Lakeside overview

Lakeside Academy is a Christian, therapeutic residential school for troubled teen boys who are struggling with anger management, behavioral issues, and/or addictions.  Located on 48 acres in Buffalo, MN, Lakeside Academy provides an active therapeutic environment, with on-site counseling services, and online high school and college prep classes, all designed to meet the individual needs of each student.

Features

  • Onsite licensed chemical dependency counseling and integrated family counseling for substance abuse and behavioral issues
  • Holistic therapeutic environment helps boys build new healthy habits based on our model of encouragement and empowerment
  • Activities such as fishing, hiking, hobby farm and many vocational experience opportunities to help boys discover their potential
  • Fully accredited online high school and college prep classes to help each student catch up or keep up with class work

Lakeside Academy is a program of Mn Adult & Teen Challenge

FAQs

Q – WHY A 12 MONTH PROGRAM?

A- We believe it takes a full year for a teen boy to let go of bad habits and create new healthy ones. Over the course of 12 months destructive relationships can be broken and new ones forged.

Q – WHY A CHRISTIAN PROGRAM?

A – We base our entire program on teaching each teen to forge their own life-transforming relationship with Christ.

Q – HOW WILL MY SON BENEFIT?

A – You can see the results–right relationships, restored families, truly content and purposeful lives, and refocused futures.