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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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.

There will be no camp on July 4th or 5th.

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It takes an enormous effort to pull off a successful PALS camp year after year, and our staff is the biggest part of that equation. Are you ready to help out? Fill out the appropriate form below. Our kids depend on your support.

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Tuxedo Brothers Event Management
is the sponsor of the 7th Annual Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon and 5K run. The event takes place on October 13, 2018 and all proceeds go to PALS. For more information and to register, visit purduehalf.com. We appreciate your support!

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PALS News

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. There […]

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PALS Update – January 2019

The Purdue Athletes Life Success program planning for 2019 is getting underway.  In the next couple of months we will be hiring staff, preparing enrollment invitations for qualified families, and arranging for our free sports physicals. Our program leadership staff is looking forward to the months ahead as we prepare our curriculum.  Now entering our […]

2019 Camp Dates

The camp dates for 2019 have been announced! Camp will be in session June 13th through July 12th.