UNION, NJ – It is that time of year again! With the summer coming to an end and September around the corner, Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is switching gears.  Registration for our after school programs in Union, Elizabeth, Plainfield, Roselle, and Hillside is now open!  Programs for youth ages 5-18 and cover a variety of subjects, including Education Enrichment, Healthy Lifestyle Choices, Community Engagement, Performance Art, SMART Moves, Career Development, and Digital Arts and technology. Teen Leadership Programs for youth ages 12-18 are also offered. Teen programming includes career education/exploration, cooperative challenges, team-building exercises, community service projects and leadership training. Swim lessons, including water safety programs, and Tidal Wave Swim Team practice are available at our Union Club Aquatics Center.

“Our after school programs are designed to give our members a well-rounded experience and become future leaders,” said Chief Executive Officer Russell. “The main focus of our programs is to place our members on a career-oriented track, and to prepare them for success. We also emphasize the importance of giving back through community service.”

After school programs begin on Tuesday, September 8th, Monday through Friday, from 2:30 PM - 6:30PM.  Visit our website www.bgcuc.org for more information.  For registration call us: Union & Hillside 908-687-2697 x 0; Elizabeth & Roselle 908-351-3344 x 0; Plainfield 908-822-8672 x 0.  We look forward to another exciting, educational and fun school year program with youth from Union County!

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is celebrating 60 years of changing lives in Union County!  Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County offers youth programs in 6 communities in Union County: Plainfield, Elizabeth, Union, Hillside, Roselle and Linden.  Teen leadership programs for ages 14-18 are available in Union, Elizabeth and Plainfield.  Members participate in character, leadership, career preparation and community service activities throughout the year.  For information on our clubs and programs, please visit our website www.bgcuc.org or contact us 908-687-2697. 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County

Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County seek to inspire and enable young people, who need them most, to realize their full potential and have provided opportunity for youth since 1955. They are part of a national network of some 4,000 neighborhood-based facilities, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which serves more than 4.6 million young people annually, in all 50 states and on U.S. military bases worldwide. Clubs provide guidance-oriented character development programs on a daily basis for children 6-18 years old, conducted by a full-time professional staff. Key Boys & Girls Club programs emphasize leadership development, education and career exploration, financial literacy, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation, and family outreach.

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