Growing Strong: Yin Yoga at Southside Village

Growing Strong: Yin Yoga at Southside Village

We are thankful for a partnership with 612-Jungle yoga studio and our Southside Village Club. An instructor came in to talk to the kids about the practice and held a 30 minute Yin Yoga session. The members also participated in a collaborative exercise where they each...
Growing Strong: East Side Memorial Garden

Growing Strong: East Side Memorial Garden

With grant funding and volunteer support from the Saint Paul Garden Club, our East Side Club created a beautiful garden space to honor the memory of East Side youth that have passed away and to support the hopes and dreams of today’s youth. The garden is located in...

Growing Strong: Humanity Alliance

The Jerry Gamble Boys & Girls Club in north Minneapolis partners with The Humanity Alliance to reduce food insecurity in the Northside community—one of the many issues that has intensified for Club families during the COVID-19 pandemic. The collaboration between...

Growing Strong: Ethan

BGCTC prioritizes social-emotional learning activities to help youth and teens make healthy, positive choices, manage their emotions, and process issues they are facing in their communities. The Southside Village Club has seen great success while working with Club...

Growing Strong: Thomas

Thomas*, a high school freshman, has been attending the Little Earth Club for the past eight years. He enjoys coming to the Club to get exercise, help with homework, and life advice, and also to spend time learning with his peers and engaging in positive activities....

Growing Strong: Cooking at East Side

In non-pandemic times, BGCTC provides nutritious meals and snacks on-site to Club members Monday-Friday as part of our Healthy Lifestyles programming. Club staff empower youth to learn how to cook healthy meals at home as well take charge of their overall physical and...