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May 2024 Newsletter

May 2024 Newsletter

Great Summers Start Here!

Summer is right around the corner – and we are gearing up to welcome 800 Paterson and Passaic kids to our Summer Camp!

Our full-day program allows parents to work knowing their kids are in a safe, positive place led by our caring, trained staff.  Kids are active and engaged in athletics, swimming, games, STEM, literacy, art, dance and more! Healthy breakfast, lunch and snacks are served each day to ensure kids have energy to learn and play, and our summer tutoring program helps campers stay sharp and prepared for school in the fall.

But we can’t do it without your help…please give the gift of Great Summers – and Great Futures – to youth of Paterson and Passaic today!

Give the Gift of Great Summers

Teens Explore Possibilities

Our 2nd annual Teen College and Career Fair was held earlier this month and a great success!  Club Teens met with college and vocational school reps and employers from the banking, grocery, healthcare, and technology industries, who shared work and academic opportunities that our teens can explore now while also opening their minds to future educational and career paths.

Special thanks to Bank of AmericaADP and MLB for their support of our Teen Center and the following for participating in the Fair: Bank of AmericaSamsungStop & Shopthe Passaic County Prosecutor’s OfficeThe College of NJDrew UniversityEastwick CollegeThe HoHoKus SchoolLincoln TechMontclair State UniversityPassaic County Community College and Rutgers University-Newark, The Fair was followed by an exciting Teens vs Staff basketball game facilitated in partnership with our friends at Street2Street Paterson!

Great Futures Start Here!

Congratulations to first-grade graduates of the Full Service Community School (FSCS) mentoring program at Paterson’s School 4! After receiving their certificates of completion, these tiny but mighty graduates and members of their proud families were treated to a pizza party!

As the lead agency of the FSCS program at School 4, the Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic partners with school officials and staff to provide academic support, mentoring, recreational activities, health and social services, afterschool programming and parent engagement opportunities to the School 4 community with the goal of improving student success.
Thank you to our Club’s School 4 FSCS team, School 4 Vice Principal Jennifer Woods, School 4 administration and staff, and the families and community who’ve united to ensure that these future leaders are getting a great start to their hashtagGreatFutures.

There’s Still Time to Join us!


Register Now! Great Futures Gala

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