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Ben Richey Boys Ranch

Admission Criteria

Boys who are considered for admission include the following:

  • Boys who are at least 6 years old, and no more than 14 years old
  • Boys who are able to function in a public school
  • The boy’s family or visitation source must live in Texas
  • Boys who have a full scale IQ of at least 80
  • Boys who are physically able to participate in Ranch activities
  • Boys who are able to get along with others in a group setting
  • Boys who are capable of respecting other people and property

Boys who are NOT considered for admission include the following:

  • Boys who are on probation for any violent offenses
  • Boys who are involved with drugs and/or alcohol
  • Boys who consistently run away
  • Boys who have used a weapon in threatening others
  • Boys who have major depression or mental illnesses requiring treatment
  • Boys who have made suicidal attempts or serious threats
  • Boys who have a history of fire setting
  • Boys who are cruel to animals
  • Boys who are acting out sexually

If you have read the above admission criteria and wish to submit a child for consideration please use the below link to print and complete an application that you can send to our admissions staff:

Mashelle Ancell
Social Worker
mancell@benrichey.org

CLICK HERE FOR OUR ADMISSIONS APPLICATION

 

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