RANCHO CIELO

Building Skills Transforming Lives

 
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    Our vision at Rancho Cielo is to transform the lives of at-risk youth and empower them to become accountable, competent, productive and responsible citizens.

  • Student Pouring

    Our vision at Rancho Cielo is to transform the lives of at-risk youth and empower them to become accountable, competent, productive and responsible citizens.

  • DCA Graduation 2019
  • Rancho Cielo graduation 2019
  • RC Garden
  • Rancho Cielo Pond
  • TTVC Ribbon Cutting Oct. 24, 4:30 p.m. at the Ranch

Imagine the potential in every young person,
in a setting that helps them make it real.
That's Rancho Cielo.
We invest education, training, and counseling
in youth facing challenges.
And they reward our belief in them—with their success.

Welcome to Rancho Cielo

Rancho Cielo: Transforming Lives

How You Can Help

Make a donation.

Become a volunteer.

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Dine at the
Drummond Culinary Academy.

Become a Rancho Cielo Sponsor.

Recent RC News

Growing AgTech Industry Inspires New Course At Salinas Nonprofit

September 13, 2019

Rancho Cielo is a nonprofit in Salinas that offers at-risk youth the chance to prepare for jobs in a range of industries, from culinary...

Community college education is evolving – along with the jobs it’s training students for.

August 29, 2019

The ag industry’s appetite for skilled workers is also being filled by another institution. At a distance of 20 minutes by car from Alisal...

DCA students assisted chefs at Markon's Chef Summit

August 21, 2019

Markon hosted their Chef Summit at Rancho Cielo this past July. Drummond Culinary Academy students assisted chefs and gained valuable firsthand experience from leaders...

Meet Our Sponsors

  • Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System

  • Tanimura & Antle

  • ALCO Water Service

  • Valley Fabrication

  • Don Chapin Company

  • Yeti Cooling

  • Smt Farms

  • Andy Boy

  • Heritage Farms

  • Boutonnet Farms

  • Total Security Concepts

Upcoming Events

Rancho Cielo Alumni Fall Mixer

Fall Alumni Mixer on Oct 23, 6-8pm at Rancho Cielo
Oct 23 2019 - 6:00pm
Rancho Cielo Drummond Culinary Patio, 710 Old Stage Rd., Salinas, CA 93908

All Rancho Cielo graduates are invited to our Fall Mixer. Enjoy music, food, and giveaways!

Ribbon Cutting for the Ted Taylor Ag Vocational Center

Oct 24 2019 - 4:30pm

Join us as we celebrate the opening of the Ted Taylor Ag Vocational Center which offers training for highly-skilled, living-wage agricultural jobs PLUS a...

Student Resource Fair

Oct 29 2019 - 10:00am