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

Three Reasons Equine-Assisted Therapy is Effective   During a session of Equine-Assisted Therapy (EAT), your daughter will work one-on-one with a therapist, a trained horse professional, and a horse. As part of the sessions, she may take part in grooming, feeding, haltering, or riding the horse. While these activities may seem recreational, they have enormous

Encouraging Troubled Youth To Accept Help

Tuesday, 11 December 2018 by

When teens arrive at Discovery Ranch for Girls (DRG), they often bring with them a lack of motivation. They also bring a low opinion of themselves, and resistance to change. DRG gives them something different. At DRG, they learn to identify and build on their strengths. That is why DRG is successful where other programs

Developing Executive Functioning Skills

Tuesday, 27 November 2018 by

Executive functioning skills help teens with remembering useful information, practicing self-control, and managing their time. Discovery Ranch for Girls (DRG) is a residential treatment center that helps teen girls with a variety of problems, including executive functioning deficits. DRG is not a teen boot camp. It is a residential care program that helps troubled youth