Tweens Strut Their Stuff at Modeling Camp

Modeling camps are a growing trend among young aspiring stars.
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To the latest trend among young, aspiring stars, modeling camp. Teens channeling their inner supermodel. Trying to figure out what it takes to have a career on the catw catwalk. As abc's diana perez reports, apparently, you're never too young to strika pose. Reporter: Kate, naomi, gisele, beauties of the catwalk. Stars of the runway. And these young ladies dream of being just like them. At least for a few days at modeling camp. Let those beautiful freckles show. It's summer camp. Just like soccer camp, or math camp. And here for the week, everybody's a model. Reporter: Forget the bug spray and sleeping bags. This camp gives girls ages 12 to 18, a taste of what it's really like to be a model. With a price tag of almost $1,000 for the week, not including housing, it's certainly not cheap. But girls who attend, get world-class treatment and exposure to industry pros. Everything, from professional photos to training on the catwalk. Go ahead. Remember, strong. Eye contact. You want the other girls to feel scared that she's on the runway with you Reporter: Even meeting with big-time modeling agencies, like elite and wilhelmina. At least like 35 girls. And I probably have my eye on around like three. Reporter: And business is booming. Girls from as far as london and venezuela are flocking to modeling camp. It builds confidence. Since I can remember, i wanted to be a model. Reporter: Founder heather coles, says that shows are drawing more and more girls to the industry. But some critics wonder, if modeling camp is good for girls. Exposing them to an industry that has a dark side, of eating disorders. The counselors say they stay say way from the topics. It's a summer camp. The girls are m co-ing to have fun. We're not looking to get into anything nelltive. Reporter: Instead, the program tries to keach inner beauty, as well as the art of posing. Camp can sometimes get a little too real. Unfortunately for us, you don't have the height. Wonderful. Reporter: The overwhelming emphasis is on making every girl feel beautiful. Great smiles, ladies. Reporter: And this camp culminates with very special talent shows. A catwalk for the proud parents. You might not see this move on the runways of dior or marc jacobs, there might be a future top mod until the crowd. For "good morning america," diana perez, abc news, n york. You never know. Would you send your teen to modeling camp? We want you to weigh in at goodmorningamerica.Com on yahoo!

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