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With the launching of the spring season comes new beginnings, bluer skies, greener grass, warmer sunshine and two epic Wildwood Hills Ranch events you don’t want to miss! Faith and Family – Spring Recital On Saturday, March 23, there will…

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Staff Enrichment Update

With the amount of time our staff spends investing in vulnerable youth, it is imperative that we are fully equipped with the skills, resources and tools that we need to be the best versions of ourselves that we can be….

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Happy New Year!

The launch of a new year has been full of exciting happenings at The Ranch! With so many exciting things to look forward to we want to take a moment to share all the recent updates. Alumni Reunion Last weekend,…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

Sincere Thanks As we enter this wonderful Holiday Season with all of its busy moments, we want to take the time to sincerely THANK YOU for your ongoing support of our organization.  We deeply value your contributions of time, talents…

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A Season of Thanksgiving

Wildwood Hills Ranch is happy to announce that our annual Wild About the Child Quad Cities Barn Dance was a huge success! The night was one to remember with a moving speech from a former student from The Ranch and…

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The Story Continues…

First Leadership Retreat Recap Wildwood Hills Ranch is busy serving youth at-risk year-round. We host leadership retreats monthly from early fall until late spring for youth in our programming ages 13-18. Our most recent leadership retreat was a big success…

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A Look at The Ranch Garden

The Program One of the several educational rotations at The Ranch for our students at risk is our agriculture/wellness program. The Ranch has a large green house and garden facility funded largely by Hy-vee’s One-Step Garden program and the Iowa…

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Exciting Fall News!

Fall is Here Greetings from The Ranch! It’s hard to believe that the season of going back to school and crunchy, falling leaves is almost upon us. As we launch into the Fall season, there is much to be thankful…

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Grace’s Story

Summer Programming Conclusion Today wraps up our final session of summer programming for the youth that we serve. We are already planning for and looking forward to the next season. Around the corner are monthly leadership retreat weekends, after-school equine…

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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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