Thank you to the Asbury Park Public Art Commission, Asbury Park DPW, and the Boys and Girls Club for painted recyclable cans! Catch them by the playgrounds
This month Javon Pearsall was awarded a $250 scholarship by Matt Stevens of Welcome 2 Work, an organization focused on helping teens find and keep employment. Javon is 18 years old and has been a Club member for 13 years. He joined our staff a year ago, and his work ethic, determination, and eagerness to [...]
Each year, the extraordinary achievements of Club members are celebrated as they compete for the title of Youth of the Year, a Boys & Girls Clubs of America national competition. 16-year-old Neptune High School student Kaelah Grant was awarded the title of Monmouth County's Youth of the Year on Wednesday, April 11th at the Asbury [...]
Growing up, I felt like I had one foot in the streets and the other foot in the Boys & Girls Club. My attendance at the Club was sporadic, depending on the time of year and what else was going on. I lived up the street, and all the kids in the neighborhood hung out [...]
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Monmouth County is proud to work along-side the Asbury Park Music Foundation and to be the home of The Hip-Hop Institute, an after-school program where kids can learn how to write, produce, record and market their own music. "One of the main goals of the Asbury Park Music [...]
JET! In the Junior Entrepreneur Training program, students develop and launch age-appropriate businesses under the guidance of adult mentors from the community. Here they are presenting their business plans for approval!
Each year, one Club member who exhibits exceptional leadership skills in areas such as communication, goal-setting, and teamwork is selected to be the local Youth of the Year, serving as an ambassador for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Monmouth County youth. The BGCM Youth of the Year will be chosen on April 18, [...]
To keep the kids motivated and engaged, weekly achievement awards are given out in a positive and fun presentation. These awards reinforce leadership and accountability skills and offer the kids the opportunity to set and achieve goals. Pictured here from left to right are a few weekly achievement award winners from the week of March [...]