The Straits Times
Published on Jan 03, 2013

Teenagers in South Korea attend winter boot camps to toughen up


SOUTH KOREA - Images from South Korea where hundreds of students, aged between 11 and 17, attend winter boot camp training courses every year.

The winter courses range from four to 14 days at the Blue Dragon Camp run by retired marines, which also offers summer boot camp for students, while 50 students took part in a four-day camp at Cheongryong Self-denial Training Camp on Daebu Island in Ansan.