Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

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March 2010

Alternative for Troubled Teens

by Staff, on boarding school, boot camps, teen issues, teenager, troubled teens, wilderness camp

Teenagers who may be using drugs and alcohol, teens whose life has gotten out of control are what a troubled teen is all about. They are usually the teens who involved themselves in an activity that can ruin their lives or maybe ends it, without any hint from it. They usually join some gangs in school or outside school that later on they cannot get away from them. These teens…



December 2007

Making Room for Excellence

by Staff, on Aristotle, Blue Ridge, boarding school, Darrington Academy, Georgia

According to the great Aristotle, "Man perfected by society is the best of all animals; he is the most terrible of all when he lives without law, and without justice." At Darrington Academy, they believe that academic success or failure plays a major role in all aspects of a student’s life. The school believes that by creating avenues for success in the classroom, they provide the foundation for the…



December 2007

Is your kid prepared for adulthood?

by Staff, on boarding school, leaders of the pack, SCLA, Spring Creek Lodge Academy, troubled teen

Proper education enable children in acquiring the tools they need to become responsible members of the community. And that’s why with Spring Creek Lodge Academy (SCLA), they help all students develop their full potential academically, socially, emotionally, and physically—things SCLA deemed important to prepare them for adulthood. Spring Creek Lodge Academy is a year round boarding school designed to provide a highly structured and scheduled environment for troubled…