BGCGW celebrated Boys & Girls Clubs Week with a host of special events. The week long celebration called attention the important role Boys & Girls Clubs play in the Washington area. See full slide show here: BGC Week Slides
SATURDAY: 2015 Kickball Tournament on the National Mall commemorated National Boys & Girls Club Week. Hundreds of Club members enjoyed the day along the Potomac River. The closing ceremony took place on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

MONDAY: Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington- Germantown Branch celebrated BGC Week with a scavenger hunt promoting character and leadership.
TUESDAY: The Keystone Club Manassas Boys & Girls Club’s Iron Chef event revolved around healthy lifestyles. It educated kids about the different food groups, how much of each food group they should be eating daily, and what kind of healthy snacks to prepare in between meals. The presentation also included info about 9-5-2-1-0. (9 hours of sleep needed, 5 servings of fruits and vegetables each day, limit to 2 hours of screen time a day, 1 hour of exercise a day, & 0 sugary drinks.) 40 Club Kids ages 9-12 were in attendance that day!
WEDNESDAY: Dunbar Alexandria-Olympic Boys & Girls Club celebrated the arts and literacy. The event was filled with music, dancing and acting. Club members rehearsed lines and read lyrics. We hope the talent show encouraged our members to become writers, producers and directors!
THURSDAY: George M. Ferris Jr. Clubhouse 6 hosted an iResume and Mock Interview workshop. Club members created their first resume and conducted mock interviews with Howard scholars and other professionals.
FRIDAY: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington- Jelleff Rec. Center held the BGCGW Triple Play Tournament. Club Kids split up into teams to battle against each other in ping pong, foosball and billiards. The winner? ARGENTINA!