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Boys and Girls Club of St. John’s

PO Box 5012, St. John’s, NL, A1C 5V3

 

Mundy Pond Unit                                      Buckmasters Cricle Unit

40 Mundy Pond Road                                 25 Buckmasters Circle

Tel: (709) 579-0181                                     Tel: (709) 579-0181

Fax: (709) 579-0182                                    Fax: (709) 579-4520

 

Vicki Doyle                                                   Ashley Fitzpatrick

Program Coordinator                                  Program Coordinator

Email: vdoyle@bgcstjohns.ca                   Email: afitzpatrick@bgcstjohns.ca

 

Chantelle Bennett                                       Melissa Slaney

Resource Development Coordinator         Club Manager

Email: cbennett@bgcstjohns.ca               Email: mslaney@bgcstjohns.ca

 

Website: www.bgclub.ca/      Facebook: @bgcstjohns    Twitter: @BGC_of_StJohns

Mandate: To provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth can experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, build positive relationships and develop confidence and skills for life.

Target Population: Children and youth in St. John’s

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

  • After School Program includes:
    • Homework and Tutoring
    • Games Room
    • Computer Room
    • Arts and Crafts
    • After School Nutrition
    • Health & Wellness.
  • Strong Girls: Gives female members the opportunity to grow and succeed in a non-stigmatizing environment. Girls take part in many recreation, leadership, and sporting activities, including girls only basketball, and soccer, along with many other exciting activities.
  • Teen Programs: Offers programs for youth (ages 13-17) in the community to take part in programs such as gym, tutoring, free play recreation, teen mentorship, youth leadership and Keystone Club.
  • Torch Club: A small group leadership and empowerment program for youth aged 10 to 13. Torch Clubs empower youth with the knowledge and the skills to make positive choices in their lives.
  • Future Chefs: A program that is offered at both club units weekly to all age group memberships within the After School Program. In this program members are given the opportunity to prepare, cook and taste many recipes that are healthy choices.
  • Special Events: Throughout the school year, staff coordinates a number of special events including: Halloween haunted house, day camps (school closure), Christmas parties, dances, wake-a-thons, field trips, winter carnival and Easter day camps.

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