All PAPA programs are FREE or minimal cost

"I have been through just about every program that the organization has had to offer and now I have children that have benefited from the programs also. I have expressed my gratitude for all that they have done for me, and I feel that the least I could do is try and do my part to help the organization get to the next level."

~Rahim Beasley

Our Programs!

New Directions

​During the school year elementary students develop the skills sets necessary to improve homework quality and consistency, develop social skills, and achieve academic excellence. This program is a collaboration with Phoenixville Area School District.


​Summer Activities For Enrichment offers youth in grades 2ND-5TH  a free 6 week enrichment camp that offers a supportive and structured environment to practice academic  skills over the summer months.Participants develop self-esteem and positive social skills through healthy interactions and recreational activities.


Mr. Cool

Mr. Cool is a  free after-school hangout for young men ages 12-18. It is a safe environment for them to come express themselves and discuss their lives while engaging in structured social activities, with dinner served and a weekly incentive for participants. Mr. Cool is held once a week for 7 weeks at the Phoenixville Civic Center after school.

Fast Forward

Middle school students receive after-school tutoring in all subjects areas, including English Language Learner  assistance with study skill development and homework. This program is a collaboration with Phoenixville Area School District.

PAPA Basketball

Boys and girls ages seven to seventeen, from the Phoenixville and surrounding areas, compete in organized basketball league  throughout the summer. Community organizations and business sponsor teams to subsidize the cost of participation. The league kicks off on Father's Day and is a collaboration with the Phoenixville Area Recreation Department. 

Miss Love

Miss Love is a free after-school program where young ladies' voices can be heard. A place where your concerns and opinions are valued. A place of respect and friendship. The program also offers dinner and a weekly incentive for participants. Miss Love is held once a week for 7 weeks at the Phoenixville Civic Center after school.

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"A positive alternative for youth..."

FIND US: P.O. Box 955 Phoenixville, PA 19640​   C​ALL US: 610-983-4110

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