PALS

PALS provides enrichment activities Monday through Thursday from the hours of 1:00-6:00 including school holidays and summer vacation. PALS is not only fun, but teaches values like responsibility, citizenship, hard work, respect, and concern for others. Programs at the youth center are open to all youth ages 7 to 17. Our core programs are free to all who wish to participate and provides area youth with a wide array of academic, athletic, artistic activities, under the mentorship and direct supervision of police officers and local community volunteers. Applications are required and can be picked up at the youth center.

Programs Offered:

  • After-school tutoring
  • Homework help
  • Martial arts instruction
  • Literacy support
  • Art
  • Cheerleading
  • Science classes
  • Sports clinics and competitions
  • Teen leadership
  • Computer access

Along with the daily activities described, PALS offers crime prevention education, field trips, leadership training, camping excursions, and career and college planning assistance. Devonshire PALS also sponsors projects involving children and families that develop community pride and participation in the improvement and beautification of their neighborhoods.