Steve Cartisano

Owns and operates teen boot camp/wilderness survival camps.

Utah
1989 "They feel comfortable we're not killing kids out there, and we feel comfortable they're not shutting us down,'' said Steve Cartisano, Challenger founder.

1990 Kristen Chase dies

12/90 Hawaii

1993 HealthCare America in St John, USVI and then Costa Rica

1994 American Heritage Center in Puerto Rico

1995 "an occasional fatality is a regrettable but justifiable cost of doing business. He calls it the "window of loss.""

1998 New Hope Academy, Samoa

2002 Pacific Coast Academy (PCA), Samoa

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Claims about 'orphans' key in shady adoptions 2007-03-03
Grand jury probes Utahn's wilds program for teens2002-10-29
Teen Boot Camp Conditions Criticized2002-04-28
Teen reform school still open2001-08-18
Cartisano back in business outside U.S.1999-08-10
Nine Years After Girl's Death, `Camp' Director Has Returned1999-08-08
Loving Them to Death: The Story of One Teenager's 'Wilderness Experience'1995-10-01
CARTISANO'S WAY: TOUGH-LOVE 'EM, THEN LEAVE 'EM 1994-05-29
WHERE IN THE WORLD IS STEVE CARTISANO? 1993-11-21
CARTISANO'S CHRONOLOGY SHOWS TROUBLE AT ...1993-11-21
JURY ACQUITS CARTISANO OF ALL CHARGES1992-05-28
FATHER SUES CHALLENGER OVER DAUGHTER'S DEATH1991-07-24
VANISHING EMPLOYEES, CLIENTS ADD TO CHALLENGER WOES1990-08-29
STATE ASKS COURT TO HALT CHALLENGER PROGRAM1990-08-24
2 CHALLENGER TEENS HEAD HOME AMID ALLEGATIONS OF ABUSE1990-08-16
CHALLENGER IS CHARGED WITH NEGLIGENT HOMICIDE1990-08-14
CHALLENGER FOUNDATION DUCKS ONE LAWSUIT BUT IS SLAPPED WITH ANOTHER1990-06-20
JUDGE DELAYS CHALLENGER HEARING 1 WEEK1989-10-13
CHALLENGER'S LAWSUIT GOES ON HOLD1989-08-16
2 OPERATORS HELPED START PROGRAM BUT BOTH LATER LEFT BECAUSE THEY DISLIKED THE WAY IT WAS BEING RUN1989-08-16
CHALLENGER GETS A STATE NOD BUT STILL FACES COURTS1989-08-15
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