Building Skills Transforming Lives

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

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  • Rancho Cielo graduation 2019
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  • Rancho Cielo Pond

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

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Drummond Culinary Academy.

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Recent RC News

Rancho Cielo OCSD Celebration and Open House

Orange County Sustainibility Decathalon Open House
November 14, 2023

On Thursday, November 9, 2023, over 200 community members visited the Rancho Cielo campus to praise the students’ achievement and tour the...

Monterey County Board of Supervisors Recognizes Rancho Cielo

November 8, 2023

On November 7, 2023, the Monterey County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution recognizing the Construction and Sustainable Design Academy of Rancho Cielo...

Rancho Cielo Wins the Orange County Sustainability Decathlon

October 20, 2023

COSTA MESA, CA --- The Orange County Sustainability Decathlon challenge: design and build a model solar-powered home that addresses climate change and...

Upcoming Events

Save The Date: 14th Annual Culinary Round Up

Feb 25 2024 - 4:00pm

Portola Hotel & Spa: Two Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940

This event is an exclusive evening of delicious culinary...