"A Positive Place for Kids"
Boys & Girls Club of Ada is a member of the Boys & Girls Club of America. We are a non-profit agency that provide a variety of programs and services for youth across Ada and Pontotoc County. The Club has been around since 1962. Our purpose is to provide "Positive Place for Kids" by offering structured programs and services designed to promote educational and social growth for youth ages 4-18 aftter school and all day during summer months.
WHAT WE DO
Education & Career Programs
These programs help youth create aspirations for the future, providing opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement.
Character & Leadership Programs
Helping youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquire skills for participating in the democratic process is the main thrust of these programs. They also develop leadership skills and provide opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to Club and community and celebrating our national heritage.
Health & Life Skills
These initiatives develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.
The Arts Programs
Programs in this core area enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts, crafts, performing arts and creative writing.
Sports, Fitness and Recreation
These Club programs help develop fitness, a positive use of leisure time, reduction of stress, appreciation for the environment and social and interpersonal skills.
These initiatives focus on meeting the significant and specific needs identified within Boys & Girls Clubs. Their broad scope complements several or all of our core program areas.
Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens
It's time for May Birthdays!!!
The link is available to pay for the Summer Program. After you sign up online make sure they are paid for for the first week of Summer before they start.
[05/11/19] All Boys & Girls Club games rescheduled for today 5/11 are cancelled due to rain.
[05/04/19] 5/4 games are still on for today.
[04/30/19] Due to the chance of severe weather between 3-8pm the Boys and Girls Club will be closed today.
We always try new ways to reach kids and turn them into outstanding citizens of society, so this is a trendy new way of doing so. They had an awesome first day of practice and their comradery continued after the videogames were put down. Next door in our gym they played a fun physical game of Foam Battle Royale to stretch their legs. The League's website just got revamped, so check out the link or like their page to stay updated.
How do you teach sportsmanship to kids who don't play sports?
The MoWo Gaming League answers this question by reaching out to the youth who spend more time on a digital battlefield than a grassy soccer field.
With E-Sports, we teach them to work together with others, communicate with their mouths not their thumbs, how to show support for teammates and to win or lose with dignity. Ada Boys and Girls Club has been a great help in our efforts and we hope to continue growing E-Sports in Oklahoma.
TSET Executive Director Julie Bisbee spoke last week at the Oklahoma Boys and Girls Clubs 2019 Youth of the Year Awards Luncheon about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle. Congratulations to Oklahoma’s Youth of the Year and thank you to for allowing us to be a part of the day and your partnership for healthy youth.
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Tomorrow is PURPLE UP DAY! Join other Boys & Girls Clubs in wearing purple tomorrow in support of military-connected youth!
We are starting on Mon, at 6:15pm in the Videogame Room at BGCA. If you haven't already signed up, there will be people here to assist you with registration. If you have already registered, you will be receiving your practice dates and times, your assigned coach, tournament forecast, League ID, and pamphlet with information on how your kid can rank up through the league by earning EXP and MoWo Coins. You do not need to have or bring anything, but the $15 (cash, credit or check) for the first month, because we provide everything. We will have games for the kids to play, but we'll be closing at 7:30pm. Also parents of our league can help their children level up faster, because sharing this link gets your child 3 EXP and 1 MoWo Coin! ^_^ Comment any questions you have.
Along with several other locations, we had staff representing the Ada Boys & Girls Club today at the Capital to advocate on behalf of our kids! Thank you Representative Rhonny Johns and Senator Greg McCourtney for taking the time out of your day to speak to us! Both of these men are from Ada and were very supportive of the Club!
Check out this art for secondary teachers from ECU! Here’s a shout out to Alexis Hazel and Karen Heizer!
[04/15/19] Pre-Summer Day Camp is May 20th to the 24th. Bring a Lunch and $15/day. (Sharing the Summer Flyer gets you the last 2 days FREE).
Summer Program 2019 - Share this post and get May 23rd and 24th Pre-Summer Day Camp FREE!!!
It’s time to celebrate April Birthdays!!!
[04/12/19] All Boys & Girls Club Soccer Games scheduled for 4-13-19are cancelled due to weather.
We are excited to be at the State Capital next week to represent Ada Boys & Girls Club!
votervoice.net Join us April 16-17 in Oklahoma City for our 2019 Legislative Day!
"Step by step, I’m building my future.”-Club teen, Calvin. Read more about Calvin’s story here: https://bit.ly/2WIPAXi #BGCWeek
👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼Club alum, Ruth E. Carter, is nominated for an Oscar! Listen to her story. #GreatFutures
[03/30/19] Games are still on for Today!!
[03/29/19] We will be open on April 1st from 7:30am to 6pm. $15 per kid and bring a lunch.
Here are three of the many great things the club has to offer!
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Thank you John Impson for your support and positive impact on kids!
Discounts available for spring break! Please share 🙂
Happy March birthdays to these kids!
Click the link to donate! Thank you for your support in helping us reach our goal towards a new building as well as providing daily resources to help our kids!
secure.qgiv.com THANK YOU for helping us reach our goal towards a new building as well as providing daily resources to benefit the kids!
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[03/04/19] We will be open today!! $15 per child.
Did you know you can now support the Ada Boys & Girls Club by adding a fundraiser on your FB page? Your support will help us with daily resources that benefit the kids as well as some exciting goals we have in the future... one of those being a new building! Here's a link to help you get started!
The Ada Qualifier is on Saturday, March 2nd at the Boys and Girls Club of Ada.
Registered BGCA members get 25% off
MoWo Gaming with the Boys and Girls Club of Ada is hosting a Super Smash Bros 4 qualifier in several cities for its Grand Tournament in which their will be cash prizes spanning between $200-$600 and trophies. The qualifier is open to all ages, as there is a youth and adult division. The formats are 1v1, 2v2 and 4v4. The rules and more can be found at https://www.mowogaming.com/events/smash-bros-4-ada-qualifier
1st and 2nd place will earn the chance to compete in the Grand Tournament. Concession is available. All competitors must pre-register online.
This is Matt! He is a student and football player at ECU. He plans on coaching football and baseball when he graduates! He loves spending quality time with the kids at the club! Thanks for making a difference Matt!
BASKETBALL REGIONALS! Tag someone you know and share! Basketball 🏀 + family time + community = A GREAT DAY!!! Register for soccer now! ⚽️ 🥅
We love the fact that The Boys & Girls Club can provide a delicious dinner every day for our kids! We just wanted to brag on how patient these kids are as they await a plate!!
It’s a nice day for outside play! Maybe it’ll keep all the rain away!
REGISTRATION IS BEING EXTENDED UNTIL SUNDAY FEBRUARY 24th. Spread the word!
|Monday||09:00 - 18:00|
|Tuesday||09:00 - 18:00|
|Wednesday||09:00 - 18:00|
|Thursday||09:00 - 18:00|
|Friday||07:30 - 18:00|
Bowling – $5 per game, $1 shoes Mini golf – $4 per game Lazer Tag – $6 per game (Must be 48” tall to play) Arcade – $1 for 4 tokens Batting Cages – $1 for 15 pitches