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MEDIA CONTACT: Paula Maxfield 831-246-0425 email@example.com BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF SANTA CRUZ COUNTY TO OPEN THE JOE & LINDA ALIBERTI CLUBHOUSE IN SCOTTS VALLEY SANTA CRUZ, CA — NOVEMBER 8, 2017 — In keeping with a long-term commitment to effectively serve youth throughout Santa Cruz County, Boys & Girls Clubs of […]
In summer, the lack of affordable child care and the achievement gap collide for lower income families. Most kids lose math skills over the summer, but low income children also lose, on average, more than two months of reading skills — and they don’t gain them back. That puts them nearly three years behind higher […]
Our Summer schedule has been released! We will be closed June 5-9 and open for Summer Camp on Monday, June 12 until Friday, August 18th. Summer Camp is $15 a day or $65 a week. Come by the Clubhouse Tuesday, May 16th to register. For more information and to download flyers visit our Summer Camp Page. […]
2017 is YEAR of the TEEN TEEN PROGRAM INCREASING EFFECTIVENESS In conjunction with Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Clubs across the country, Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County is making TEENS a priority in 2017. In 2014, Boys & Girls Club of America noticed a decline in teen attendance at Clubs […]
More than 300 Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County members spent more than 40 hours each having someone read to them or reading as part of the BGCSCC Summer Camp programming. “For kids who were not part of the larger Summer Brain Gain–READ! program, the quiet time spent reading or listening to a […]
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County is joining Boys & Girls Clubs nationwide to redefine the opportunity equation for kids by elevating the critical role out-of-school time plays in a child’s development. Through the Great Futures Campaign, BGCSCC seeks to ensure that every child and teen has access to a safe place […]
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Every summer, the Club closes for a week at the end of Summer between our Summer Program and Afterschool Program. Last day of Summer Program is Friday, August 19th, and then we will be CLOSED to Club members Monday, August 22 – Friday, August 26th. Administrative offices are mostly open for parents to drop by […]
From now until September 25, Whole Foods in Santa Cruz and Capitola will donate 5 cents to Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County every time you use a reusable shopping bag instead of paper or plastic! GREAT FOR KIDS – GREAT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT.
Gabe House brings years of experience working with music and youth to his role as music director for the Live Oak Clubhouse. Gabe joined the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County in May, having served as a music director and choir leader for Boulder Creek United Methodist Church. He also has worked with […]
The Aquatics Program at Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County is making waves this summer with its new water polo program, swim team and swimming classes for various skill levels. There are a couple of slots left in the water polo program, which started on June 13 and runs through the summer at […]
Building on the popularity of the basketball and volleyball programs, Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County is offering an indoor soccer camp this summer to teach kids the basics of the sport. The program launched June 13 with about two dozen participants, and there is room for about five more. During the nine-week […]
For the three years Julian Torres, 14, attended Shoreline Middle School, the Live Oak program of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County was his second home. And as he prepares this fall to enter Soquel High School as a freshman, he expects the new Live Oak Clubhouse to play the same important […]
Claudia Urbina, 11, a Westlake Elementary student, calls her time at Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County, as “Claudia 101” — meaning that she learns a lot about herself and others learn a lot about her. Claudia, a member since age 6, comes to the Downtown Clubhouse everyday after school and in the […]
Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Cruz County announces the launch of Summer Brain Gain: READ!, a literacy program designed to improve the reading skills of our youth at a time when school is not in session. Each summer, an estimated 43 million children in the U.S. miss out on expanded learning opportunities that could […]