Talofa from the Boys & Girls Clubs of American Samoa! 

Academic Success

BGCAS offers Education and Career Programs that help youth create aspirations for the future, providing opportunities for career exploration and educational enhancement

 

 

Good Character & Leadership

Our Character and Leadership Programs help youth become responsible, caring citizens while developing leadership skills to contribute to the Club and community

 

Healthy Lifestyles

Club programs help develop physical fitness and well-being through initiatives that engage youth in positive behavior while developing social and interpersonal skills

 

 

When School is Out, Clubs are In! Thanks to you, every day, children and young people between the ages of 6 and 18 have a safe, warm and inviting place to go. A place where there is FUN with a purpose. We rely on Local and Federal Funding to operate and the generosity of our community members. Can you help today? Click here for more information on how you can help the Boys & Girls Clubs of American Samoa.

RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

BGCAS CLUBHOUSE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Monday, March 23, 2020

 

Parents: 

Please be informed that a revised Declaration was issued by Governor Lolo M. Moliga on Friday, March 20.  Per this latest Declaration, "Code Blue" now includes the closing of all public and private schools, ASCC, and childcare centers (including BGCAS) for 30 days- effective Monday, March 23, 2020.

 

Any future announcements in regards to this matter will be made on our website or social media pages.

 

Please continue to practice COVID-19 prevention/containment recommendations.  Be safe and hopefully we will be seeing you all again soon.

 

Fa'afetai tele lava,

BGCAS Management

BGCAS HOSTS NIKE N7 ALL STARS "ST. PATTY'S" 3x3 BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Friday, March 20, 2020

 

In 2019, the Boys & Girls Clubs of American Samoa was awarded a grant through the Nike N7 Foundation to implement the ALL STARS Program. 

 

ALL STARS is an organized league sports and recreation program offering flag football, basketball, cheer teams, and traditional dance for youth ages 6 to 18 years old.  The program aims to increase opportunities for physical activity, social interaction and recognition through high-quality structured sports and physical fitness programming.

 

This year's tournament featured several divisions: 

 

Cadets A - 6 and 7 year olds                                Juniors A - 10 and 11 year olds

Cadets B - 8 and 9 year olds                                Juniors B - 12 and 13 year olds

                                             Seniors - 14 to 18 year olds

 

(Pictures will be available soon)

 

ANNUAL BLUE DOOR DECORATING COMPETITION

Friday, February 28, 2020

 

Nothing like a little "Blue Door" Decorating to get the competitive juice flowing! 

Congratulations and a job well done to all our participants this year.

 

BGCAS CALENDAR:

 

 

 

JANUARY 2020:

National Mentoring Month

Teen Driving Awareness Month

 

 

January 1:

New Year's Day

CLUBHOUSE CLOSED

 

 

January 2:

CLUBHOUSE CLOSED

 

 

January 6:

Spring Semester Begins

Clubhouse Re-Opens to Club Members

 

 

January 8:

Mini-Club Festival

I AM A MENTOR Day

 

 

January 17:

International Mentoring Day

 

 

January 20:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

CLUBHOUSE CLOSED

 

 

January 22:

MLK Day of Service

Club Projects

 

 

January 29-31

National Mentoring Summit

 

 

January 30:

#ThankYourMentor Day

BGCAS Board of Directors Annual Meeting

 

 

FEBRUARY 2020:

National Black History Month

National Heart Healthy Month

 

 

February 14:

Valentine's Day

 

 

February 17:

President's Day

CLUBHOUSE CLOSED

 

 

February 18:

National Youth Outcomes Initiative (NYOI) Youth Survey Begins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For event updates, email:

info@bgcamericansamoa.org

 

Click the links below to learn more about BGCAS programs:

BGCAS Attends 2019 Native Summit in Orlando, Florida

(Press Release)

November 2019

 

A delegation from the Boys & Girls Clubs of American Samoa attended its first ever Native Summit hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America Native Services in Orlando, Florida.

 

The delegation included BGCAS Chairman of the Board of Directors & Chief Volunteer Officer, Executive Director, Student Services Director, (5) Youth Development Professionals, and Youth Club Members- Nellie Lisala, Precious Lisala, Arieta Amosa, Centennial Wulf, and Michael Hunkin.

 

 For more information about the local organization and their impact on American Samoa’s youth in our community, visit www.bgcamericansamoa.org or www.facebook.com/bgcamsamoa.

Want to know more about us and our programs? Use our website to read about the work we have done so far and our plans for the future. Do you like what we do and want to know what you can do to help? Call us at 684-699-2222. Our dedicated team will be happy to answer any questions you might have.

FEATURED DONOR - MARCH 2020

Gavin Gurr - Eagle Scout Project

Fa'afetai tele lava to our generous donors and community partners for all your support

Click here to learn more about our donors and how you can help today!

 

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