by Tajzhane Guzman
The Boys and Girls Club is a really fun place to be, so if you’re looking for something to do, for only 15 dollars, you could sign up for a Boys and Girls Club near you. The Boys and Girls Club is always looking for new members, and anyone can join from 6-18 years old. There are locations in Albemarle, Charlottesville, Madison, and Orange. If you live in Charlottesville, there are two Boys and Girls and Girls club, one on Cherry Avenue and another on Hickory Street.
The Boys and Girls Club is a safe place where parents can send their children to play with other children their age, learn, play games, and participate in fitness activities, like soccer.
“The Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Virginia offer a lineup of nationally recognized programs that address today’s most pressing youth issues. For over nineteen years, their programs have engaged young people in activities with adults and peers, building their kids self-esteem and helping them reach their full potential,” writes the Southwood Boys and Girls Club of Central Virginia.
The Club is a fun place to hang out with your friends, do your homework, and play sports, in a safe environment.
“The Boys and Girls Clubs of Virginia and other states offer programs that are teaching young people the skills they need to succeed in life. The programs engage young people in activities with adults, peers, and family members that enables them to develop self-esteem,” says the Southwood Boys and Girls Club of Central Virginia.
The Boys and Girls Club has many programs that are all beneficial to a child’s learning. The programs they have are cooking, soccer, workforce readiness, and other programs that can help prepare children for their lives in school and beyond.
If your child doesn’t want to go during the school year , The Boys and Girls Club is also open in the summer. It provides everyone with free lunch. You can also pack lunch, or bring money to pay for food like pizza or Chinese food. In the Summer, children basically have free time all day. They can draw, play outside, play the Wii, play the PS4, and more.
The Boys and Girls Club can be your getaway place. If you’re interested in enrolling your child, the information site is http://www.bgclubcva.org/clubs.