Posts from Students and Staff

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 […]

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 […]

Halloween STEM Family Night

I have a lot of fun at the Boys & Girls Clubs and with the STEM programs. But my favorite thing at the club is Family STEM Night.  I love Family STEM Night because I love STEM.  My favorite Family STEM Night was our Halloween STEM night. It took place on Oct. 26. We cooked […]

Not A Spectator Sport

It is hard work.  Inspiring an entire generation to realize their full potential is hard work but it is not a spectator sport.  It takes a whole community collectively working together to inspire hope and opportunity into the spirit of our young people. On a recent visit to one of our Clubs, I encountered an […]

Living Above the Influence

My experience doing the Above The Influence Day activities were fun. I really enjoyed it and was a good influence on me. We all had fun taking pictures and exploring. We learned a lot from the videos and seen how things can affect us. From that day on we took the pledge to be Above […]

A Day with the Baltimore Ravens

  On Sunday, September 23, 2012, I got a chance to attend a Sunday Night Football game featuring the Ravens and Patriots. The stadium was loud and crazy, watching all the fans cheer the Ravens on. There was purple and black everywhere. Then in the third quarter fans got a chance to cheer for me, […]

Thank you from all of us at The Clubs to you!

Dear Friends: A familiar sound returned to our Clubs this week as we resumed our school year program at all four locations.  For Club professionals it is a sound all too common: laughing kids, curious middle school youth and excited high school teens.  All seeking one common thread – A Place to Go, A Place […]

My Trip to the Air National Guard Base

My Trip to the Air National Guard Base by Zephinia H. Being an YLA (Youth Leaders Academy) this summer has basically taught me how to be a junior staff. During the course of the summer we took several field trips. One of our field trips was to Warfield Air National Guard Base 175th Squadron, to […]

Back to School: Be There. Stay There.

About this time of the year families begin their last ditch effort to catch a vacation.  With anticipation of the new school year just around the corner the ‘to-do list’ is filling up fast.  Those list include everything: new clothes, shoes, book bags, pencils, paper, notebooks, lunch box, the little extra pink eraser and let […]

My journey as a Young Leader

My journey as a Young Leader by Joi Being in the Young Leaders Academy (YLA) program has been a wonderful new experience for me. It has allowed me to meet new people my own age. Being a YLA has opened me up to new experiences. Such as learning how to work in retail by going […]