2021 Back to School Registration

2021 Back to School Registration
Posted on 02/01/2021

As in the past, registration is by invitation only, and eligible students must register at https://www.backtoschoolpbc.org/go/fx_ocr_bash/run.cfm?fx=OCRBTSRegistration before June 4, 2021 to be able to participate in the event. To be eligible to register, students must reside in one of our designated neighborhoods or in any mobile home park in unincorporated Palm Beach County. To determine eligibility and register, parents or students should go to the above website, enter code PBCOCR, the student’s home address, and the parent’s email address. Registration will be accessible both online and on a smart phone in English, Spanish and Creole. After completing the registration, a confirmation email will be sent to all those registered.

The event will be held this year on Saturday, July 24, 2021 prior to the start of the 2021/22 school year at six locations in Palm Beach County: the Palm Beach Kennel Club, the Palm Beach State College - Belle Glade Campus, the Edna W. Runner Tutorial Center, the Cabana Colony Youth Center, the Calvary Chapel in West Boca, and one additional location in the south county area to be determined at a later date. During the event, registered students will be provided with free backpacks and school supplies. In addition, depending on the location and resource availability, participating students may also receive free food, hygiene kits, socks, and other community resources.

For those who don’t know about it, Back to School PBC! is planned, funded and implemented by the OCR in partnership with the Spirit of Giving Network, OCR’s major partner; the Children Services Council of Palm Beach County; the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office; the Youth Services and Parks and Recreation Departments, and a collaboration of several community based organizations and volunteers. In order to participate in the event, students had to be referred by one of the agencies of the collaborative, be registered prior to deadline, and be given a personal invitation to the event.