Summer at the Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs provides a safe, positive place for the kids in the Steamboat and Craig communities. Our Clubs have full time, part time, and junior staff youth development professionals, who mentor, teach and play with the youth we serve.

Summer Camp 2024 FAQs:

  • Registration opened on April 4, 2024

  • We are currently on a waitlist at our Steamboat Club, please add you child to the waitlist

  • Our  annual membership is $25 per child

  • Scholarships are available.  For more information contact: Craig Club Director Erin Steger esteger@bgcnwc.org or Steamboat Club Director Kristen Weese kweese@bgcnwc.org or stop by the front desks.

  • Operating hours are 7:30am – 6pm

  • Children must be 6  years old on their first day of camp.  The lower Clubs are for children aged 6 -5th grade.  Teen Center middle schoolers.  Clubs are based on the grade the child is entering the 2023/23 school year

  • Steamboat and Craig Teen Programs are available for children entering 6th grade and higher.

  • You must register in advance, walk ins are not permitted.

  • Children do not need to attend everyday of the week, however you must pay and register for the week.  

  • Scroll to bottom to see cancelation policy and refund policy.

  • Clubs Closed July 1 – 5

  • Summer Camp programs include snack time, organized youth development programs, fun games and outdoor activities in a safe and positive environment with trusted adults.

  • Program examples: character building, financial literacy, internet safety, bully prevention, mentoring, drug and alcohol prevention, leadership activities, volunteering, rec room tournaments, guided arts & crafts, gym programs and so much more.

Craig Club – 2024 Summer Adventures

June 3 – June 7th Creepy Crawly Week: They may be creepy and crawly but we are kicking off summer camp by learning all things bugs! We will learn about different species and how the effect the environment we live in. Bug scavenger hunts, butterfly camo and so many other activities will take place as we kick off summer camp!

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June 10- June 14 –Survivor Week: The tribe has spoken and we are bringing back the survivor games to the club. Outwit Outplay and Outlast the survivor games of 2024 at the club this week. Fun Field trips, team building activities, and interactive art project all based around the TV show survivor!

June 17 – June 21 –Around the World Week: Grab your passports and head to the club! This week we will learn all about different areas of the world. All the way from the Sahara Dessert, Paris, Ireland, you name it and we are visiting it!

June 24- June 28 –Dinosaur week: We are going back in time! Join us in Jurassic park by doing fun dino themed art projects, visiting a dinosaur museum, and creating our own fossils!

July 1 – July 5 – Closed all week.

July 8 – July 12 –Rainforest Week: Dive into a climate that we aren’t used to seeing in our region! We will be learning about the different wildlife that live there and we will look at the difference between our climate and the Rainforest!

July 15 – July 19 –Lego Week: We love Legos so much around the club that we have a whole week planned just around Legos! We will be building our own Lego men, Lego catapults, and building furniture with Legos!

July 22 – July 26 –Space Week: 3, 2, 1 BLAST OFF! We are taking the club to outer space! Learn about the international space station, planets, and so much more this week! We will have astronaut relay races, fun space themed art projects and even a space themed Lego challenge!

July 29 – August 2 –The Magic of Storytelling Week: We are becoming our own authors this week! Fun art projects based around Pete the Cat, Where the Wild Things Are, Dr. Seuss, fun gym games like Hungry Hungry Caterpillar, and so much more will happen this week!

August 5 – August 9 –Down on the Farm Week: We are going to the fair! We will be visiting the fair almost everyday this week and learning about all things ag! We will be doing art projects and science projects based around fair week. This will be a great way to end our 2024 Summer Camp!

Steamboat Club – 2024 Summer Adventures

June 10 – June 14 – Animal Chronicles – Animal enthusiasts unite! Get ready for a hands-on exploration into the animal world! We will study various animal behaviors and learn what is needed to keep them thriving and healthy!

June 17 – June 21 – Heads Up – Prepare for a journey beyond the horizon! From the wonders of space to the thrill of hot air balloons, soaring kites, majestic clouds, and the marvels of aviation – get ready to explore everything above us!

June 24 – June 28 – Retro Week – Step back in time as we journey through the decades! From the groovy vibes of the stylish 60’s to the disco fever of the 70s, the neon-colored extravagance of the 80s, the grunge scene of the 90s, and the Y2K nostalgia of the 2000s, we will explore cultural icons, trends, and memories!

July 1 – July 5 – BGCNWC will be closed all week.  **Enjoy the week off with your family and friends.**

July 8 – July 12 – Wolf Pack – It’s all about teamwork and camaraderie as we embark on a week-long journey of collaboration and friendship. Crafting bracelets, engaging in team activities, and discovering the key ingredients for fostering strong and lasting friendships.

July 15 – July 19 – Color Wars – Groups will unite to represent their assigned colors in a vibrant celebration of hues. From tie-dye extravaganzas to color powder parties, immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of activities featuring watercolors, rainbows, and all things colorful!

July 22 – July 26 – Green Machines – Gear up for a week dedicated to nature and environmental awareness! Embrace eco-friendly living as we pedal our way through green initiatives, biking everywhere to reduce our carbon footprint. Dive deep into topics like recycling, climate change, and conservation, discovering how each of us can play a role in preserving our planet’s beauty!

July 29 – August 2 – 2024 Olympics – Lace-up your sneakers, the Olympics are in Paris! From exploring French culture to participating in sports and team activities inspired by Olympic events, let’s celebrate unity and the joy of competition!

August 5 – August 9 – The Last Dance – The Grand Finale! We’re bringing together all the summer highlights for an epic celebration. This week is a culmination of everything that made our summer unforgettable. Let’s cap it off with a Friday Field Day and remember our amazing summer together! 

Cancellation Policy 

If you cancel your registration 7 days prior to the start of the program, we will provide you a full refund. If a refund is to be issued, we will send you a paper check to your address on file. This will be processed within 7 business days.

Any cancellation less than 7 days before the start of your program, is not eligible for a refund. In addition, there is no rescheduling option available.

Waitlist Policy 

Families’ plans sometimes change, so we often have spaces for summer camp open up after registration has filled. We strive to get all kids off the waitlist. We will notify waitlisted applicants if and when a spot becomes available.

Policy Exception

Exceptions to the Cancellation policy include documented medical conditions or injuries, as well as medical emergencies. For an exception to be considered, BGCNWC must receive a call with an explanation of the event justifying the requested exception to the policy. That call must be received no later than 24 hours after the start of camp, for requested exceptions as a result of medical emergencies.