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Verda James Elementary

2 Mar BGCCW Communications No Comments

University of Wyoming Awards Scholarships to Club Youth

A college education is possible for two Central Wyoming youth impacted by Boys & Girls Clubs as the University of Wyoming awards the 2021 Great Futures Gold Standard Scholarships. This competitive scholarship covers full tuition and fees at the University of Wyoming for four years. Two of the three 2021 recipients are from Casper: Kaleb …

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16 Aug BGCCW Communications No Comments

Rewards of Avid Reading

  During the school year, youth are encouraged by their teachers and principals to complete 20 minutes of reading each night to support literacy. At the Club, we support that habit throughout the summer by offering 20 minutes of designated reading time each and every day. Members receive a reading log where they are able …

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1 Aug BGCCW Communications No Comments

Court Is In Session

鈥淥rder in the court!鈥 The phrase echoed off the walls of the vast courtroom and all went silent at attention. During the last eighty years those words had been repeated during countless trials, only this time the historical site was filled with rows of BGCCW Children. Michelle Maines, the聽Natrona County聽Commissioner鈥檚 Assistant, guided the tour through聽the聽County …

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17 Jul BGCCW Communications No Comments

Club Kids Learn Origins of “The Floss”

鈥淲ho wants to meet Mister Thirsty?鈥漚sked the dental assistant. Hands shot up, all over the brightly colored room, while lifting onto their knees to inch closer,聽during聽a聽field trip to Surfin鈥 Smiles Pediatric Dentist. Although most of us may dread dental exams, these kids were able to see past the intimidation and discover excitement and fun in …

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23 May BGCCW Communications No Comments

DINO-Mite Club Staff Honored

Celebrating the DINO-MITE staff from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming, professionals and volunteers from the聽 were honored and recognized at the organization鈥檚 annual Professional Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Several professionals were given awards for their individual efforts and contributions to the success of the Club. Plus, outstanding programs were …

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5 Dec BGCCW Communications No Comments

Christmas Card Contest Winners

We know that Christmas is brighter through the eyes of a child. We see this exemplified when we tasked Club members to create a Christmas card. We see the excitement they hold for the holiday and the joy they feel when they can spend it with family and those they love. This year 157 creations …

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11 Sep BGCCW Communications 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, …

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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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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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23 Jun BGCCW Communications 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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1701 E "K" St.
Casper, WY 82601
Club number: 307.234.2456
Program Support: 307.235.4079
EIN: 23-7060727

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Community Learners Centers
Natrona County Prevention Coalition
United Way of Natrona County