Testimonials

The Boys & Girls Club played a significant role in assisting me in moving forward and being successful. With the support and motivation of my foster parent, my teachers, and the staff at the Club, I have transformed into a new person who has the desire and ability to go to college and seek a career in social work.
Kim Hines, Whatcom County 2014 Youth of the Year
“I’ve journeyed through elementary, middle, and high school facing many obstacles. I’m near college graduation and I always credit the Boys & Girls Club for supporting me through my adolescence and as a young adult. I cannot picture where I would be in my life without the life lessons and experiences I’ve gained being a Club member.”
Vang Le, Whatcom County & Washington State 2010 Youth of the Year
“Everything you’ve seen or heard about me began with lessons I learned to live by at the Club.”
“Like many Club alumni, I can honestly say I don’t know where I’d be today without the Club. Thanks to Boys & Girls Clubs from the bottom of my heart, for all you have done for me, and for so many others.”
“I always go back to lessons learned at the Club. We discovered there was something higher than ourselves, and that giving back to others was what really mattered.”

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Jr. Staff Makenna is a great role model for the younger members of the Lynden Clubhouse. What a great way to help teach Jazmyn what being apart of The Boys & Girls club is about. ... See MoreSee Less

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Elsha Grimes:) - great girls!1   ·  10 hours ago

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Meet Cayne, the Ferndale Clubhouse member of the month for September. Cayne is in second grade and a new member of the Club. Although Canyne has only been a member for a short time he has already had a big impact on the Club. He attends the Club on a daily basis and plays in our Flag Football program. Cayne is polite to adults, kind to other kids, and willing to participate in a variety of activities. Staff are so happy that Cayne is a new Club member and that he has set a good example to other members. Outside of the Club, Cayne loves to read and play Minecraft. His favorite books are the Fly Guy series by Tedd Arnold. We are proud of Cayne and his ability to be a great Club member and a positive influence on others. ... See MoreSee Less

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Lynn SchreiberYay, Cayne!!! Good job being a great Club kid! :)1   ·  2 days ago

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Safety Meeting! Club members at the Blaine Branch spend a few moments with Police Officer Sartain to talk about safety. We are lucky to be directly across the street from the schools but this tempts kids to jaywalk to get to the Club. Not only is this extremely dangerous and against the law, you could also receive a $125 ticket. Take a moment this week to talk to a student about how to cross the street safely. ... See MoreSee Less

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With a new school year comes……. FALL SPORTS!! The fall sports season has kicked off with a bang and it’s going to be a great year! Countywide, 42 Flag Football teams are playing through the Boys & Girls Clubs, which is an increase of 15 teams from 2013. The Girls’ Volleyball League is up to 33 teams and has reached max capacity. The Tackle Football Program has 29 teams playing all over the county. Our leagues are only successful because of the leadership and dedication of 150 VOLUNTEER Coaches and Assistant Coaches! Thank you for your tireless efforts and dedication! Here’s to a great season! Winter Sports Sign Ups begin September 23rd at the Bellingham Branch. For more information, please visit our website at www.whatcomclubs.org/athletics. ... See MoreSee Less

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County

Kicking off the new school year with great "cooperative play" in the Lynden clubhouse! ... See MoreSee Less

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This month the Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County Ferndale Branch has been selected as the Ferndale Chamber Of Commerce's Member of the Month! We are honored to be a part of this great community and thankful for all of our business supporters and friends. ... See MoreSee Less

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Carol EckloffKudos to the Chamber; they know good work and success when they see it.2   ·  1 week ago

Jill Straathof ReidWhat an honor!! Congratulations!2   ·  1 week ago

Daryl LarkinCongrats you deserve it.1   ·  1 week ago

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Welcome Back! Our 2014-2015 After-School Programs open TODAY! Register NOW so your child can participate in fantastic opportunities after school! The Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County offer programs to help youth develop Academic Success, Good Character & Citizenship, and Healthy Lifestyles! Boys & Girls Club members participate in technology programs, health and nutrition programs, community service, literacy activities, academic success support, and much more - All for just the $30 Annual Membership fee! Visit our website at www.whatcomclubs.org for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

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Lynn SchreiberGreat pic of a great crew!! Happy first day back! :)2 weeks ago

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**Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County After-School Programs begin NEXT WEEK!** Register now at your local clubhouse. Visit our website at www.whatcomclubs.org for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County

After-School Programs begin NEXT WEEK! Register now at your local clubhouse. Visit our website at www.whatcomclubs.org for more information. ... See MoreSee Less

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County

Congratulations to our ONE Campaign contest winner, Savannah Yazzalino! Thank you to everyone who voted and to all those who invested in the ONE Campaign. We are proud to have Club members, like Savannah, who value making a difference in their community and can't wait to see which Seahawks jersey she chooses! ... See MoreSee Less

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County

Blaine ends the summer with an outdoor drama production of Snow White. A huge thank you goes to WWU Summer intern Lynette Mayberry for all of her hard work teaching and directing the entire show. Thank you for a great summer and have fun on the first day of school tomorrow! (3 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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#flashbackfriday to the Seattle Sounders field trip. Members from the different Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County had the opportunity to be represented at a Seattle Sounders game. What an awesome experience this was for our kids to be honored and welcomed by the team along with their support of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Thank you and Go Sounders! (2 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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