Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Clara Valley

of Santa Clara Valley

Serving the communities of Fillmore, Piru and Santa Paula

Special Events

Club Programs

The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley focuses on promoting and enhancing the development of our youth by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, influence and belonging through the following programs:

Fillmore Club Programs:

  • Art ClassesArt classes, taught by a professional art teacher, teach club members about a variety of art mediums ranging from pastel to water colors.
  • Cooking Class Club members meet every Friday to learn how to cook healthy and tasty foods.  Classes are taught by program staff members.
  • Mentor ProgramThe Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley, in collaboration with the Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Ventura County, offers a Mentor Program in which elementary aged children are partnered with a high school aged mentor.
  • Reading ClubClub members walk to the Fillmore Library and participate in the special programs they offer and children check out a reading book for one week.
  • Robotics A special program, utilizing computers and Lego’s, Robotics teaches children to build robots whose movements are controlled by computer thus enhancing the youth’s knowledge of science and technology.
  • STEM ProgramsA variety of weekly Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics activities comprise our STEM programs.
  • Torch Club The Torch Club is a charter small-group leadership and service club for boys and girls ages 11-13.  Members learn to elect officers and work together to implement activities in four areas: service to Club and community, education, health and fitness and social recreation.
  • Triple Play  – A comprehensive health and wellness program which strives to improve the overall health of Club members ages 6-18 by increasing their daily physical activity, teaching them good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships.

Piru Club Programs:

  • Art ClassesArt classes, taught by a professional art teacher, teach club members about a variety of art mediums ranging from pastel to water colors.
  • Cooking Class Club members meet every Friday to learn how to cook healthy and tasty foods.  Classes are taught by program staff members.
  • Mentor ProgramThe Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley, in collaboration with the Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Ventura County, offers a Mentor Program in which elementary aged children are partnered with a high school aged mentor.
  • Reading ClubClub members walk to the Fillmore Library and participate in the special programs they offer and children check out a reading book for one week.
  • Robotics A special program, utilizing computers and Lego’s, Robotics teaches children to build robots whose movements are controlled by computer thus enhancing the youth’s knowledge of science and technology.
  • STEM ProgramsA variety of weekly Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics activities comprise our STEM programs.
  • Torch Club The Torch Club is a charter small-group leadership and service club for boys and girls ages 11-13.  Members learn to elect officers and work together to implement activities in four areas: service to Club and community, education, health and fitness and social recreation.
  • Triple Play  – A comprehensive health and wellness program which strives to improve the overall health of Club members ages 6-18 by increasing their daily physical activity, teaching them good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships.

Santa Paula Club Programs:

  • Garden Club Twice a week club members meet and learn how to plant flowers and tend to our garden.
  • Mentor Program– The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clara Valley offers a peer mentoring program in which younger club members are mentored by teen club members who have been thoroughly trained on how to be a positive role model. Matches meet once a week and enjoy activities that include homework help, sports activities and arts & crafts.
  • Paws and Tails – Paws and Tails, a club favorite, is a reading program in which club members read to therapy dogs with the guidance of an adult volunteer. Through this weekly one hour long program club members gain self-confidence and improve their reading skills.
  • Robotics A special program, utilizing computers and Lego’s, Robotics teaches children to build robots whose movements are controlled by computer thus enhancing the youth’s knowledge of science and technology.
  • Smart Moves – Smart Moves is a prevention/education program that addresses issues such as drugs, alcohol use & premature sexual activity. The program teaches young people ages 6-18 how to say no to negative influences by involving them in discussions, role playing, practicing resistance and refusal skills and strengthening decision making skills.  Topics differ among the different age groups to ensure content remains age appropriate.  Parental consent is required to participate.
  • STEM ProgramsA variety of weekly Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics activities comprise our STEM programs.
  • Stop, Drop & Read – During Stop, Drop & Read club members stop what they are doing and pick up a book for literacy enrichment. Club members read for a 30 minute period and kindergarten and first grade members are read a story by staff members or teen volunteers.
  • Torch Club The Torch Club is a charter small-group leadership and service club for boys and girls ages 11-13.  Members learn to elect officers and work together to implement activities in four areas: service to Club and community, education, health and fitness and social recreation.
  • Triple Play  – A comprehensive health and wellness program which strives to improve the overall health of Club members ages 6-18 by increasing their daily physical activity, teaching them good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships.

 

 
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