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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 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