Giving local kids a summertime experience with lifetime benefits
PALS is a free summer camp for 400 children ages 8-14 whose family incomes are at or below federal poverty guidelines. The camp is structured around four character pillars: respect, responsibility, caring, and courage. Curriculum activities include STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), computer programming, financial literacy, dance, art, videography, photography, judo, nutrition, swimming, career development, service learning, and select special events. Campers receive breakfast and lunch and are bused from 2 locations by Lafayette School Corporation.
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PALS in the News
PALS camp teaches life lessons, activities during annual sessions
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2019 Camp Dates
The PALS camp staff is excited to announce camp dates for 2019. This will be our 18th year of operation, and it's going to be our best one yet! Get ready for a positive summer experience with lifetime benefits.
Camp will begin on Thursday, June 13th.
It will end on Friday, July 12th.
PALS camp teaches life lessons, activities during annual sessions WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — For some children, summertime means time at the pool, playing with friends and time away from learning. But for 425 campers in Purdue’s 18th annual PALS camp, there will be time at the pool, spending time with friends, hands-on engineering projects, tennis […]
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The camp dates for 2019 have been announced! Camp will be in session June 13th through July 12th.