Are you unable to find a boarding school in Lynchburg, Virginia for your troubled teen? Shepherds Hill Academy accepts students across the United States.
Residential care may be an option for your family if your teen is showing signs of troubling behavior. Some of those behaviors may include, anger, rage, addictions, consistently disengaged emotionally, frequently skipping school or getting into trouble with the law. If these behaviors describe your teen, a therapeutic boarding school could provide the structure he or she needs to find healing.
Though you may be looking for a boarding school in Lynchburg, Virginia close to home, we recommend placement outside of your state. Shepherds Hill Academy, is located in Martin, Georgia, ten miles from Toccoa Falls, Georgia. Shepherds Hill Academy provides hope and healing to families in crisis with troubled teens. For over two decades, we have been serving families on an emotional journey similar to yours. We can help you today! Call us at: (706) 779-5766.
Though we are not located in Lynchburg, Virginia, here are at least four reasons we recommend placement with us in Georgia.
Benefits to Placement at Shepherds Hill Academy, Outside of Lynchburg, Virginia
- We are licensed by the state of Georgia; which provides reasonable oversight to Therapeutic Boarding Schools. We are governed with state approved accountability to ensure that our program operates to state standards.
When considering programs in and around Lynchburg, Virginia, be sure to explore how involved the state is in the improvement of the facility. Some states can be virtually absent until there is a crisis. On the opposite end of the spectrum, some states are too involved in the program, leaving little room for individuality.
- We are a Junior and Senior High School accredited by the state of Georgia. We offer Advanced Placement and accept Individualized Educational Plans (IEP).
Our teachers are Georgia certified and work to excel every student. Classrooms are small and gender segregated. ACT and SAT prep is part of our curriculum. We offer Georgia Virtual Scholl and so much more. Please discover more about our academy, click here!
- We are uniquely located between Greenville, South Carolina and Atlanta, Georgia. Both of these cities provide diversity.
In addition, national parks are just a few miles away. This provides unique opportunities to enjoy your off-campus visits. One visit you could attend a major-league baseball game, while the next visit you could be hiking on part of the Appalachian Trail.
- Shepherds Hill Academy is unashamedly Christ-centered. From our campus we have access to trustworthy churches and religious organizations.
Nationally known church leaders such as Louie Giglio and Andy Stanley regularly hold events like the Passion Conference, that our students attend. In addition, our students have access to Grove Level Baptist Church (The Grove). The Grove has supported Shepherds Hill Academy since 2001 and is lead by pastor Jeff Appling. Each week he provides practical teaching that has been a large part in helping us transform the lives of teens in crisis.
Our Unique Therapeutic Boarding School Serves Lynchburg, Virginia Families
Shepherds Hill Academy provides a unique unplugged experience through our outdoor therapeutic program. Students attend school at the main campus. After school hours, students reside at one of our outdoor therapeutic wilderness campuses. These campuses provide an unplugged environment and offer a holistic approach to healing. Through the outdoor therapeutic program students learn:
- The benefits of Equine Relationship Therapy and caring for their horse.
- Troubled teen boys achieve a genuine sense of self worth through the construction projects and maintenance of the wilderness structures.
- Likewise, the girls also learn life lessons through their gardens and tending to the animal barn.
The outdoor wilderness aspect is but one of many therapeutic benefits at Shepherds Hill Academy. We strive daily to offer students teachable moments to guide them with life skills.
If you are considering a therapeutic boarding school in Lynchburg, Virginia, we highly recommend considering the benefits of our therapeutic boarding school in Martin, Georgia. Our unplugged wilderness environment separates your teen from the many temptations he or she may face and provides them with benefits uniquely available only in the state of Georgia.
Thank you for looking outside of Lynchburg, Virginia and considering Shepherds Hill Academy as you look for a therapeutic boarding school or outdoor wilderness program for your teen. Remember, Shepherds Hill Academy offers both! We look forward to hearing from you to find out additional information and answer any questions you might have. Call us at: (706) 779-5766 or visit the rest of this site to learn more. Our highly trained Admissions Team is ready to help!