Middle Schoolers Learn About Food Science with Torani

It’s always a delight when Torani visits the Club, and their most recent visit was no exception. Our middle schoolers had the opportunity to meet members of Torani’s Research & Development team, who led a presentation about food science and product development. Members tested a variety of Torani products, including their strawberry syrup and caramel…

BJ’s Restaurant Helps Club Kids Celebrate Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, a team from BJ’s Restaurant San Bruno visited the Paradise Valley Clubhouse to host a letter-writing party for Club kids. Together, our members drew pictures and cards for the brave men and women of the armed forces who are currently serving overseas, and learned more about the sacrifices that they…

The Club Honored at Store Openings

The Club was received donations in honor of the opening of two new businesses: Ross at 280 Metro Center in Colma, and Safeway at Fairmont Center in Pacifica. At each grand opening event, Club staff were presented with checks for $2,500. A huge thank you to the Safeway Foundation and Ross! We’re incredibly grateful for…

Tricks, Treats, and More at Monster Bash 2016

For the ninth year, Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County hosted Monster Bash, our annual community Halloween event. This year, close to 300 Club kids, along with another 300 families, friends, and community members, came to the Orange Park Clubhouse to celebrate Halloween with games, arts & crafts, a Haunted House, and…

Fall 2016 Basketball Schedule

Please click the link for the appropriate Division Division I Calendar (K & 1st grades) Division II Calendar (2nd & 3rd grades) Division III Calendar (4th & 5th grades) Division IV Calendar (6th, 7th & 8th grades)

Now Enrolling for Fall ’16 Basketball Leagues!

Registration is now open for the Fall ’16 Basketball League at Orange Park! Signups will be accepted between Monday, September 5th and Monday, September 19th.    To pre-register online, please use the following links: DIVISION 1 (K-1ST GRADE) DIVISION 2 (2ND-3RD GRADE) DIVISION 3 (4TH-5TH GRADE) DIVISION 4 (6TH-8TH GRADE) Then, finalize your registration by paying…

Club STEM Program Featured on KTVU

Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County is incredibly lucky to be part of Google Code Corps, a partnership between Google, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and AmeriCorps VISTA designed to transform the lives of young people through computer science education. This summer, three volunteers with the AmeriCorps VISTA program taught Club…

“Love Your Club” Day Revitalizes Pacifica Clubhouse

The Club would like to put out a great big thank you to the entire Pacifica community for coming together to help us beautify the Pacifica Yosemite Dr. Clubhouse. With 40 volunteers and 6 hours of work, these amazing volunteers helped bring life back to the Clubhouse. With the hard work of these families and…

Our 1st Annual Where Great Futures Begin Luncheon Was a HUGE Success!

On June 22nd, over 125 community leaders, business professionals, and friends of the Club joined us at the Basque Cultural Center for our 1st Annual Where Great Futures Begin luncheon. The event featured Mariana Hernandez, 2016 Youth of the Year, who shared the story of how the Club has shaped and impacted her life. Other speakers…

Wonder Workshop Supports STEM Education at the Club

Club kids have a new way to engage in STEM education through our new partnership with Wonder Workshop, the creators of the Dash and Dot robots. Dash and Dot are exciting, hands on learning tools that teach creative problem solving and computational thinking. Through Wonder Workshop’s apps, kids learn to use coding to bring their…

Peace Run Visits the Club

Club members had a unique opportunity to meet with a team of runners from the Sri Chinmoy Oneness-Home Peace Run, a global torch relay that embodies humanity’s universal aspiration for peace. The team taught members about the history of the race, the importance of working towards peace in our communities, and allowed them to run…

Message from the CEO, June 2016

It’s not often an opportunity comes along for a nonprofit leader, such as myself, to lead an organization as extraordinary as Boys and Girls Club of North San Mateo County. Now, after just a couple of months on the job, what I’ve seen and experienced so far has me impressed and excited about the future…

The Club In the News!

Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County’s CEO Aubrey Merriman was featured on a recent episode of Peninsula TV’s  show, Pen Voice.  Check out the short 10 minute segment to learn more about the Club’s history, mission, impact on the many kids we serve, and role within the larger community.  

SSFUSD Superintendent and Middle School Principals Visit the Club

Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County staff had a wonderful opportunity to meet with South San Francisco Unified School District’s leadership and middle school principals to discuss the Club’s growing middle school programs. Participants included Dr. Shawnterra Moore, SSFUSD Superintendent; Dr. Leticia Bhatia, SSFUSD Interim Assistant Superintendent; Mr. Lou Delorio, Alta Loma…

Sign Up for eScrip and Support the Club!

Now you can support the Club through your everyday purchases! Starting on April 1st, Save Mart, Lucky and Food Maxx are partnering with eScrip. Up to 3% of all eligible purchases will be donated to Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County to support the 2,600 kids we serve every year. To register,…

Now Enrolling for SSF Summer Day Camp!

The Club is now enrolling for the South San Francisco Summer Day Camp, which will be held at Orange Park Clubhouse between Tuesday, May 31st and Friday, July 29th. To learn more about registration and fees, programs and schedules, and frequently asked questions, click through the links below.

Ross Opens Doors to Great Futures

Every year, nearly 4 million young people are served by Boys & Girls Clubs. To celebrate these extraordinary efforts, Ross Stores, Inc. (NYSE: FDO) announced that it is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) with a four-week program called, “Open the Door to Great Futures.” Beginning Feb. 7, Ross customers in Pacifica…

The Club Welcomes our New CEO, Aubrey Merriman!

Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County is very pleased and excited to announce the appointment of Aubrey Merriman as their new Chief Executive Officer. Aubrey is a proven leader who is known for his compassion, vision and significant accomplishments. Aubrey brings to the Club a wealth of skills and expertise gained over…

Christmas with Torani

Torani’s annual holiday visit has become a beloved tradition for Boys & Girls Club kids. This year, they led our members in arts & crafts, brought delicious treats, and even coordinated a visit from Santa Claus himself. We’re so grateful to have Torani as part of the Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo…

Sunshine Gardens Leaders Honor Teachers with Gifts

Today at the Sunshine Gardens Elementary School Clubhouse, our club fifth grade leaders surprised teachers and came into their holiday party bearing gifts. The principal and teachers were all smiles and were delighted to receive their rainbow soups! We wish all of the teachers and staff a Happy Holiday season!

Many Thanks to Genentech!

We would like to thank our friends and family at Genentech for being one of our biggest supporters with today’s grant donation of $10,000! Without companies like Genentech the club would not be able to open it’s doors. We salute them for their ongoing contributions to our youth and teens!!! Happy Holidays!!! If you and…

Paradise Valley Clubhouse Kids Give Thanks!

This Thanksgiving, Boys & Girls Club kids at the Paradise Valley Clubhouse in South San Francisco expressed their gratitude for the most important things in their lives.