Marietta PAL Summer Camp registration open

Six children playing with a basketball

The Marietta Police Athletic League is accepting registration for its summer camp.

The camp will be held at the Hugh L. Grogan Jr Community Center, 510 Lawrence Street, Marietta, GA. The center is operated by Marietta PAL.

According to the news release on the City of Marietta’s website, the camp features “academics, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), health & fitness, life skills, sports, recreation, arts, career discovery, field trips, breakfast, lunch, snacks and more.”

The program is for students in the rising first through 12th grades.

The camp lasts from June 3-July 12, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., and will be closed for the Juneteenth (June 19) and Independence Day (July 4) holidays.

The news release describes the program fees as follows:

Summer Camp weekly fees start at $120 for one child, $200 for two children and $275 for three children. Early drop-off is also available from 7:30-7:59am for an additional $20 per week per child. Marietta PAL is accepting registrations through May 10th on a first come first served basis. Registration can close at any time if capacity is reached.

New this Summer, Marietta PAL is also offering Daily Drop-In service for youth ages 6-10 years old. Available Drop in dates will be June 3 – July 5, 2024, Monday through Friday from 9am-3pm. The camp will be closed for the Juneteenth and 4th of July holidays.

DROP-IN PROGRAM FEES (after $25 per child registration fee)

Regular Drop-in Rate (9am-3pm) – $30 per child per day

Extended Day Drop-in Rate (7:30am-6pm) – $45 per child per day

Field Trip fee is $25 per child per field trip

Summer t-shirt fee is $15 per child (Summer Camp shirt required for field trips)


To register for Summer Camp visit:

To register for Summer Drop-in, please visit:

Please note for both programs, there is a non-refundable $25 registration fee per child to hold your spot. For more information visit Programs ( or call 770-794-5425.

About the City of Marietta

The City of Marietta is the county seat of Cobb County. The latest estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau puts the population of the city at 60,867 which makes it the second largest city in Cobb County by population, smaller only than the newly incorporated City of Mableton.

Here are a few quick facts from the Census Bureau

Marietta city, Georgia
Population, Census, April 1, 202060972
Population, Census, April 1, 201056579
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent6.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent21.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent13.2%
Female persons, percent49.9%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent53.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)32.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)0.6%
Asian alone, percent(a)1.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)0.0%
Two or More Races, percent4.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)15.7%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent46.4%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-20202678
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-202016.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-202044.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020$310,100
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020$1,856
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020$526
Median gross rent, 2016-2020$1,145
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-202024148
Persons per household, 2016-20202.39
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-202077.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-202023.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-202095.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-202086.6%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-202088.6%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-202044.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-20206.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent20.2%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-202067.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-202061.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c)264544
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c)1584232
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c)1129407
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c)1976915
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c)$33,875
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-202028.5
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020$59,594
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020$36,112
Persons in poverty, percent14.1%
All firms, 201210501
Men-owned firms, 20124934
Women-owned firms, 20124186
Minority-owned firms, 20124286
Nonminority-owned firms, 20125502
Veteran-owned firms, 20121015
Nonveteran-owned firms, 20128663
Population per square mile, 20102451.4
Land area in square miles, 201023.08