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Fall Programs at BGCA

Leaves are Falling,      Autumn is calling…. …And that means that new programs are starting at BGCA! See the brochures below for the programs available at your favorite clubhouse. We will be updating this page as the new brochures are completed. Check back if you do not see your clubhouse listed. And of course,

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Summer at BGCA

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown is proud to offer the following summer programs. Please click the link to see each of the clubhouses’ brochures: Turner St, Teen Center, Little Lehigh, 6th St, & Cumberland Gardens! …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. …………………………………. Turner St Teen Center Spanish – Teen Center Little Lehigh Spanish – Little Lehigh 6th Street

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The Kiwanis Club of Allentown Teams Up with the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown

On April 11th, five enthusiastic volunteers from the Kiwanis Club of Allentown conducted healthy cooking classes, after school with members at our Sixth Street Clubhouse. This was part of the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley’s annual “Volunteer Challenge” held throughout our community. BGCA is so pleased that the Kiwanis Club of Allentown selected our

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Social Media Internship Position: Summer Semester

 The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown has a Social Media Internship position open for the 2017 Summer college semester.  The position is a great way for a student looking to apply their classwork experience in the real-world, help out a great cause, and get college credits for their time and efforts!  Talk about a

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The Walter & Alma Bastian Fund of the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation Supports BGCA

The Boys & Girls Club of Allentown is pleased to announce a recent grant from the Walter & Alma Bastian Fund of the Lehigh Valley Community Foundation. This generous donation of $10,000 will specifically support our Make Your M.A.R.K.™ students who attend our Allentown Sheridan Elementary School location. Fifteen years ago, Sheridan was the first

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Make Your M.A.R.K.™ – An EITC Program

MAKE YOUR M.A.R.K.™ IS AN EITC PROGRAM Please remember that PA businesses receive tax credits by supporting the Boys & Girls Club of Allentown’s Make Your M.A.R.K.™ (Motivated Academically Ready Kids) Program under the Department of Community & Economic Development Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. Any type or size of business that pays various

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Great Futures Start Here

Every child deserves a great future, yet America’s kids are in crisis. Consider these alarming facts: the U.S. ranks 22nd in high school completion among 28 countries; three out of 10 kids are obese or overweight; and one in five youth lives in poverty. Every child deserves a great future, yet America’s kids are in crisis.

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Summer Programs

We are pretty sure that everyone in the Lehigh Valley is ready for summer this year. After such a cold, snowy winter, BGCA is proud to present the brochures for our 2014 summer programs: Cumberland Gardens Summer Brochure Little Lehigh Summer Brochure Teen Center Summer Brochure Turner St Summer Brochure 6th St Summer Brochure

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Phoebe Floral & Home Decor Program

Phoebe Floral & Home Decor Helping Hands Program Next time you place an order at Phoebe – think of the Boys and Girls Club of Allentown.  Phoebe’s Helping Hands program was designed as a way to continuously give something back to our community all year long. With each order a customer places you may choose a

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Make Your M.A.R.K.™ at Turner Street

Make Your M.A.R.K.™ at Turner Street  The students at the Turner Street Boys and Girls Club are keeping their teachers busy every Monday and Wednesday afternoon during each Make Your M.A.R.K. session.  Nearly 20 girls, ages 6 to 13, are actively working independently in Math and Reading, all while earning credits in their checkbooks.  Upon

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