Mending Lives, Healing Hearts
Our vision is to develop young men and women
who are able to face the future with a
sense of direction, ability and hope.
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The Youth Ranches Story

Founded in 1957, The Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches has been improving the lives of at-risk children through its six Florida locations and comprehensive programs. The Sheriffs Youth Ranches is credited with helping more than 181,000 children and families in Florida.

Our Services

Residential Care

The cornerstone and pride of the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches is its nationally renown network of residential campuses.

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Summer Camps

With three camp locations, our summer camping program is for children ages 10 to 15.

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Special events throughout Florida help raise funds to support the life-changing work of our organization.

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The Rancher

The Rancher gets published quarterly and includes information on updates and new events for Florida Sheriff Youth Ranches.

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Learn about new career opportunities available at the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches.

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Upcoming Events

Learn more about our summer camps!