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LEARNING CURVE: Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV fights summer learning loss with Brain Gain

August 10, 2015
(Edinburg) (July 11, 2015)— Summer learning loss puts our kids at risk for school failure. That’s why Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV is pleased to announce the continuation of their Summer Learning Initiative. The Summer Learning Initiative will provide Club members with fun, engaging... Full Story

Greater Texas FCU Recieves Corporate Philanthropy Award

August 10, 2015
EDINBURG, Texas– (June 16, 2015) Greater TEXAS Federal Credit Union (GTFCU) was honored as a top philanthropic company by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV in the South Texas Area. Greater TEXAS Federal Credit Union was recognized along with three other companies at the... Full Story

Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV Celebrate the Importance of Summer Learning at the Folk Life Friday Festival

August 10, 2015
Club members are gearing up to travel through time in celebration of National Summer Learning Day on June 19. Event Marking National Summer Learning Day 2015 Will Be One of Hundreds across the Nation Aimed at Keeping Kids Learning, Healthy and Safe this Summer [Edinburg, Texas June... Full Story

109th ANNUAL NATIONAL CONFERENCE

August 10, 2015
Boys & Girls Clubs of America Hosts Some 2,000 Youth Workers in Chicago   Pictured are representatives from the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV who attended the 109th BGCA National Conference. L-R Judi Flowers, Board Member; Sabrina Walker Hernandez, Chief Professional Officer; Adriana Rendon, Director... Full Story

Teaching Club Kids to Think Like Engineers

August 10, 2015
Lead by their mentor Jorge Ozuna, using old computer CPUs and a set of tools, Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV supports club members in being natural engineers. (Edinburg, April 21, 2015) Kids learn about the natural world in science classes, but what about the... Full Story

Aiming for success with Archery

August 10, 2015
(Edinburg, April 21, 2015) Humans have used archery since the dawn of history, first for hunting, warfare, and in modern times for sport. Now, fueled, in part, by the popularity of the Hunger Games series Clubs members at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg... Full Story

Inspiring the Next Engineers and Scientists

August 10, 2015
(Edinburg, April 15, 2015) In celebration of National Robotics Week April 5-13 the Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV Club member’s got an up close and personal look while working on their own Tri-Bots. Many of the member’s believe that robotics will have a great... Full Story

Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV Club Members Kick Butts

August 10, 2015
EDINBURG, TX (3/26/2015) Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV Club members and thousands of young people nationwide stood up to Big Tobacco in observation of National Kick Butt’s Day.  The day’s activities were conducted in partnership with Behavioral Health Solutions of South Texas and their... Full Story

Teens Take to the Capitol

August 10, 2015
EDINBURG, TX (March 18, 2015) Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV Youth of the Year participants traveled to Austin to visit the State Capitol for this year’s Legislative visits. Five teens met with Representatives and Senators to request their continued support for funding of afterschool... Full Story

Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV Embraces Google CS First Program

August 10, 2015
(Edinburg, March 18, 2015) Boys & Girls Clubs of Edinburg RGV is embracing innovation as an early adopter of Google’s new educational program, Google CS First. Google CS First is a free program that increases club members’ access and exposure to computer science (CS) education... Full Story