Past Stories

Cal Farley's Boys Ranch residents and alumni share their experiences

A barn raising for a great cause

A barn raising for a great cause

It was a brisk January morning and Morgan, 15, needed to bathe his lamb for the first stock show of the season. The sun was shining down as he propped his 85-pound sheep up on the grooming stanchion, which was sitting directly outside the FFA barn. After putting the halter on the lamb’s head, Morgan…

What’s over the horizon?

What’s over the horizon?

So, what’s next? As Boys Ranch begins its 81st year, and with such a history of commitment, knowledge and innovation, what lies around the next bend for us? As an industry, the trends point toward a future filled with ever-increasing personalization. In an extension of where Boys Ranch is today, we’re likely to see the…

Boys Ranch and FFA   	—Staying true to the blue and gold

Boys Ranch and FFA —Staying true to the blue and gold

For more than 60 years, the highly recognized dark blue corduroy jackets with the National FFA emblem embroidered across the back have hung in the closets of group homes at Boys Ranch. It was 1955 when Boys Ranch Independent School District first chartered a chapter of Future Farmers of America, which later shortened its name…

Brain mapping helps set 	best course for children

Brain mapping helps set best course for children

The children who come to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch bring with them a variety of needs. “The help they find in our therapeutic community — a place of safety and peace, routine and consistency — they begin to heal.”   Some of our children have endured long-term stressors such as abuse, poverty or neglect. To…

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