Month: October 2023

Halloween Party at Tom Maas

For our weekly fun Friday’s, we took it to a whole new level and threw our members a spooky Halloween party! It was filled with so many activities that members enjoyed, like face painting, a haunted maze, a fun cup ping-pong game, and so much more! Our members were thoroughly surprised to see how our… Read more »

BGCMCC Helps Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

BGCMCC had the honor of participating in Red Ribbon week at  the McKenzie Club site.   Our team set up an engaging booth to promote the Boys and Girls Club, focusing on providing an enjoyable and educational experience for the students.  Staff offered a coloring section, ensuring that the kids had a blast unleashing their creativity…. Read more »

Teens Enjoying Halloween Fun

Recently, Railroad Club teens kicked off a spooktacular fall season with interactive festivities for the Club! First they hosted a Creepy Crawler Cupcake Lab where they baked cupcakes and invited the entire Club to decorate a cupcake for a delicious afternoon treat!  In addition, Railroad teens had fun making a sticky mess as they carved… Read more »

Youth Development Professional of the Month–Andre Arciga

Andre has been an amazing Sports Youth Development Team Member.  Not only is he great at advocating for the importance of youth sports, he actively leads children and adults in these great experiences. On top of that he is flexible and willing to help at all the Clubs from Paso Robles to Guadalupe when asked. … Read more »

Youth Development Professional of the Month–Angela Zambrano

Angela has been working as the Assistant Director at the Tom Maas Clubhouse in Paso Robles for about tw months now. During that time she has picked up her duties very quickly and goes above and beyond for the team. She quickly learned the names of members and parents to start building relationships. She has… Read more »

Fall is in Full Swing at the Railroad Clubhouse

So many great programs are underway at all of our Clubs this Fall!  Our Railroad Clubhouse is a great place to see it all under one roof.  Our teens were celebrating Latino and Hispanic Heritage Month with cool decorations in the teen room and a wild game of loteria.  The Triple Play Soccer program featured skills building… Read more »

Back A Youth Night Creates Fun for Youth and Adults Alike

Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast hosted its 2nd Annual Back a Youth Night event at the Tom Maas Clubhouse in Paso Robles on Thursday, October 19. Around 45 Club Kids and 30 mentors participated in the three activities organized by the clubhouse staff, which included a fall art project, the Rain in… Read more »

New Playhouse Is a Highlight at the Tom Maas Club

We are so grateful for the partnership with Habitat for Humanity San Luis Obispo County who recently provided an adorable playhouse for our outdoor space at our Tom Maas Clubhouse in Paso Robles.  This is a unique project led by the local Habitat for Humanity to provide custom, wooden playhouses for families and organizations in… Read more »

Club Teens Educate About Covid Safety

Recently, our Keystone Teen Program with sponsorship from the Boys & Girls Club CA Alliance, hosted a Covid Awareness Workshop with Members from our Railroad Clubhouse.   Keystone teens shared important information about staying healthy in 2023 from Covid-19 through testing, treating and vaccination.  In addition, Club Members learned about the importance of washing their hands… Read more »

Two New Community Leaders Join the Board

In order to be as successful as possible, the Board of Directors of Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast has tapped two community leaders who are eager to be part of the growth and opportunities in front of the organization.  Gary Borjan, banking executive, and Michelle Wright, Veterinary Practice Manager for PETS Hospital… Read more »

Shandon Club Welcomes TK Members!

Monday, October 16th, was the first day that TK members attended the Shandon Boys and Girls Club. We welcomed Iker, Selena, Lucas, Cataleya, and Aaron, and are extremely happy at the positive relationships they’ve already created with our staff as well as the rest of our BGC members. We can’t wait to see how these… Read more »

Shandon Club Celebrates Hispanic Heritage!

On October 5th, the Shandon Members celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month. Our day began by watching a few videos about the significance of recognizing the contributions and influence of Hispanic Americans to the history, culture, and achievements of the United States. After, they chose Hispanic heritage coloring pages to color and answered questions about influential Hispanic Americans who… Read more »

Power Hour Going Strong in Guadalupe

Our signature program, Power Hour, the first hour Club Members arrive to any Club in the Boys & Girls Club Family, where kids work on homework, prepare for the next school day, have a snack, and transition to their afterschool activities at their Clubhouse, is going strong at the Ron Estabillo Clubhouse in Guadalupe! On… Read more »

Generous Donation from CoastHills Foundation Supports Guadalupe Programs

Executives from CoastHills Credit Union and their Community Foundation Board, came to the Ron Estabillo Clubhouse in Guadalupe with a very generous check to fund the purchase and installation of a new scoreboard for the Club’s gym.  With a scoreboard befitting the newly renovated gymnasium, we can return to running our  popular sports programs.  The… Read more »

Calles Vivas! Open Streets Festival Outreach

We were thrilled to be part of the 2nd annual Calles Vivas! Open Streets celebration in Santa Maria.  Open Streets is an international movement with  a common goal of promoting community wellness by creating safe and temporary car-free spaces on streets and roads, opening them up as a public park for a day. In Santa… Read more »