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Boys Ranch Daily Activities


At the Arivaca Boys Ranch, there are 10 boys to each bunkhouse. Boys live in "families" of 5 with a Wrangler (staff member) supervising them. The boys participate in chores, meal prep and clean-up, and all house cleaning. Browse through the Daily Schedule below and feel free to learn more about living at the Boys Ranch, its beautiful ranch setting, the horses, and the staff.

Sample Daily Schedule

Monday through Friday

6:00 AM

Staff Mtg

6:30 AM

Wake-up, get dressed, personal hygiene, light calesthenics

7:00 AM

Breakfast (Prepare, Eat & Clean up)

7:30 AM

Review Daily Schedule & Morning Reflection

8:00-8:30 AM

Animal Chores

9:00-11:30 AM

Daily Chores or Projects or School (Schedule Rotates)

12:00 PM

Lunch (Prepare, Eat & Clean up)

1:00-4:00 PM


4:00-5:00 PM


5:00 PM

Animal Chores

5:30 PM

Dinner (Prepare, Eat & Clean up)

6:30 PM

Reading & Homework

7:30 PM

Evening Time includes Recreation, Programs & Reflections

8:30 PM

Journal Writing & Shower Time

9:00 PM

Retire to Bed

  • Bedroom
    Meal Time
    Saturday: Chores, general clean up, study time, sports & recreational activity, movie, etc.
  • Sunday: Later wake up for brunch provides a change of pace for Students. Religious studies are available and encouraged based on Parents preferences. Inspirational Services conducted by Students, Staff, and Guest Speakers. A variety of sports, recreational, cultural, local attractions, and movies will be provided.

The daily & weekend routines will vary at times to involve activities such as:

  • Ranch Work Projects
  • Community Work or Service Projects
  • Recreational and/or Social Activity

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Learn more about Living at the Boys Ranch or contact us today to inquire about enrollment fees, scholarship opportunties and availability.

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