Heart of VEC’s Waterfront Programs!

Heart of VEC’s Waterfront Programs!

Located at the heart of BGCTC’s Voyageur Environmental Learning Center (VEC) property is a breathtaking waterfront area nestled on beautiful Little Long Lake in Mound, Minnesota. This waterfront area is a core component of environmental education programming and...
The Importance of Nutrition: Honoring Our Cooks

The Importance of Nutrition: Honoring Our Cooks

At BGCTC, we know the importance of nutrition and nutrition education for the young people we serve. In addition to providing healthy meals and snacks, youth engage in the Kids Feeding Kids program, which educates youth about nutrition and provides hands-on experience...
Seeking Help Without Shame: Soriya’s Story

Seeking Help Without Shame: Soriya’s Story

*pictured on the left Soriya has attended the Mt. Airy Club for the past 2 ½ years and will be graduating from high school in June! Looking toward the future, she is making a conscious choice to take a year off to prioritize her mental health and wellbeing before...

Finding Support in Sharing

When kids arrive at Minneapolis’ Southside Village Club, one of their first activities is to sit down as a group for daily circle time. Circle time is part of BGCTC’s efforts to increase social and emotional learning in all youth and teens we serve. Each day, youth...