Congratulations to Nakeisha (Niki)! She is a Carbondale Boys and Girls Club teen member who has been volunteering at the Senior Adults Service Center through...
“inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.”
Main Club Site
Since 2004 the old Carbondale High School Gym and lower level have been the home of the Boys & Girls Club of Carbondale. The lower level houses nine activity rooms, some of which serve as home base for different age groups. Outside play space behind and on the side of the building offer ample room for sports, recreation programs and events.
Rebound Alternative High School
In 2016 Rebound became a formally chartered unit of the BGCC. This is one of three programs operated by BGCC in the Carbondale Public Schools that is funded by the federal 21st Century Learning Center grants. Education, Leadership, Counseling, and Recreation Programs are the focus. In addition, teens at Rebound may opt to attend other afterschool programs at the Main Club site.
Carbondale Middle School
The second of the 21st Century Learning Center sites serves youth in 6th through 8th grades. This program called “J.U.M.P.” (Just Us Making Progress) meets at CMS from 3 to 5 pm. Members may also take a bus to the Main Club site to continue with other activities until 7 pm or later.
The third of the 21st Century Learning Center sites serves youth in 4th and 5th grades. This program is called P.R.I.D.E., which stands for “Preparing Responsible Individuals Determined for Excellence.” Members may also take a bus to the Main Club site to continue with other activities until 7 pm or later.
Membership for the Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale runs from January through December.
For youth in grades Kindergarten (6 years old) through 8th grade it is $20.00 per year.
High School youth is $10.00 per year.
If youth are enrolled in the JUMP program at Carbondale Middle School and/or Rebound Alternative High School, the fee is waived.
Please feel free to contact the club at 618-457-8877 with any questions.
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