The sports and recreation programs keep young people engaged in positive youth development activities and reinforce the concepts of discipline, leadership, teamwork, and sportsmanship. We currently offer, basketball, cheerleading, dance, martial arts and track and field. We also offer football and we are proud winners of the 2017 Miami Xtreme Youth Football League 12U Championship. Students are given opportunities to showcase their talents through dance recitals and special events.
PAL SUMMER CAMP
This eight week summer program builds confidence in self-expression through arts and craft illustration, music, and dance performance.
PAL STEM: The LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Comprehensive Solution
This program enables students to build, program and test their models using LEGO bricks and real-life robotics technology. It teaches students computational thinking and focuses on the real-world applications of problem-solving and how the scientific method can be applied to everyday life. We will begin with a pilot program during our 2018 summer camp.
The Youth Directors Council (YDC) is a youth mentoring program started by the State of Florida Police Athletic League (PAL). The program uses the National Crime Prevention Council’s curriculum which creates dialogue and includes community service projects. The Miami PAL has incorporated college tours and several mentoring summits to stimulate the minds of our mentee’s.
PAL AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
Children receive assistance with homework and targeted support in various academic areas. PAL’s after-school program keeps children safe and productive during high-risk after school hours from 3:00pm-8:00pm. Children who attend quality after school programs are more likely to succeed and have better socialization skills.