Now Hiring Summer Coordinators-in-Training!

The Club is now accepting applications for the Coordinators-in-Training program for high school students ages 15-19 years old.

CITs are an integral part of the Club’s Summer Camp, assisting Boys & Girls Club staff with programs and helping to lead activities, games, sports, arts/crafts, and field trips to various locations.

CITs become members of the Boys & Girls Club and will also participate in workshops, on-site training and social time in our Boys & Girls Club Teen Center throughout the duration of their service. This is an opportunity for teens to gain valuable on-the-job experience, skills and knowledge as well as meeting other teens.

Teens age 16 – 19 can apply for one of our stipend positions. Teens may be eligible to receive a stipend of up to $100/per session. Those who qualify and commit to the whole summer may receive a $600 stipend.*

To learn more, download the application packet, or contact Mary Ann Cordova, Teen Program Director, at mcordova@theclubs.org.
*Please note: Not all Teens ages 16- 19 will receive a stipend. The position CIT II does not guarantee a stipend.

SSFUSD Superintendent and Elementary School Principals Visit the Club

Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County staff hosted South San Francisco Unified School District’s leadership and elementary school principals at a working lunch to discuss the ways that we can continue to strengthen our partnership. Participants included Dr. Shawnterra Moore, SSFUSD Superintendent; Mr. Michael Krause, SSFUSD Assistant Superintendent; Ms. Kennalyn Celeste, Los Cerritos Elementary School Principal; Ms. Julie Erskine, Ponderosa Elementary School Principal; and Ms. Shelby Biddy, Sunshine Gardens Elementary School. Principal.

The Club is incredibly grateful for the District’s support, and we look forward to deepening our partnership to continue serving the students of South San Francisco!

 

Fall Basketball Game Schedules

2017 Fall Basketball League

October 3 – December 9, 2017

Interested parties can register online at:  www.portal.theclubs.org

This is fast and easy to ensure your child’s spot along with final payment.

 Schedules for the upcoming Fall Basketball Games are listed below by division. For more information or any questions, please contact Greg Harshaw, Community Sports Program Athletic Director at gharshaw@theclubs.org or 650-589-7090 x21 and/or Joy White, Community Sports Program Athletics Manager at jwhite@theclubs.org

Fall Basketball

September 11 to 22 – Registration at portal.theclubs.org

September 30 – D4 Tryouts 10:00-1:00 pm

October 3 – Practice Begins

October 10 – Game 1

October 17 – Game 2

October 24 – No Practice/No Games

October 31 – Game 3

November 7 – Game 4

November 14 – No Practice / Game 5 (During weekdays) & Game 6 (Saturday)

November 21 – No Practice/ No Games

November 28 – Game 7

December 9 – Championship Week & Championships (Saturday)

Team practice dates for D1-D3 will be posted by Saturday, September 30th.

D4 practice dates will be posted on Sunday, October 1st.

Please Note: Enrollment is limited and on a first come basis.

  Final payment must be made online@ www.portal.theclubs.org

The Club Receives the SSF Mayor’s Award

We’re thrilled to announce that Boys & Girls Clubs of North San Mateo County has been honored with the 2016 South San Francisco Mayor’s Award. The award was presented by former Mayor Mark Addiego to Club CEO Aubrey Merriman at the Chamber of Commerce‘s Annual Business Awards Dinner.

In his introduction, the former mayor, now a member of City Council, highlighted Aubrey’s history as a Club kid, years of experience as a nonprofit professional, and passion for youth development. Councilmember Addiego also recounted his own experience on the Club’s Board of Directors, during a period when the organization’s future was precarious and uncertain. Those days, he said, have passed. Aubrey’s leadership and drive to “raise the bar” have contributed to the Club’s growth and ability to meet the deep need that remains in South San Francisco.

Aubrey accepted the award on behalf of the 2,600 kids and families that the Club serves, and recognized the wide network of friends, donors, and partners who have supported the organization since its founding in 1953. To hear Councilmember Addiego’s introduction, and Aubrey’s remarks, watch the video below.

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 sauce. They also learned more about pursuing careers in the food science industry, including the company’s high school internship program.

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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 County’s family!

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For more photos, check out our album on Facebook.

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!

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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 your company would like to contribute to our future generation, contact Jamila at 650.589.7090 ext. 11

Club Kids Clean Up Oyster Point

Last week, over twenty Club kids from the Paradise Valley Clubhouse went to Oyster Point and participated in a cleanup day sponsored by the South San Francisco Fire Department.

Check out what Tom Carney from the South San Francisco Fire Department had to say about the Club’s service activity.

Club Kids at the Bay Area Science Fair

Members of the Club’s Tech Builders program participated in the Bay Area Science Fair at AT&T Park on November 8th. Together with members from Mid-Peninsula Boys & Girls Club, our kids led Discovery Day participants in a soldering project. Check out the video below!

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Alta Loma Clubhouse Members Make the Grade!

We’re incredibly proud to introduce this year’s First Semester Honor Roll students at the Alta Loma Middle School Clubhouse! 3 of our kids, pictured with red seals on their certificates, earned a 4.0 GPA.

Thanks to programs like Power Hour, the Club’s academic hour, these members are excelling in school and having an amazing time at the Clubhouse.