Advanced Recreation Program take to the slopes of Brian Head ski resort

Ski/Snowboard Winter Advanced Rec By Dave Mosse From red rocks to snow-covered peaks, students at Discovery Ranch for Girls take on an adventure during any season. In the winter months, students involved in the Advanced Recreation (Adv. Rec.) program take to the slopes of Brian Head ski resort to ski or snowboard Utah’s legendary powder.…

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Shakespearience

“We know what we are, but not what we may be.” — Ophelia, Hamlet: Prince of Denmark, William Shakespeare By Alex Allred Most people focus on the ranch part of Discovery Ranch for Girls. The word ranch conjures images of dust, boots, and horses. Dust, boots, and horses are a part of life on the…

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Soccer Balls, Hope, and Healing

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Soccer Balls, Hope, and Healing By: Rick Haag, English Teaching Assistant and Soccer Coach UNITED IN A COMMON GOAL I have been running (pun intended) the soccer program at Discovery Ranch for Girls (DRG) the past two years. I have witnessed miracles. I look at DRG and have explained it to parents, as a solar…

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Beginning Jammerz Music Program

Music program, “Beginning Jammerz” bringing us together! By: Kaprena Moore Academic Tutor, Beginning Jammerz Club Coach When I was hired on at Discovery Ranch for Girls in April of this year it was with the understanding that, along with my duties as an academic tutor, I would be helping organize and run a more official…

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Service Trip to Guatemala

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Each year, some of the girls at Discovery Ranch for Girls get the amazing opportunity to travel to Guatemala for an immersive seven day service trip. There is something to be said about experiencing the culture of countries very different than our own. The students that take part in this trip, have life-changing experiences meant…

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Battle of the Bands

Although we are a single-gender residential treatment program for girls, we do have opportunities for the girls to experience co-ed (co-educational) activities with our sister programs including Discovery Ranch for Boys located in Mapleton, Ut. One particularly fun co-ed activity is the Battle of The Bands! Here are a few photos of the most recent…

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5-Day trip to Havasu Falls, Arizona

Havasu Falls: Located outside the boundaries of the Grand Canyon National Park and not accessible by road, this beautiful blue-green waterfall oasis serves many tourists and visitors each year. The blue-green pools and clear water – minus the occasional flash storm that cause the water to turn chalk-red with mud – are part of Havasu…

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