Mission

Shelley Erasmus, Founder has been developing meaningful, exciting children’s programs for over 15 years.  Her experience includes designing distinctive programs for luxury resorts and hotels, as well as evolving municipal programs from start up to well over 600 participants. Shelley is a certified teacher and holds a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology and Wellness Education.  Her combination of education and experience assures PEAR Programs are of upmost quality, safe, meaningful and fun.  She has presented curriculum at various health and education conferences throughout the United States and continues to work with corporations and childcare professionals by means of Leadership Workshops and Staff Development Seminars.

PEAR Programs provides “Professional, Educational, Athletic and Recreation” programs to a variety of communities, both municipal and private.  All programs focus on the “whole” person with activities devoted to the physical, emotional, and social development of participants.

  • PEAR Mission
    PEAR Programs is committed to enriching the communities we serve by empowering participants to self-discovery, be an integral part of a team, and build leadership skills to live by.  Our programs are creative, inspirational, fun and always “Pair Play with Purpose.”

  • PEAR Mentors
    Children’s safety is top priority for PEAR.  Our Mentors are meticulously selected and are highly skilled in the areas of child development, physical & wellness education, management, leadership and customer service.  They have experience working with children in the areas of Athletics, Teambuilding, Art, Performing Arts, Tutoring and more. All mentors are certified in CPR & First Aid and many hold WSI (Water Safety instructor) and Lifeguard certifications. Our consistent commitment to excellence with our clients and within PEAR Programs requires mentors to attend staff development workshops throughout the year to ensure we uphold the highest standards. In addition, PEAR Programs requires all mentors to successfully complete a local and federal background check.