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Register now for fun after-school camps at Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-Valparaiso Unit

Register now for fun after-school camps at Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-Valparaiso Unit

VALPARAISO | Fun after-school camps are being offered for kids ages 8-18 this fall at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-Valparaiso Unit. Kids will enjoy creating a stop motion movie, experimenting with properties of physics, or learning how to make easy family meals in the Fall Cam…

September 18, 2013 10:12 am
Annual Steak & Burger Dinner promises to be a “heroic” event Oct. 22

Annual Steak & Burger Dinner promises to be a “heroic” event Oct. 22

VALPARAISO | Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County invites you to “Celebrate Everyday Heroes” at the 14th Annual Steak & Burger Dinner and Silent Auction. Tickets are on sale now for this “can’t miss” event which will be held on October 22, 2013 at the Harre Union Ballroom at Valparais…

September 12, 2013 4:10 pm Photos

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3rd Annual Battle of the Badges Dodgeball Tournament set for September 19

3rd Annual Battle of the Badges Dodgeball Tournament set for September 19

VALPARAISO | Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-South Haven Unit is hosting the 3rd Annual “Battle of the Badges” Dodgeball tournament on Thursday, September 19, 2013. The community is invited to cheer on and support their favorite teams from local fire and police departments, who suppo…

September 12, 2013 4:00 pm
Day for Kids celebration Sept. 21

Day for Kids celebration Sept. 21

VALPARAISO | Do something special for the young people in your life and join the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County’s annual “Day for Kids” celebration on Saturday, September 21, 2013. “Day for Kids” will be held at Zao Island, (1050 Horse Prairie Avenue, Valparaiso) from 10:00 am to 2:…

September 05, 2013 3:38 pm Photos

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Lake Shore Ford and Duneland Club to host 2nd Annual Soccer Skills Challenge

Lake Shore Ford and Duneland Club to host 2nd Annual Soccer Skills Challenge

CHESTERTON | Lake Shore Ford is excited to announce it has paired with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-Duneland Unit to again bring the Ford Soccer Skills Challenge community program to Chesterton youth and families. The event will be held at Dogwood Park on Saturday, September 7…

September 04, 2013 2:55 pm
South Haven Club member creates a winning game

South Haven Club member creates a winning game

VALPARAISO | Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA) named Adam Wood the regional winner in its 11th Annual Digital Arts Festivals competition for his entry in the Game Design category. As a winner in the Midwest region, Adam was selected to move on to the national level of competition for …

August 08, 2013 12:48 pm
Summer fun and adventure every day at KidsCamp

Summer fun and adventure every day at KidsCamp

Madison Trumbo (center) won a trip to the Ticket Blaster on a recent KidsCamp field trip to Chuck E. Cheese. Dallas Angell (left) and Ginna Lewis (right) share her excitement.

June 26, 2013 3:53 pm
Summer fun and adventure every day at KidsCamp

Summer fun and adventure every day at KidsCamp

PORTAGE/VALPARAISO | It’s Tuesday morning and the kids are in the hard at work in the art room creating mosaic art which will be on display at the Art Fair. After Fine Art, they will break into small groups and engage in activities and discussion about healthy choices and positive self-estee…

June 26, 2013 3:50 pm
Power Hour

Power Hour

Regina Moody, Vice-President of Chase Bank talks with Valparaiso Club member Samara Max about a math game she is playing in “Power Hour: Making Minutes Count”. Chase Bank donated $10,000 Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County to support “Power Hour” in the Valparaiso and Duneland Units.

June 04, 2013 3:17 pm
JP Morgan Chase Foundation supported homework assistance program at Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County

JP Morgan Chase Foundation supported homework assistance program at Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County

VALPARAISO | Every day after school, Bryan arrived at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-Valparaiso Unit, checked in at the front desk and went directly to the Computer Lab with the day’s homework in hand. There, he would find a seat and begin to work on his assignments, with Comput…

June 04, 2013 3:01 pm
KidsCamp Duneland Unit

KidsCamp Duneland Unit

Club members (left to right) Emma Earl, Emma Replin and Olivia Renko are ready for a summer fun in the Duneland Unit’s KidsCamp program. Registration is going on now.

May 20, 2013 5:25 pm
KidsCamp at Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Duneland Unit this summer

KidsCamp at Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Duneland Unit this summer

CHESTERTON | Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-Duneland Unit is ready for non-stop fun this summer with their Summer KidsCamp program. Available for children ages 6-12, the Duneland Unit’s Summer KidsCamp is a weekly day camp providing a variety of activities that kids enjoy all summer…

May 20, 2013 5:22 pm

Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County announces new summer co-ed flag football league

VALPARAISO | Youth ages 6-13 can play in the new flag football league offered by Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County this summer. The flag football league is officially sponsored by the NFL. Every player receives an official NFL team-branded jersey and a set of flags to keep. Boys and gi…

April 19, 2013 4:29 pm
Futures Family Bike Ride is April 26

Futures Family Bike Ride is April 26

PORTER COUNTY | Are you looking for a fun, outdoor activity the whole family can enjoy? Then register today for the 2nd Annual “Great Futures Family Bike Ride”, hosted by Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County. The “Great Futures Family Bike Ride” is a non-competitive ride that will take pl…

April 17, 2013 4:48 pm
Family Bike Hike

Family Bike Hike

April 17, 2013 4:51 pm
Porter County Boys & Girls Clubs Red Carpet celebration

Porter County Boys & Girls Clubs Red Carpet celebration

Portage Mayor James Snyder meets Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Youth of the Year, Brian Krug at an event celebrating the Boys& Girls Clubs of Porter County's 40th anniversary.

March 27, 2012 3:20 pm
Kidstop Power Hour winners

Kidstop Power Hour winners

December winner is Corinne Young with 186 points.

February 09, 2012 1:38 pm
Kidstop Power Hour winners

Kidstop Power Hour winners

November winner of Kidstop Power Hour is Drew Howerton with 302 points.

February 09, 2012 1:34 pm
Kidstop program announces Power Hour Winners

Kidstop program announces Power Hour Winners

VALPARAISO | Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County-Kidstop Program announces the November and December winners of the Power Hour program. Both winners were from Kidstop's Discovery Charter School site. The November winner is Drew Howerton with 302 points. The December winner is Corinne You…

February 09, 2012 1:28 pm Photos

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Peoples Bank donates funds to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County

Peoples Bank donates funds to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County

VALPARAISO | Peoples Bank presented Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County with a generous donation from funds raised through employee efforts such as casual dress days, bake sales and contests.

January 03, 2012 4:50 pm
Peoples Bank donates funds to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County

Peoples Bank donates funds to support Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County

Peoples Bank presented Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County with a generous donation from funds raised through employee efforts such as casual dress days, bake sales and contests. Pictured left to right from Peoples Bank Valparaiso Banking Center team are AJ McLinn, Dan Nieman, Nicole Wal…

January 03, 2012 4:50 pm
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