Offering a new approach to a boarding school, Life Quest propels teenage girls (ages 13-18) beyond the traditional classroom into promising academic success and a rich vocational future. Whether transitioning out of residential or wilderness programs, or directly enrolled from home, we help each student identify and begin to take advantage of her unique strengths, talents, and abilities. Life Quest helps to make students fully confident, prepared, and ready for life, including college or a vocation. We help your daughter find purpose, as well as prepare for college admissions, including scholarships, while also focusing on skills for employment.
Located in beautiful southern Utah within a 100 mile radius of 5 National Parks, Life Quest is unique among girls boarding schools in Arizona and Utah. In addition to academics and lifestyle training, our real-life training program includes skills for adulthood: Interview Skills • Art & Design • Healthy Living • Cuisine & Culinary • Music and Dance • Career Research • Using Digital & Social Media for a Career • Physical Fitness • Obtaining Employment On or Off Campus
Ask about our available scholarships! Your daughter may qualify for tuition assistance.
Disciplined, mature living begins with a disciplined, grounded thought life.
A healthy body and self-image is a crucial foundation in life.
Maturing as a human is closely related to developing spiritual wisdom.
By instilling a thirst for learning, lifelong study, and intellectual growth in every girl
By teaching responsibility and respect for others in every aspect of life
By building the ability in every girl to become self-directed and disciplined
By training leadership skills the girls will need in college and career
By identifying each girl’s unique strengths, talents, dreams, and abilities
Mentoring and skillful training to excel in a career.
“My daughter was at Life Quest Girls Academy for 5 months. Our journey started when my daughter started losing interest in everything in life except her phone and computer. She progressively lost interest in every facet of life. We had to make a change. After numerous calls to Randy and Monte we knew this would be the… Read more “FROM MAUREEN”
“Our daughter was at Life Quest Academy for girls for 4 months. The Academy was part of our transition plan for our daughter after she completed a program at Re-Creation Retreat. The Academy allowed our daughter to continue to grow and work on herself in a structured environment. During her time at the Academy she… Read more “Life Quest Parent”
“We are so grateful to you all. We are certain that you have heard over and over from so many families that you saved their daughters life. Thank you for everything! We are grateful that we found RCR. If not for RCR we don’t know what the status of our family would be…. But we… Read more “FROM THE SHAHAR FAMILY”
“My 17 year old daughter has been at Re-Creation Retreat for 7 months and has made great progress and exhibited much growth in valuing herself, her family and in making healthy and positive choices for her future. As many of us as parents may witness atrophy in honesty, integrity and honor in society and in… Read more “FROM VANESSA”
“Thank you for all you do for the girls. Thank you for your kindness, patience and support. We appreciate all the work you all do. We are able to sleep at night knowing our daughter is safe and in an environment where she can learn to be the girl we know her to be!”
“I just want to tell you how how grateful we are for the work you all are doing. We can see changes in our daughter & you’ve given us reason to hope for better days ahead. I know you all may have different reasons for the work you’ve chosen, but I’m so glad you’ve chosen… Read more “FROM LAURA”
“Re-Creation Retreat saved my daughter. She has an inner dignity now which she lacked going into the program. She now experiences happiness in the present and has positive plans for the future. She is using her intelligence for college courses and being responsible in a job. I am now happy to have her living at… Read more “FROM ANN”
“Life Quest Girls Academy helped me be able to apply and complete the admissions requirements for Dixie State University. I was accepted and I am now enrolled in college classes for the fall. They have been so good about giving me the time and structure I need to let me work on things that will… Read more “FROM MADYSON”
“Life Quest Girls Academy helped me through the entire employment process. They helped me create my first resume and coached me through the application and interview process. I now have a job and I am able to save money and budget for my future. I love being able to work and feel a sense of… Read more “FROM TASHA”
“This is an all girls school for troubled teens. The girls cook and clean up their own meals. They do a 12 Step program. They do online schooling for 5 hours a day. They learn to take responsibility for their actions. It is a fantastic program. My daughter is making wonderful progress. So thankful to… Read more “FROM GEORGIA HAGLER”
“Life Quest is so much more than a girls academy. My daughter is learning life skills, how to manage money, cooking and so much more in a loving, caring environment. I highly recommend Life Quest Girls Academy. I am so grateful for them because they are truly making a difference in these girls’ lives each… Read more “FROM MALISSA ROUX”
“Sequoya expressed how she liked the group talks and the writing. It truly helped her.
Thanks again for all your help.”
“Thank you. We deeply appreciate ALL you do!! You are a HUGE blessing in all our lives! You are in our prayers!”
“I want to thank you Boomer and Rachael and your staff for all of your tremendous help through trials and since she’s arrived there!!”
“Thank you for letting us know. Praying she continues to make good choices. 👍🏼
We sure appreciate all you and your wonderful staff do!!”
“You are providing her such an incredible opportunity to make real progress in her life, to finally learn essential skills to become more independent, and to make good, positive, self interest choices…”
“Thank you so much!
I hope you have a delightful day! You are blessing many lives!! 👍🏼😊🙏🏼”
“We sure appreciate ALL you and your dedicated staff are teaching her!!!”
“Thank you so much for your help teaching her to manage money and so much more!!”
“Thank you so very much for the update! I really, truly appreciate you updating me and keeping us in the loop. Please continue to let us know when she struggles so we can pray specifically for those challenges. We appreciate so much all you’re doing for her! You’re a big blessing in our lives!”
“Katie sounds amazing…I can’t believe how happy she sounds…Please give everyone a fist pump and a big hug from us…You guys are amazing she sounds so good thank you thank you….🥰🥰🥰🥰🥰🤗🤗🤗🤗🤗”
“I haven’t heard Katie sound so happy for a very long time..Thank you for taking care of her she knows she is loved..”
“Better then ever…I texted Monte late last night sending our love…You guys are AMAZING…I fasted all day yesterday in hopes of a decent call.. The Lord blessed me with a phone call of nothing shy of pure miracle…Your program works and I am so grateful for you Rachel and Monte and the entire staff…I have… Read more “FROM A LIFEQUEST PARENT”
“That’s great news! She sounded really good yesterday. Your process is working. Thank you. I miss her a lot. We all do.
This is the best I’ve felt about her future in a long time.”
“I appreciate your program and how you handle things! Hopefully she will learn!”
“Good afternoon Monte. After reading Sam’s portfolio, I am so encouraged! Most of her writing brought me to tears…..this is such a great way of healing as she’s always internalized her problems and denied when I asked her about issues that bothered her.I also read & saw some areas of improvement for myself in order… Read more “FROM A LIFEQUEST PARENT”
“I’m sorry to hear Caitlin continues the same behavior as she had at home. We hope that she will realize at some point that her behavior is really handicapping her growth & success in life! We are so thankful for Life Quest! We know she is where she needs to be & I’m glad she… Read more “FROM A LIFEQUEST PARENT”
Life Quest Academy Enrollment is Easy! Use our online inquiry form to establish a connection with our Admissions Department. Overall, our team’s focus is on building in each girl a foundation of learning, care, respect, relationship, trust, and service toward others. We give girls a new excitement for learning and discovering unique vocational experiences in today’s world. This boarding school program is truly unique.
Let us know if you need help with west coast boarding schools, girls boarding schools, troubled youth schools or affordable boarding schools. Life Quest Girls Academy is an affordable boarding school designed for middle school and high school girls to gain real life skills that will enable them to function independently and become a self-reliant adult through excellent academics customized per student. We enroll girls ages 13-18. Life Quest Girls Academy is one of the best boarding schools due to its focus on four pillars of personal health: Mental, Physical, Emotional and Spiritual by building a foundation of disciplined, holistic living. Our dedicated staff makes Life Quest one of the best boarding schools, as they work closely with the girls, constantly providing oversight and monitoring activities to keep our students on track academically and personally. Life Quest is a boarding school near me, serving families in Albuquerque, in New Mexico, in Bullhead City, in Arizona, in Gallup, in New Mexico, in Lake Havasu, in Arizona, in Las Vegas, in Nevada, in Phoenix, in Arizona, in Scottsdale, in Arizona, and in Tucson, in Arizona. Seated in breathtaking southern Utah, the campus at Life Quest, one of the best boarding schools in America, allows opportunities in physical activities, photojournalism, and personal introspection. With excellent academics, Life Quest Girls Academy boarding school will propel your teenage daughter into her future, well prepared with academic achievements, respect for others, an ability to be self-directed, defined leadership skills, identified strengths and abilities, plus real life skills she can immediately use. Let us know if you need help with schools with therapy, alternative Christian schools, Teen Challenge or boarding schools with therapy.