Current information on programs and resources due to COVID-19.

Our commitment to keeping the young people we serve safe is always our number one priority.

Following the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, it’s important that you know Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbia is doing everything possible to keep your child, our staff and volunteers protected from its spread.

We are also closely monitoring reports from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), our local health department, and our school district for all updated information.

As a reminder, we recommend preventative actions every family should take to prevent exposure to COVID-19.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash
  • Stay home when you are sick
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces using a regular household cleaning spray or wipe
  • Follow the City of Columbia requirement to wear masks
  • Wash your hands often
  • If soap and water are not readily available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol.

Please know that we are working hard to ensure the safety for all kids, families, staff, and volunteers. We will keep you updated and are so grateful for you patience.

2020 Fall Program

Membership & Enrollment Information

Join the Boys & Club by enrolling your child in our fall 2020 programs.

All participants MUST enroll as a member in order to proceed with the virtual day learning program or virtual/after school (once CPS is in session) program. Your membership is $20 for the remainder of 2020.

Current Club Families: Your $20 will secure your membership for the rest of 2020 which will include virtual programming & once CPS is back in session after school programming at the main site, Alpha Hart Lewis, Blue Ridge & Derby Ridge. Once you have enrolled your site director will reach out to you!

Please Click Here to visit the Parent Portal for enrollment information (link is best opened in Chrome or Edge)

Virtual Day Learning Center – We are now enrolling 60 kids on a first come first served basis for K-5th grade students who are 100% virtual learning students. Enrolled students will participate in the Columbia Public Schools virtual curriculum from 7:30am-2:30pm at the Club main site location (1200 N 7th Street). If you miss the enrollment cut off your name will be put on a waiting list and you will be given priority as spots open up. This program will be supported by Club staff & CPS staff to ensure students are staying on track for academic success. The Club will continue the school day by offering out of school programming from 2:30-5:30pm for enrichment opportunities in academic support, STEM, art, music, culinary, sports, etc

The Virtual Learning Day Center will be open from 7:30am-5:30pm M- F beginning September 14th

The Virtual Learning Day Center fee is $150 per week (scholarship information located in the Parent Portal)

Breakfast, lunch & snack will be provided

If you have any questions or have a challenge with the Parent Portal, please call Mr Darrell at 573-874-1697 M-F 10am-4pm & he will be happy to assist!

 

Summer Virtual Programming

Parents please read this parent notification regarding our virtual programming Virtual Programming Parent Permission & how your child can opt out of this information.

Our YouTube Channel will host our virtual programming – Click Here To See Virtual Programs! New content posted each week day at 1pm!

Other Assistance

We know this time can be difficulty for working families. Please be sure to communicate your needs to your site director and we will see about connecting you to the many community resources available.

  • BGC Main Site: 573-874-1697
  • Remind App: Text @bgccomo to 81010 for updates from the club

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