So Long Summer

It's been another great few months at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County! Our units in Red Bank and Asbury Park are wrapping up another season of fun and engaging summer programming. Surf camp, dance class, nutrition education, beach days...we've been busy as ever! We are grateful to the Jules L. Plangere, Jr. [...]

Over $33,000 Raised by Runners for the Club

  A group of local runners used recent shore-area races as fundraisers for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County (BGCM), raising over $33,000. Team BGCM runners trained and fundraised together for months leading up to April’s Asbury Park Half Marathon and May’s New Jersey Marathon, New Jersey Half Marathon, and Half Marathon Relay. [...]

iStar Rallies Handel and Others for Boys & Girls Club Upgrade

Published by the Asbury Park Sun, article by Michelle Gladden There’s a new commitment brewing on the city’s west side and renowned architect Gary Handel has signed on to be a part of it. Known for his award-winning urban growth strategy, Handel specializes in using mixed-use building designs to support density growth in buildings and [...]

BGCM Launches Building Blocks Program for Club Youth

Asbury Park, NJ – January 21, 2016 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County (BGCM) announces the launch of the Building Blocks program, which is supported by Samsung, to inspire kids’ curiosity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) and prepare young people for 21st century success. Through this program--which was implemented in the [...]

Underwater Robots Making a Splash at the Boys & Girls Clubs

Asbury Park, NJ – Thanks to generous funding by Walmart and training by Stevens Institute of Technology, Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County (BGCM) staff incorporated a WaterBotics STEM curriculum into its programming this summer. BGCM was one of only 10 New Jersey Boys & Girls Clubs fortunate enough to have this opportunity. In WaterBotics, teams [...]

RONIN AQUATICS TEACHING WATER SAFETY IN ASBURY PARK

Asbury Park, NJ – On Tuesday, June 23rd, Ronin Aquatics hosted a water safety clinic at the Asbury Park Unit of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County (BGCM), teaching general water safety for both the pool and the ocean. Some of the topics that were covered at Tuesday’s clinic included “What To Do When You [...]

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS, LAKEHOUSE STUDIOS, HUMBLE HUMANS HOST HIP HOP SHOWCASE

Asbury Park, NJ – On Friday, June 12th, in collaboration with Lakehouse Music Studios and Humble Humans, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County (BGCM) presented a Hip Hop Showcase featuring performances by local artists and BGCM members. Asbury natives DJ Legend and R.A.Y. Turner performed, as well as rapper JopauL, whose single “Aww [...]

BANK OF AMERICA HELPING ASBURY TEENS PREPARE FOR GREAT FUTURES

ASBURY PARK, NJ - December 12, 2014 – Thanks to generous funding from Bank of America, teenagers at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County (BGCM) are getting a comprehensive education in job readiness and career exploration. CareerLaunch is an initiative that helps teens understand the connection between educational success and career success, explore [...]

Technology is expanding at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County!

We are excited to introduce several new partnerships this year. Through a national collaboration with Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) , Sony Electronics Inc has provided photography equipment so youth at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County’s Red Bank Unit have access to high-quality tools to use during for our National [...]

BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF MONMOUTH COUNTY RECEIVES EARLY GRADE READING SUMMER PROGRAM GRANT FROM UNITED WAY OF MONMOUTH COUNTY

Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County (BGCM) has received one of seven early grade reading summer program grants from United Way of Monmouth County as part of its Community Impact Agenda. The $7,100 grant will help address the academic achievement gap in Monmouth County by providing Camp Buc and Camp Rock-It -- engaging, educational, [...]