Month: October 2022

Back A Youth Night Launches at Tom Maas Clubhouse

The 1st Annual Back A Youth Night was held at the brand new Tom Maas Clubhouse in Paso Robles with adults and children spending a great evening eating, learning and having fun!  This evening of mentorship and friendship has been a favorite event at the Santa Maria Clubhouse for over 30 years but made its… Read more »

Fall Festival Comes to the RailRoad Clubhouse

Members at the Railroad Clubhouse got to enjoy themselves wearing their Halloween Costumes, playing musical chairs, games, movies & especially all the food!   It was a buffet of pizza, cookies, chips, candy, cupcakes, oh my!    

Showing Love on National First Responders Day

Members at the Railroad Clubhouse show love, support and thank all the first responder’s today. #NationalFirstRepondersDayOctober282022

Disease Prevention Posters

As part of a grant-funded project, Club Member’s  learned about Covid 19 and how to prevent the spread of disease through a series of educational workshops.  They got to participate in making some posters to post in our clubhouse to educate our community.  

Infinite Music Comes to BGCMCC

We are excited to announce that the Tom Maas Clubhouse has partnered with Infinite Music to provide weekly drum classes for our 4th & 5th-grade Members. We had our first class on Friday, and our Members were ecstatic. They had a lot of fun pounding on the drums, practicing leadership skills, and learning to keep… Read more »

Classic Game Comes to Tom Maas Clubhouse

Just in time for more comfortable outdoor temps the members at Tom Maas are enjoying the newly installed 4-square court. Before moving to the new club, members enjoyed having 4-square games at the old site.  So with a generous donation we brought 4-square to the Tom Maas Clubhouse. Now, with the nice weather, the kids… Read more »

Spending Time at the Discovery Den

Creston members are having a blast at the discovery den. Members get to work on motor skills where they get to play but also learn. They play with blocks, see saws, sensory objects and water toys. Our members enjoy watering the garden plants and love to spend time in an open area where they have… Read more »

It’s Fall at Laguna Middle School

For Fun Friday members of The Club @ Laguna Middle School decorated pumpkins. But they took decorating to the next level!  The kids used locally grown succulents and donated pumpkins (donated by one of the parents). It was a blast, everyone had a lot of fun. Members of the Laguna Club are particularly interested in… Read more »

Club Staff Bond over Bowling

Club staff and their families enjoyed a Staff Appreciation Day at Rancho Bowl  over the weekend.  Over the course of the afternoon, staff from all over our service region dropped in for some time on the lanes, to eat pizza, and to enjoy each other’s company and meet family members. Our team is the strength… Read more »

Tortilla Making Warms Our Hearts

The Club @ Laguna started its month off with a tortilla extravaganza where they made both flour, corn tortillas, quesadillas and esquite. Club Director, Grace Lemos, brought all of the ingredients to do some traditional tortilla making in their make-shift kitchen space.  Club Members really appreciated the activity and were very enthusiastic. The greatest appreciation… Read more »

Art Fun With Pastels

The art room is by far our Members favorite place to be. They are always asking what art projects we have planned for the day and is the first program to fill up every afternoon. This week our Members worked with pastels and black cardstock paper. They cut out different shapes such as leaves and… Read more »

46,515 Votes Awarded from Target Circle Members!

Boys and Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast recently participated in the Target Circle Awards Contest.  All members of Target Circle were invited to cast votes/points towards their favorite local non profit organization.  We received over 46,000 votes from local Target shoppers! The Target Corporation converts those votes into dollars and we were notified we… Read more »

Youth Development Professional of the Month–Joanna Guerrero

Joanna is our Club Director at Liberty Elementary. Joanna joined our organization at the beginning of the school year when we gained six School Based Clubs. She has been a great addition and is adapting well to our culture. She has a great relationship and communication with the school day staff. She and her team… Read more »

Youth Development Professional of the Month–Alyssa Felix

Alyssa  is an amazing staff member! She is always willing to help others on the team. She brings in many great ideas to our staff and members. She always makes sure that all members feel included and heard. Thank You Alyssa  for being such an inspiration to our McKenzie Site club members.

Youth Development Professional of the Month–Rodolfo Rodriguez

Rudy is our custodian for both Tom Maas and Flamson Clubs. He is an amazing employee and we are so appreciative of all his hard work. Since his first day, Rudy has always taken pride in his work and wants to make sure that anyone that steps into these clubs can see his work. He… Read more »

Trips to Creston Public Library

We are happy to announce that Creston Boys and Girls Club has partnered with the Creston library. Every other Tuesday our members visit the library. Members enjoy the trips to the library where they can read, color and play with the supplies that Ms. Cookie provides for us. We want to thank Ms. Cookie for allowing us… Read more »

Torch Club at the Shandon Club

Torch Club for members ages 10-13 has been in session at the Shandon club! The past couple of weeks the members have been working on goals, leadership, responsibilities, teamwork, diversity, empathy and good graffiti. The sessions gives the members practice in working on group decisions and working together as a team to see how they… Read more »

Shandon Members Present Show and Tell

The Shandon Members took over the spotlight last week during Conference days and presented a special item from home for show and tell. They enjoyed sharing their item(s) during club hours and answering questions that their classmates had. They practiced their public speaking skills and bravery. The look of pride on their faces as they… Read more »

Snow Cones Fill the Shandon Members With Smiles

What a better way to treat the Members on a sunny day than with a snow cone of their chosen flavor. The Members looked forward to and were excited about enjoying a colorful snow cone as a way to end the season of Summer. They mingled amongst each other, talked about the flavors that they… Read more »

Halloween Fun is Alive at Our Clubs

Railroad Clubhouse Staff kicked off October with a Halloween Door Decorating Contest. We had eight doors decorated with community members and other Club staff serving as judges to pick the best door.   The winners were 1st Place went to door #4 decorated by Club Director Patty Lopez & 2nd Place went to door #2 decorated… Read more »

Cookies & Kids is a Recipe for Fun

Several community members joined the staff at Boys & Girls Clubs Mid Central Coast’s Railroad Clubhouse to learn more about the Club all while working with a group of some of the Club’s youngest members to create spooky crafts for Halloween. The Club was honored to include two members of their Board of Directors for… Read more »

Service for Change Provides Generous Donation from Toyota of Santa Maria

We are proud to partner with Toyota of Santa Maria as their first recipient of their new, Service for Change program.  Starting in September, they are picking a non profit organization and donating proceeds from their service department every month.  For their inaugural effort, they donated $10 for every alignment they did during the month… Read more »