Prime Time Hosts an Out of this World Night of STEAM Activities for Youth and their Families

On Wednesday, September 7, 2022, Prime Time Palm Beach County hosted virtual and in-person STEAM Family Night for families from four afterschool programs: Gaines Park, New Hope Charities, University Learning Academy and Orthodox Zion Child Development Center. Prime Time partners Resource Depot and the Literacy Coalition of Palm Beach County facilitated hands-on STEAM activities themed…

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Expanded Learning Opportunity Brings Marinelife Education to Youth

It’s hard to imagine many adults who haven’t heard the story of the Tortoise and the Hare. The classic children’s book teaches youth one of their first life lessons, “slow and steady wins the race.” Through this story, youth learn the value of patience. As youth get older many learn the names of four of…

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Palm Beach County Organizations Came Together to Host Successful Virtual Youth Summit to Promote Building a Better You, Future and Community  

This spring, community partners in Palm Beach County came together to begin planning for the Palm Beach County Youth Summit, a momentous event that gathers more than 600 local middle and high school students, community groups, volunteers, and law enforcement for a day of empowerment, education, and great entertainment.    In Palm Beach County, thousands of…

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Lake Worth Playhouse and Local Summer Camps Present American Bandstand

Prime Time expanded learning opportunity provider Lake Worth Playhouse and Early Learning Academy, Acts of Kindness Summer Camp and Barton Elementary – For the Children Summer Camp presented American Bandstand on Wednesday, July 20, 2022. Performance included classics such as “Dancing in the Streets,” “American Bandstand,” and “The Hustle.” Prime Time’s Communication Team captured the…

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The Power of Music in Afterschool

On April 27, 2022, Washington Elementary Afterschool Program presented its Spring Concert. It was an evening filled with song from the Prime Time Young Singers Choir under the leadership of Music Teacher LaToya Wilson. Music selections included “The Power of Music,” “Our Place in the Choir,” “Sambalele,” a Brazilian Folk Song and “Hold On,” a…

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Youth Become Sea Turtle Biologists in Afterschool

The official sea turtle nesting season began March 1, 2022, and there are already nests across Palm Beach County’s beaches. Youth participating in the Literacy Coalition’s Stories & STEM opportunity at the Edna Runner Tutorial Center’s afterschool program became sea turtle biologists after reading “Mystery of the Turtle Snatcher” by Kyla Steinkraus (one of Rourke’s…

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Dr. STEAM and Sally Science Bring the Magic of STEAM to Afterschool

The educational themes of science, technology, engineering, arts and math, better known collectively as STEAM, allow children and youth to explore the world around them in new ways, while practicing valuable life skills including critical thinking, and collaboration. Out-of-school time (OST) programs offer a chance for participants to engage in these educational opportunities with a…

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