Troubled teens, lashing out at their parents, teachers or other authorities, often find themselves shipped off to a military boot camp to "shape up. The main purpose of a boot camp for teens is to turn troubled, defiant teenagers into obedient children who will listen to and obey their parents and other authority figures. The concept is that teens will learn to obey out of fear of what will happen if they don't. This fear can disappear, however, when they leave the boot camp and return home to their parents.
“Rise Up” Scout Camp Displays the Connection Between Scouting and Faith
“Rise Up” Scout Camp builds Faith
Instead, year-old Jan Broberg said she found herself with her arms and legs strapped to a bed, fading in and out of consciousness. She later found out that she had been drugged. Sometimes, the young Pocatello native would wake up and find that she was unrestrained. During those occasions, a small intercom device next to her pillow would report that her favorite foods were in a nearby refrigerator. However, the door leading out of the room was always locked.
Military Boot Camps for Teenagers
Are you a parent who is frustrated with the behavior of your teen? Is he failing school and hanging around with the wrong crowd? Maybe he is lazy and won't help out around the house or do common household chores. If this sounds like your teen, you may need help.
As a woman, and a Latter-day Saint, or Mormon, I appreciate the character strengthening principles of Scouting! My three brothers are Eagle Scouts. I watched them learn skills—from survival skills to interpersonal skills which increased their confidence.