BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF METRO DENVER HOSTS TRIPLE PLAY TAKEOVER TO SPARK A PASSION AMONG DENVER YOUTH FOR ACHIEVING A HEALTHY MIND, BODY AND SOUL
KIDS AND TEENS NATIONWIDE TAKE ON THE TRIPLE PLAY CHALLENGE TO REACH ONE MILLION MINUTES OF ACTIVITY SUPPORTING FITNESS, NUTRITION AND SOCIAL WELL-BEING Continue reading
During the summer, an estimated 43 million children in the U.S. miss out on expanded learning opportunities that could prevent them from falling behind before the next school year begins. More than half of the achievement gap between lower- and higher-income youth can be explained by unequal access to summer learning opportunities.
Boy & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver offers several stimulating reading programs to keep kids – and their minds – engaged and active throughout the summer months and helps them continue to make positive academic strides.
Club members now have the unique opportunity to explore careers and fields of study through Boys & Girls Club’s newly launched Pathways to Success program. Participating youth get the opportunity to learn from real industry experts and build an applicable skill set for potential future careers.
Thanks to some great business partners, Club members recently explored a wide range of career fields including natural resources, environmental stewardship and the restaurant industry. Continue reading
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is pleased to announce it has received a $70,546 grant from the Dresner Foundation. These funds will support program costs for a performing arts program at three Boys & Girls Clubs locations in the metro Denver area. Continue reading
We are sad to announce that long-time Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver Board Member Will Nicholson has passed away. Will was a fierce advocate for Boys & Girls Clubs and kids in our community and we are grateful to have had his involvement and service on our board since 1958. Continue reading
Put on your Red Noses and help us pull out all the stops to raise money for kids who need us most.
Red Nose Day is a special day to come together, have fun and make a difference for kids. Red Nose Day is on a mission to lift kids out of poverty by fun-raising for several charities including Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Join us on May 26th and get seriously silly to raise money and change the lives of kids who need us most. Continue reading
Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver is pleased to announce that we have received a $10,000 grant from Bank of America.This grant will fund workforce development and educational programs at our Clubs.
Education can be a barrier to overcome when entering the work force. In fact, about 6 million young people age 16-24 are out of school and out of work. Thanks to Bank of America, we are excited for the opportunity to even the playing field by connecting people to the resources they need to secure a better financial future.
Wind turbines, stitching bananas, building bridges and more!
This spring, Force Boys & Girls Club hosted its second annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Camp. Offering hands-on science-based workshops, this week-long camp allowed all Club members to participate in two workshops of their choice during the after-school hours. Continue reading