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17 Aug BGCCW Communications No Comments

Unleashing an Entrepreneurial Spirit

Kids have amazing imaginations and creative spirits. Put that ingenuity to work and you have a young entrepreneur pitching a new product. This summer, kids from the Glenrock Boys & Girls Club participated in the YouthBiz Startup program. This entrepreneurial program is designed by the Young American’s Center for Financial Education in Denver (the same …

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16 Aug BGCCW Communications No Comments

Adulting 101

  Children as young as five should start learning about money management. It starts with a piggy bank, setting aside change for a rainy day. It鈥檚 a way to instill a skillset in youth that will benefit them as adults. That鈥檚 why during summer camp at the Club, we implemented a program called Financial Literacy ...

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12 Aug BGCCW Communications No Comments

Club Youth Read 250 Hours!

  Over the course of a summer, students can lose up to 20% of the school-year knowledge they gained from the school year. Reading daily can help to slow, if not prevent, the loss of reading skills over the out-of-school summer months, ensuring that students can begin the subsequent school year closer to grade level. …

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29 Jul BGCCW Communications No Comments

An Epic Art Show

When kids express who they are through art, we stand in awe of their inspiring sense of imagination. Each artwork is more than a piece of paper with paint, but rather a glimpse into another world. One in which fantastic young minds re-imagine the ocean waters or create light and beauty in ways we never …

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29 Jun BGCCW Communications No Comments

Muddy Mountain Adventure Days

  When rain puts a damper on our outdoor adventure plans, the Muddy Mountain Adventure Days hosted by the Bureau of Land Management, come to us. Our Club members were transported in time to historic hunting days. They imagined themselves with wings like a golden eagle and discovered life through the eyes of a paleontologist. ...

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28 Jun BGCCW Communications No Comments

Super Hero Dogs and Donuts

The Casper Police Department has a few super heroes on its force and their super power is their noses. They don’t wear a cape or a special insignia on their chests, but they can run at lightning speeds and sniff out danger in seconds. Meet K9 Patrick. He and his partner Officer Seth Wheeler of …

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28 Aug BGCCW Communications 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鈥檚. Children who read at least …

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8 Aug BGCCW Communications No Comments

Olympian Introduces Kids to Biathlon

A world-class facility sits atop Casper Mountain that has already trained champions and Olympians after just a year in operation. The Casper Mountain Biathlon Club recently introduced this winter sport to youngsters at the Boys & Girls Club in Casper. 聽Rob Rosser, a Paralympic Nordic and Biathlon coach, Olympian, and three time North American Biathlon …

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6 Jul BGCCW Communications No Comments

From the Ground to the Table

鈥淐an anyone tell me what plant has a stem that we eat?鈥 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 BGCCW Communications 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鈥檚 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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