If you could join us at Youth Late Night, you might have stumbled upon grand forts, dinosaurs, a unicorn strolling about, or many other creations when members unleashed their creativity at Cardboard Night. The Club was filled with markers, scissors, tape, construction paper, and of course, lots and lots of cardboard, saved up for a […]Read More
It takes a Team to succeed.
At Club, we intentionally weave Character into everything we do, this truly shows it in action. Harvey is a 7-year-old boy who has been attending Club since the beginning of the school year. He is always willing to help around the club wherever he can. He shows kind caring and respectful behavior while at the […]Read More
A Safe Place for All!
Our staff can say they have heard it all, but in this case, they heard some great things! This story from our Center Director recaps a great reminder of how much our members learn from what they hear at the Club. She shares with us….. I heard one of our newer members make a comment […]Read More
Pablo Foundation Funding Supports Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs at the Boys & Girls Clubs
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley have received a $24,000 grant from Pablo Foundation to advance its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative at the Lee & Mary Markquart Center in Eau Claire. In June 2020, leadership within Boys & Girls Clubs began an intentional effort to evaluate and build upon the values […]Read More
Focused Homework Program Develops Good Habits and Builds Character
When kids arrive at the Club in the afternoons, their first program is a focused homework program called Power Hour. This allows kids to decompress from school and complete their homework before moving on to more “fun” activities and programs. The focused time will enable students who need it to get one-on-one help from staff, […]Read More