Today, many parents dealing with a troubled teen find the idea of a short-term teen boot camp very appealing. Youth boot camps are designed to re-create an overwhelmingly intense military environment, utilizing confrontation and discipline to intimidate teens into behaving appropriately. While boot camps are generally successful in temporarily eliciting the desired behavior modifications, these military tactics often fail to effect any meaningful change and usually foster more anger and hostility towards authority figures. If you are on the brink of sending your child to a boot camp for troubled youth or teen boys, first consider a more sophisticated and personalized approach that addresses the underlying problems of your child's behavior. For more information click here.