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We exist to transform lives and strengthen communities by providing healing, hope and God’s unconditional love to children and youth at-risk.

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HOW WE DO IT

100% full scholarship summer programming for kids and year-round leadership development for older students allow children to learn love, hope and new life skills through positive role modeling and hands-on experiences. We also serve families and veterans through our equestrian therapy program.

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WHY WE DO IT

God has a plan for each of us. Helping our kids overcome what the world has shown them helps them get back on a path of seeking God’s direction for their life. These children are our future neighbors, employees and community members. Every child matters. And while we can’t change their past, we can help transform their future.

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When we’re not pouring ourselves into Iowa’s at-risk youth, our beautiful facility is available to you. Impact your organization with the same stunning surroundings and incredible team that help transform the lives of Iowa’s youth! 

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LATEST BLOG/NEWS View all »

Story of Week Six

Leadership development and team building are two integral components of what The Ranch instills in the youth that attend our summer and year-round weekend sessions. One way that we teach team building and communication skills is through a high ropes…

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Story of Week Five

Making a Difference Our fifth session of summer programming this week has been one where we have had to rely upon the Lord for strength. He never fails us. We feel so blessed and privileged to serve the youth that…

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Spiritual Retreat Week

Greetings from The Ranch! We hope all of you had a wonderful day with your families and friends celebrating Independence Day on Wednesday. Our staff will be experiencing a spiritual retreat today through Sunday before youth show up for the…

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Story of Week Four

We had 119 students on site this week along with leaders and 16 mission team members that graciously came to serve at The Ranch. Our reach was 24 communities throughout the state of Iowa with a focus on the Central…

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