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Seeking Mentors! In the fall of 2014 we will be delivering an exciting and innovative education program called Rogers Raising the Grade at our new Central Saanich Club. This program provides youth in grades 8 to 12 the opportunity to find the tools and supports they need to improve in school, explore personal interests and passions, and to connect with tutors, mentors, and friends all while enhancing their digital literacy in the Rogers Technology Centre. This Tech Centre will provide youth with a designated room containing state-of-the art computers, high-speed Internet access and cutting-edge open software to best support their learning and interests. If you are interested in becoming a mentor go to www.bgcvic.org! Please share!
Parents in Esquimalt, VicWest, Langford and Central Saanich know firsthand about the excellent after-school programs that Boys & Girls Clubs offer. Well this September parents in Colwood will have the same opportunity! We are launching a new after-school program for children 5-12 at 345 Wale Road (Children’s Health Foundation’s Child, Youth & Family Centre). Programs run Monday to Friday from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm. To learn more or register call 250-384-9133 Ext 203 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Please share this post!
We are moving! On Tuesday, August 19, 2014 we will be moving into our new home at 301 - 1195 Esquimalt Road, Victoria BC, V9A 3N6. Please note that our Administration offices will be unavailable from 4:00 pm Monday, August 18 until 12:00 pm Wednesday, August 20. During this interruption we will not have access to our land phones lines, emails, and in-person customer service. Our Workers will still be available on their cell phones. Please contact us at 250-384-9133 Ext 0 if you need more information. Please share this post!
Teachers’ Strike Camp Monday May 26/14 In response to the BC Teachers Federation job action and the rotating strike, Millstream Boys & Girls Club will be holding a ‘Teachers’ Strike Camp’ on Monday May 26, 2014. Cost $25/pr child, includes transportation, admissions & afternoon snack. Morning Drop Off: 7-8:30am at 345 Wale Rd Morning Activities: Rock Climbing, Field Games & Archery from 9 am-12:30pm Afternoon Activities: Swimming at SEAPARC Parks & Recreation in Sooke 1-3pm Playground & Library at Juan de Fuca 3:45- 5:45pm Afternoon Pick Up: Final pick up at 5:45 Juan de Fuca Library 1759 Island Hwy To register contact Krista Hagstrom, Westshore Coordinator 250.686.9105 or email@example.com
In partnership with the Youth Justice Court Committee we are offering NEW Workshops about Social Media / Online Use. One is designed specifically for Greater Victoria Community Professionals who work with youth and their families (Social Media & Youth: For People Who Care - for Greater Victoria Youth-focused Community Professionals. Thursday, April 10, 9:30am-noon; Royal Canadian Legion, 761 Station Avenue, Langford. For more information click here: http://www.bgcvic.org/upload/docs/whats%20new/SOLOS-Social%20Media%20and%20Youth%20-%20Professional%20Workshop%20-%20Apr%202014.pdf The other is for Parents / Caregivers of children and youth on Wednesday, April 09, 6:45-8:15pm; Spectrum Community School, Spectrum Theatre, 957 Burnside Road W, Victoria. Suggested Donation - $15; registration is recommended. For more information click here: http://www.bgcvic.org/upload/docs/whats%20new/SOLOS-Parenting%20In%20a%20Digital%20Age%20-%20Apr%202014.pdf Special Guest Speaker is Merlyn Horton, Executive Director, SOLOS - Safe Online Outreach Society, who started her professional career as a youth worker and street outreach worker. Merlyn is a true innovator, blending her strong foundation of teaching sexual health, counselling youth, and studying adolescent development with her lifelong interest in technology.