Thank you to Boys & Girls Club Alumni and forever supporter Mike Brackin and the Homco Lumber and Hardware team for raising $7000 from their 5th Annual Community Home Improvement Show. .
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Major thank to Ross Dress for Less for their in store campaign to help raise funds for our Powerhour (Homework Club) they raised $1643.90. Here is a little more on the program and again thank you to those who donated at ROSS.
Power Hour: Making Minutes Count helps Boys & Girls Club members ages 6-18 achieve academic success by providing homework support, tutoring and technology engaged activities. The program gives Club members assistance, resources and guidance in a safe place and under the supervision of qualified tutors. By encouraging members to develop a daily habit of completing homework and studying, in a dedicated space with adult support, Power Hour helps members make a commitment to school and learning.
By doing homework, members learn how to:
Read and follow directions independently
Apply lessons learned in school
Become self-motivated learners
Homework assistance and tutoring
Specialized assistance to help Club youth achieve academic success
Engaging homework and tutoring learning stations
Encouragement to study and develop critical thinking skills
Camp is 2/3 FULL. The Boys & Girls Club of Flagstaff (BGCF) offers Summer Day Camp programs at our Cogdill location to give youth and teens an adventurous, active and healthy summer. BGCF Summer Day Camp programs also offer fun experiences with an opportunity to meet new friends, participate in sporting activities, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime.
There are four reasons why youth and teens should attend a BGCF Summer Day Camp:
Academic Success: Although school may be out, BGCF’s Summer Day Camps provide a variety of educational enrichment activities, including field trips to places like the Lowell Observatory and the Odysea Aquarium.
Be Good, Do Great: Our Club programs are designed to increase self-confidence, help campers form meaningful friendships and understand the importance of giving back to the community.
Healthy Choices: Campers will learn the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle with several fitness options, including sports and recreation activities. In addition, each camper receives a nutritious breakfast and lunch.
Fun with a Purpose: Campers are encouraged to have fun in a positive environment while learning new skills. From the arts and summer reading to cooking lessons and a trip to the Grand Canyon, our Clubs have something to offer to everyone.
YOUTH CAMP SCHEDULE
Summer Day Camp programs operate five days per week from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
There is a $02 annual membership fee. Financial assistance available based on 2018 tax returns, 2 recent pay stubs. $10/ week non-refundable taken out of the weekly fee.
**$65,000 IN AZ TAX CREDIT DONATIONS**
- 630; members on scholarships and tuition assistance for: this year (which consisted of foster families, CPS, Respite Services and families below the poverty line). Daily drop-in fee= $7/Day (after-school), $35 (Summer).
- 50,000; healthy lunch meals & snacks served (after-school and summer combined) and & over 3,500 breakfast meals during our Summer Program.
- 5,000; miles driven to transport our youth in Club vehicles throughout the course of a year (Not including extension sites)
- $700,000; combined dollars saved for parents having to work while school is out (after-school and summer).
- LEGO Robotics
- Summer Brain Gain
- Healthy Lifestyles
- Power Hour
- Youth of the Year
The Flagstaff STEM Community Celebration is a free one-night event aimed at sharing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics learning opportunities while celebrating all of the people and organizations that make Flagstaff a STEM city. Participants will get to explore STEM with hands on activities and giveaways highlighting opportunities throughout the community.
Hosted by NAU at the Walkup Dome, parking and additional transportation will be available from the South Commuter Parking Lot.
The Club will be Closed TODAY (Presidents Day) Due to Inclement weather conditions. If you need immediate assistance or for all other inquiries email James our Program Director at <James.Haynie@bgcflag.org>
Apologies for the inconvenience.