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FIGHTING SUMMER SLIDE WITH BRAIN FOOD ACTIVITY KITS

Written by Boys and Girls Club of Palm Beach County Club families who benefit from Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County’s food programs can expect an added bonus. Since March, Boys & Girls Clubs of Palm Beach County has handed out more than half a million meals to children and a week’s worth…

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Prime Time Palm Beach County Transforms its Offerings to Support the Needs of Palm Beach County in the Out-of-School Time Space

As online learning increases globally in response to school closures and COVID-19 disruptions, families, afterschool and summer programs need help from our community more than ever. With the support of the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County, Prime Time Palm Beach County, an out-of-school time (OST) intermediary that connects afterschool and summer programs to a menu…

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Celebrate National Summer Learning Week by Elevating the Importance of Safety, Education and Health at Prime Time’s Virtual Summer Camp

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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Online Safety Tips for Families

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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Prime Time is Offering a Virtual Summer Camp Starting June 8, 2020

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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Youth Work Methods Trainings Free Until June 30, 2020

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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Prime Time Offers Scholarships to Earn Certificates and Degrees at Palm Beach State College

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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Prime Time Will Offer Scholarships for New Degree Offered by Palm Beach State College

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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LOCAL NONPROFIT ADAPTS TO THE NEEDS OF AFTERSCHOOL PRACTITIONERS, FAMILIES AND THE COMMUNITY AMID COVID-19

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 Celebrates Afterschool Professionals Appreciation Week

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…