On February 5, 2019, we'll gather at the Husky Union Building to hear from and celebrate outstanding Club members of 2018. One winner will be awarded King County's Youth of the Year and go on to compete at the state level. Learn about the eight inspiring candidates below! Learn more about the Youth of the Year award Register for the King County Youth of the Year event Adam at Sammamish Jaylen at Federal Way Jazzieriah at Renton / Skyway Kalijah

Continue Reading >

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

Continue Reading >

Last Tuesday, December 11, staff, kids, and family from across King County's Boys & Girls Clubs gathered at the Mercer Island Club to celebrate and honor outstanding Club members of fall 2018. Youth of the Quarter is an award given out four to five times a year to Club members who have excelled in the areas of academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. Once a recipient of the Youth of the Quarter, Club members are eligible for

Continue Reading >

Boys & Girls Clubs of King County was honored by Seattle Business magazine 2018 Community Impact Awards  for "saving, changing and improving lives in the Puget Sound region."   Richard Harris, Boys & Girls Clubs Board Chair, shared "Being include among the incredible organizations represented is an honor in itself, and on behalf of our board, staff, families and our Club kids, we are grateful for the opportunity to be such a cornerstone community resource for young people in the greater

Continue Reading >

We are always introducing different ways of learning at Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. Our literacy programs support every stage of education, offering fun rewards and activities while boosting reading confidence. Here are some of the programs we have this fall! Power Hour: Power Hour is our organization-wide program in which kids earn points for participating in read-alongs, doing homework and independent reading, writing stories, completing math worksheets or coding challenges, and doing independent projects. Points are redeemed

Continue Reading >

Longtime partner Microsoft has played a vital role in supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of King County through the dedication of time, resources, thought leadership, in-kind donations, and volunteerism. Microsoft works to support every level of our work, with 21 Microsoft employees sitting on our Club Advisory Boards and hundreds more involved at our Clubs through volunteering, coaching, and financial donations. Volunteerism In April 2018, a group of Microsoft employees and their families spent the day at our Federal Way,

Continue Reading >

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

Continue Reading >

Mercer Island Business Breakfast Tuesday, November 6, 2018 | 7am   Join us on November 6th at 7am for the Mercer Island Business Breakfast! Celebrate with the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County and the Mercer Island community as we support the important work the Club does to provide a safe and enriching space for kids. This year, we have the privilege to welcome Tod Leiweke as our keynote speaker. We are looking forward to hearing from Tod about

Continue Reading >

Thank you to the 499 people who attended or supported this year's Summer Dreams Gala & Auction and Don James Golf Classic on August 23rd and 24th. We are so appreciative of our community who came together to support Kirkland, Redmond, and Sammamish Boys & Girls Clubs! More Event Photos Couldn't make it to the event and want to support? Donate today! And make sure to check out our video highlighting Sam, a Kirkland Club kid. [embed]https://youtu.be/ZDhxAHzZgtY[/embed]

Continue Reading >