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 JOINS CLUBS WORLDWIDE ON BGCA READINESS DAY

Thursday, September 12, 2019

 

This September, BGCAS joins thousands of Clubs across the nation and around the world by recognizing National Preparedness Month with the BGC "READINESS DAY" - a day where Clubs spend the day preparing for emergencies.  Club Members stay ready by participating in bimonthly fire, earthquake, tsunami and other emergency evacuation drills.

2019 PLAY BALL PROGRAM WRAPS UP IN STYLE

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

 

2019 Final Standings:

1st Place - Crimson Crew

2nd Place - Mean Green Machine

3rd Place - Blue Avalanche

4th Place - Yellow Hornets

5th Place - The Phantoms

6th Place - Orange Fanta

BGCAS CELEBRATES 7TH ANNIVERSARY OF TAFUNA CLUBHOUSE WITH OVERNIGHT CAMP-OUT

Thursday, August 1, 2019

 

BGCAS CALENDAR:

 

 

 

OCTOBER 2019:

National Arts & Humanities Month

National Cyber Security Month

National Stop Bullying Month

 

 

October 1:

Day for Kids

Worldwide Day of Play

 

 

October 2:

Performing Arts

SAT/ACT/ASVAB Prep

Fine Arts

 

 

October 3:

Music

STEAM Programs

 

 

October 4:

Culinary Arts

Banana Cake Bake Sale

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Anti-Bullying Rally

WWDOP Awards Assembly

 

 

October 7:

Performing Arts

Fine Arts

Digital Arts

 

 

October 8:

New Parent/Club Member Orientation

4:30 P.M.

Tafuna Clubhouse

 

 

October 9:

Performing Arts

Fine Arts

SAT/ACT/ASVAB Prep

 

 

October 10:

Music

STEAM Programs

 

 

October 11:

Culinary Arts

Bake Sale

 

 

October 13:

White Sunday

Children's Day

 

 

October 14:

Explorer's Day

CLUBHOUSE CLOSED

 

 

October 15:

Music

STEAM Programs

 

 

October 16:

Performing Arts

Fine Arts

SAT/ACT/ASVAB Prep

 

 

October 17:

Music

STEAM Programs

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Great American Samoa ShakeOut

Earthquake & Tsunami Drills

 

 

October 18:

Culinary Arts

Bake Sale

 

 

October 21:

Performing Arts

Fine Arts

Digital Arts

 

 

October 22:

Music

STEAM Programs

 

 

October 23:

Performing Arts

Fine Arts

SAT/ACT/ASVAB Prep

 

 

October 24:

Music

STEAM Programs

**

Lights-On Afterschool Program

 

 

October 25:

Culinary Arts

Bake Sale

 

 

October 28:

Performing Arts

Fine Arts

Digital Arts

 

 

October 29:

Music

STEAM Programs

 

 

October 30:

Youth of the Month Recognition

Awards Assembly

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Halloween Performances Showcase

 

 

October 31:

Halloween

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Early Clubhouse Closure @ 4:30 P.M.

 

 

NOVEMBER 1-11:

CLUBHOUSE CLOSED

 

 

 

 

For event updates, email:

info@bgcamericansamoa.org

 

Click the links below to learn more about BGCAS programs:

Local Organization Recognized for Outstanding Board Leadership

(Press Release)

October 2018

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s National Headquarters based in Atlanta, Georgia honored the Boys & Girls Clubs of American Samoa for achieving the Gold Award of the League of EAGLES Award Program. This award is a key element of the national organization’s Great Futures 2025 Strategic Plan. The award recognizes local affiliate organizations for achieving 85% or more of the Board Governance Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), which defines the strength of the organizations board of directors. Recipients of the League of Eagles Awards achieving a set of standards which provide an outcome-based assessment of the board’s responsibilities and impact on for the organization. This awards program measures six key elements of a “strong board of directors” which include 85% or more individual board members achieving the following standards:

 

  • Engagement: Engaged and attend board meetings
  • Ask: Ask others face-to-face for funding
  • Give: Give back by making a personal financial gift
  • Lead: Lead the organization to achieving strategic initiatives
  • Evaluate: Evaluate their individual board performance based on a personal plan
  • Serve: Serve actively on committees or task forces of the organization

 

Reaching this milestone is a significant accomplishment of which only 15% or less of the 1100-member organizations of the 160-year-old national youth development organization met in 2017. The award is a testimony of the dedication and commitment of the organization’s board and executive leadership to serving the youth of their community at the highest level. Mrs. Mary A.T. Tulafono, BGCAS Chairman of the Board of Directors accepted the award on behalf of the BGCAS Board of Directors.  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 - MAY 2019

Lealaifuaneva Peter E. Reid Charitable Foundation

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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