Boys and Girls Club Day
About Boys and Girls Club Day
When is Boys and Girls Club Day? This holiday is always celebrated on May 19
Boys and Girls Club Day, a May 19 holiday, celebrates the invaluable Boy’s Clubs and Girl’s Clubs around the country. There are clubs all over America providing safe recreational activities for our youth. They teach values, morals, and citizenship. Clubs teach a variety of life skills. They help to keep kids out of trouble and off of the street. And, the clubs’ leaders are the perfect role models that so many children and especially teens are lacking in their life.
Today is a day to recognize the importance of these groups for our children and to the community. With more and more parents at work, and broken families, these groups take on added importance.
How to Celebrate Boys and Girls Club Day
You can celebrate Boys Club and Girl’s Club Day in a variety of ways:
- Learn about your local Boy’s and Girl’s clubs.
- Thank the leaders of these clubs for their efforts.
- Encourage your children to join them.
- As parents and adults, volunteer your time.
- Make a donation.
- If there is no club in your area, play a role in starting one.
“The young man knows the rules, but the old man knows the exceptions.” – – Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.
History and Origin of Boys and Girls Club Day
While we did not find definitive information on the creation of this day, we have little doubt that it was created by the Boy’s Club of America. And, we applaud them for both creating this holiday, and for doing so much to shape our youth into fine adults. and citizens!
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