Boarding schools for troubled teens serving Painesville, Ohio - Learn about Shepherds Hill Academy - wilderness programs for teens and boys Christian boarding schools.

Looking for a boarding school near Painesville, Ohio for a troubled teen? Would you consider one in Georgia instead?

Have you been having difficulty with an angry or misbehaving teen in your family? Has your troubled teen been kicked out of school, or gotten into trouble with authorities? Do you fear for their safety? As a result, you may be considering residential care options; such as boots camps, a therapeutic boarding school or a wilderness program for troubled teens.
Boarding Schools for Troubled Teens in Painesville, Ohio
We invite you to check out Shepherd’s Hill Academy, even though it is not located in Painesville, Ohio. For 20 years, Shepherd’s Hill Academy has been guiding troubled boys and girls, helping them get back on track. We’ve helped hundreds of teens from around the country from families just like yours.

Shepherd’s Hill Academy is unashamedly Christ-centered, believing that transformation due to a relationship with Jesus is the only real and lasting change. We offer a first-rate education, person-to-person mentoring and counseling, equine therapy, and teamwork exercises to help teens grow character and learn to make responsible decisions.

A Hybrid Between a Wilderness Program and a Boarding School, with a Christian Emphasis

Shepherd’s Hill Academy, located in northeast Georgia about 2 hours from Atlanta, is a hybrid between a therapeutic wilderness program and a Christian boarding school with several forms of therapy, including counseling and equine therapy. Teens come to Shepherd’s Hill Academy from the east coast, south, midwest, western states and west coast, including from towns like: Albany, Springfield, Jersey City, Newark, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., Richmond-Petersburg, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News (Hampton Roads), Raleigh-Durham, Greensboro/Winston-Salem, Charlotte, Savannah, Jacksonville, Orlando, Miami (South Florida) and Painesville.

The Wilderness Program is the First Phase

The first phase of a stay at Shepherd’s Hill Academy is a wilderness program, designed to get rid of distractions, build trust and encourage teamwork. Living without TV, cell phones and other conveniences leaves time to contemplate deeper issues of life. The necessity of working together to meet simple daily needs calls for coping and teamwork abilities, pushing teens to consider how their contribution impacts others.

The Residential Program is Next

After a time, when teens demonstrate responsible decisions and take ownership of their development, they shift to the residential program and live in a home on campus. This next step prepares them to transition into society as privileges and individual freedoms are restored.

An Accredited Boarding School in Georgia with Certified Teachers and College Prep

During both parts of the program, teens attend our on-campus, fully accredited junior and senior high school, taught by Georgia certified teachers. We encourage students to get caught up and to also prepare for college, so we also incorporate test prep for the SAT and ACT as part of our regular curriculum.

We can equip misbehaving teens with the skills needed to become more confident, productive and respectful at home, school, and in the community. We provide a fully accredited junior and senior high school on campus. Our unique combination of a wilderness program, certified equine program, and first-class school is all designed to bring focus back into a child’s life. We also utilize accountability groups, individual behavioral and family counseling.

Though we are not located in Painesville, Ohio, we do have students who come to our school from all over the country, including Painesville, Ohio. The distance, and the time away from home is an effective opportunity to bring healing to your entire family. Call us at 706-779-5766 or visit the rest of this site to learn more.

More about boarding schools in or near Painesville, Ohio:Painesville is the county seat of Lake County, Ohio, United States, along the Grand River. Its population was 19,563 as of the 2010 Census.
Painesville is the home of Lake Erie College, Morley Library and the 284-acre Historic Downtown Painesville Recreation Area.
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Thank you for considering Shepherds Hill Academy as you look for  a therapeutic boarding school or wilderness program for troubled teens in or near Painesville, Ohio.

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A therapeutic boarding school for teens with behavioral therapy counseling, struggling teens, angry teens, at-risk teens, teens with ADD, ADHD, OCD, and rebellion. SHA is a therapeutic school for troubled teens that has both wilderness therapy and a boarding school. We are a state-licensed wilderness therapy program, plus counseling for teens with master's level counselors and equine therapy.

Boarding Schools for Troubled Teens in Painesville, Ohio | Shepherds Hill Academy

Boarding schools for troubled teens serving Painesville, Ohio - Learn about Shepherds Hill Academy