The McKeown Boys & Girls Club and all its programs & activities will be closed from March 16, 2020 until June 28, 2020.

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!

2019-2020 Basketball Game Schedules

We are excited for our 2019-2020 Basketball Season! It has been so fun to get back into the swing of things and see our members working so hard at practice! Please find all game schedules below. If you have any questions or concerns please email our Athletic Director, Dave Maestri at d.maestri@bgcwoburn.org. Good luck to all our members on a great season!

2019-2020 Biddy League Schedule
2019-2020 Buddy League Schedule
2019-2020 Intermediate League Schedule

Congratulations: October Members of the Month Announced!

Congratulations to our first set of 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.

Molly S. was awarded the A.C.E. award for her commitment to staying active in programs while at the Club, and for engaging with her peers as a S.M.A.R.T. Girls participant.


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.

Daniella O. was awarded the S.T.A.R. award for participating in programs including Power Hour, and always being kind and helpful to the staff and other Club members.


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.

Lainey G. was awarded the G.R.E.A.T. award for her dedication to the Gemstones service learning program and for being a positive leader for the younger members at the Clubhouse.


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!

Caleb S. was awared Jr. Staff Member of the Month for being a dedicated and engaged Jr. Staff, always checking in with the Program Staff and interacting with younger members.


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.

Elise B. was awarded Member of the Month for actively participating in a wide variety of Club programs, trying new things, and being a respectful friend and Club member.


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!

Barbie D. was awarded Teen of the Month for being a positive role model and teen leader, setting an example for others to follow and stepping up as a member of Keystone and every day presence at the Club.

Clubhouse Family Night!

Join us Monday, November 25, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Main Clubhouse for Family Night!

All Club families are encouraged to join us at the Club for a fun night of activities and the chance to participate in Club activities as a family! All Club members are welcomed and should be accompanied by a caring adult to stay for the family night activities. Please note that the Club will be providing some light refreshments and dessert for participants.

The Club is collecting nonperishable food items to support the Council of Social Concern food bank. We ask that families consider bringing a canned good to donate at this event.

Please note that basketball and swim practice will run as normally scheduled! Members 7th grade and younger, not accompanied by an adult must be picked up at the regular time of 7:00 p.m.