Important Notice

We're sad to announce that due to residual facility limitations on campus lingering in the aftermath of COVID-19 prevention efforts, the PALS camp at Purdue University will NOT take place in summer 2022.

For more information: https://www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2022/Q2/pals-camp-suspended-for-summer-2022.html

We appreciate your continued support and do plan to return in 2023. Be well.


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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