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    US Cellular Art Contest

    To celebrate Black History Month, US Cellular and Brigade Boys & Girls Club have partnered for the first annual Black History Month Art Contest. The top 10 finalists have been selected and their artwork is on display. The community is invited to vote to determine the winner. Found out how!

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    Brigade Boys & Girls Club

    Founded in 1896, the Brigade Boys & Girls Club serves over 1,300 youth annually at our sites across New Hanover and Pender Counties. The Club offers quality after-school and summer programs in a safe, positive and supervised environment. Programs offered at the Club are built around five core areas: character & leadership development, education & career development, health & life skills, sports & fitness and the arts.


Jersey Mike’s Month of Giving

The Brigade Boys & Girls Club is joining forces with 5 local Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants throughout the Wilmington and Leland area for the 5th Annual March “Month of Giving” fundraising campaign. During the month of March, customers can make a donation to the Brigade Boys & Girls Club at any area Jersey Mike’s restaurant. The campaign will culminate in Jersey Mike’s “Day of

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2015 Youth of the Year

The Brigade Boys & Girls Club held its annual Youth of the Year competition on Wednesday, February 18th in the Montgomery-Register Teen Center. Youth of the Year is the highest title a Boys & Girls Club member can receive. The local YOY winner serves as the Club ambassador for the year and also represents the Brigade at the State YOY competition. The three finalists,

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Brigade BGC Awarded Triple Play Grant

The Brigade Boys & Girls Club is excited to announce a grant on behalf of Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), Coca-Cola and WellPoint Foundation to support the Club’s Triple Play program. Triple Play, a comprehensive health and wellness program focused on improving the overall health of Club members, will be implemented at the Club’s New Hanover and Pender County sites. The $5,000

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CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP

CHARACTER & LEADERSHIP

The main focus of these programs is to help youth become responsible, caring, productive citizens and to acquire life skills. They also develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for planning, decision-making and contributing to the Club and community. These programs empower youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image and respect their own and others’ cultural identities.

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EDUCATION & CAREER DEVELOPMENT

EDUCATION & CAREER DEVELOPMENT

These programs help youth create aspirations and goals for the future, providing opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement. Programs in this core program area enable youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, as well as apply learning to everyday situations and embrace technology to achieve success in a career.

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THE ARTS

THE ARTS

These initiatives help young people enhance self-expression and creativity, develop multicultural appreciation, provide exposure to and develop skills in crafts and visual, performing and literary arts. Programs in this area enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.

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