Archives for 2013

Howard University & Maryland University

By: Shamiraqal Floyd        I believe that Howard University was a great college to tour. Walking around and touring the college made me realize how historic it was. Most of the college halls were named after historic figures, such as freedmen’s bureau. Howard University’s main hall and miner hall has played an important […]

Ahoy Mateys! at Harford Community College

Ahoy Mateys! All you landlubbers out there should have been at Harford Community College for the Army’s third annual Sea Perch competition on Saturday, May 4. Eric, Aryanna, Nicole, and I were the Black Belt Dolphins, and we built and tested an underwater robot to make it do certain missions such as the deep water […]

Hovercraft on Tour

My name is Allison and I’m going to be one of the new BGC bloggers. At the Edgewood Boys & Girls Club, we made a hovercraft last summer from plywood, an old chair, a tarp, and a leaf blower.  Now we have taken the hovercraft to schools, libraries, and other places for STEM presentations. A […]

Edgewood High School Freshman Named 2013 Youth of the Year for Boys & Girls Clubs Harford County

(April 2013, Harford County, MD) A capacity crowd filled the New Life Center at Mountain Christian Church on March 27 for the 23rd Annual Steak & Burger/Youth of the Year Dinner for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County. The annual fundraising and award event raised a record-breaking $57,000 for the Harford County Clubs […]

From owl pellets to cupcakes

From owl pellets to cupcakes By Joi D. There are many reasons why I go to the Boys and Girls Club. One of them is to see the lovely and phenomenal teen director and club ambassador, Ms. Enga. Another reason I go to the Boys and Girls Club is to be a part of the […]

Foulk appointed new President of the Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JEFF FOULK APPOINTED NEW PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF HARFORD COUNTY   Jan 14, 2013 (Aberdeen, MD) – Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County (BGCHC) announces Jeff Foulk, CEO of SURVICE Engineering Company, as the 2013 Board of Directors President. Foulk has been a […]

First Lego League…not just about a robot

First Lego League…Not Just About a Robot by Joi D. I enjoy the Boys & Girls Club for a number of reasons. One of them is First Lego League. When I first started FLL I thought it was all about robots and completing missions on a big table. I have come to realize that the […]

STEM Robotics Pink Pandas Team advances to State Competition

STEM Robotics Pink Pandas Team advances to State Competition What a pleasure to see the girls compete at the Digital Harbor Qualifier down in Baltimore. They were wonderful representatives of the Club and their families—everyone should be very proud of them! By winning the award for “Core Values” they  earned themselves an invitation to the […]