Burlington Summer Breeze

Burlington Summer Breeze offers members a fun and safe environment for members entering grades 1-7 to thrive in. Each day, innovative programming will take place throughout the Club, working toward three priority outcomes in participants: Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Good Character & Citizenship. Summer Breeze is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon in Maiben Park. Participants will get the opportunity for physical activity, educational engagement, and even more importantly, summer fun. Come join us for a Triple Play Daily Challenge, games of dodgeball, kickball, capture the flag, and more from 11:30am to 4:00pm. The Burlington Summer Breeze program will operate out of the Maiben Park facility located at 219 Skagit Street.

Extended-day programs are offered to families at our Club, to help bridge the gap when youth need additional hours of service to remain safe, have fun, and be engaged. The tuition for the #DiscoverMore program is in addition to any drop-in fees, and represent our cost of service to deliver quality programs for youth in our community during the extended hours of 7:00 to 11:30am and 4:00 to 6:00pm. 

A morning snack is offered, as well as Lunch, and is included in tuition, as well as all weekly field trips in #DiscoverAdventure. On field trip days, youth must arrive at the Club at least fifteen minutes prior to departure time. When the bus leaves, the Club remains closed until return, or 2:00pm when the drop-in program opens.

One of the key components of #DiscoverMore is Summer Brain Gain and Summer Brain Gain: READ—six week modules of fun, engaging activities designed to address summer learning loss. Each week is focused around a theme and provides a variety of activities focused on literacy, math, and other skills. All Summer Brain Gain modules are aligned with Common Core standards, and provide opportunities for youth to learn through project-based activities, creative expression, and team collaboration. In addition to Summer Brain Gain, mornings at the Club will include a variety of educational activities focused around our weekly themes, opportunities for outdoor recreation, hands-on learning, and involvement in Boys & Girls Club National programs focused on Academic Success, Healthy Lifestyles, and Good Character & Citizenship.

Through partnerships with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) we are able to provide fresh, nutritious snacks and meals to youth in our Clubs and communities, at no cost to the child. In some communities, we partner with local School Districts and bridge the gap in service, and in others, Boys & Girls Clubs serve as the lead agency.

Last summer, across our service area, we facilitated more than 30,000 meals and snacks. Specific meal offerings and service times will be released as we get closer to summer, please check our website and Facebook page for more info in the coming months. We know that our kids have growing bodies, and when we can assist in ensuring they have the fuel they need, our entire community wins. Make sure to stop by a Club or service location to #DiscoverNutrition this summer!

Extended-day programs are offered to families at the Club, to help bridge the gap when youth need additional hours of service to remain safe, have fun, and be engaged. The tuition for the #DiscoverSTEAM program is in addition to any drop-in fees, and represent our cost of service to deliver quality programs for youth in our community during the extended hours of 7:00am to 11:30am and 4:00 to 6:00pm. The morning session will take place at the Burlington Parks & Recreation Building, and participants will use the door next to the west entrance. In the evening, final activities take place at 219 Skagit St., in Maiben Park. Free choice activities and project work are available from 7:00-8:30am, to accommodate families needing extended service hours. Following a snack at 8:30am, curriculum-based programs run beginning at 9:00am.

This a STEAM Magnet Camp (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics). Youth entering first through sixth grade who demonstrate an interest or proficiency in these subjects are prime to consider participation. Space is limited to just 25 participants, and will likely fill quickly, so an immediate registration is encouraged.

A morning and afternoon snack is offered, as well as Lunch, and is included in tuition, as well as all weekly field trips in #DiscoverAdventure. On field trip days, youth must arrive at the Club at least fifteen minutes prior to departure time. When the bus leaves, the Club remains closed until return, or 11:30am when the drop-in program opens.

In addition to a focus in STEAM, additional elements include Summer Brain Gain and Summer Brain Gain: READ—six week modules of fun, engaging, activities designed to address summer learning loss. Each week is focused around a theme and provides a variety of activities focused on literacy, math, and other skills. All Summer Brain Gain modules are aligned with Common Core standards, and provide opportunities for youth to learn through project-based activities, creative expression, and team collaboration.

Getting out and about is an important component of the summer, and at the Boys & Girls Club, we are excited to offer six day trips for our #DiscoverMore participants, and for those only participating in #DiscoverFun, some spaces will be made available for an additional fee. All participating youth will need to arrive no later than fifteen minutes prior to the announced departure time, and be wearing a Club shirt—provided to them on their first day of camp, or at registration, if in person and supplies are available. Youth not in their Club shirt will not be able to attend the Club that day, as Clubs are closed during these trips, and for safety reasons, we require all traveling youth to be easily identifiable at all times.

For 2017, Burlington will travel each Friday:

Friday, July 14th
Seattle Aquarium
9:00am Departure
($40 for non-#DiscoverMore participants)

Friday, July 21st
Soaring Eagle Regional Park; Sammamish, WA 
9:00am Departure
($30 for non-#DiscoverMore participants)

Friday, July 28th
Woodland Park Zoo
9:00am Departure
($45 for non-#DiscoverMore participants)

Friday, August 4th
City Lights at Newhalem
9:00am Departure
($30 for non-#DiscoverMore participants)

Friday, August 11th
Fort Casey
9:00am Departure
($30 for non-#DiscoverMore participants)

Friday, August 18th
Birch Bay Waterpark
9:15am Departure
($55 for non-#DiscoverMore participants)

When you choose to #DiscoverSummer at the Boys & Girls Club, you can rely on purposeful and intentional programs and activities to engage youth of all ages. This year, each week is centered around a theme, from which all elements of engagement begin.

June 19th-23rd:
#DiscoverMovement 

June 26th-30th:
#DiscoverGoo

 July 3rd-7th:
#DiscoverAmerica
(CLOSED JULY 4th)

July 10th-14th:
#DiscoverDinos

July 17th-21st:
#DiscoverEcology

July 24th-28th:
#DiscovertheFuture

July 31st- Aug 4th:
#DiscoverIdeas

Aug 7th-11th:
#DiscoverSenses

Aug 14th-18th:
#DiscoverLiquids

Aug 21st-25th:
#DiscoverHealth


 

Club Membership

Summer Registration Fee: $10 per child
Includes Drop-In Hours: 11:30am to 4pm.

Summer Hours & Fees

The Burlington Club’s Summer Breeze Program operates Monday thru Friday. DiscoverMore hours are 7:00am to 6:00pm and Drop-In Program hours are 11:30am to 4pm. 

The DiscoverMore Program includes Field Trips and a Club T-shirt for $120 a week, or $300 for a family of 3 or more. A Club membership is required for participation. 

Non-DiscoverMore participants can join a field trip. The per trip fee is listed under the DiscoverAdventure section.

Who Can Attend the Club?

Youth entering 1st thru 7th grade this Sept 2017. 

 

How to Register for Discover Summer

Register at the Administration Office:
Monday thru Friday between 11:30am to 5pm
1605 William Way, Ste B
Mount Vernon, WA 98273
360-419-3723
www.skagitclubs.org

or register at any school-year Clubhouse
 between 3pm and 5:30pm

Burlington Summer Breeze
is located at Maiben Park
219 Skagit Street
Burlington, WA 98233

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