Santa Paula Times

Boys & girls clubs of Santa Clara Valley gears up for spring break 2010

March 17, 2010
Santa Paula News

Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley offers a fun and educational program to youth ages 6 – 18 years during Spring Break.  

Our Fillmore Clubhouse and Las Piedras Clubhouse will open their doors from 12:00 noon – 6:00 PM for all club members to participate in exciting activities such as; field trips, art, athletics, computers, and more!  

Club Member Dayja Carter, age 10, likes going to the Fillmore Clubhouse during spring break, “because of all the fun activities, especially the good snacks, playing games, and dancing in the gym”.  Professional Boys & Girls Club staff strive to make registration to the Club informative by providing an orientation about programs offered and club policies to each new club member. Experienced staff member Melissa Cardenas says, “Boys & Girls Club does a great job incorporating fun and educational activities for youth of all ages.  Buddy Escoto, the Club’s Unit Director, does a great job keeping things exciting and running smoothly. We are here to provide a safe environment for the kids of the community”.

Fillmore Clubhouse offers Spring Break programming Monday, March 15 through Friday, March 19, 2010.  Las Piedras Clubhouse offers Spring Break programming Monday, March 22 through Monday, April 5, 2010.  Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley’s annual membership fee is $25.00 each year for youth and teens ages 6 – 18 years.  Scholarships are available to families who need it.

The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley serves the communities of Fillmore and Santa Paula and is one of the oldest youth development programs in the Santa Clara Valley, having continually served children since 1949.   Our Clubhouse programs include; Las Piedras Clubhouse in Santa Paula, located at 431 13t St., and Fillmore Clubhouse in Fillmore, located at 565 First St..  Our organization also manages the A.S.P.I.R.E. Afterschool Program with the Santa Paula School District with locations at the following elementary schools in Santa Paula: Thelma Bedell, Blanchard, Glen City, McKevett, Grace Thille and Barbara Webster schools.

Come and join “The POSITIVE Place For Kids”!  To learn more about Boys & Girls Club programs, please contact our Administrative Office at 805-525-7910.  To register your child at the Fillmore Clubhouse call 805-524-0456. To register your child at the Las Piedras Clubhouse in Santa Paula call 805-933-3676.  For questions about our A.S.P.I.R.E. Program please call 805-525-7910.