The McKeown Boys & Girls Club and all its programs & activities will be closed from March 16, 2020 until May 3, 2020.

Spring Dance Classes: Registration Open Now!

The Club is excited to offer Spring Dance Classes for members ages 8-12 years old! Enrollment is open now for intro classes in hip hop, jazz & lyrical.  Space is limited, so don’t wait to sign up!

UPDATE: The Club is NOT offering lyrical at this time.  Tuesday Hip Hop is FULL but we are offering a Wednesday Hip Hop class from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Members Dance Brochure Spring 2020 now and email Meg at m.gamblae@bgcwoburn.org to register or with any questions. We look forward to a fun session of learning for our members.

Club Closed: March 9th-13th

Please note that the Club’s drop-in program will be closed Monday-Friday, March 9th-13th.  The Club will take the week for cleaning and maintenance in preparation for our Pot of Gold fundraiser.  

Lucky’s Lobsters Swim team will practice Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday of next week.  All other Club programming will pause for the week.

We appreciate your understanding as this is the Club’s largest fundraiser and raising important funds in order to keep our programming accessible for all. Please consider purchasing a Pot of Gold raffle ticket to support your Boys & Girls Club!

See you Monday, March 16th!

Summer Camp Registration Info

2020 Summer Camp

**Please note that at this time we are NOT ACCEPTING ANY SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATIONS due to the COVID-19 public health crisis and the need for social distancing.  Information will be released when our local and state officials advise that it is safe to do so.**

Information about our popular summer camp program, including details on how to register your child is now available!

Check out the important dates and download all the paperwork you need to get started over on our SUMMER CAMP page.  We can’t wait for all the fun we’re going to have at our 2020 summer camp!  See you then!

Scholarship Opportunities

 

Members of the Class of 2020 who are also members of the Jamie McKeown Boys & Girls Club are eligible for a number of scholarships.  While a few are determined by our staff team, a few are determined through an application process. Below are links to a few of our scholarship programs that are currently accepting applications.  Don’t miss the deadlines & good luck!

2020 Timothy Padulsky Memorial Scholarship – due March 9, 2020

2020 JLM Boys & Girls Club Alumni Association Scholarship – due March 23, 2020

2020 Sev 4 Scholarship – due March 26, 2020

Free Swim at the Clubhouse!

As of Monday, February 24, 2020 the drop-in Clubhouse will be offering biweekly free swim.  All current drop-in Club members are invited to swim every Monday & Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

All those interested must bring their Club card, a bathing suit and towel and a positive attitude to participate.

Please note any changes to this schedule will be posted in the Club’s front lobby and on our website.  Make sure to check here for our most up to date schedule!

February Vacation at the Clubhouse!

The drop-in program will be opened Tuesday, February 18th through Friday, February 21st for all currently enrolled Clubhouse members!

Members at the Clubhouse will be taking the Great American Road Trip! We’ll be travelling the country through fun programs and activities. Join us for a packed week of fun! From gym games to science experiments and everything in between, you won’t want to miss this exciting week at the Club!

February Vacation Flyer & Details
February Vacation Schedule

The Clubhouse drop-in program is open to all current drop-in members at no additional cost.  The drop-in program will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The drop-in program will be open Tuesday, February 18th to Friday, February 21st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please note there is no early drop off or late pick up and the Club is closed on Monday, February 17th.

Winter Clubhouse Schedule!

The winter drop-in Clubhouse schedule begins now! New programs and activities will be rolling out starting Monday, January 6th at the Main Clubhouse!

Staff have created a wide variety of new options in all areas of the Club for our members to get involved. Try something new today and check in with staff to learn more about what is happening around the building!

Check out the schedule and some of the other activities highlighted here:
2020 Winter Clubhouse Schedule

Congratulations, November Members of the Month!

Congratulations to our November Members of the Month for the 2019-2020 program year! Each month staff recognize 6 members of our drop-in program for their participation in programs, engagement in different areas of the Club and positive attitude & behavior. Learn more about them here!


A.C.E. Award – Achieving through Continuous Effort
Given to 1 member of any age each month for excelling in the priority outcome area of Healthy Lifestyles by showing good sportsmanship and a positive attitude while pushing themselves to try new things and make good choices.

Hayden D. earned the A.C.E. award for being an active member and persevering and stepping outside his comfort zone while participating in Flag Football League.


S.T.A.R. Award – Striving Towards Achieving Results
Given to 1 member of any age each month for excelling in the priority outcome area of Academic Success by participating in a variety of programs and activities while demonstrating a strong effort to better themselves academically.

Alide H. was names S.T.A.R. of the month for being a helpful, kind and respectful Club member. Alide is a positive influence and helper during Power Hour, the Club’s homework time.


G.R.E.A.T. Award – Generous, Respectful, Engaged, Accepting & Thoughtful
Given to 1 member of any age for excelling in the priority outcome area of Good Character & Leadership by showing a commitment to service learning through participation in service around the Club while also being a leader and making thoughtful, smart choices.

Jenna P. received our G.R.E.A.T. award for her willingness to jump in and lend a hand to her peers and Club staff. An active Keystone member, Jenna has been a consistent leadership presence at the Club.


Jr. Staff Member of the Month
Given to 1 member of the junior staff that leads by example and is a reliable role model during the time they work at the Club.  They go above and beyond their responsibilities and are a true example of teen leaders at the Club!

Brendan T. was honored for always checking in with Club staff on what needs to be done. Brendan has demonstrated strong communication skills and a desire to learn and improve as a Jr. Staff.


Member of the Month
Given to 1 member aged 8 to 12 for consistent attendance and participation in all three key priority outcome areas while also possessing a good attitude, showing respect for all, and being a leader at the Club.

Erik L. is the Member of the Month For being a good influence on other members. Erik is always understanding and productive, showing maturity and a willingness to try a variety of programs.


Teen of the Month
Given to 1 member aged 13 to 18 for taking on leadership roles in the Clubhouse, setting an example for all Club members while also being present at the Club and participating in programs in each of the three key priority outcome areas while at the Club!

Lianna O. is our Teen of the Month for being a good friend and a kind presence to her peers and other Club members. Leanna is a positive role model and is always respectful and helpful to staff.

Pot of Gold Tickets Now On Sale!

James L. McKeown Boys & Girls Club’s Pot of Gold Raffle Tickets are now on sale! Our Pot of Gold Raffle is our largest fundraiser of the year & allows us to keep our doors open for more than 350 kids & teens each day.

You can purchase your ticket online today!

Purchase your ticket before 12/20/19 and be entered to win our Early Bird Drawing cash prizes of $1,000 and $500.

Early Bird winners go “back in the bin” for a chance to win these great cash  prizes at our Grand Prize Drawing on 3/14/20:

$20,000 – 1 winner

$1000 – 2 winners

$500  – 2 winners

$250  – 2 winners

May the Luck of the Irish Be With You!