289. About Face Youth Camp
The program started being used for entertainment. The long gone Jenny Jones show used to make a laugh out of kids being bullied on stage by employees from the camp. However some of the boys were not bad, they were just from broken homes and didn’t need a army dressed guy to yell at them.
The camp was closed by the authorities at a point for handcuffing a boy and stopped working some years ago.
- The last resort — As desperate parents try boot camp, critics claim that alternative is laced with problems (From project Nospank)
- Boot Camp Unlicensed Child Handcuffed 3 Days (Star-News – Jun 18, 2000)