Scotch Broom Parade Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is dedicated to creating educational and fun programming for teens. Across the county each Club has unique activities that cater to individual communities. [caption id="attachment_5241" align="alignleft" width="388"] Scotch Broom Parade 2019! (Photo Taken pre pandemic)[/caption] One of the highlights of springtime at the Bainbridge Island Club is the Scotch Broom Parade. It is a fun tradition where Keystone Teens get to connect with the Bainbridge Island community at large.  

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Youth of the Year 2022 Recap On Saturday, February 12, 2022, more than 150 Boys & Girls Clubs community members came together – both in person and virtually – to recognize and celebrate the 6 outstanding Youth of the Year candidates from around the county. This year’s candidates were Ellie from Kirkland, Halen from Mercer Island, Logan from North Seattle, Valeria from Rotary, Mario from Smilow Rainier Vista, and Kevin from Wallingford. Youth of the Year is an annual event

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In December, 133 teens participated in YouthForce’s (YF) Resource Fair where they participated in college and career readiness workshops. They showed up, invested in their futures, and began turning their dreams into reality.  Youthforce, is our workforce readiness program that prepares youth for success in their first jobs and creates a clear pathway to their chosen career goals. Our all-encompassing readiness program gives teens experiences ranging from interview and resume workshops to college application support and financial literacy classes. The participants

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Prep for your next job with Virtual Job Readiness Workshops!   Download the Flyer here   Trainings take place on Zoom for ages 14-21: June 23, 2021 - Wednesday 3:30PM - 4:30PM - Basic Work Skills Workshop 4:30PM - 5:30PM - Resume Review & Interview Skills   June 24, 2021 - Thursday 3:30PM - 4:30PM - Basic Work Skills Workshop 4:30PM - 5:30PM - Resume Review & Interview Skills   July 7, 2021 - Wednesday 3:30PM - 4:30PM - Basic

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Prep for your next job with Virtual Job Readiness Workshops!   Download the Flyer here   Trainings take place on Zoom from 4 - 5 PM for ages 14-21: February 11: Communication Skills February 17: Resume Review Session February 18: Job Search Workshop February 24: Finances with KeyBank - Spending & Saving March 11: Self Discovery - Passion & Career March 17: Resume Review Session March 18: Job Search Workshop March 24: Careers in Retail & Customer Service April 14:

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YouthForce Intern Ivan Excels in Professional Opportunity with Thrive Communities   2020 has been a challenging year for so many, but the YouthForce team would like to share a wonderful success story to close out the year. Ivan graduated from Rainier Beach High School in June and was accepted into our summer internship partnership with Thrive Communities. When our students and youth were looking for an engaging internship experience, Thrive truly stepped up and became an ideal, intentional partner for

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