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The Baltimore County Police and Recreation and Parks Departments are pleased to announce that 2018 summer camp activities will be held at three conveniently located PAL Centers – Scotts Branch, Hillendale and Dundalk.

The camps will begin on July 9 and run Monday to Friday for three consecutive weeks, through July 27.

The centers will open at 9 a.m. with activities lasting until 3 p.m. Area youth are encouraged to attend, with their parental permission, to travel on field trips to local attractions, participate in various sports-related activities and art and crafts, while learning opportunities are provided that are specifically suited for youngsters.

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 strengthen community relationships while continuing to build upon meaningful partnerships.

For more information or to register, contact your local PAL center.

The Baltimore County Police Department and the cadet program are pleased to announce the first Countywide PAL Olympics to be held on Wednesday, August 17, at the Sollers Point Multi-Purpose Center, located at 323 Sollers Point Road in Dundalk 21222.

A Baltimore County Police Law Enforcement Explorer, part of the Boy Scouts of America, will play the national anthem at the opening ceremony scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Poster boards representing each PAL center will be on display at the event.

After the opening ceremony, more than 100 children representing all ten PAL centers, elementary through high school, will participate in several sports activities.

Girls and boys will compete in track and field events, such as the 100m and the 400m race, as well as the long jump. There will be a softball throw and a dodge ball tournament.

Lunch and plenty of water will be served to keep everyone fed and hydrated.

The day’s activities will wrap up at 3:30 p.m.

The Baltimore County Fire Department will furnish a medic unit and an engine in the event of emergency.

This event is sure to be an end of summer ritual for children and officers alike.

Revised June 27, 2017