The Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha provides a variety of activities for our members when school is not in session. Children will meet new friends, have new experiences, a most importantly… have fun! Our goal is to provide a program that is convenient for parents and proves them with peace of mind knowing that their child well cared for. Here are few samples of programs offered throughout the year:
Power Hour takes place from 4pm-5pm each Day!
The theme is Making Minutes Count helps Club members ages 6-12 achieve academic success by providing homework help, tutoring and high-yield learning activities and encouraging members to become self-directed learners.
An educational enhancement program that combines homework help and educational activities daily during the school year. This increases member motivation to learn, improves grades and provides them with a better opportunity to graduate from high school and attend post-secondary institutions.
STEM Camp is offered to members over the summer with full week camps. The camps are provided through partnerships with Snap-on Inc. and Gateway Technical College. All of the camps are taught by an instructor from Gateway Technical College. STEM Camps curriculum has included Solar Power, Sustainability, Exploring Engineering and 3D Printing and more!
This program improves children’s reading and communication skills by employing a powerful method: reading to a dog. Read dogs are registered therapy animals who volunteer with their owner as a team going to the Boys & Girls Club as reading companions for children.
Torch Clubs are charter small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls ages 9-12. A Torch Club is a powerful vehicle through which Club staff can help meet the special character development needs of younger adolescents at a critical stage in their development. Torch Club members learn to elect officers and work together to implement activities in four areas: service to Club and community, education, health and fitness and social recreation.