On April 2nd, our friends at Coastal Habitat for Humanity and Starbucks spent the day sprucing up the second floor of our Asbury Unit! It's no big surprise that these fine folks know their way around a paint brush. Thank you for spending the day with us!
The Asbury Park & Red Bank Units will offer extended hours for Spring Break. From April 22-26 the Club will be open from 8am-4pm. The program is $75 for the week. Additional Information: Breakfast is not provided so please send breakfast with your child/children. We do serve lunch and dinner every day with a [...]
Our "Major Options" program invites professionals from various industries to meet with our teenagers to discuss the benefits, drawbacks, salary, schooling required, and inside information of their careers. Big thank you to Carey of Brand Groupies for sharing your expertise in brand development and marketing!
Over 50 teens attended our recent resume writing/interview skills workshop, part of our teen employment and empowerment program, Project L.E.A.D. (Learning, Earning, and Advancing Dreams). Project L.E.A.D. is designed specifically to help teens develop self esteem, workplace skills, and a sense of responsibility by focusing on mentorship, employment, and educational attainment.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County, Asbury Park Unit Announces… Asbury Park Junior Entrepreneur Training (JET) 2019 program session kicks off on February 2nd. Have you ever had a big idea? Ever held a lemonade stand in your front yard, a car wash in your driveway, or made and sold homemade jewelry to your [...]
Red Ribbon Week is the nation's largest and oldest drug prevention campaign, and our kids participated in several awareness-raising activities throughout the week. We were very fortunate to have officers from the Asbury Park Police Department spend some time with us, sharing personal stories about how drugs and their associated violence have impacted our [...]
Afternoons at the Club begin with Power Hour--structured time for every child to focus on homework with the support of trained, caring staff. Our kids get to go "shopping" in our Power Hour Reward Store when they've earned enough homework points! Learn more about our club programs here.
It's never too early to start giving back. Club kids as young as 5 have been collecting canned goods for those in need in our own community.
Super Middleweight Junior Younan spent some time with our kids at the Asbury Park Unit, sharing his principles of success and encouraging our members to stand up to bullying and avoid gangs and drugs. They were captivated and inspired...thank you!
Fall is in full swing at the Club! Our kids are having a blast painting pumpkins and decorating the classroom doors, but they are most looking forward to the Halloween party, costume contest, and Trunk or Treat at the end of the month!