Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Oxnard and Port Hueneme

May/June Club Highlights

Posted in Uncategorized by BGCOP Staff on May 27, 2014

May/June Club Highlights

– The Teen Center will host a viewing party of the World Cup game where two of our members will be flag bearers, June 26 at 9 a.m. This is sponsored by Coca-cola.

– Hardy Brain Training has expanded to include Word Quest. At Rio Plaza pre- and post-tests are showing one year two months growth in 20 sessions in reading.

– Our youth involved with the art program at the teen center submitted pieces to various art contests: 2 members submitted their art to the Julia Brownley contest; 4 to the Ventura County Juried Youth Art Exhibit, sponsored by Crowell Weedon; and 5 to Oxnard College’s Earth Day Exhibit. Many of these youth are part of our Evening Reporting Center program.

– We had 24 successful graduations from our Evening Reporting Center program.

– Out YEP success ceremony was held May 8 and over 100 kids graduated from the program.

– We had 22 members participate in our sailing program with the Fairwinds Yacht Club over spring break; we are scheduled to begin summer sessions in June.

– Pacific Corinthian has given us 30 scholarships for summer sailing camps; channel Islands women’s association gave us one.

– KNS rockstars performed April 25 in a “Stop the Bullying” tour at our Teen Center.

– Members at MVS are taking place in a good grief club and etiquette class.

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