7. Reclamation Ranch in Alabama – United States
This boarding school created some attention when it was raided in 2008. Shackles were used on teenagers who wanted to run away. Sounds like a really fun place. Did I mention that they had their own church like curriculum which didn’t count a lot of places.
The manager of the school managed to plea the charges down and got off with a fine. The good outcome was however that the authorities very much managed to close the school.
- Felony charge against Reclamation Ranch became misdemeanors (Fornits Home for Wayward Web Fora)
- Christian Boarding School Head Accused Of Violence (My Spirit DC)
- Rapes, Daily Beatings, and No Escape: Christian School Was Hell For These Boys (The Daily Beast)
- Horror Stories From Tough-Love Teen Homes (Mother Jones)
- Reclamation Ranch – Redemption Boys Ranch (Project Unsilenced)
- Boys removed from Reclamation Ranch because of abuse accusations (AL.com)
- How Christian Reform Schools Get Away with Brutal Child Abuse (Vice)
The website of the facility is now showing a focus on a more mature target group, which means that the operations of the ranch is finally over.
reclamation ranch is now porn (Reddit r/Troubled Teens)