Month: June 2024

Back A Youth Night A Great Success in Guadalupe

With an Olympics theme, 50 Club Members from the Guadalupe community got to celebrate being a Boys & Girls Club Member with local community leaders at our annual Back A Youth Night!  Over 50 Club kids got paired up with a local adult to show them what it’s like to spend a day at the… Read more »

Guadalupe Kiwanis Continue Longtime Support of Our Clubs

For many, many years the Kiwanis Club of Guadalupe have extended their support to our Clubs in Guadalupe.  This support was so deep, that our newest Club in Guadalupe was named to honor their longtime member, Ron Estabillo.  For our recent Back A Youth night, Ron’s widow, Charlene was quick to let us know her… Read more »

Stollmeyer STEAM Challenge Participants Recieve Scholarships

The Stollmeyer STEAM Challenge is in its second year of funding programs for teens at our Clubs to prepare them for college and career.  Through participation in a series of workshops and activities focusing on all of the STEAM(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) attributes, teens have a chance to receive a $1000 scholarship.  Thanks… Read more »

New CEO Takes Over Leadership at Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast (BGCMCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Maria Fabula as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective immediately. Ms. Fabula brings a wealth of experience in nonprofit management and a deep commitment to serving youth and families in the Central Coast community. With over two… Read more »

Atascadero Summer Fun

It has been a very busy first two weeks here at our Atascadero Club! We started our weekly field trips to Andy’s Awesome Arcade and Mr. Putters Putt Putt this week and has been a lot of fun! Our members have also been keeping cool with daily water activities with water balloons, sponges, water slide,… Read more »

Summer Fun at the Shandon Club!

For the Shandon Club, Summer Break began on Monday June 10th, and ends Friday, June 28th.  It has been a blast! Our daily schedule includes activities that involve art, sensory stimulations, science, yoga, and even dance! A few of our favorite art crafts have been making dinosaur Father’s day cards, octopus toilet paper rolls, paper… Read more »

Boosting Wellness—Nutrition and Fun in Guadalupe

As part of our Healthy Habits programming, Youth Development Professional, Erika, is leading a weekly cooking class all summer long at the Ron Estabillo Clubhouse in Guadalupe.  Club Members learned to make their own mini pizzas and will also learn to make ceviche, sandwich wraps, parfaits, brownies, and salads.

Juneteenth Learning and Celebrating

June 19, 2024 officially marks the third consecutive year of Juneteenth as a federally recognized United States holiday. To celebrate this day, our Members learned more about the history of Juneteenth and created freedom bells. Bells commonly symbolize a beginning or end, they are used to make announcements and mark significant events, and also represent… Read more »

Dunes Center Partners with Ron Estabillo Club

Club Members at the Ron Estabillo Clubhouse in Guadalupe are benefitting from a great summer partnership with Guadalupe Dunes Center.  All summer long, Dunes Center staff are leading weekly workshops at our Clubhouse for all Club Members.  The summer sessions teach about the unique bio-diversity and resources found only in the Guadalupe Dunes region.  At… Read more »

Everybody Wants to Be Part of Boys & Girls Clubs!

The Ron Estabillo Clubhouse in Guadalupe is such a popular place, all kinds of creatures want to be Members!  Club Staff were greeted by a gopher snake when they recently opened for business.  Thinking quickly, Staff contacted Santa Barbara County Animal Control and created a safe zone for the animal while waiting for Animal Control… Read more »

Mini Stanleys and May Birthdays

Our Shandon Members were ecstatic to visit the public library because the librarian, Ms. Joey Ley, had an awesome craft prepared for us. She set up her crafting tables with glitter stickers, rhinestones, and patterned washy tape and pre-ordered colorful 3oz mini-Stanley cups for our Members to decorate and keep at the club! The kids… Read more »