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PAL Summer Camps – Ages Eight to 17

The Baltimore County Police and Recreation and Parks departments are pleased to announce that this year's summer camp activities will be held at five conveniently located PAL (Police Athletic League) Centers for those between the ages of eight and 17:

  • Scotts Branch PAL Center, 3651 Rolling Road 21244
  • Cockeysville PAL Center, 9836 Greenside Drive 21030
  • Hillendale PAL Center, 1111 Halstead Road 21234
  • Dundalk PAL Center, 15 Commerce Place 21222
  • Winfield PAL Center, 8304 Carlson Lane, 21244

All camps are free to attend and will run Monday through Friday for three consecutive weeks, beginning on July 15, then July 22 and July 29.

The centers will open at 9 a.m. with activities lasting until 3 p.m. Area youth are encouraged to attend, with permission from a parent or guardian. Participants will travel on field trips to local attractions, enjoy various sports-related activities and arts and crafts, and be provided plenty of learning opportunities.

The camps will be staffed by PAL representatives and police officers who are looking forward to providing our youth with an engaging, safe and enjoyable environment this summer to strength community relationships while continuing to build upon meaningful partnerships.

For more information or to register, contact your local PAL center. A parent or guardian must be present to complete a waiver on the first day of camp. Walk-ins are also welcome.

“Choosing PAL to be G.R.E.A.T.” Summer Camp – Winfield PAL Center

Additionally, the “Choosing PAL to be G.R.E.A.T.” (Gang Resistance Education and Training) summer camp will only be held at the Winfield PAL Center located at 8304 Carlson Lane, 21244. Participants must be between the ages of eight and 13. Police officers and PAL representatives will partner together in educating participants in ways to prevent youth crime, violence and gang involvement.

This camp will also run Monday through Friday for three consecutive weeks, beginning on July 15, then July 22 and July 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Participants need permission from a parent or guardian to travel on field trips, and partake in sports-related activities and arts and crafts. PAL representatives and police officers will staff this camp as well.

For more information or to register, contact your local PAL center. A parent or guardian must be present to complete waivers on the first day of camp. Walk-ins are welcome.

The 4th Annual Baltimore County Police Department Baseball Camp is scheduled for June 24 to 28. Precinct 12 Dundalk will host the camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Merritt Point Park located at 7800 Dunmanway in Dundalk 21222.

The week-long camp focuses on underprivileged and at-risk youth from ages 8 to 14. It is free to participants nominated by local schools, recreation councils and other programs. There will be “skills and drills” for the participants in the morning and games after lunch. A cookout is scheduled on the last day of camp.

Officer McElfish, a 25-year veteran of the department who works in Precinct 12 Dundalk, began this program in 2016. He was awarded the Baltimore County Police Foundation's Community Service Award this year for his dedicated efforts in creating and leading youth sports camps and his outstanding commitment to serving the community. He has also played in the minor leagues for the Cleveland Indians.

The camp helps to strengthen relations between police officers and young people.

Watch video from last year's baseball camp.

Baltimore County Police Violent Crimes Unit detectives are continuing their investigation into a shooting in the unit block of Waterview Road in the Dundalk Precinct last night.

Police responded to the shooting around 10:19 pm after a 29-year-man suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body. Medics responded and transported the man to an area hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive his wounds.

Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or saw anything unusual around the time of the shooting to call 410-307-2020 with information. Callers may remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward when submitting tips through Metro Crime Stoppers.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017