News & Events

With four Clubs and two new 21st Century Sites that we offer direct services to—you can imagine how much good stuff is going on at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Skagit County. Scroll down to read updates about the Targeted Programs being offered each and every day at our Clubs and visit the links on the right to learn more about upcoming events and how you can Invest in Our Kids.

Protected: Testing Registration

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

A Place to Become, Annual Campaign

Many of you had the pleasure of attending our Youth of the Year Dinner & our Dinner with Friends events, and were inspired by the personal stories told by our Youth of the Year program participants. Our A Place to Become, Annual Campaign will continue up to our Annual Breakfast on March 14, where we will celebrate our work together. We humbly ask that you consider a contribution, and as we continue to create a place for our youth to become. 

SaveSave

Share Button

2018 Annual Breakfast

SaveSave

SaveSave

Share Button

Spring Break Hours


Attention Club Parents: All Clubs will be open for Spring Break from Apr 2-6, 2018, if we have enough Morning Program registrants. Registration is now open online, as well as at each Club. Registration closes on March 23. The Morning Program is an additional $120 for the week and also includes the hours from 7am to 2pm. Clubs will need a minimum of 25 Morning Program participants to be open for morning and afternoon hours. Regular Club hours or Drop-In Program will be from 2-6pm (6:30pm at Sedro-Woolley). 

If you have any questions please contact your corresponding Club Director. 

Anacortes Club
Zac Hunter
zac.hunter@skagitclubs.org
360-419-3723 x13

Sedro-Woolley Club
Shane Collins
shanec@skagitclubs.org
360-856-1830 x43

Mount Vernon Club
Angela Freeberg
afreeberg@skagitclubs.org
360-428-6995 x33

SaveSave

SaveSave

Share Button

February Youth of the Month

Girl of the Month

Kylie M. Age 9

Kylie is a third grader at Jefferson Elementary. She has only been coming to the Club since the beginning of this school year, but in that time she has shown great character through her respectful demeanor and the value she places on those around. She has been a wonderful addition to the Mount Vernon Club environment.

 

 

Kylie M.

Boy of the Month

Manuel C. Age 10

Manuel is a fourth grader at Centennial Elementary. He has been part of our club for three and a half years. In that time, Manuel has shown himself a leader by participating in a variety of activities at the club, working hard on his homework and being respectful. We have so enjoyed having him be part of our club.

Manuel C.


 

Homework All-Star

Samuel T. Age 9

Samuel is a fourth grader at Little Mountain Elementary. He has been part of our club since May 2017. When Sam is at the club you can almost always find him deeply immersed in whatever book he’s currently reading or doing his homework in Power Hour. He also participates in our outdoor games regularly. Overall, he is a well rounded young man who models the importance of expanding one’s mind on a regular basis.

Samuel T.


 

Artist of the Month

Daisy M. Age 9

Daisy is a fourth grader at Jefferson Elementary. She first joined our club in November 2015.  Daisy is an absolute pleasure to be around her sweet, caring and respectful personality makes her a leader in the making. She is a creative person and loves participating in art. We are excited to see her continue to grow as a leader and as an artist.

Daisy M.


 

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Giovanni M. Age 9

Giovanni is a fourth grader at Jefferson Elementary. He first joined our club in November 2015. When he’s at the club you can almost always find him outside participating in Triple Play or chatting with his friends in the gamesroom. He loves participating in a variety of outdoor activities and shows good sportsmanship as well. We are excited to see him continue to grow into a young leader.

 

Giovanni M.

Share Button

January Youth of the Month

Girl of the Month

Adilyz D. Age 10

Adilyz is a fifth grader at Madison Elementary. She has only been coming to the Club since the beginning of this school year. However, in that time she has shown herself to be a leader time and again. She enjoys giving back and helping out when she can and is always respectful to those around her. Her caring personality has been a great addition to the atmosphere of the club. 

 

Adilyz D.


 

Boy of the Month

Rhyder G. Age 8

Rhyder is a second grader at Lincoln Elementary. He has been part of our club since October 2017. Rhyder has an infectious smile and the personality of a leader whether he’s in the gamesroom playing with fellow club members or outside participating in Triple Play. He is often the first in the room for Positive Action and regularly attends Power Hour to make sure he finishes his homework. Wherever he is, he participates well and demonstrates his leadership potential.

 

Rhyder G.

Homework All-Star

Ayla N. Age 9

Ayla is a third grader at Lincoln Elementary. She has been part of our club since January 2017. Ayla is a helpful young lady that’s always willing to assist staff in whatever they need. She is also very committed to finishing her homework each day and can often be found in Power Hour working hard at finishing her homework. 

Ayla N.


 

Artist of the Month

Selena G. Age 9

Selena is a third grader at Centennial Elementary. She has been a member of our club for over three years.  During her time here it has been fun to watch her grow and mature into a young leader. She has a spunky personality with a great deal of creativity thrown in. You can often find her creating a new art project in the art room or playing with friends in the gamesroom. 

Selena G.


 

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Iziah D. Age 7

Izaiah is a second grader at Washington Elementary. He has been a club member since May 2016. When he’s at the club you can almost always find him outside participating in Triple Play. He is a very active member who works well with his team members and is helpful to the staff . His favorite outdoor activities are soccer and dodgeball.

Iziah D.


 
Share Button

December Youth of the Month

Girl of the Month

Samia G. Age 6

Samia is a first grader at Madison Elementary. She has only been coming since May of this year. In the time that she’s been a club member she has lit up every program and activity she has been a part of with her bright personality and smile. She is a respectful and fun loving young lady who enjoys making those around her feel valued. When she sees a club member off by themselves, it’s not unusual for her to go over and try to make friends and include them. 

Samia G


 

Boy of the Month

David D. Age 7

David is a 2nd grader at Madison Elementary. He has been part of our club since Sept 2017. David is a quiet leader who is respectful, listens well and participates in a wide range of activities. Since he started attending the Mount Vernon Club, it has been fun to see him come out of his shell little by little and participate in such a well rounded array of activities and programs. He is a pleasure to have as part of our club. 

 

David D.

Homework All-Star

Modesto D. Age 6

Modesto is a first grader at Washington Elementary. He has been attending the club since August of this year. He is the newest member of his family to join our club. Three of his older siblings are also members of our club. However, in the time that he has been part of our club, he’s made his own mark. He works hard during Power Hour to better himself academically and improve his reading skills, is fun to be around and is a respectful young man. 

Modesto D.


 

Artist of the Month

Alexis D. Age 10

Alexis is a 4th grader at Little Mountain Elementary. She has been a member of our club since last January.  During her time here it has been fun to watch her grow and mature into a young leader. She leads by example in the ways that she treats people, her willingness to help when asked and her respectful demeanor. Another area that she has shown brightly in is art. Anytime the art room is open and Alexis is at the club you can almost always find her in there working on her next masterpiece. 

Alexis D.


 

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

Izaiah G. Age 8

Izaiah is a 3rd grader at Madison Elementary. He has been a club member since the beginning of this school year. When he’s at the club you can most often find him outside participating in Triple Play. You would also note his high level of sportsmanship and his all around love of sports and outdoor activities. He is becoming a leader and we are excited to see him continue to develop as a leader on and off the field.  

Izaiah G.


 
Share Button

Great Futures Gala

On behalf of all the members who walk through Club doors, all the families served through after-school & summer programming, and all the thousands of youth we reach through mentorship, meals, and outreach, and our staff & Board– thank you! Thank you friends, supporters, guests, and corporate partners! You helped this year’s Great Futures Gala break all the records!

SaveSave

SaveSave

SaveSave

Share Button

November Youth of the Month

Girl of the Month

Haylee S. Age 8

Haylee is a third grader at Centennial Elementary. She is one of our newest club members only having attended since September. However, in the few months she’s been here she has excelled in every area. She is respectful to everyone around her and participates in a wide array of activities at the club. She has been a joy to have!

Haylee S


 

Boy of the Month

Oscar M. Age 7

Oscar is a first grader at Little Mountain Elementary.  He has been attending our club since the beginning of summer. In that time he has been an absolute delight. He is known for bringing a smile to the faces of staff with his antics. He has also demonstrated a respectful demeanor and a great attitude and is well liked by peers and staff alike. He looks at everything with wonder and inspires enthusiasm in those around him. 

 

Oscar M.

Homework All-Star

Sam G. Age 8

Samuel is a third grader at Lincoln Elementary. He has been part of our club since the beginning of summer. In that time he has been a great addition to the club. You can regularly find him outside playing games, in the homework center or in the gamesroom. He has worked hard to accomplish reading goals lately. He has a winning personality and a bright future. 

Samuel G.


 

Artist of the Month

Kami G. Age 7

Kami is a second grader at Madison Elementary. She has been a part of our club for a year and a half. She has a sweet personality and is a budding artist. Although she’s quite shy, Kami can usually be found working hard on another artistic creation whenever the art room is open. 

Kami G


 

Triple Play MVP  (Sportsmanship Award)

King N. Age 9

King is a fourth grader at Lincoln Elementary. He has been coming to the Mount Vernon Boys & Girls Club for  almost a year. He has been a great addition to our Club and we have enjoyed having him. He is respectful, demonstrates great sportsmanship and carries himself like a leader, but he can also be fun and goofy. 

King N.


 
Share Button

Youth of the Month – September 2017

 

Boy of the Month

Tyler M., age 10

Tyler has been attending the club since 2015.  He goes to school at Fidalgo Elementary. Tyler enjoys playing in the gym games and helping staff out with whatever activity they need help with.

Tyler M

   

Teen of the Month

Rhiannon, age 12

Though only joining the Teen Center this past summer. Rhiannon has been a huge help in the Teen Center always trying to get other to do an activity or encouraging them. She has been going to the Club since 2016 and attends Anacortes Middle School.

 

Rhiannon P

Homework All-Star

Abigail C., age 9

Abigail has been going to the club since 2016 .  Abigail is always eager to play games with staff in the learning center once she is done with her homework. She also enjoys picking up a book when she has finished with her homework.     

 

Abigail C.

Artist of the Month

Neraeah B., age 9

Neraeh spends lots of time in the art room. She really enjoys making art for staff or for her friends.

Neraeah B.

Triple Play MVP

Alaea C., age 11

Alaea is a Triple Play MVP and is always in the gym. Her favorite gym games are bump, duck duck hoops and any tag game.

 

Alaea C.

STEM Superstar

Jaden L., age 10

Jaden enjoys spending a couple days a week in the computer lab creating games and trying new 3D designs.  

 

Jaden L

Share Button
Page 1 of 13012345...102030...Last »

Photo Albums

Notes from the Top