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Posted June 01, 2021

 

 

Happy Home Safety Month! Here are a few great resources for you and the kids as you discuss home safety.

 

Websites to Explore:

http://www.homesafetycouncil.org/...

Posted May 13, 2021

What can anxiety look like in children?

When a child does not outgrow the fears and worries that are typical in young children, or when there are so many fears and worries that they interfere with school, home, or play activities, the child may be diagnosed with an...

Posted April 27, 2021

There are a variety of ways you can give your time to The Boys & Girls Club of Wooster!

 

From tutoring and homework help, to speaking on a subject you are an expert on, or leading an enrichment activity, there is way for you to get involved with us. Consider volunteering today...

Posted April 13, 2021

 

Happy Earth Day! Here are a few great resources for you as you plan your Earth Day Celebration.

 

Websites to explore:

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com...

Posted March 16, 2021

Celebrate National Nutrition Month with these smart snacking tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics!

Snacks can play an important role in meeting kids’ nutrient needs. Choosing a variety of foods from all of the food groups will give them the energy they need between meals....

Posted March 16, 2021

Is it difficult to get your fruits and veggies in for the day? Check out these creative ways to add color, flavor, and texture into your daily diet via the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics!

1. Variety abounds when using vegetables as pizza topping. Try broccoli, spinach, green peppers,...

Posted March 16, 2021

I know it’s rough! What if I promised you that it was easier than you thought and well worth it to pack your own nutrients up in a cute little bento box? I usually pack my boys' lunches in less than 5 minutes. Truth! I do plan it out and prep beforehand, which does take a bit more time, but once...

Posted March 15, 2021

Celebrate National Nutrition Month with these 20 health tips from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics!

1. Eat Breakfast - Start your day with a healthy breakfast that includes lean protein, whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Try making a breakfast burrito with scrambled eggs, low-fat...

Posted February 22, 2021

The Boys and Girls Club is committed to protecting the physical and emotional safety of members, staff and volunteers.

 

This chart provides information on an ethics hotline, Crisis Text Line and safety helpline. 

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Posted July 19, 2020

The Youth of the Year Awards allows the Boys & Girls Club of Wooster to recognize the achievements of our Club members. Help us celebrate our outstanding young people! 

Tune in live on July 26th at 7 pm on our ...

Posted February 19, 2020

Join us for the 2020 Youth of the Year Event!

The Youth of the Year Awards allows Boys & Girls Club of Wooster to recognize the achievements of five outstanding Club members. One overall winner...

Posted February 13, 2019

Join us in celebrating the 2019 Youth of the Year Awards!

 

Saturday, April 13 at the Shisler Conference Center

 

Social Hour: 5:30 Dinner 6:30      

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Posted November 01, 2018

Join us at City Square Steakhouse as we kick-off November celebrating Boys & Girls Club Month

November 5, 2018 from 5-8 PM

  • Complimentary Hors d'oeuvres and Cash Bar
  • Bring your friends
  • Drawing for a...
Posted February 15, 2018

APRIL 14, 2018 - Shisler Conference Center

Join us as we honor our outstanding Club Members at our 3rd Annual Youth of the Year Awards and Dinner Auction. 

Social Hour: 5:30 Dinner 6:30      

   Tickets:  $45 each...

Posted February 13, 2018

Registration is LIVE: https://registration.verticalrunnerrm.com/events/the-downtown-runaround-02122018756

Fun for athletes and non-thletes alike!
Imagine if the "Amazing Race", a few...

Posted December 13, 2016

Boys & Girls Club of Wooster is pleased to be announced as the beneficiary of this Saturday's (Dec. 17) Music on Market concert with Burning River Brass. The event is from 1:30 - 3:30. 

Music on Market is a collaboration of Main Street Wooster, Inc., Wayne Center for the Arts and The...

Posted November 28, 2016

TITLE:          Front Desk Staff with Boys & Girls Club of Wooster

REPORTS TO:                     Executive Director, Edgewood Middle School

HOURS:  12:30 – 6:15 p.m., M-F     (Part time)

COMPENSATION: $12/hr

JOB SUMMARY:  Under general supervision of the...

Posted November 03, 2016

Wooster to Celebrate Boys and Girls Club Month in November

WOOSTER, Ohio — A proclamation by the Mayor of Wooster has designated November as Boys and Girls Club Month in recognition of the local organization’s...

Posted October 26, 2016

Dakota Morris, the Boys & Girls Club of Wooster's 2016 Youth of the Year, is featured in this year's United Way campaign. Her picture and story can be found on the United Way website. See below for a link to her interview. 

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Posted February 15, 2016

Do you love working with kids? Are you up for a challenging and fulfilling summer job? Then apply for a summer position with Boys & Girls Club of Wooster!

We've got 2 different positions based on your experience working with youth.

We are recruiting people who have a thorough...

Posted February 04, 2016

BGCW has yet another collaboration in the works. 
 

The Wooster BLADE has asked our members to contribute to their new literary magazine, to be printed at the end of February. The goal is to gain students’ interest in writing as well as encourage them to be creative through various...

Posted January 05, 2016

Boys & Girls Club is collaborating with LuK for a fantastic learning opportunity.

This interactive series will be 5 weeks long on Mondays (3-4 PM) after school, starting January 25. It's a great foot in the...

Posted January 04, 2016

Boys & Girls Club of Wooster is excited to announce that a contractor has bid and been accepted for the Wooster City Schools’ Edgewood Renovation Project, set to begin construction in June 2016. Boys & Girls Club of Wooster will be leasing a portion of the renovated area when...

Posted December 14, 2015

Parterning with the Wayne County Public Library, 10 BGCW members completed a 3 day program that taught them basic coding and robotics. 

The class ran for an hour and a half each day, and engaged kids through a variety of platforms, including scratch.com (basic coding), and the use of The...

Posted November 03, 2015

Since opening our doors in 2014, a primary goal of the Boys & Girls Club of Wooster has been to effectively serve as an academic resource to the children of Wooster. Housed in Edgewood Middle School, academics is literally be built into our infrastructure!

Every Monday through...