536. Gateway Christian Military Academy
The facility also going under the names Teen Challenge, Bonifay or West Florida Boys Ranch was the center of an article from Tampa Bay Times.
It is structured somewhat like a boot camp and the relatives of the young boys who are sent there have very little contact.
Also one of the boys ended up in Hospital because they forced him to exercise too much.
It cannot be fun to be there as a teenager.
- Teen Challenge: The depths of coercion at a “God Warrior” training camp (The Daily Kos)
- In Gods Name (Tampa Bay Times)
- Military school ‘cadet’ exercised to brink of death (Tampa Bay Times)