Camp in a Box: Weeks 5 & 6 Information!

We’re excited to announce our next two weeks of Camp in a Box virtual programming! Camp in a Box, offers online meetings each afternoon accompanied by a box full of all the supplies you’ll need. There is a one time $30 registration fee and then a weekly $25 program fee.

Members meet with Club staff and their peers to play games and dive into a Club program. This is a great opportunity for members to learn new concepts, get creative and socialize online with friends with a trusted adult mentor. We hope to see you in an upcoming week.

Youth, ages 8 and up, are welcome to participate but programs are designed with ages 8 – 12 in mind. The group meets via Zoom, Monday-Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Options for our upcoming weeks are:
Week 5, August 3rd – August 7th:
Extreme Earth: Learn about nature, extreme weather, and ways to problem-solve towards a healthier environment in this earth STEM program!
Time Travelers: Explore different periods of history in this STEAM program and participate in art-focused daily activities.
Week 6, August 10th – August 14th:
Animal Kingdom: Join us for this animal focused STEAM program to learn about animals from around the world through science & art activities.
Gamers Gonna Game: Become a board game designer as we learn what makes a game and end the week creating our own!

To register, email info@bgcwoburn.org beginning Monday, July 27, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Space is limited and fill on a first come, first serve basis. Include the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Child’s Name
  • Child’s Age
  • Preferred Email
  • Program Choice
  • Is your child a Club member?

If you have any questions please reach out to Meg at m.gambale@bgcwoburn.org!

Camp in a Box – Virtual Camp Experience!

We are excited to announce our virtual camp experience, Camp in a Box!

Q: What can I expect with a week of Camp in a Box?
A: Families will pick up a box of supplies to compliment the activities & programs in your chosen breakout session. Almost all needed supplies will be provided!

Q: What ages can participate?
A: All members 8 and older are welcome to sign up, but these programs are best suited for our 8-12 year olds.

Q: Can you tell me more about the program choices?
A: Sure! We tried to pick well rounded options to appeal to all members.
Art Adventures: Daily art projects designed to explore new parts of the world! SOLD OUT!
Finger Flickers: Learn about projectiles and complete daily STEM challenges.
Boot Camp: Specialized daily workouts & fitness challenges!
Photography: You’ll need a device that takes pictures & we’ll teach the basics.

Q: How do I register?
A: Registration opens Monday, June 22, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. and will be done via email. Space is limited and registration will be on a first come, first serve basis.

To register, email info@bgcwoburn.org at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, 6/22/2020 with the following information. Please complete this information once for each of your child.

  • Your Name
  • Member’s Name
  • Member’s Age
  • Preferred Email
  • Program Choice
  • Is your child a Club member?

Q: Can I register for all 4 program choices?
A: Unfortunately no, the two program choices each week happen simultaneously so you can only sign up for one program per week.

Q: How do I pay my fees?
A: Once you send your registration you will receive confirmation email with instructions on how to pay your fee online. If fees are a barrier for your participation, please email Meg!

Q: Who can I contact with more questions?
A: Please email Meg at m.gambale@bgcwoburn.org with further questions.

Virtual Spring Programming

We’ve revamped our Spring Schedule in the hopes of better serving our youth & teens.  We’re keeping all the favorites, but adding some more focused programming by grade level and adding some special new things! 

Check out the full schedule for the week here: JLMBGCWoburn Virtual Program Schedule!

Every morning the links to join and activity descriptions are shared via email. If you have not yet receiving these emails please fill out the Virtual Program Permission form to be added to this email list! 

We look forward to hanging out with you in the virtual Clubhouse soon! 

Virtual Clubhouse Schedule – 4/27-5/1

We are excited to offer some great new programs & activities moving into this new week!  Check out the wide variety of offerings to get involved in this week. We have structured activities, service learning meetings (new times, check out the schedule!), daily workouts & trivia and games. All offerings last 30 to 50 minutes. 

Each morning, the Club emails out daily program updates that include the activities being offered, any supplies needed and the information to join in for the day. If you are not yet receiving these emails, please fill out the form here!  You only need to fill this out once. If you have completed it and are not receiving emails, please connect with Meg.

Main Clubhouse Orientations & Renewals 2019-2020

The Main Clubhouse is enrolling for the 2019-2020 school year! All interested youth & teens 8-18 years old, from any community, are welcome to join the drop-in program at the James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club of Woburn. A membership costs just $25 for the school year and opens the door to a wide range of opportunities for all members in our three main program areas: academic success, healthy lifestyles & good character & leadership. But more importantly, a membership offers a safe place with caring adults to have fun and create meaningful relationships with your peers!

Orientations: All new members must attend an orientation, with a guardian or trusted adult, before enrolling & attending the drop-in program. Please arrive a few minutes early, as orientations start promptly at 7:00 p.m. and families are not permitted to join late. Our orientations dates are:
Monday, September 23, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
Monday, October 7, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
Monday, November 4, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
Monday, December 2, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
Monday, January 6, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m.
Monday, February 3, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m.
Monday, March 2, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m.
Monday, April 6, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m.
Monday, May 4, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m.
Monday, June 1, 2020 @ 7:00 p.m.

Returning Member Renewals: All returning members must renew for the 2019-2020 drop-in school year. 2018-2019 memberships expired on August 31, 2019. Members must renew their membership and submit payment before attending the Clubhouse. Renewals take place every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. beginning Thursday, September 26, 2019!
Every Thursday from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
beginning Thursday, September 26, 2019

There is no drop-in registration. All registrations, new or returning, must be completed during the above times.

L.E.A.P. Childcare Now Enrolling!

Have you heard the good news?

We are opening up a childcare program for ages 2.9 and older at the Jamie McKeown Boys & Girls Club!

L.E.A.P. Childcare is now enrolling for its preschool and pre-K classrooms, opening in September.  To learn more information or schedule a tour of our classrooms, contact Gabrielle Grasso, Childcare Director.

L.E.A.P. Childcare Program Brochure