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Teen Drop-In/After-School Program

Join us after school Monday through Friday for some fun! Members hang out in the new Teen Center, play board games, make art, play pickup games in the gym, compete in games room tournaments, receive help with their homework, dance with X-Box Kinect and much more!

Dates:  September 2016-June 2017 Grades: 6-12
Cost: Free with your $50 membership

Torch Club

Torch Club is our middle-school leadership group. The focus is engaging kids in our community and bringing awareness of problems at school, in the neighborhood, etc. Members participate in large community events held every other month. They are also involved in a national Torch Club project.

Meeting time: Wednesday from 5-5:45 p.m.
Grades: 6-8
Cost: Free with your $50 membership

Jr. Staff Program

Explore a career in youth development or human services. Members participate in career development activities, discover the importance of community service and build customer service skills by completing a Club apprenticeship. You will go through training and be paired with a North Seattle Boys & Girls Club professional who trains you on the ins and outs of the youth development field. This is a great way to build your resume and acquire needed volunteer hours for graduation!

Expectations: Jr. Staff are required to volunteer for at least two hours a week for a minimum three months.

Meeting time: Orientations are held first Wednesday of every month 5:30-6:15 p.m..

Grades: 7-12

Cost: Free with your $50 membership

Keystone

Keystone is a high school leadership group that focuses on developing your leadership skills in the club, community and in school. Members elect their own officers, choose their activities, plan and implement community service projects and participate in regional and national Keystone conferences.

​Meeting time: Meetings are held every Monday, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Grades: 9-12

Cost: Free with your $50 membership

Smart Girls

Smart Girls is a program that helps promote healthy lifestyles and a positive self-image for young girls. In Smart Girls they get the help to guide the girls through the emotional and physical changes in a young woman's life.  Meeting consists of topics generated by the members and lead staff of the group as well as some cooking classes twice a month!

Meeting Time: Tuesday 5-6 p.m.​

Grades: 6th-12th

Cost: Free with $50 Membership

Late Night Program

Join us Friday nights for a safe place to hang out! Activities include:

•Music

•Snacks

•Art projects

•Basketball tournaments

•X-Box

Dates: Saturdays 2015-June 2016 

Time: 7-11 p.m.

Grades: 6-12 (6th graders must leave by 10 p.m.)

Cost: Free with your $50 membership

Middle School Transportation

Does your middle schooler attend Whitman or Hazel Wolfe? The Boys & Girls Club van picks members up at Whitman and Hazel Wolfe each day and transports them to the North Seattle Boys & Girls Club. Parents must communicate with staff prior to 2 p.m. if a child is not riding the van that day.

Grades: 6-8

​​​Summer Camp Drop-In

During the summer, our drop-in program is offered to middle- and high-school youth. We provide a safe, fun place to visit during the summer months. Occasional field trips are provided. These opportunities are posted on the summer bulletin board each day.

Please contact Tim Batten-King to learn more (206.436.1850).

Counselor In Training Program  

Are you in High School and looking for a place to volunteer and give back to your community? Look no further—this is the program for you! CIT's learn essential skills in the area of child development, job readiness and human services. CIT's are required to go through a 2 day training where they will learn the fundamentals of working with kids.

Expectations: We ask that members do at least 2 weeks of the CIT program Hours: 9am-3pm M-F Orientation: TBA

Cost: $20 a week to help pay for field trips and CIT Shirt

After members have completed the CIT program they will receive: 1. A letter of recommendation 2. Certification of 60 hours of community service 3. Crucial job skills in the youth development field

Challenger Summer Camp

Join us this summer for adventures, explorations and fun!  Our teens will enjoy one day at the club, and will spend the rest of the week on field trips and at parks! Club days will include: cooking projects, science projects, arts and crafts, active options, and environmental education.

General Information:

TIME: 7a.m.—6p.m.
WHO: Members entering 6-8th grade in the fall of 2016
COST: $190 –$215 per week

Check out our weekly themes and activities*:

Week  1: June 27- July 1: Wave "Hello" to Summer- Lincoln Park, Wild Waves, Pike's Place Market

Week 2: July 5-8: Watch Out FOUR Fun! Golfing, Roller Skating, Seattle Fountain CLOSED MONDAY JULY 4

Week 3: July 11-15: Fort Flagler Fun (3 day, 2 night camping trip), Bite of Seattle

Week 4: July 18-22: Cool Runnings: Ice Skating, Golden Gardens, Field Day

Week 5: July 25-29: Survivor: Camano Island Style (4 day/3 night camping trip), Green Lake

Week 6: Aug. 1-5: The Great Outdoors: Rock Climbing, Seattle Arboretum Lawn Bowling

Week 7: Aug. 8-12: Boats a Float: Sail Sandpoint, Luther Burbank Park, Carkeek Park

Week 8: Aug. 15-19: All Around Town: Paint the Town, Alki Beach, Mall/Movie

Week 9: Aug. 22-26: That's a Wrap: Vote on favorite fieldtrips and do it again! 

*Field trips may change due to unforeseen circumstances