Join us on May 9th at 7:30am for the Southwest Breakfast! Come celebrate with the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County and the Southwest community as we support the important work the Club provides for kids. May 9, 2019 7:30am Southwest Boys & Girls Clubs Register Guest Speaker: Mario Bailey University of Washington Hall of Fame Inductee Mario Bailey is a former University of Washington wide receiver and the current Director of Legends and Player Community Engagement
We’re super, super happy to announce that one of our North Seattle Club members, Mikayla, was chosen to represent the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County at the 2019 NBA Math Hoops National Championship! NBA Math Hoops is a board game and curriculum that helps kids learn math and interpersonal skills through the game of basketball. It’s a great program that has helped kids see the value and fun in math, and it’s loved by kids and staff alike!
At a recent all-staff meeting, several exemplary staff members were recognized by their Area Directors for their service to the organization and our wonderful Club kids. Sarah Agan Program Staff at Salmon Bay Elementary Years at the Club: 3 as staff, 10 as a member About Sarah: "Sarah is our on-site sports genius. We have a large population of sports fans at our Club, and nobody can talk at length with kids about sports the way Sarah can. She
Mercer Island is hosting a teen late night on April 26 from 7-10 p.m. for 6th - 12th grade students. There's a $5 entrance fee that includes the price for dinner. Download the Teen Late Night Policy Download the Flyer Hope to see you there!
Part of what makes the Club experience special is the consistent mentorship and support kids get from phenomenal staff members, like Tre Beauchamp. Tre Beauchamp grew up as a Club kid at Wallingford Boys & Girls Club. Now he's the Teen Director there, giving back to the program and community that was so valuable to him growing up. The teens love hanging out with Tre, and when we asked him what was special about his approach to connecting with kids,
Three cheers for the Kirkland kindergarteners, first graders, and second graders! After months of reading side by side every Wednesday, the Reading Buddies members earned a Root Beer Float Party! In an effort to nurture reading engagement and skills in younger Club members, the Kirkland Club began a weekly reading club in September called Reading Buddies. Each week, members would pair up and read parts of their favorite books to each other. Using a giant poster of a gumball machine
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
See photos from the event! Watch memorable moments from Lunchbreak 2019! On March 7, 2019, community members and supporters came together for our annual luncheon fundraiser at the Westin Seattle. In addition to a beautiful venue and a delicious and healthy meal, the event featured phenomenal speakers who moved the crowd with passionate stories about their connection to the Clubs. Together, we raised $602,772 at the event! (And this number is growing, thanks to our generous virtual donors!) Make Your