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7 Nov · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

Actually, It Is Rocket Science

Each Thursday afternoon, a group of Club kids becomes aerospace engineers charged with creating their own space program. They can build space traveling systems and experiment with different parts to determine how it would affect the overall success of the machine. It’s all done through simulation in an application called Kerbal Space Program. “Children can …


30 Oct · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

New Leader Welcomed for Big Horns Clubs

“Do you want to make a difference?” That simple question urged the new Director of Operations for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Big Horns to examine the help wanted ad a little closer. Scott Musselman of Buffalo began his leadership role with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming at the beginning of October. …


12 Oct · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

Lowe’s Renovates Games Room

Walk into the games room at the Main Club and you are greeted with a loud welcome! Not by the kids, but by the hues of orange and yellow that now bathe the area. This dramatic transformation is simply a change in flooring. It went from dark black to bright citrus colors. The Boys & …


10 Oct · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

The Brown and Gold Experience

“College is so different than high school. You could be in a class, like a lab, with 15-20 people or in a lecture hall with a couple hundred people,” explains Sierra White, UW freshman and BGCCW alumnus. “And if I can give you one piece of advice, don’t wait to do your homework. You can’t …


21 Sep · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

Community Steps Up to Fund a Future

More than 1,300 friends and supporters of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming stepped up for youth in Wyoming at the 19th Annual Awards & Recognition Breakfast. The largest fundraiser of the year for the Club, donations totaling $743,897.00 have been given to date as part of year two of the Positive Outcomes …


18 Sep · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

Jessica Baxter Receives Regional Honors

A Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming leader has received regional honors for her dedication to the mission and in growing the organization’s 10 Club sites and outreach efforts. Jessica Baxter was named the Boys & Girls Clubs Southwest Region’s Professional of the Year at the recent Pacific-Southwest Region’s Leadership Conference in Las Vegas, …


11 Sep · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

School Sites Provide Safety and Convenience

Once the school bell rings at the end of the day, kids scatter. Some of them hop aboard buses. Others climb in awaiting cars. There are some that walk home. For nearly 800 kids in Natrona County, their after school time is spent at school. Not in a classroom, but in the Club. Since 2005, …


28 Aug · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

Sierra Invited to National Leaders Institute

Contributed by: Sara Beth Lyon, Cowboy Ethics Outreach Coordinator Bright and early the morning of July 20th, Sierra White, 2016-2017 Youth of the Year, and her chaperone Cowboy Ethics Outreach Coordinator, Sara Beth Lyon, left Casper for an adventure down south in Atlanta, Georgia. Upon arrival, staff from Boys & Girls Clubs of America greeted …


28 Aug · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

Summer Readers Celebrated

Kids who spend time in the pages of a book over the summer will likely be rewarded with a successful start to the school year. Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming members received an additional reward in the form of an end of the summer party hosted by McDonald’s. Children who read at least …


14 Aug · Shauna VanderLinden · 7 Comments

Buffalo Man to be Honored for Impact on Youth

He turned a humble start as a stock boy into a thriving business venture with the ownership of six home design stores across the nation. Willis Swenson’s involvement with the Boys & Girls Clubs started in his hometown of Waukegan, Illinois, in the mid-1980’s when he helped build a Club there. It continues through today …


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