:a navy or marine corps camp for basic training
:a disciplinary facility or program in which young offenders are forced to participate in a rigidly structured routine
:a place or undertaking that resembles a military boot camp especially by requiring one to endure intensive training or initiation
- Nowadays, the more talented players view their college years as necessary boot camp to prepare them for the riches waiting for them in pro football.
- —Anson Mount
- These youngsters are put through what amounts to a boot camp of courses in music notation, basic harmony and ear-training.