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After-School Drop In Program


Overview:

Members in K-5th grade will love coming to the Club Monday through Friday after school for a fun-filled afternoon! The Club offers a variety of programs designed to increase academic success, build character and citizenship and promote healthy lifestyles. Activities include homework help, board games, art projects, cooking and gym activities! Members enjoy a snack, play games and create friendships that will last a lifetime.

Sample Daily Schedule:

2:30-3:30 p.m.   Free time in gym/outside or games room

3:30-4:15 p.m.   K-1st grade in Power Hour, snack/gym 2-5th grade, teens in teen room

4:15-5:00 p.m.   2nd-3rd grade in Power Hour, K-1 and 4-5th grade options (active/non-active)

5:00-5:45 p.m.   4th-5th grade in Power Hour, K-3rd grade options (active/non-active)

5:45-6:30 p.m.   Teen Power Hour; K-5 options (active/non-active)

6:30-7:00 p.m.   Free Time in spaces

Transportation:
Transportation is provided by the Seattle Public School District. Please contact them at 206.252.0900 to arrange drop off.

Membership and Drop In Fees:
The membership fee for the 2016-2017 Membership Year is $50.  The membership fee must be paid at the time of registration.

*New in 2016-2017:  There will be a monthly fee for members attending the daily Drop-in program.  A monthly fee of $100 per month or a daily fee of $15/day will be assessed for all members.  Scholarships are available.  Please contact Club Executive Director, Joan Caldon, for more information about scholarships. 

September-June
Time: Afterschool- 7 p.m.
Grades: K-5

Clubs & Classes  

The North Seattle Boys & Girls offers a wide array of clubs and classes for members to participate in. Current classes offered are SMART Girls, Wise Guys, art, gardening, technology, cooking, and music. Please call the Club for upcoming classes and clubs, 206.436.1850.

Times: Vary by class

Grade: K-5, often targeted by grade, depending on the class

Cost: FREE

 

SMART Girls/Wise Guys 

SMART Girls and Wise Guys are targets programs that aim to provide girls and boys the right information an the right support at the right time. The interactive, engaging, small-group sessions engender camaraderie, while also encouraging each member to explore and express their individuality through discussions, hands-on games and activities, role-play, take-home challenges and activities, and collaborative decision-making and problem-solving.

Who: Members who identify as female (she/her/hers) are encouraged to participate in SMART Girls

          Members who identify as male (he/him/his) are encouraged to participate in Wise Guys

Grades: 3rd-5th Grades; April- June 2017

Cost: FREE

 

Funky Chicken Club

Join us, for fun in our outdoor educational space, including our garden and chicken coop. Members also learn how to care for and feed our chickens, clean their living space and come up with fun ways to incorporate the eggs into healthy eating. 

Days: Monday-Friday

Grades: 2nd-8th 

 

Triple Play

Triple Play Leadership Clubs are youth leadership groups in Boys & Girls Clubs that promote physical fitness, service, healthy eating habits and help youth interact positively with peers.

2 sessions:

October-December 2016

January-March 2017

 

Magnificent Marvelous Me! Provided by Art with Heart

Magnificent Marvelous Me is a strength-based, therapeutic activity book that helps elementary-aged children who are facing difficult family challenges - ranging from divorce to a serious illness or dysfunction. It helps children:

·       Decrease the sense of isolation

·       Increase self-esteem and communication

·       Enjoy a safe place to explore and work through their complex feelings

·       Build resiliency and coping skills

When: Tuesdays: 3:30-4:15 p.m. for 2-3rd grade; 4:15-5:00 p.m. for 4-5th grade

 

Kids in the Kitchen/ENERGY offered by Junior League of Seattle

The goal of the Junior Leagues' Kids in the Kitchen initiative is to empower youth to make healthy lifestyle choices and help reverse the growth of childhood obesity and its associated health issues. Junior League of Seattle provides lessons and demonstrations related to preparation of  healthy meals and snacks.

When: Early Release days during the 2016-2017 school year

 

E.N.E.R.G.Y.'s goals are to educate and help children (and their parents) to improve their health and wellness. We will introduce education on fitness and healthy living, as well as how to live an active lifestyle and stay physically fit.

When: 1st Friday of each month

 

Power Hour

Power Hour is a BGCKC Club Essential. Every member is expected to participate in at least 45 minutes of Power Hour homework help Monday – Thursday. Power Hour balances structure and consistent homework help routine with high-yield learning activities for variety, excitement and spontaneity that boosts our members' academic success. If you would like further information, please contact Devon.

No member will be denied access to our programs due to financial restrictions. Please contact the Club to apply for a scholarship, 206.436.1850.