Our Family Plus Program

The Family Plus program strives to provide additional services to support Club members in their journey to become productive, caring, and responsible citizens as well as instill a sense of belonging, usefulness, influence, and competence. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, how we deliver these services has changed. Club members and their families can still access the Family Plus services listed below by contacting our Family Services Director.

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Family Plus Services

Counseling

Counseling

Regular individual sessions with the Director of Youth & Family Services to assess individual needs of the Club member and create a plan to address identified needs.

Family

Family Engagement

Special parent and family night events and informational sessions will be advertised as they come availible.

Counseling

Mentoring

BGC Bend runs an on-site mentoring program. Enrolled youth will be matched with an adult staff or volunteer mentor who will meet with their mentee weekly. Additional information available upon request.

Counseling

Referrals for Additional Services

Assistance locating and accessing community services and resources.

Small Group Programs

Spring Break Program

Spring Break Program

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Thank you for your interest in Boys & Girls Clubs of Bend for Spring Break 2021! Spots are limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis.

-Club will be open March 22-25: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. CLOSED Friday.

-Spring Break hours: 7:30am – 5:30pm

-Spring Break fee is $145 per child ($120 flat fee + $25 membership fee)

-Please be mindful of our limited capacity due to strict COVID-19 capacity restraints, and uphold our attendance policy to come at least 50% of the time (at least 2 of the 4 days).

-If you are offered a spot and participate in our Spring Break program, you will receive priority registration for our Summer Program along with our current School Year Club families.

Spring Break theme: Celebrate the things you missed due to the pandemic!

Monday: UN-birthday party! A birthday celebration for all, where we will play pin the MASK on the Director, relay races, and more!

Tuesday: Halloween! Come wearing your favorite costume! There will be trick-or-treating, scavenger hunts, and fun crafts!

Wednesday: Holiday party! There will be an ugly sweater competition, mid-year letter to Santa, and a holiday movie!

Thursday: STAYCATION! Each grade group will have a different themed vacation destination!

Strong Kids

Strong Kids

(Various Ages)

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Through activities and discussion Strong Kids teaches members about emotions and encourages the development of social-emotional skills they’ll use for the rest of their lives including managing anger, reducing stress, solving interpersonal problems, and much more.

Positive Action

Positive Action

(Various Ages)

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Positive Action is based on the philosophy that we feel good about ourselves when we remain in a thoughts, actions, and feelings cycle that is positive. The group teaches the connection between thoughts, feelings, and actions and provides opportunities to learn skills to stay in a positive cycle. The Positive Action curriculum is implemented through lessons, activities, and games.

Professor Child

Professor Child

(Divorce Support Group, Grief and Loss Support Group)

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Professor Child groups follow a documentary style film and workbook created by Professor Child highlighting personal stories of children experiencing the specified topic. Club members will have the opportunity to discuss topics from the workbook, film, share their own stories, and seek support from group members.

Manadoob

Manadoob

(Grades K-5 )

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This program uses the Manadoob curriculum which follows along with a fictional story and a ‘hands on’ workbook to encourage discussions on real life topics such as self-esteem, independence, problem solving skills, bullying, grief and loss, self-awareness, friendship, and being kind to others. The program also incorporates connection with animals and social responsibility through the characters, both human and animal, celebrate diversity and inclusion, instilling a sense of belonging in children while creating a non-threatening environment in which they can share and explore.

Girls Group

Girls Group

(Various Ages)

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Girls Group content is derived from a Boys & Girls Clubs of America program designed to offer guidance toward healthy attitudes and lifestyles. Group content is divided into three main sections of Mind, Body, and Community. Potential topics covered in group consist of self-esteem, body image, hygiene, puberty, exercise, healthy nutrition, friendships, healthy relationships, peer pressure, and family. Topics and activities may vary depending on age range of group and number of group sessions.

Mind Up!

Mind Up!

(Various age groups)

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This group includes discussion and activities from the Mind Up curriculum, teaching social, emotional, and self-regulation skills, problem solving, empathy, and mindful awareness.