Summer camps for kids with behaviour problems

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Summer camps for kids with behaviour problems
Camp may be a good option to help a child with behaviour problems. (camp on the forests image by Galyna Andrushko from Fotolia.com)

Young people with behaviour problems may find it difficult to interact with others. Behaviour problems range from disruptive behaviour to exhibiting aggression toward others. There are camps designed to help children gain control of such behaviour. This is sometimes the choice parents opt for when they have tried other methods with no success. Other times, children are forced to attend these camps by the court system after run-ins with the law. The camps are devised to set kids on the right path and serve as a deterrent to unruly behaviour.

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Midcourse Correction Challenge Camp Inc.

Midcourse Correction Challenge Camp Inc, located in Michigan, operates a boot-camp-style facility. The camp has more than 30 years of experience dealing with difficult kids. The camp runs programs that serve as a deterrent to juvenile centres and continued bad choices. The participants are taught skills such as team-building, problem-solving and work ethics. The camp attempts to curb children of negative attitudes.

Midcourse Correction Challenge Camp Inc. 7015 Fieldcrest Suite 150 Brighton, MI 48116-8547 (810) 227-0243 midcoursecorrection.org

New Hope Wilderness

New Hope Wilderness, located in Missouri, uses a Christian perspective to teach youth self-discipline, team-building and how to strengthen family relationships. Campers are isolated in the wilderness, away from the distractions of modern life. They also run family programs that include family-building and marriage-strengthening exercises.

New Hope Wilderness Route 1 Box 416 Ava, MO 65608 (417) 683-9793 thegriffisfamily.com

Wediko New Hampshire Summer Program

The Wediko New Hampshire Summer Program, located in New Hampshire, offers it services to youngsters aged 6 to 18. It works with schools and referral agencies to target young people with the most need. Wediko devises programs in partnership with the young person's school or family to create a program suited to the individual. The camp also features a learning program that creates school and social environments.

Wediko New Hampshire Summer Program 72-74 East Dedham St. Boston, MA 02118 (617) 292-9200 wediko.org

Can Adventure Education

Can Adventure Education, located in British Columbia, Canada, operates a tailor-made wilderness program. The camp works with people ages 13 to 19 and has a management team with more than 40 years of experience. The adventure program attempts to engage young people through education and action. The camp supplies one instructor for every two campers. It also provides programs for families.

Can Adventure Education Site 10, Box 2, Compartment 5, RR1 Sayward, British Columbia, Canada (877) 544-2267 canadventure.ca

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