At Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metro, 400 third, fourth, and fifth graders have been participating in the Sqord initiative, a youth fitness tracking program that gamifies movement.
Hear from Leah on what she expected, and didn't expect, out of her fellowship with Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland.
At the Boys & Girls Club of Magic Valley, I was given the opportunity to teach a group of 36 kids a variety of ways to be active in their lives, while making sure to fun doing it. At the Club, we serve 300 to 400 kids every single day...
I arrived on campus for my first day on the job working with Boys & Girls Club of North Lake Tahoe (BGCNLT); the Club is attached to a local elementary school in Kings Beach, California. I got out of the car and looked around – standing in front of me, I saw a sea of blue and white.
As a Business Management student at Brigham Young University, a job as a nonprofit fellow has been a much-needed change of course. This fellowship was the perfect balance of planning, implementation, evaluation, and assessment; however, my favorite parts were the interactions I had with the kids.