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Triangle Cross Ranch

Frequently Asked Questions

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Is there an airport near the ranch?

Yes:   The nearest airports are in Cody, WY or Billings, MT.

Will my son participate in daily prayer?

Yes:  We require all the boys and staff to attend and respect the Liturgy of the Hours in the morning, and a Rosary in the evening, regardless of religious affiliation. Our program is centered upon a belief that daily prayer is the pre-eminent foundation of all human happiness and fulfillment.

Will my son attend Church services?

Yes:  We require that all the young men at TCR attend the weekly Catholic Mass at Our Lady of the Valley parish. Weekday Mass attendance is optional and depends on availability.

What is your religious affiliation?

We are Roman Catholic Christians, and we accept boys of any other creed, color, nationality, or religious background.

What curriculum does Triangle Cross Ranch recommend?

We recommend that parents enroll their son into the Our Lady of the Rosary home study program. This is a correspondence school that offers complete teacher services, texts, lesson plans, workbooks, tests, grading and full diplomas. We can also accommodate any other pre-arranged curriculum. Consult our “Parent Handbook” for more information.

Do all troubled youth on the ranch attend school?

Not necessarily: Academic enrollment is based on the length of stay and the wishes of each boy’s parent(s).

What is the recommended length of stay at Triangle Cross Ranch?

The minimum stay in our program is nine months; however, each individual’s needs are taken into consideration and most boys stay for 18 months. We are so confident that we can produce lasting change through our program that we offer a promise; if your son relapses back to his previous behavior within the first six months of Graduation, after a successful 18 months of more in our care, and if the Director determines that he needs more time at TCR, we will take your son back free of charge for 30 days.

How long does it take to process an application?

Usually 3 days to a week–Based on how long it takes to fill out the application, and send your deposit to reserve your son’s space.

When do you take applications?

We process applications year round.

What type of boys come to Triangle Cross Ranch?

To ensure that our Bunkhouse is a safe environment for your son, we do not accept boys who are a danger to themselves, others, our livestock or our property. We determine the eligibility of each child who comes to our ranch during the initial phone interview, at which time we review the boy’s behavioral history and his mental disposition.

What ages of troubled boys does your program accept?

Triangle Cross Ranch serves young men between the ages of 10-17.

What are the requirements for admission to Triangle Cross Ranch?

Initial phone interview. Completed application. Admission fee, and first month payment given upon arrival.

What is NOT included?

Health care insurance and medical needs. Individual educational plan related costs. Initial set of clothing and personal supplies. Academic tuition and books.

What is the program cost?

Non-refundable Admissions Fee of $2,850. Monthly Program Fee: $5,800 per month.
 
Please keep in mind, a phone interview is your best way to see if your troubled youth will be helped at Triangle Cross Ranch.

Call us now at (307) 645-3322.

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