Asbury Park sets out on ambitious program to improve health

2018-01-18T19:17:29+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Asbury Park Programs, Club Happenings|

From the Asbury Park Press: The teens gathered at the Boys and Girls Club in Asbury Park on a frigid Tuesday night with the mission of creating a healthy city, but to do so they would first need to clear their minds. They stood silently for 30 seconds. They lifted their hearts to the sky. [...]

Thank You for Making 2017 a GREAT year!

2018-01-12T14:42:38+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Club Happenings, Fundraising|

At every Boys & Girls Club across America, all members are given the same charge: BE GREAT. In 2017, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County provided a safe, affordable place for hundreds of kids and teens to go during the critical out-of-school time. Children learned robotics, digital arts, how to swim, and how to give [...]

A Holiday Thank You

2018-01-19T16:45:56+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Club Happenings|

Thank you, thank you, thank you to the countless individuals and organizations who brought such joy to our kids this holiday season: Asbury Park Now, Ocean Township High School, Hobbie, Corrigan, Bertucio & P.C., Johnny Mac House of Spirits, BARE NECESSITIES, Whole Foods Market, Wegmans, The Megacycle, Asbury Park Toy Drive, The Asbury, Sea Girt School District, Toys for Tots, Ocean Chapter of Drifters, Inc., Love [...]

Club Featured on NJTV’s “In Your Neighborhood: Asbury Park”

2017-09-08T16:24:36+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Club Happenings|

The Club was recently paid a visit by the folks at NJTV, who were in town to record “In Your Neighborhood: Asbury Park.”   They captured our kids and staff doing what they do best: having fun, learning from each other, and building lasting relationships.  We are so grateful for [...]

Boys & Girls Club Summer Camp Fee Becomes FREE

2017-07-11T22:27:22+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Asbury Park Programs, Club Happenings|

$200,000 Plangere Foundation Grand Funds 8-week Program for 150 Kids This article originally appeared on the Asbury Park Sun.  By Michelle Gladden An 8-week summer camp is now free for 150 kids at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County thanks to funding by the Jules L. Plangere, Jr. Family Foundation. “Through [...]

Asbury Park Gets $20K Computer Lab

2017-06-07T19:52:24+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Asbury Park Programs, Club Happenings|

This article originally appeared in the Asbury Park Press.  ASBURY PARK - Bright-eyed and with a quick-triggered smile, Tylik Pugh does his homework every day after school at The Boys & Girls Club of Monmouth County in Asbury Park. He's grateful for the help in subjects such as math and science and also enjoys shooting [...]

Underwater Robots Making a Splash at the Boys & Girls Clubs

2015-10-28T20:10:22+00:00 August 17th, 2015|Club Happenings|

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 [...]