Starting Monday, July 6, 2020, National Summer Learning Week begins and Prime Time Palm Beach County is celebrating! National Summer Learning Week is a celebration dedicated to elevating the importance of keeping children and youth safe, learning, and healthy every summer, ensuring they return to school ready to succeed. Prime Time wants to make sure this summer that all children and youth have the resources and supports they…

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Written by: Anton Spalding, Middle School Professional Development Specialist, Prime Time Palm Beach County Early last month, Prime Time Palm Beach County held its first ever virtual meetings with teens from four local teen advisory councils (groups of youth who take on genuine leadership roles to help an organization, school or community group achieve its mission).…

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With COVID-19 causing widespread disruptions in our everyday lives, children across the country are being given alternate online resources to do in their new spare time (i.e. virtual summer camp). As we enter into summer and children and youth have more down time than ever before, its critical for parents and caregivers to ensure their…

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Keep your children learning and having fun this summer with new sessions every week that will include live interactive programming and hands-on learning activities provided by local content experts. Topics of Prime Time’s sessions and activities include: — Art/Music/Audio  — Technology/STEM — Theater/Arts — Eco-Conscious — Wellness/Fitness — LIVE Prime Time’s Virtual Summer Camp is…

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Prime Time’s partners at The Forum for Youth Investment have made their self-paced Youth Work Methods trainings free and available afterschool practitioners until June 30, 2020! If you need training hours, this is a great resource!  These trainings are directly linked to our Quality Improvement System and include topics such as Cooperative Learning, Youth Voice,…

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Congratulations to Nicole Childs, a school teacher and afterschool practitioner at Watson B Duncan Middle School, for being nominated and one of four finalists for the 36th Annual Dwyer Awards in the Career Education category. Nicole, has been working in afterschool for more than 10 years. After completing her Bachelor’s Degree through Prime Time’s Education…

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Apply now for your Prime Time scholarship for Palm Beach State College classes!  Summer classes start in June, so if you are interested in taking classes towards your 40-Hour School Age Certification, School Age Professional Certificate, Director Credential, Youth Development College Credit Certificate, AS Degree in Human Services-Youth Development or BAS in Supervision and Management,…

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Starting in the fall of 2020 and Prime Time will be offering scholarships toward Palm Beach State College’s Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services. The traditional human services concentration will prepare students for an entry-level position as a human services specialist in areas such as children’s services, family counseling, working with juveniles and adolescents, drug and alcohol…

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April 27, 2020 Katie Jacob, Communications ManagerPrime Time Palm Beach County(561) 732-8066 kjacob@primetimepbc.org Boynton Beach – As online learning increases globally in response to school closures and COVID-19 disruptions, families at home will benefit from activities designed to keep children learning with fun, hands-on activities. Prime Time, an out-of-school time (OST) intermediary that connects afterschool and…

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Prime Time Palm Beach County celebrates Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week (April 20- 24, 2020) to recognize, appreciate and advocate for those who work with young people during out-of-school time hours. The week is marked by national celebrations and public relations efforts encouraging appreciation and support for the afterschool professionals who make a profound difference in…

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