1. Parenting
Send to a Friend via Email

Boot Camps for Troubled Teens

Similar to boot camps for the military teen boot camps include staff with a drill sergeant mentality, living in barracks and the enforcement of military-like discipline. Find more about boot camps with these resources,

The Pros and Cons of Boot Camps for Troubled Teens
What you need to know about boot camps for troubled teens. The pros and cons of boot camps for teens. Boot camps are not well suited for dealing with the underlying emotional and behavioral problems most troubled teens struggle with.

Are Boot Camps For Teens Free?
Most of the so-called free boot camps are sponsored by the state. These camps are also known as prison boot camps, or jail boot camps.

Are boot camps for teens the best way to discipline teenagers?
Instead of viewing a teen boot camp as a punishment, look at it as an opportunity to get a fresh start. Without being immersed in the day to day bump and grind of family living, teens can surround themselves with their peers in a community living structure that reinforces personal responsibility and encourages positive decision making.

Does Your Troubled Teen Need a Juvenile Boot Camp?
It is tough for a parent to make that decision about whether things have gotten "bad enough" to consider sending your troubled adolescent to a teen boot camp. It helps to take advantage of the counseling that schools provide to help decide.

Kinds of Boot Camps for Troubled Teens
The kinds of teenage boot camps for troubled teenagers range from length of stay to ownership. Long-term as well as short-term teen boot camps exist, and so do private boot camps and state boot camps.

Teen Boot Camp Expectations
What can you expect from a teen boot camp? What kind of changes may you be waiting for when your troubled teen gets back from boot camp?

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.