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Project American Life

"Where America's Founding Principles Come to Life"

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Education
  • Location Birmingham, AL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded May 1997
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Company Summary

Through innovative hands-on, minds-on classes and simulations, PAL's four-day residential field trip inspires middle school students to live out the American Dream and seize the virtuous duties of American citizenship. The target audience for this Nationwide Expansion is Camp Owners as well as Entrepreneurs (who would partner with camps). The infrastructure (camps) is already present and generally unused during the weekdays of the school year.


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    Jamie founded The Refuge nonprofit corporation in 1991 and created its trademarked experiential education programs: Project American Life (PAL) and Your Outdoor University (YOU). Jamie’s initial concepts grew from ambitious ideas into residential learning centers serving thousands of children annually. Jamie is also a professional speaker and musician specializing in the cultural and moral topics addressed in his books, albums and essays.


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