About Us - American Academy


The American Academy is a 501(c) (3) Non-Profit Organization that Serves Our Youth and Our Community. We provide successful After-School Programs, Summer Camps, Walkathons and Sports Programs within Palm Beach County Schools, focusing directly on Elementary and Middle School students. These Youth-Development programs allow us to build on and promote students throughout the community to become successful. One of our goals is to assist our Youth and Community in learning to eat properly, stay healthy and help prevent obesity, one step at a time.

Vision and Mission

Our vision is to provide a safe healthy and fun filled programs for our youth. Our programs strive to provide a caring staff, a stimulating environment, great activities and a place to just have fun. In doing so we will give our kids the opportunity to grow through our programs, physically, mental, and socially while creating memorable life experiences. Our organization mission is to serves our Youth and the Community, while delivering an integrated an after-school, summer and athletic programs to support academic achievement for kids, ages 5-13.

Summer Camp Program

Our summer camp program is affordable to parents and provides them the ability to let their children, ages 5 to 13, enjoy a fun-filled camp that will provide a safe and  healthy environment for our campers. Our camp will also provide certifield teachers to care and provide an enriched learning experinece in a fun and interactive way. Campers will be exposed to different  fieldtrips where they will learn and have fun! We will give our campers the opportunity to grow through our program. This program will be an experience our campers will cherish for years to come.

After-School Program

We will conduct activities daily in a dedicated facility that will build confidence, such as academic tutoring, goal setting and basic life planning skills. We will be actively marketing and targeting to the primarily disadvantaged, high risk youth from Lake Worth, who want to excel academically, but don’t always have family or other social support to do so.

Sports Program

We deliver successful Sports Programs within schools in Palm Beach Counties (Learning the Fundamentals of Football, Baseball, Soccer, Basketball, etc…), which focuses directly on the needs of Elementary, Middle & High School students. We teach and improve the fundamentals of basketball to our youth and help them excel their skills to the next level.  We help build strength, ability, skills, motivation, and most of all build confidence.

ESOL Classes

  • Improve English language skills
  • Grammar
  • Reading
  • Speaking
  • Listening
  • Accent reduction
  • U.S. Citizenship Exam Prep.

Building and Repairing Computers

  • Maintenance
  • OS Operation
  • Best Practices

Certified dance instructor teaching

  • Latin
  • Swing
  • Hip-hop
  • Salsa
  • Etc….

Mentoring Program – Big Brothers and Big Sisters

Staff Members

Mark Roseme, Founder

Silka Cuba-Ortiz, Director/Partner

James Ramirez, Language Specialist

Amanda Dale, Business Manager

Our Program is Affiliated with the Early Learning Coalition  

1506 Wingsfield Street – Lake Worth, FL. 33460

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