Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.
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Monday, August 25: Back To School Program Begins
Clubs are open every day after school from 2:00pm to 7:00pm and membership is only $20 for the entire school year for youth from the ages of 6 to 18. Membership is only $20 for the entire school year! Register at your local Club the week of August 18th.
In Anne Arundel County, like most communities, many youth are left to go home and spend critical hours without any adult supervision. Sponsoring the 21st Annual Adrian L. Merton BGCAA Golf Classic to Benefit Youth helps make it possible for more than 2,200 at risk youth in Anne Arundel County to experience life changing educational programs, mentoring , and positive adult guidance during the critical years of development. Together, through our mission, we will be able to inspire and enable our youth to realize and reach their full potential. Presented by The Brick Companies.
A state-of-the-art youth baseball field is scheduled to open Thursday at the Wiley H. Bates Heritage Park near the cityís Boys & Girls Club. The $1.3 million complex is the culmination of a three-year effort to bring a new athletic field to the city.The Bates park includes a baseball diamond with a dugout; a field for football, lacrosse and field hockey; a roofed outdoor basketball court; a concession stand; and a boardwalk.Ripken said the Annapolis field, as well as the foundationís 22 other fields across the country, honors his father. Read the entire article here.
Congratulations to our 2014 Ed Casey Youth of the Year Award Winner, Danae Cannedy. Danae, from our Freetown Village Club, was named Youth of the Year on April 10th at the Annual YOY dinner, in front of more than 300 guests. Watch the Comcast Newsmakers video here.
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This Winter BGCAA partnered with Filmsters to implement the Smart Drive Initiative sponsored by the Allstate Foundation. Club members produced two 60 second PSAs to raise awareness about safe driving for teens.
Mentors from Maryland to Alaska teach kids skills to build robots, homes and brighter futures. Read more in the June issue of Popular Mechanics which highlights how mentors from the Naval Academy are helping local youth.
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Your gift today will help us provide the life-changing programs and guidance that make our Clubs successful. Working together, we can reach the next generation of youth who will transform themselves, their communities, and America for the better.