What is Social and Emotional Learning? Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) focuses on teaching kids how to manage emotions, set goals, establish relationships, and make responsible decisions. With the skills to regulate their own emotional responses, kids are more likely to solve their own problems, manage disagreements respectfully, and thrive in school and life. How Does it Fit into Summer Learning? To help Club kids maintain their education level over summer and not fall behind, a team of dedicated Club

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What is summer learning loss? Summer learning loss happens when kids don't continue to practice their academic skills for the 2.5 months of summer break. Kids' education slides backwards one to two reading levels, and the first three months of school are spent re-learning the information that was lost. Kids that get learning opportunities over summer are able to maintain their level or even get ahead, while kids without those opportunities fall behind. The equity gap widens in childhood education

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Rescheduled for March 15! Drop off your kids and enjoy a relaxing night out! Kids will play gym games, do crafts, and watch a movie. Dinner will be provided. Menu: Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup When: Friday, February 8, 6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m.Where: Kirkland Boys & Girls Club, 10805 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033Cost: $20 for first child, + $5 for each additional child (Cash only) Admission fees will go towards supporting Boys & Girls Club families impacted by Malibu and

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February 15 is Teen Late Night at Mercer Island! On Friday, February 15 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., 6th - 12th graders will be welcome to hang out at the Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club for group games, karaoke, movies, board games, card games, and video games. Entrance is $5 and includes dinner! Download behavior policyDownload flyer

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Kirkland Boys & Girls Club offers an exciting summer program for youth going into 1st - 9th grades looking to meet new people, take fun trips, and be active in a safe, supportive environment. Summer Camp registration for current members opens February 4, 2019. Registration for everyone opens February 11, 2019. Visit DASH to register, or contact the Club if you need assistance. Schedule Hours of Operation: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday. Kids can be dropped off

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Overview Sammamish Boys & Girls Club's after school program provides a safe, positive place for kids ages 5 - 18 to go after school. Members can expect a daily schedule that includes unstructured and structured physical activities, homework help, snack, small group activities, arts & crafts, activities in the computer lab, and free time. There is also a separate programming space for teens. Our adult-to-youth ratio is approximately 1:15, including staff and volunteers. To attend our program, you must be a

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Registration for the 2019-2020 school year opens: April 3 for current families April 8 for families on the waitlist April 15 for new families K-5th Our after school program serves the Lake Washington School District, where we pick up kids from the following schools each afternoon: A.G. Bell Elementary John Muir Elementary Lake View Elementary Mark Twain Elementary Peter Kirk Elementary Rose Hill Elementary Kamiakin Middle School Hours of Operation Afternoon Program: End of school day until 6:30 p.m. Daily

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Dear Boys & Girls Clubs of King County community, It has been my honor to lead this organization for the past two and a half years. Since stepping into the role of President/CEO, I have been working hard to ensure we are headed on a path for growth and success. Together, we have accomplished so much and with your continued support, we will continue to do so for years to come. This past year, we celebrated 75 years of youth

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Before & After School Program The goal of our before and after school programs is to meet the needs of the working parent while addressing the interests of their children. Our trained staff works daily to provide a quality program designed to promote academic success, good character and citizenship as well as healthy lifestyles. Our program strives to accommodate the needs of today's diverse families and offers a trained staff, safe and fun environment, homework time and planned activity options.

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