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Lakeside Academy

Buffalo, Minnesota

Lakeside Academy accepts Boys (under 18), including those that are on parole, on probation, on psychotropic meds.

Note: Lakeside Academy is a Christian Behavior and Recovery Center for boys aged 13-17 years, who are heading down the wrong path due to substance use, anger management, and other behavioral issues. Set on 48 acres in the Buffalo, MN area, Lakeside Academy offers, behavioral therapy, licensed treatment, mental health and other counseling services, and accredited on-site education including conventional, online, and project based learning- all in a camp environment.

100 Garrison Ave NE
Buffalo, Minnesota   55313
(844) 768-8336 office (612) 823-4913 fax

Administration Office

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge (Admin Office)

1619 Portland Ave South
Minneapolis, Minnesota   55404
(612) 373-3366 office (612) 823-4913 fax

What to Expect

Teen Challenge provides Christian faith-based, residential care to young people and adults who struggle with life-controlling problems.

The programs are typically 12-18 months and consist of Bible studies, work projects, education (for adolescents), recreation and more. Many aspects of the program differ slightly between centers, such as cost, application processes, and day-to-day activities. read more