CONTACT: Andrea Kotuk / Andrea & Associates / (212) 353-9585
EVENT: POLICE ATHLETIC LEAGUE CHILDREN COMPETE AT ANNUAL PENNANT QUEST
Close to 350 PAL Summer Day Camp children, from all five boroughs, compete in the Police Athletic League’s Annual Pennant Quest. The city-wide PAL Pennant Quest brings to life this year’s theme of “Traveling Through Time.” All summer long, campers explore a learning theme. Middle school campers will show what they know about an era or movement by presenting banners, performing theme chants and displaying their team colors. This year’s projects focus on the Disability Rights Movement, Ancient China, the Space Age and many more periods throughout history.
Games and challenges include: Banner and Chant Contest * Tug of War * Dizzy Relay * Obstacle Course * Team Knowledge * Team Spirit & Sportsmanship
Pennants will be awarded for each competition, and the team with the most pennants will receive the PAL Pennant Quest Cup.
DATE: Thursday, July 25, 2019
TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. / Pennant Quest
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. / Awards Ceremony
PLACE: Bill Rainey Park, Bronx
Beck Street between Interval Avenue and Longwood Avenue
Onsite Contact: Seth Pamperin, cell: 646-276-2450
An annual PAL event, the city-wide Pennant Quest fosters better understanding and relationships by bringing together boys and girls of different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. PAL encourages youngsters to develop athletic and educational skills, and the sportsmanship qualities of discipline, fair play and healthy competition.
New York City’s Police Athletic League is the first and finest civilian-run PAL in the country. Founded in 1914, PAL has served the city’s young people for over 100 years. PAL provides recreational, educational, cultural and social activities to 30,000 boys and girls annually. It is also the city’s largest, independent, nonprofit youth organization. For more information, please visit www.palnyc.org.