Boys & Girls Club of Assabet Valley is part of a nationwide affiliation of
local, autonomous organizations that work to help young people of all
backgrounds develop the qualities they need to become responsible citizens and
leaders. All Boys & Girls Club programs are based on a youth development
strategy that builds self-confidence and self-esteem, while fostering a sense a
belonging, competence, usefulness and influence. We are proud to keep our
annual membership fee to a low $40 per child with no child ever being turned
away because of their inability to pay.
programs to our members include:
1) Beyond the Bell After School Program:
program encompassing extended education, recreational activities, art
exploration and prevention programs during the critical after school hours of 2
to 8 pm. The program is open to all children but our primary population served
is at-risk 5-18 year olds.
A program focused on youth
leadership and group dynamics development for children 13 to 18 years of age;
current participants of this program are working together with our staff to
positively strengthen themselves and help empower their younger peers. Through this program, we offer mentoring,
volunteer opportunities and job ready skills for our teen members.
Programs featuring a broad
spectrum of activities and youth engagement programs for children to
participate in during their school’s summer break. Currently this initiative
features: a full day summer program, sport specific programming, youth
leadership programming and other youth-focused activities. Our summer programs
are open to all children between 5 to 12 years of age. In 2013, for the first
time, we reached our maximum average daily attendance of 95 children per day.
program that focuses on engaging adaptive members of the club in dynamic
skill-based activities and helps integrate them into regular participation
within our abundant programs; the program is offered to any member ages 5 to 18
who have a physical and/or mental disability.
MAYNARD RECREATION PROGRAMS
In 2011, The Maynard Recreation Department & BGCAV teamed up to bring to you fun, family programming for toddlers/pre-schoolers youth and adults!
Some of the old favorites and some new.