Category: Laguna

Celebrating our Staff During Boys & Girls Clubs Week

On day three of National Boys & Girls Clubs Week, we know that our Members walk the road to their great futures with a devoted Youth Development Professional (YDP) by their side.  The training and commitment staff make to the positive futures for the children they work with is the reason that our programs and… Read more »

81st Annual National Boys & Girls Club Week Kicks off Today!

Celebrated since 1941, National Boys & Girls Club Week recognizes the invaluable service Clubs bring to communities, sharing how great futures start at Boys & Girls Clubs. National Boys & Girls Club Week promotes the fact that while Clubs operate on a local community level, they are also part of a growing national Movement, and… Read more »

The Tom Maas Clubhouse is Open for Business!

June 15th will always be a special day in the history books of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mid Central Coast.  It was a day of celebration as many years of planning, fundraising, community engagement and building–during a global pandemic–resulted in the grand opening and ribbon cutting of the long-awaited and much-needed Tom Maas… Read more »

Women’s Group Throws a “Shower” for the Tom Maas Club

Sue Runkle–BGCMCC board member and lead team member on the committee to build the new Tom Maas Clubhouse–is a member of a Ladies Bible Study that really demonstrated the importance of giving!  This group has followed Sue on her journey to build this important Club for local youth and enjoyed hearing about the progress.  When… Read more »

End of the Shandon School Year Party!

The Shandon Club started the month of June with a bang! As the end of the school year approaches, the Spring programs such as, SMART Girls and ALL STARS Soccer has also come to an end. The Club staff celebrated by handing out certificates and raffling off two baskets full of goodies. Face painting was… Read more »

Flamson Members Participate in Cookies with Kids

Members along with community members shared an activity that supports our Healthy Lifestyles programming involving a mystery box with various fruits, and vegetables. Those with a magic touch and great feel have to guess what they are holding. In the end cookies for everyone! Cookies & Kids came back to Flamson! This second installment  featured… Read more »

Daily Soccer Challenges Provide Lots of Fun and Learning

One of the fun programs run at the Shandon Clubhouse is soccer. The Members have been extremely enthusiastic about their soccer sessions. Some learning objectives have been playing kickball, developing soccer tricks, demonstrating teamwork skills, building individual confidence, and demonstrating foot accuracy. The Summer days haven’t stopped the Members from having fun. On hot, sunny… Read more »

Shandon Club Is Busy in May!

During the month of May, the Shandon Club Members have been active in many interesting and enjoyable activities. A staff member’s birthday was celebrated on Friday the 13th with a Happy Birthday song, a birthday cake, and some yummy ice cream. Such a sweet moment! Members also participated in some indoor activities like a dry… Read more »

Member Monday-Alek

Meet our member Alek.  He has been a member since he was six years old and still loves to attend. He is a fifth grader and is eleven years old. Alek posesses many great skills, but the most important one is his great leadership skill. He is patient, outgoing, and extremely kind. He is the… Read more »

Youth Development Professional of the Month–Griffin Cook

Griffin is the Club Director at our new Laguna site in San Luis Obispo and has played such an integral role in getting the club ready. From doing TV interviews, Open Houses, and making sure to build connections with school staff and the teens during the lunch and after- school programs, Griffin has embodied the… Read more »