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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

REID FOUNDATION DONATES $29,100 TO BGCAS

Monday, January 11, 2021

 

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa – The Boys & Girls Clubs of American Samoa (BGCAS) has received a $29,100 donation from the Lealaifuaneva Peter E. Reid Charitable Foundation in support of the organization’s Workforce Readiness and Development initiative.

 

This initiative is aimed at helping young people meet the workforce challenges of tomorrow by providing safe spaces, positive mentorships and work experiences today.

 

Since 2017, the Foundation has contributed funds to BGCAS supporting the creation of the Club’s music studio dedicated in honor of the late Senator Reid; college and career preparation programs including SAT/ACT/ASVAB prep courses; and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics) and digital programming.

 

Mrs. Mary A.T. Tulafono, BGCAS Board of Directors Chairman and Chief Volunteer Officer extended her gratitude on behalf of the Board of Directors stating: “Preparing young people for an increasingly competitive global workforce is critically important to our territory. We are exceedingly grateful to the Lealaifuaneva Peter E. Reid Charitable Foundation for continuing to support BGCAS and the youth we serve.”

 

Ms. Olivia Cecilia Reid, President of GHC Reid, Peter E. Reid Stevedoring and the Foundation and Chairman of the Reid Group of Companies, presented the donation to Sailipea Kennison D. Barber, BGCAS Executive Director at the Tafuna Clubhouse on Thursday, January 7, 2021.

BGCAS ART SHOW & AUCTION

Friday, December 11, 2020

 

BGCAS Painting and Arts & Crafts Clubs showcase their awesome projects at the closing of our Fall 2020 Program. 

 

BGCAS CELEBRATES 8TH ANNIVERSARY OF TAFUNA CLUBHOUSE

Friday, July 31, 2020

 

Happy 8th Anniversary BGCAS Tafuna Clubhouse! Club Staff and Members celebrated the day with special remarks by Board Chairman and Chief Volunteer Officer, Mrs. Mary Tulafono, a cake, and games.

 

BGCAS TEENS ATTEND VIRTUAL KEYSTONE CONFERENCE

Friday, July 24, 2020

 

Due to COVID restrictions, Boys & Girls Clubs of America hosted the first ever virtual National Keystone Conference. The conference was held on July 24th from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. (EST). This year’s conference theme is “We the Youth Declare We Will Be Heard, Seen and United”. 

 

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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

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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