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We Can Help Your Girl!
Columbus Girls Academy is a year-round Christian boarding school for girls ages 12 – 17. We offer a loving, relational, and affordable program just for girls with life-controlling issues. We feature a first-class school, spiritual support and counseling to repair behavioral issues brought on by trauma, adoption, family discord, peer pressure, or substance abuse.

Welcome To Columbus Girl’s Academy

Christian Boarding School Designed for Girls Who are Struggling with Life Controlling Issues

Columbus Girls Academy is a year-round Christian boarding school with a specialty of helping girls ages 12-17 who are struggling with rebellion, social awkwardness, academic failure, or who are otherwise self-destructing.

We offer an amazing campus and a loving, relational, and affordable program designed just for girls with life-controlling issues. We feature a first-class school, spiritual support and counseling. We help repair behavioral issues and build a stronger future for girls responding negatively to adoption, family discord, peer pressure, or other trauma.

We Recommend Teen Challenge

Over the 60 years since Teen Challenge was founded, many leaders have said great things about us. Here are a few of them….

  • Ronald Reagan endorses Teen Challenge
    President Ronald Reagan

    “I speak from more than 20 years of knowledge of the organization when I tell you that Teen Challenge works.”

  • James Dobson endorses Teen Challenge
    Dr. James C. Dobson

    “Organizations like Teen Challenge have a far better record of dealing with social issues and people in difficulty”

  • Dan Cathy endorses Teen Challenge
    Dan T. Cathy, Chick fil A

    “I truly admire Teen Challenge because of its loving, life-giving ministry to individuals with life-controlling issues”

  • George Bush endorses Teen Challenge
    President George W. Bush

    “Teen Challenge is one of the most successful programs in our country.”

Meet Our Directors

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“We believe in teenagers! We also know there is a very real battle for the mind and soul of every young person. We believe that when given the right opportunity, a girl’s potential is unlimited. Through the years we have witnessed one life transformation after another and that fuels our passion to help teens every day.”

— Bob and Karla Lee, Executive Directors

Top Academics

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Every student has the opportunity to achieve a premium education that is well-rounded and fully accredited.  CGA is a year-round school, which allows students to achieve phenomenal progress towards high school completion and beyond.  Our educational atmosphere spurs a desire to succeed and reach their full potential.

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Columbus Girls Academy is a Christian boarding school for teenage girls struggling with life-controlling problems. We offer a disciplined and structured environment that emphasizes character development, spiritual growth and personal responsibility. Our non-profit therapeutic program for girls is designed to develop the whole person in four main areas: spiritual, social, academic and physical. For over 45 years, CGA has shown that a personal relationship with Jesus Christ changes people's lives. To that end, students participate in chapel services, local youth group, and in biblical studies. We surround our students all day long with a Christian environment to help facilitate life change through the witness and guidance of our staff and counselors.
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Boarding School for Girls Who are Struggling with Life-Controlling Issues and Misbehavior

A Teen Challenge boarding school and girls home for rebellious and out of control girls, girls with behavioral issues or academic failure.