Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield expands its services to Marshfield
Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield (BCGS) is pleased to announce that it is expanding its services to the community of Marshfield.
With the shift to a four-day school week in the Marshfield school district, BGCS will be providing programming on Mondays from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
BGCS CEO, Brandy Harris states, “We exist to provide equitable access to opportunity for the kids who need us most. We are so thankful for the opportunity to work alongside the Marshfield community to ensure a safe, positive, engaging place for kids.”
Pending staffing, BGCS hopes to serve an additional 200 students in grades K-8. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack will be provided. The program will be free of cost for Marshfield Club members.
“The Marshfield R-I School District is very excited about this partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield,” said Mike Henry, Superintendent of Schools Marshfield R-I School District. “BGCS has a tremendous history of providing a safe environment for students while offering tremendous programing as well. This will be a great opportunity for our students on those Mondays when school is not in session. Students will be able to continue learning from what is taking place in the classroom and further learning in other specific areas of interest for them.”
The program will start on August 29, 2022. Registration starts on July 25, 2022. Membership will be determined on a first come, first served basis. Please visit bgclubspringfield.org to learn more.
About the Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
The Club offers daily access to a broad range of programs in six core program areas: The Arts; Education; Workforce Readiness; Character & Leadership; Health & Wellness; and Sports & Recreation, giving the youth of our community the proper tools they need to become successful students and citizens is an important part of our mission.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield provides program opportunities to over 13,000 local youth each year. Parents interested in having their children join the Club and learn more about its youth programs can contact the organization at 417.862.9249 or visit www.bgclubspringfield.org.