National Boys & Girls Club Week
“Open the Door. Take the Tour” Highlights How Boys & Girls Clubs Impact Communities
From Monday, March 27, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017 the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida is inviting the community to join them for National Boys & Girls Club Week. This special celebration offers the general public the opportunity to experience the life changing programs the Beaches Boys & Girls Club offers to children and teens.
A part of National Boys & Girls Club week, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida will join more than 4,300 Boys & Girls Clubs across America and on U.S. military installations as they host a week-long celebration featuring, the many ways they open the door to great futures through outcome driven programs that focus on encouraging youth to make healthy choices, build strong character and succeed academically.
“Day in and day out, our Boys & Girls Club staff and mentors deliver quality experiences that make a difference in a youth’s life beyond their time at the Club. Research shows that kids who have an optimal experience at our Clubs are also more likely to have positive self-esteem, volunteer, and be engaged in school,” said Paul Martinez, President/CEO. “National Boys & Girls Club Week is a special time when we welcome the community to witness the amazing impact Clubs have on the lives of kids and teens.”
Along with Boys & Girls Club tours, supporters can visit Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s new and improved online tour, by visiting bgca.org/bgcweek. Viewers will be able to experience a virtual Boys & Girls Club and discover how Clubs help young people reach their full potential.
Planned activities during National Boys & Girls Club Week:
- March 28th - 4:00 p.m. - Arlington Community Academy Club Blue Door Contest
- March 29th - 4:00 p.m. - NFL YET Club Blue Door Contest & Tour
- March 31st - 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. - Beaches Boys & Girls Club Open House
Learn more about programs and activities offered by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida at www.bgcnf.org or 904.396.4435.