When Greenwich Public Schools announced the 2022 Community Service Awards on April 25, 13 out of 27 recipients were Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich youth! A 36-year tradition, the awards honor students’ commitments to their schools and the community.
A senior at Greenwich High School, Paige was named the Club’s 2022 Youth of the Year.
Torch and Keystone Clubs are hosting the 6th annual Dodge for a Cause tournament
BGCG’s 7th grade boys travel team are the champions! Our athletes won the Fairfield County Basketball League C tournament on Saturday, March 12, 2022.
Here are some things to remember as you support the teen in your life in practicing goal-setting:
Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich is pleased to announce the capability to accept donations of cryptocurrency for charitable giving. According to The Giving Block, a platform to help nonprofits to accept crypto donations, 220,000,000+ people use cryptocurrency today.
On nine Tuesdays throughout March and April, 17 local restaurants are supporting Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich in an initiative called, “Tasty Tuesdays.”
Parents are welcome to join us for a conversation with Darby Fox about her popular book, Rethinking Your Teenager: Shifting from Control and Conflict to Structure and Nurture to Raise Accountable Young Adults.
Whether it’s helping someone find their passion, motivating and encouraging them to do better in school, or simply teaching a new skillset, mentors can open the eyes of youth to a future they never thought was possible.
To receive scholarships, teens must complete a formal application, and then will be interviewed by the scholarship committee. Applications are due by April 15, 2022.
At BGCG’s College Night, teens will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue with the panel of Club alumni.
The Youth of the Year and Junior Youth of the Year are the highest titles a Boys & Girls Club member can achieve
For a group of 34 high school seniors and college students, good grades, commitment to character development, volunteerism and community leadership, has led to a combined reward of $181,200 in scholarship funds.
Five members of the Greenwich community join Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich's Board of Directors.
A new access mat that covers the sand down to the water, was recently donated by Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich’s Torch Club. The mat makes it possible for people with limited mobility to more easily access the water.
The annual Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich’s Awards Night honors club members who are outstanding in their areas of choice.
Gabriela’s digital art piece, “If 2020 Was a Person,” was one of eight winners selected out of more than 120 entries to be featured in the Art Gallery at this year’s BGCA Virtual National Conference.
During a typical summer, more than 750 children participate in the Club’s Camp activities, that range from canoeing, archery, indoor and outdoor sports, STEM activities, swimming and more. Due to state-mandated COVID restrictions, last summer 350 youth enjoyed Camp, with priority enrollment given to children of essential workers.
Greenwich’s Youth of the Year program was established in 1969 to recognize club members who give back to their club and community. Winners have demonstrated service to club, community and family; academic success; strong moral character; life goals; and poise and public speaking ability. Damarys Aceituno is a shining example of these traits.
On Tuesdays through April 6, ten local restaurants are supporting Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich in an effort called, “Tasty Tuesdays.”
Each year, the Club awards college scholarships to deserving Club members.
After-School Programs at Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich are open for registration. Membership at BGCG extends its facilities to all youth between the ages of 6-18 who either live in Greenwich or have a parent or guardian that work in Greenwich.
Membership is open to all youth between the ages of 6 and 18 who live in Greenwich or have a parent or guardian who works in Greenwich. A membership form must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian each calendar year (even if you are simply renewing your membership).
A professional basketball player for the Utah Jazz, Donovan Mitchell spoke to BGCG members about the importance of education, hard work, and listening to your elders.
Out of more than 100 entries, Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich was named the 1st place recipient of the 2019-2020 Torch Club Award in the area of Service to Club and Community by Boys & Girls Clubs of America. In addition, Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich’s Torch Club was named the 2nd place recipient of the 2019-2020 Torch Club National Project Award.
It’s not too often when 11- and 13-year-olds think of helping others instead of themselves. But that’s exactly what the Torch Club members of the Boys & Girls Club decided to do.
Congratulations Lara for being named the 2020 Youth of the Year!
On Saturday, January 25, 2020 at our 15th Annual Swim-A-Thon, approximately 70 Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich swimmers filled the pool showing off some of their special swimming techniques.
We are proud to announce that in 2019, Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich earned our fifth consecutive 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. Only 13% of charities evaluated by the rating service receive at least five consecutive 4-star designations, indicating that Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich outperforms 87% of charities in America.
In partnership with local organization Kids in Crisis, BGCG received a grant from Impact Fairfield County resulting in a program called ClubTalk that places a Masters Level Social Worker on site at the Club. This initiative is an opportunity to improve the lives of our youth and their families with issues that arise that impact the health and well-being of our members.
Camryn Ferrara and Ashley Culver received the honor “in recognition of leadership, dedication and commitment and the critical role they played in the development and growth of Torch Club members.” In addition, Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich’s Torch Club won the 2018/2019 National Seeds of Kindness Project.