BGCS Wraps Up Summer & Begins School Year With Strong Start

BGCS Wraps Up Summer & Begins School Year With Strong Start

August is the transition month between summer and the start of a new school year. We’re always sad to see August come because we’re done with summer fun and learning, but we’re also so proud to discover how much our members have grown, thrived, and learned throughout...
BGCS Stays Busy as Summer Programs Begin to Wrap Up

BGCS Stays Busy as Summer Programs Begin to Wrap Up

The month of July was a wonderful time for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland. Keep reading to get the latest on what’s happening at the club. William E. “Bill” Johnson Gift Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland was the recipient of $64,619 dollars given by...
Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland – Summer 2017 Calendar

Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland – Summer 2017 Calendar

The weather is warming up and soon Summer will be here! We can’t wait for the warm temps AND all the fun events and activities we have in store here at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland. Check out our summer 2017 calendar below! Share...
Good Times and Great Efforts: Fall Is Off to a Fun Start

Good Times and Great Efforts: Fall Is Off to a Fun Start

Each time we sit down to put the blog together, it feels like we only just sent out the last one. Time flies when you are running fundraisers, celebrating county fair ribbons, hosting Lego contests, playing football—oh, and having fun! We’d like to start out by...
Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland Saddle Up for Fall

Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland Saddle Up for Fall

They say time flies when you’re having fun, and here we are, just one blink later, and our summer program is already over. I guess that’s what happens when you double enrollment (girl power!) and pack each day full of fun activities. To name a few: Our First Tee Golf...
Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland Keeps Growing!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland Keeps Growing!

It has been a super busy summer so far for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland! Last year our average daily attendance was 72 Club members, and this year we’ve been able to hang out with an average of 172 kids each day—a feat that is only possible due to the hard...
Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland Kicks off the Summer!

Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland Kicks off the Summer!

This is our first official blog post as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland! Our summer session is off to a blazing start, and we’ve never been happier to be able to serve all of Siouxland’s youth. Below are snapshots of our busy month so far. We cut ribbons. Our...
Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland Open Doors This Summer

Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland Open Doors This Summer

When one door closes, two more open. As we close our doors on our spring session, we are also closing the chapter on the Boys Club of Sioux City, bottling up our excitement for two short weeks until we reopen as Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland. While we’re gearing...
Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland – Summer 2016 Calendar

Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland – Summer 2016 Calendar

The weather is warming up and soon Summer will be here! We can’t wait for the warm temps AND all the fun events and activities we have in store for our boys and girls at the Club. Check them out in the Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland Summer 2016 Calendar...
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland Is Just Warming Up

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland Is Just Warming Up

The weather is warming up in Sioux City, and so is the Boys & Girls Clubs of Siouxland. As we ramp up to being a full-fledged partner of the Boys & Girls Club this May, we have a lot of great news and programs in store for all of our local youth. Keep reading...
Boys Club of Sioux City Kicks Off 2016

Boys Club of Sioux City Kicks Off 2016

The 2016 calendar is still fresh on the wall, and we already have some great announcements and offerings to keep it filled and fun all year long. Keep reading for the latest news, events, and program highlights. Boys Club Welcomes Our New Director of Operations Velvet...
Winter – Spring 2016 Calendar

Winter – Spring 2016 Calendar

We’re off to a new year folks! 2016 is loaded with lots of great events and activities! Check them out below or download the calendar here. Read our blog to follow these events throughout the year. Winter and Spring 2016 Calendar Share...
Anonymous Donor Gives Over 200 Bicycles To Boys Club

Anonymous Donor Gives Over 200 Bicycles To Boys Club

We can’t say thank you enough to some wonderful secret Santas this Christmas. On Tuesday, December 15th, 225 boys at the club were surprised with bicycles as Christmas gifts from anonymous donors. The donors worked in conjunction with Albrecht Cycle for all of...
Get Involved. Have Fun. Support the Club

Get Involved. Have Fun. Support the Club

Have a Blast While Supporting Siouxland’s Youth!       We’ve stacked the calendar with a ton of great fundraising events you won’t want to miss! Your participation at these events will help provide great futures for over 700 Siouxland boys! Support...
Color Me Rad 2015!

Color Me Rad 2015!

Color Me Rad Registration is Live!   3,000 participants were doused with color that tie-dyed their shirts, shorts, tutus, wigs and costumes as they ran through Downtown Sioux City last year! Help us keep the funds local by entering the promocode BOYSCLUB or PALMER...
Open the Door, Take the Tour!

Open the Door, Take the Tour!

Open the Door, Take the Tour! The Boys Club is celebrating National Boys and Girls Club week March 23-27! Discover the magic that is happening all year round at the Club with guided tours and an open house on Friday, March 27. Experience first-hand the fun,...
Bob Roe’s Boys Club Christmas Auction!

Bob Roe’s Boys Club Christmas Auction!

Last night’s Christmas Auction broke last year’s record raising over $24,000 for the Boys Club!! Big thanks to our Auctioneers: Randy Stabe, Clint Vos, Brian Rubis and Clint Durst, Bob Roe and his family and all who donated items and came out to bid! If...
Wrestlers Needed!

Wrestlers Needed!

The Boys Club Wrestling program is in full swing! Coach Larry has led teams to numerous state champions and is looking forward to a great season at the Boys Club. Boys ages 7 – 12 are encouraged to join the program at no cost other than the $10 per year Boys...
Boys Club Halloween Party Was Smashing!

Boys Club Halloween Party Was Smashing!

The Boys Club hosted a Halloween party with a carnival, prizes and Haunted house! Girls Inc. and Club Members’ families were invited to participate in games like Frankenstein Soda Shuffle, Batty Bowling and Freaky Fishing! The basement of the Club was even...
Congratulations!!

Congratulations!!

And the Winners Are….. Tyrek and Luis!! Both boys received the Citizen of the Month Award in October for being outstanding citizens and fair to others! The Citizen of the Month Award is a premier recognition program in which each winner will receive a: Citizen...
2014 Flag Football

2014 Flag Football

The Boys Club Bulldogs proudly sported their new jerseys as they participated in the 2014 YMCA Flag Football league. 3rd and 4th graders of the Boys Club were taught the basic fundamentals of the game; how to work as a team and have good sportsmanship!...
Citizen of the Month!

Citizen of the Month!

Would your company like to sponsor the Citizen of the Month Program? Click here to check out how we will recognize you! Citizen of the Month The Boys Club of Sioux City’s premier recognition program for Club Members. Goal As a youth development organization, the Boys...
We’re kicking off the school year right!

We’re kicking off the school year right!

The Boys Club is kicking off the school year with some new and exciting activities planned for this Fall including: All meals are now included in the $10 annual fee! Field trip to Omaha Zoo! Flag Football at the YMCA Swimming at the YMCA Rewards Nights in the Movie...
2014 Steak Dinner

2014 Steak Dinner

  The Boys Club of Sioux City hosted their 37th Annual Western Steak Dinner and Steer Auction on Saturday, Sept. 6th at Jerry and Kathy Weiner’s Cattle Ranch just a mile north of Sioux City. Upon arrival guests stepped back in time as they were welcomed by...
Greetings from the CPO

Greetings from the CPO

Greetings, My name is Eldon Bensen, the new Chief Professional Officer for the Boys Club of Sioux City.  My wife, Katie, and I are both Siouxland natives and very excited to be home and close to our family.  I have thoroughly enjoyed my first month at the Boys Club...
Swimming Lessons, provided by the YMCA!

Swimming Lessons, provided by the YMCA!

Thanks to the Siouxland YMCA, 35 Boys Club members had the opportunity to participate in free swimming lessons. The Boys learned skills that may someday save their life including swimming strokes, floating and water safety. The two week coarse was funded through a...
Boys Club Basketball Camp – July 29 – 31

Boys Club Basketball Camp – July 29 – 31

Step Up Your Game with the Boys Club Basketball Camp! July 29, 30 & 31 Boys Club of Sioux City $15 for Boys Club Members Ages 10, 11 & 12 Pick-up Registration forms at the front office Superior instruction by local college and high school head coaches Guest...
Congratulations Citizens of the Month!

Congratulations Citizens of the Month!

And the Winners Are….. Kristopher, Christopher, Demitrius and Ethan!! These boys received the Citizen of the Month Award for May and June! As part of the Boys Club Character Counts program, our Club focuses on a pillar of good character each month. The pillars...
Washington Pavilion Trip!

Washington Pavilion Trip!

The Boys Club visited the Washington Pavilion and Kirby Science Discovery Center on Thursday, June 19. With more than 100 interactive, hands-on exhibits, the boys had a blast while learning about physics and Newton’s three laws; Great White Sharks and perpetual...
Free Swimming Lessons for Boys Club Members!

Free Swimming Lessons for Boys Club Members!

Thanks to a grant awarded to the YMCA from their National Y program, 50 Boys Club Members have the opportunity to attend FREE swimming lessons! Members, Please sign-up below! Eight – 30 min. Sessions: Mon. – Thurs. June 16 – 19 & 23 – 26  (All 8...
Going out of the 2013/14 School Year with a Bang!

Going out of the 2013/14 School Year with a Bang!

The Boys Club of Sioux City celebrates the end of the 2013/14 school year and the beginning of Summer with baking soda, vinegar and home-made rockets! empty film canister construction paper tape scissors baking soda vinegar When you do this, make sure you do it...
2014 Games O’ Rama

2014 Games O’ Rama

Twelve members of the Boys Club of Sioux City won a spot on the team to travel to Dubuque, IA and participate in the highly anticipated 2014 Games O’ Rama Tournaments. Two coaches and the team traveled across the state of Iowa on Friday evening and took part in...
Cooking With Jen-Jen

Cooking With Jen-Jen

The Boys are having a blast in their cooking class, “Cooking with Jen-Jen”! The six week class is taught by Boys Club Board Member and Stoney Creek General Manager, Jenn Pavone.  Jenn is teaching them the basics of cooking, measuring ingredients, safe food...
Boys Club Family Night

Boys Club Family Night

The Boys Club of Sioux City hosted a very special family night on Friday, March 29, 2014. In celebration of National Boys and Girls Club week and 75 years of serving youth, the Boys Club members were invited to bring their families to the Club for a free night of...
Calendar

Calendar

Click here to download the Spring Calendar (2 page PDF) Click Here to Download the 2014 Summer Flyer and Calendar (4 page PDF)                               Share...
JEDI Training Academy

JEDI Training Academy

JEDI Training Academy JEDI Training Academy JEDI Training Academy JEDI Training Academy JEDI Training Academy JEDI Training Academy The JEDI Training Academy was a big hit at the Club. As part of their Force training they learned the art of droid making, safe light...
Siouxland Businesses and Organizations!

Siouxland Businesses and Organizations!

Siouxland Businesses and Organizations, please join us for a special Open House and see the Boys Club in Action on Tuesday, March 25th, 5:30 -7:30p.m. There will be guided tours, fun activities and door prizes! If Tuesday, March 25th conflicts with your schedule, yet...
LEGO MAN!

LEGO MAN!

Earl Horlyk Sioux City Journal (Photos by John J Sagert of the Sioux City Journal) SOUTH SIOUX CITY | During the winter months when it’s too cold to be out on the golf course, Pat Amundson, unit director of the Boys Club of Sioux City, likes to occupy his time...
Open the Door, Take the Tour Week

Open the Door, Take the Tour Week

The Boys Club of Sioux City has been serving thousands of youth since 1937. To honor our history; celebrate National Boys and Girls Club week and share our story, the Club will be hosting a week-long open house, March 24th – 28th, with guided tours, fun activities, a...
LEGOS Exhibit

LEGOS Exhibit

The Boys Club of Sioux Unit Director, Pat Amundson, has been building LEGO structures for over 16 years. His favorite works include replicas of actual historic buildings dating back to 1870 from the Siouxland area. Mr. Amundson is placing over 30 LEGO structures on a...
Boys Club of Sioux City Hosts Alumni & Friends Event

Boys Club of Sioux City Hosts Alumni & Friends Event

The Boys Club of Sioux City has been serving thousands of youth since 1937. Whether you are alum of our Club, a past Board Member, Staff or attended another Club and now live in the Siouxland area, we want to welcome you back for an exclusive Alumni & Friends...
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

(Click here to sign-up and receive the monthly Boys Club newsletter) Thank you to everyone who attended our events and supported the Boys Club in 2013!! It’s because of you that we are able to provide safe havens and life-enhancing opportunities for our...
Gift of Giving Tips

Gift of Giving Tips

Inspire the Gift of Giving in Your Kids! ‘Tis the season, and the Boys Club of Sioux City wants to help your family celebrate the value of giving back. Use these handy Gift-of-Giving tips and ideas to inspire your kids and your family to make a difference in their...
Thanksgiving Dinner at the Boys Club

Thanksgiving Dinner at the Boys Club

Siouxland Paramedics Serve Thanksgiving Meal at the Boys Club! November 26, 2013 On Tuesday, November 26, 2013 from 5:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., the Boys Club of Sioux City will host their Thanksgiving Dinner with games and prizes for an expected 100 members of the Boys...
Fall/Winter Program Calendar

Fall/Winter Program Calendar

Download our Fall Program Calendar (2 pages) Junior Youth Council is now in session and seeking Club members ages 11 – 13 who want to run their own small group club and develop leadership skills by participating in fundraising, event planning, Club decision...
And the Winners Are…

And the Winners Are…

The Boys Club is proud to announce the winners of the Citizen of the Month Award for October! Steven Ford won the Pre-Teens Category and Demitrius Hayes won the Teen Category! As a youth development organization, the Boys Club of Sioux City encourages all of our...

Greetings to All Parents

Greetings to all Parents, I’d like to take the time to introduce myself! My name is Vernon Meyer and I recently was hired as the new Director this past December. Since my time here, I have had the privilege of meeting a lot of you and look forward to meeting more of...