Boys & Girls Club of Menomonie
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley is proud to announce that the Boys & Girls Club – Menomonie Center is NOW OPEN at its site in River Heights Elementary!
We are grateful for the continued support and outreach from the community! With your help, we are able to resume programming and continue our mission to inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.
The Boys & Girls Club – Menomonie Center provides positive and productive programming for community youth in grades 3-5 who are at least 8 years old. Last year, over 100 youth members participated in afterschool and full day summer programming focused on five core areas: Character & Leadership, Health & Life Skills, The Arts, Sports, Recreation, & Fitness, and Education & Career Development.
The Boys & Girls Club's Menomonie Center officially opened October 27th of 2014. Boys & Girls Club programs will be offered to River Heights 3-5 grade students and offers transportation from Oaklawn, Wakanda, Downsville and Knapp Elementary schools to the Club afterschool each day, to provide outreach to additonal youth in the area.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley oversee the Mary Markquart Center in Eau Claire, the Jackson County Center in Black River Falls, and the Chippewa Falls Center. The Menomonie Center is the fourth organization under the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Greater Chippewa Valley’s umbrella. Currently, the entire organization is serving over 1,100 members through membership, community outreach and special events.
The Menomonie Center is open during the school year from 3pm – 7pm on school days, from 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on select non-school days and during the summer from 12:30pm - 6:00 pm on half days and from 7:30am – 6pm on full days . The Club provides daily snack during the school year along with breakfast, lunch and two snacks during non-school days and the summer months. To participate in all of the programs, meals and special events, youth must enroll as a Boys & Girls Club member which includes a fee of only $15 per person or $30 per household annually.