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19 Jul · BGCCW · No Comments

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Search for: Recent Posts Newsletter WyoTowne Citizens Give Back From the Ground to the Table Hooked… BGCCW Partners with Staples for Summer Academic Enrichment Categories Art Basketball Breakfast Celebrating Great Futures Educational Events Financial Literacy Center Glenrock Greater Casper (Main Branch) Home Mills Elementary Paradise Valley Elementary Past Club Members Now Sports Summer Camp Teen ...

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11 Jul · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

WyoTowne Citizens Give Back

Before their day running Young AmeriTowne:WyoTowne, students spend time in their school classrooms learning about personal and business finance, including profit and loss, savings and investment, and the structure of business operations. They also learn about philanthropy and giving back to their community. Presented with a list of charities, WyoTowne students from this past school year …

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6 Jul · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

From the Ground to the Table

“Can anyone tell me what plant has a stem that we eat?” The kids seemed stumped. They could answer the plants that we eat the root and the plants that we eat seeds, but a stem? It was part of a lesson from Cent$ible Nutrition, a program through the University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension. The …

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6 Jul · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

Hooked…

Fishing is a practice in patience. You have to be willing to sit and wait. And sometimes it means going home without a single bite. It’s a lesson members from the Verda James Club learned at a popular fishing hole in Casper. On a warm summer Tuesday, the Club bus pulled into the gravel parking …

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5 Jul · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

BGCCW Partners with Staples for Summer Academic Enrichment

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming has been awarded $1,500.00 by Staples Foundation, the private charitable arm of Staples, Inc., through a program called 2 Million & Change that allows Staples associates around the globe to direct more than $2 million in donations each year. “Generous support from Staples will be invested in academic …

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23 Jun · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

One Step at a Time

Get across the river with limited resources, teamwork and a little ingenuity. This week’s Be Somebody: Cowboy Ethics lesson is called “stepping stones.” Members use three stepping stones (carpet squares) to get everyone across the river, moving their stones, racing the other teams to see who can get across first. Teams utilize the values of …

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12 Jun · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

Drama at the Club

“Today is my big day. I finally am going to be a pirate. I’ve dreamed about this day since I was little.” Peggy the Pint Sized Pirate is brought to the stage at the Verda James Club. Seventeen Club members participated in a 12 week Drama Club led by Miss Barb at the VJ Club. …

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26 May · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

A New Journey for Mills

                          It was a fun, but messy last day for the Mills Club as staff took a pie in the face from Club kids. For the 5th graders, it was their final time attending after school programming before joining the Teen Center. For …

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25 May · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

Dirty Hands & Green Thumbs

Track the progress of the gardens all summer long on Facebook. It started out as a small patch of green lawn on the east side of the Main Club. By the end of the day, it was transformed into 24 wooden frames filled with silky black soil lined up neatly forming the grounds for gardens. …

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24 May · Shauna VanderLinden · No Comments

Staff Professionals Receive Honors

“It is comforting to know that when my children attend the Club, there are so many staff  members they feel comfortable talking to.” – Main Club parent   “The Club has been a welcoming and accommodating place for our children. It is consoling to know our children are safe, happy and taken care of when …

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Casper, WY 82601
Club number: 307.234.2456
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Community Learners Centers
Natrona County Prevention Coalition
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