elections. Nashville city services are provided on a limited basis. The general services area includes city water, street maintenance and fire and police service. Garbage pickup is not included. A fire station is located in the heart of Joelton, maintained by Metro Nashville.
The music video for country music artist Miranda Lambert’s “Only Prettier” was filmed in Joelton, Tennessee in June 2010. It was shot at the Middle School.

The town’s ZIP code is 37080 and the area code is 615.

Excerpt about military schools and boot camps in Joelton, Tennessee, used with permission from Wikipedia.

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Teen Challenge Endorsers

  • John Ashcroft
    Former Attorney General
    John Ashcroft

    “I have been a long time support of the work Teen Challenge has accomplished and the help they have provided over the years.”

  • Ronald Reagan
    Former President
    Ronald Reagan

    “Teen Challenge is effective; it is literally changing the lives of young Americans from every walk of life. The work and dedication of Teen Challenge deserves the commendation of every citizen.”

  • James Dobson
    Founder Focus on the Family
    Dr. James C. Dobson

    “Organizations like Teen Challenge…have a far better record of dealing with social issues and people in difficulty than do the bureaucrats.”

  • Dan Cathy
    CEO Chick-fil-A
    Dan T. Cathy

    “I truly admire Teen Challenge because of its loving, life-giving ministry to individuals who are bound by life controlling addictions.”

  • George Bush
    President George
    W. Bush

    “Teen Challenge is one of the most successful programs in our country.”

  • John C. Maxwell
    Bestselling Leadership Author
    John C. Maxwell

    “Teen Challenge offers hope and restoration to individuals by exchanging their distorted views on life with God’s perspectives.”

  • Jim Blanchard
    Past Director AT&T
    Jim Blanchard

    “I have not seen a more effective ministry in leading hurting people to a life-transforming relationship with Jesus Christ.”

  • Kevin Leman
    Psychologist and Author
    Dr. Kevin Leman

    “I wholeheartedly support the efforts of Teen Challenge…they really make a difference in lives and each of us can be proud that they are part of our community.”

  • John Walters
    Former Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
    John P. Walters

    “Teen Challenge is doing the job that others only talk about. Teen Challenge is a reputable institution that needs to be highlighted.”

Should you need help finding Christian boarding schools or Christian boarding schools or military academies or troubled teens schools, please let us know. This Teen Challenge boys ranch helps at-risk teenage boys who are exhibiting oppositional defiant disorder (ODD), attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), intermittent explosive disorder (IED), obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), drug or substance abuse or addictions.

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