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August Events

August Events - The second half of the summer program taking place in August will offer a number of on-site and off-site special events. On 8/5 members of the day program will enjoy a visit from the Elliot Arts School for a small group workshop while teen members will travel to Natucket to play Disk Golf with the Nantucket Club thanks to the Under The Tree Foundation. On 8/6 there will be a trip to the Museum of Fine Arts and our Denney Center Clubhouse will travel to Carousel Family Fun Center. On 8/7 we will host a Clinic with Metro Lacrosse, host younger members on a trip to Canobie Lake Park and the Summer Swim team will host the Malden YMCA. To close out the week we will transport our youngest members to the Puppet Showplace Theater and our teen members will enjoy the “Summer Arts Bash” on 8/8. During the week of 8/11 we will host the Jr. Police Academy as well as the Teen Semi-Formal Dance and trips to the Museum of Science and the Movies on 8/12. We will close out the on-site program on 8/13 with an Olympics Event and Safe Summer Streets Basketball Championships. The next two weeks will be spent off-site as we take 150 members to Camp Northbound in Maine (8/16 to 8/21) and a group of 150 will take part in the Annual Rodman Disney for Kids trip to Orlando, FL (8/25 to 8/29). The Club will then close for staff training and re-open on 9/8. For information please contact Mike Joyce (mjoyce@bgcdorchester.org).

College Alumni Cruise - In partnership with UMass Boston, 75 teen members will head out for a 2-hour boat ride of Boston Harbor for our Annual College Cruise on 8/6. Members will hear from Alumni currently in college about their experiences and dinner will be served. The cruise takes place from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and transportation to UMass leaves at 5:00 p.m. For information please contact Santi Dewa Ayu (sayu@bgcdorchester.org).