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Our Values and Beliefs

Ashcreek Academy's Values

The Values Embraced by Ashcreek Academy

The Foundation of Our Program for Boys

The Focus of Ashcreek Academy is to provide young men and their families opportunity to develop Character and embrace Challenges, to thrive in a Community.

At Ashcreek Academy we work with boys who struggle seeing value in themselves and behaviorally acting out in search of that value. These behaviors may include isolating, shutting down, trauma, attachment issues, light substance use, defiance, anger, manipulation, lying, misuse of technology, school avoidance and negative choice of friendsTo learn more about our typical student, visit our page that explains our student profile.

Through individual, group and family therapy, experiential learning, and community living- students develop confidence, a strong work ethic, build boundaries and create healthy relationships. When students graduate from Ashcreek, they will have developed a sense of personal value, knowledge, and resources to deal with life obstacles which provide them with a solid foundation for a successful future.

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Our Values

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We believe in an environment with strong values and core principles. It drives our daily decisions and these values are integral to the fabric of the Ashcreek community.

Combining a home-like residential setting with a rigorous experiential therapy program, every student learns about being self-aware, hard-working, respectful, accountable, and being thoughtful in their decision making.

Our Beliefs


  • Be in the moment!
    • I need to be cognizant of my surroundings and act appropriately.
  • Know that my decisions affect others.
    • The decisions that I make affect those in my community as well. .
  • Learn respect for self and others.
    • Learn to accept self and others without judgement.
  • Be HONEST with myself.
    • Am I being genuine and integral in all of my relationships.
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  • Take ownership for past and future choices.
    • I own who I am.
  • Take accountability to improve my quality of life.
    • My quality of life improves as I hold myself personally accountable.
  • Achievement comes with sacrifice and perseverance.
    • I will develop the discipline to withstand the struggle that comes with growth.
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  • Recognize all the choices before me.
    • I do not just have one option available, I can avoid my past bad habits and create good ones. 
  • Discover and appreciate my purpose in life.
    • I am important and I am a good person. I can continue to become even better. 
  • Learn to set and achieve goals.
    • I will begin to see the value in setting both short-term and long-term goals.
    • By setting these goals, I will see my ability to determine my destination.
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