January Youth of the Month Recognition Ceremony

Last week, we celebrated our favorite recognition: Youth of the Month! We selected individuals who exemplify good character, leadership skills, responsibility, respect and participate in multiple activities. We try to encourage our youths of the month to be junior leaders, being role models for their peers and reward them with food! :) See below for January’s picks!

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Mr. Julian with his pick, Tamatoa.
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Our Youths of the Month!
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Who doesn’t love chili?

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Be Mine, Valentine?

January showers bring…er…February flowers? Here at the Windward Clubhouse, we celebrated our favorite Hallmark holiday with a Valentine’s craft project of chocolate rose bouquets! Together with red cellophane, flower tape, ribbon and of course, let’s not forget the chocolate! See below for some of our members getting into holiday spirit!

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Volcom Visits!

Last month, Nathan Peracciny, a videographer from Volcom came by the Windward Clubhouse to feature our members and programs in their commercial. Volcom has what they call the Give Back Series where they aim to raise both funds and awareness for organizations that are doing great things in their own, respective communities.

The partnership with Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii began in 2010, where Volcom raised $5,000 and continued into 2011 with additional funds raised as well as a volunteer partnership with team rider Coco Ho, who is currently dedicating 50 hours of volunteer time to the organization as a part of her signature, Give Back Series boardshort.

Since then, Volcom has donated almost $100,000 enabling us to provide vital services to the 12,000 youth we serve a year. When you buy Volcom Hawaii-branded clothing items, a portion of the proceeds go directly to the Boys and Girls Club. All of the Hawaii-only products sold in Hawaii are tagged as Give Back with the aim to raise awareness and funds for this amazing, youth mentoring-focused non-profit whose mission is to inspire young people to become responsible citizens.

See the link to the video below!

http://www.volcompipepro.com/videos/boys-and-girls-club-hawaii-trailer-volcom-pipe-pro-2015/index.html

104+ Celebration!

Here at the Boys and Girls Club of Hawaii Windward Clubhouse, we encourage consistency in attendance. Attendance develops good habits and keeps members engaged and out of trouble. Therefore, we decided to recognize our members with visits of at least 104 times in the last quarter. We had quite a bunch that were either 104 or more. We celebrated with food (donated bentos) from Boots and Kimo’s. We hope to see more added to the list next quarter!

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Taking Stock: Monday, January 26th

Making:  Memories to last a lifetime!

Cooking: Enchiladas

Playing:  Simon Write

Reading: “The Scorch Trials” by James Dashner.

“A kid named Thomas and his friend named Theresa have to make it to a certain mountain in a period of 2 weeks, and if they don’t, they don’t get the cure for the “flare.” They have to fight skeletons that got burned by the sun to get to the mountain.”

-Grace Myers, 7th grader at Kailua Intermediate

Wanting: To see: Jupiter Ascending

Looking: For good grades!

Flag Football + Art Contest Awards

This past Friday, we celebrated two special events: Our Flag Football Recognition Ceremony and our Art Participants Recognition! We opened up the Learning Center and displayed all of our art participants entries, while outside we had refreshments for the parents who came. Special guests include Ma’ake Kemoeatu from the Baltimore Ravens (and former Boys and Girls Club member!), and Carol from the Kokua Hawaii Foundation. We dined on great food and celebrated our stars, it was a great night!

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