Community Power Growing Even Bigger this Thanksgiving The following article was written and contributed by Dominique Mesick, a member of the Smilow Rainier Vista Club Advisory Board and Senior Account Manager at Insight Global. Thank you to Dominique and her generous network! As the newest member of the Smilow Rainier Vista (SRV) Club Advisory Board, I feel fortunate to be surrounded by individuals who have paved the way for excellence when it comes to serving SRV youth and their families.

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Seattle Storm Virtual Basketball Clinic Presented by Bank of America     On Thursday, November 19, 2020, youth across the region participated in a virtual basketball clinic presented by Seattle Storm and Bank of America. Youth from our Wallingford and North Beach Elementary Clubs as well as members of the Seattle Wolfpack girls basketball team had a blast participating in the event. With brand-new basketballs donated by the Storm, Club members practiced dribbling, ball handling, and footwork drills that challenged

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  Our partners are doing whatever it takes to give teens in our community access to opportunities during this uncertain time. For the past few years, YouthForce, our career readiness program has partnered with Bank of America to offer internships for teens. Although the format looked different this year, that did not take away from the positive impact this experience will have on participants’ lives. Nine YouthForce teens took part in a four-week virtual internship with Bank of America. Interns

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To maintain a sense of Club community while kids are separated during a COVID-19 summer, Ballard Club staff host a virtual event – the Ballard Club Weekly Show - that’s broadcast into the different rooms throughout the Club.

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Prep for your next job with Virtual Job Readiness Workshops!   Download the Flyer here   Trainings take place on Zoom from 3:30 - 4:30 PM Job Search: 10/13, 10/27, 11/10 Resumé Workshops: 10/14, 10/28 Interview Skills: 10/15, 10/29, 11/12 Social Media Do's and Don'ts: 10/26, 11/9   Click here to register! Questions? Email: youthforce@positiveplace.org

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Kids, Sun, and Fun at Summer Field Day! During past Field Days, our Club kids gathered with our team members, sponsors, and community partners at Husky Stadium to have fun, enjoy the sun, and take on physical challenges that support healthy lifestyles.  This year's Field Day may have looked different, but it didn't prevent our Club kids and teams from having a ton of fun playing safely together, apart. Outdoor and indoor activities were combined with safe distancing, masks, and

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Summer Programs 2020 Select Boys & Girls Clubs of King County sites are open for learning, fun, and exercise in a safe place with trusted adults. When is your summer camp programs? Summer camp programs run June-August. Which Clubs are offering programs?   Bagley (7am-4pm) Ballard (8am-5pm) Bainbridge Island (8am-5:30pm) BF Day (7am-4pm) Federal Way 8th (7am-6pm) Kirkland (8am-5:30pm) Lawton (7am-4pm) Mercer Island (8am-5:00pm) North Seattle (8am-6pm) Renton/Skyway (10am-6pm) (Teen Program is drop-in)  Ron Sandwith Teen Center (9am-4pm)    Rotary (8am-6pm) Sacajawea

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