Empowering Youth

Lance Purcell with his family

Teamwork as a Principle

The chairman of the Boys Ranch board believes in building teams. Lance Purcell is a team builder. It’s a skill he developed when he graduated from law school and started working with a lawyer in Canyon, …

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Students and a videographer carry a rocket to launch.

Rocketry Program to Be Featured on TV Show

Boys Ranch rocketry program will be on “Texas Country Reporter.” The renowned television program “Texas Country Reporter” will feature the Boys Ranch rocketry program this weekend. During a November trip to Boys Ranch, a videographer followed …

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Kevin: This cowboy found the perfect fit at Boys Ranch

Kevin doesn’t say much. The lanky cowboy lets his loop do his talking for him. There’s a roping dummy in front of Stevens Home, where Kevin practices roping in the evenings, and when he’s not there, …

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Malcolm Shelton: A real rancher leads Boys Ranch

When rancher Malcolm Shelton gazes across the rolling breaks of his family’s ranch, he’s not just looking at buffalo grass, sage and Angus cattle: He’s looking at history, heritage and legacy. He’s also looking to the …

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New paint gives community barn a face lift

The cinder-block barn in the community garden at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch has long provided shelter for the animals that comfort our children. This month, several youth lovingly gave the barn a facelift. Each year, hundreds …

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Joshua: Opportunities help uncover solutions

Joshua finds a fresh start at Boys Ranch. “I’m learning things that I’ve never known about or how to do!” said Joshua, 16, describing his ongoing adventure at Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch. “I’ve learned about soil …

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