The In Balance Ranch Academy, based on the Twelve Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous and research-based relapse prevention models, is a high quality therapeutic boarding school for adolescent boys 14-17 years of age.
The In Balance Ranch Community is committed to assisting each student and his family in the journey of recovery, sobriety and academic achievement. We endeavor to facilitate healing in the individual and in the family, equipping them with the necessary tools to live a healthy, productive and joyful life.
The In Balance Ranch Academy program provides: A comprehensive integrated 12 Step Based Recovery Program; An individualized academic program designed to ensure success; College prep courses, SAT/ACT testing preparation; College application counseling and assistance; Individual, group, and family therapy; Equine Assisted Therapy; Family education and support; Experiential learning, Horsemanship and Riding Program, Challenge Courses, Health, fitness and Nutrition instructions; Leadership and motivational training; Wilderness Success programs; Recovery through Service projects; Work Ethic vocational training; (i.e. carpentry, landscaping and other job skills); A positive peer culture; and Family Workshop Weekends three times a year.