Searching for Christian boarding schools for young boys? At Vision Boys Academy struggling pre-teen boys (ages 8-12 yrs) can learn how to deal with damaging problems, and live bitterness, anger, laziness or disrespect, he can learn to make better choices. Then he can focus on what’s really important in his life.
Vision Boys Academy Christian boarding school helps struggling pre-teen boys who suffer from RAD (Reactive Attachment Disorder), ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder), ODD (Oppositional Defiance Disorder), as well as at-risk boys who are in need of a change in environment, detached from the internet and harmful relationships.
The structured, affordable program at Vision Boys Academy in rural Missouri works one on one with at-risk boys in a small residential home and Christian boarding school setting.
Because Vision Boys Academy’s director and staff lives with the boys on-site, 24/7, they know when a young boy breaks the rules. He then receives immediate, age-appropriate consequences to correct his negative behavior. For example, if a struggling pre-teen boy talks back, argues, criticizes authority or others, he’s told to do 10 push-ups, 10 jumping jacks, or 10 squats. If these light consequences correct his behavior, he can go back to his regular activities.
The reason why is to help boys accept responsibility for their negative behavior and return to daily life. Once a struggling pre-teen boy understands and accepts responsibility for his actions, then that young man can make some better life choices.
Each year, at least 12-15 young at-risk preteen boys benefit from the personal attention and accountability this small Christian boarding school provides.
The safe, daily structured Christian boarding school program supports his personal, spiritual and academic growth. He can interact with Vision’s director and caring staff daily as they share healthy meals, outdoor activities, and school studies. Each struggling pre-teen boy also receives individual counseling. Past personal experience with adoption, rebellion and academic troubles helps Vision’s director and staff connect with at-risk boys–and their families.
Young boys at Vision Boys Academy Christian boarding school live an active, healthy, family lifestyle. They can mend and improve how they handle school, too!
Struggling pre-teen boys at Vision’s Christian boarding school enjoy a 27-acre campus in rural Missouri that contains a fishing pond, basketball court, and weight-lifting area. Students live in comfortable dorm, able to house 12-15 at-risk boys in a safe, environment monitored by staff 24/7. Boys enjoy healthy meals three times a day sitting and talking in a family-style cafeteria. And the friendly interaction spreads as Vision staff and their families live on-campus and share meals with students.
Another valuable part of Vision Boys Academy Christian boarding school’s daily structure includes Accelerated Christian Education classes in a newly updated schoolhouse. Boys learn the ACE accredited curriculum online, based on his ability and level of study. Then, when he returns home in Naperville, Illinois, he can re-enter school and reach new heights academically.
Vision Boys Academy aims to lead at-risk boys to be Godly, upright young men.
That’s why Vision’s Christian boarding school program includes daily Bible stories, related personal devotions and other spiritual enrichment. These time-tested practices help struggling pre-teen boys at open their hearts and minds to God’s biblical truth and endless love. One-on-one discussions with Vision’s supportive staff also encourage each boy’s growth into a Godly young man.