Birdseye Boys Ranch

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Current status Open
Detainees.gif Capacity 12
Checked December 29, 2015
Open.gif Opened 1977 [1]
Close.gif Closed 2014

Birdseye Boys Ranch is a residential treatment center located in Birdseye, Utah

It has specialized in treatment of controversial issues like "inappropriate sexual issues", "highly sexualized behavior" or "pornography addiction".

The program last 9 to 12 months [1]

The target group is boys aged between 13 and 18 [1]

Program structure

Beside ordinary treatment the facility also makes use of polygraphs as part of the therapy [2]


The webpage states that the education is conducted based on an individual education plan [3]

In the news

  • In 2014 the director was arrested for giving one of the residents too good a stay [4]. It seems that some staff members decided to create Birdseye RTC to clear themselves from negative marketing.
  • In 2015 the buildings burned [5]. The replacement program issued a press-release [6]

External Links

Community groups

Message boards


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Datasheet at NATSAP
  2. Therapy Components, homepage of the facility
  3. Educational Services, homepage of the facility
  4. Police: Former director of Birdseye Boys Ranch reportedly abused teen resident, Fox 13 news, APRIL 28 2014
    Woman accused of sexually abusing teen boy may take plea deal, by Paige Fieldsted, The Daily Herald, June 18 2014
  5. Flames destroy former boys ranch in Utah County, Fox 13 news, MAY 12 2015
    Flames rip through boys ranch in Spanish Fork Canyon, Kurt Hanson, Daily Herald, May 12 2015
  6. Birdseye RTC’s message regarding the recent fire, press-release