IMAGINE IF RANCH RESIDENT PROGRAMS
"The challenge in life isn't to be perfect, but whole."
Sometimes those who don’t know their passion simply haven’t dug deep enough to find it. Our scavenger hunt will rediscover the real you! From assessing your present emotions, to the inner depth of your dreams, our Discovery Questionnaire will reveal hidden talents, buried dreams and new passions. Discover yourself through our Resident Discovery Program.
Inside each of us is a monarch of beauty, waiting to take flight! Creativity to explore, strengths yet undiscovered, and fears to over-come; this program will dare to push your limits and challenges you to Spread Your Wings. Through many diverse challenges, new and exciting experiences are waiting to happen. Our Monarch Program is designed to bring you out of your cocoon.
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST PROGRAM - Equestrian Therapy – (PATH Certified)
The Ranch’s Beauty and the Beast Program gives Residents a one-on-one look into the soulful eyes of the mighty, gentle beasts. Horses, those majestic beasts of pure muscle can make fifteen minutes on horseback seem like a magic carpet ride. They are strong to carry what burdens us, swift enough to leave behind our pain, gentle enough to heal a hurting soul.
The how-to’s of basic car care; how to change a tire, add oil, check fluids, jump a battery using cables, how-to put air in the tires, the proper uses of tools, how to use drills, saws, how to start a mower, change weed-eater string, how to set a mouse trap, how to skin a fish, hunt, how to use a compass, how to use a bow & arrow, how to back up a trailer, how to ride a dirt bike, how to drive in the snow, how to build a fire, how to split wood, how to . . . Too many women fall prey simply from lack of knowledge. The Empower Program, breaks the gender barrier and teaches you "men's" basic everyday how-to's.
TAKE FLIGHT PROGRAM
Your educational, occupational and employment placement falls in the loving arms of our Match-Maker. She will be your liaison to everything the five surrounding counties have to offer. Interview training, resume writing, outfit selection, hair-style or shoes, our gentle guidance will lead you into success with the many local business, schools, scholarship programs, etc. that have linked their heart to ours to make each Resident a success story! If you’re a young mother getting her first job, a student entering a new high school, or an elderly women that can’t rely on Social Security; your need will be matched up to the solution!
THE HEART OF THE HOME PROGRAM
Every home has one room that permeates love, it’s called the kitchen. Meals made with healthy, fresh, organic ingredients, marinated with holistic herbs and stir-fried with a dash of joy; inspire the Heart of the Home Program. Sharing the knowledge about today’s chemically processed dead foods while learning farm to table freshness, grocery shopping savvy, food storage, and every aspect how to grow & can your own food. Gardening is power when you know how to be self-sufficient with a little dirt, a few seeds, a little sun, a little rain; mix it with faith, let rise and harvest. Bon Appetite!
GIRL'S NIGHT OUT PROGRAM
The Girl’s Night Out Program inspires women to ignite a sisterhood of understanding, compassion, unity and fun. Call it an excuse to hang out with the girls, sharing a chick-flick or spending hours in the depths of girl-talk; women need women. Learning a girl’s-night-out doesn’t have to be wasted in lowly, dirty bars, risking your very life, all for the attention of a total stranger. It doesn’t have to be cheap sex that never fills the aching heart longing for love. Women empowering women! Now that’s a good girl’s night out!
At Imagine If Ranch you just might fall in love with one of our 4-legged friends, also in transition. They are looking for a family to belong to and someone to love as they unconditionally love you back. Teaming with local animal rescue, Imagine If Ranch will help with the adoption process once a Resident passes our Basic dog handling, training and care program. Being a positive, responsible pet owner is just another way we restore Residents to leave the Ranch as a family!
LEARN TO SOAR PROGRAM
The Learn To Soar Program trains body, mind and spirit, learning self-defense techniques will build confidence in your ability to handle threatening situations. Through basic exercise, beginner’s yoga, hand-to-hand self-defense, and the art of Taekwondo, you will soar to new heights! The more you exercise your wings the higher your wings can take you.
REACH UP PROGRAM
It is in our brokenness that we realize our weakness, and our need for a loving Savior to come to the rescue. The Reach Up Program is a Christian based, bible study showcasing the Gospel of Grace, of Jesus Christ. Learning who Jesus is, understanding His goodness and His love for you, can change your entire life; from broken to whole, from victim to victory, from heartache to perfect love! "All things are possible to those that believe!" (Mark 9:23)
PAY IT FORWARD PROGRAM
Helping hands and a caring heart is all that's required to PAY IT FORWARD. Our Pay It Forward Program gives Residents the opportunity to help others in need. Helping the disabled, widowed or seniors gives a sense of accomplishment and pride from making a difference in someone's life.
Through obstacles, perseverance, and challenges, inspiring men & women are personally invited to speak to the Ranch Residents to share what it takes to make it through the challenges of life. Everyday people can be someones hero with one word of wisdom, by sharing the defeat & victories of their journey, and encouraging words that will never be forgotten.