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Verda James Elementary

6 Jul Cheryl Hackett 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 Cheryl Hackett 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 Cheryl Hackett 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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25 Jul Cheryl Hackett No Comments

Staff Star: Rebecca M.

“Rebecca takes initiative, plans ahead and is very creative. The kids love her fun and inventive activities and projects. Her cheerful disposition brings energy to the Club.” ~Cody Stanton, Verda James Director Q. How long have you worked at the Boys & Girls Club? Almost a year. I started working at the Verda James branch …

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2 Mar Cheryl Hackett No Comments

Get Ready for the Best. Summer. Ever! at the Club

Summer may still be a couple of months away, but the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming is busy planning the Best Summer Ever for Wyoming youth! When school鈥檚 out, Clubs are in! The Boys & Girls Club will offer daily summer camp at five convenient locations in Natrona and Converse Counties. The sites …

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3 Sep Cheryl Hackett No Comments

A Safe Place to Go After School

When the dismissal bells rings for the day, where do your kids go? When school鈥檚 out, the club is in! According to the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP), juvenile violent crime escalates during the hours of 3 and 7 p.m. on school days. Give your children a safe place during these hours …

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21 Aug Cheryl Hackett No Comments

Back to School = Big Bucks!

Filling up the kids鈥 backpacks is draining the wallets of families across the country. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Wyoming wants to help by providing FREE school supplies. According to the annual Huntington Backpack Index, the cost of equipping students for the upcoming school year has jumped as much as 20% from the …

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Main Club
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