Great Futures Start Here!
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley has been a cornerstone of the community since opening our doors in 1998. Serving over 13,000 youth a year, we provide them with the opportunity to:
- feel and be safe,
- know someone cares,
- be challenged by interesting, life-enhancing activities.
March 22Introducing the Boys & Girls Club of Menasha Vipers Soccer Team! Members of The CLUB Teen Center initiated the idea of a soccer team in October 2017 and immediately started recruiting friends to join them. The team members range in age from 12 to 16 and most attend Menasha High School.
The Vipers have shown determination, perseverance, and drive to build the Vipers team. The boys commit to weekly practices in addition to homework and job commitments.
March 9Congratulations to the Vex Robotics teams from the Boys & Girls Clubs of of Menasha and Wilson Middle School on the amazing performances this past weekend at the State Competition. The Menasha Electrobots took first place and were awarded the Judge's Award for exemplary effort and perseverance throughout the season! Special thanks to Miller Electric Mfg Co for their hard work and being amazing mentors to BGCFV's Vex Robotics teams.
March 6The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley is looking for a Custodian. Are you a dedicated, energetic individual with a desire to make a difference in the lives of the children in our community? If this describes you, please learn more at our website and apply online today!
March 4BGCFV's Page Turner's Literacy Tutoring Program is looking for volunteers! Page Turner's goal is to increase third grade reading ability for students at the bottom 20 percent of reading proficiency. For more information please contact Katie Hickey at email@example.com or at 920-750-5834.
March 2The Wisconsin Herd game-worn jerseys will be available for auction during the Herd's home games at Menominee Nation Arena on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 and online at https://whauctions.afrogs.org. The online auction tips off at 9 a.m. on Friday and concludes at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 5. Proceeds will benefit five local Boys & Girls Clubs (Fond du Lac, Fox Valley, Menasha, Oshkosh and Tri-County).
February 27Disney said Monday it would donate $1 million of the proceeds from "Black Panther" to STEM programs at the Boys & Girls Clubs of America BGCA, in a nod to one of the movie's key themes: how technology can empower young people from marginalized communities.
February 27Congratulations to the Vex Robotics team from BGC of Wilson Middle School, the Wilson Juggernauts, for qualifying for the state tournament. Mentored by Miller Electric Mfg Co engineers, the team will compete this Sunday in Milwaukee. Good luck!
February 24Volunteer Spotlight! Rachel has been volunteering with the Boys & Girls Club of Appleton for the past year, visiting every Tuesday to spend time with the kids and assist during programming. Rachel says, "I volunteer at the BGC because I love what I do here and I enjoy working with both the Club members and staff members. It's been a fantastic experience." Thank you Rachel for your continued commitment and generosity of spirit!
February 23Check out this article from The Post-Crescent (Appleton-Fox Cities, Wisconsin) that announces the appointment of four new members to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Fox Valley's Board of Directors and the full slate of officers and directors for 2018.
February 21This is worth the 6 minutes it takes to watch. Fifty years ago today, "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" made its debut on televisions nationwide. This speech is a great example of how Mr. Rogers inspired as a youth development expert.