What’s out there? The maze. Every morning, when those doors open, the runners look for a way out. And no one has ever survived a night in the maze.
Harry: “How did you break your arm? In a bouncy house?”
"They’ll be granted immunity! You will personally pledge this in front of the entire population of District Thirteen and the remainder of Twelve. Soon. Today. It will be recorded for future generations. You will hold yourself and your government responsible for their safety, or you’ll find yourself another Mockingjay!"
When you don’t have anybody to take care of you, then you could go both ways: You could do whatever you want, or you could take charge and be your own parent.