What is Distance Learning @ BGC?
The Distance Learning @ BGC experience includes 6.5 hours of learning support, access to internet, physical activity, one meal and snack in a small setting. Current enrollment is capped at 30 youth per Club site; the ratio will be 1:15 max. Hours for Distance Learning @ BGC are Monday to Friday from 7:00 AM to 2:30PM. Between 2:30 PM-6:30 PM, the organization will offer the traditional afterschool Club experience. Distance Learning @BGC is open to any child in K-8th grade; priority will be given to current Club members.
Who can enroll in Distance Learning @ BGC?
To enroll in the Distance Learning @ BGC experience, students must already be enrolled in online school with the school system. Students must bring their own tech and curriculum materials provided by the school. If your school system moves to 100% online learning, Boys & Girls Club will reopen enrollment for new members to participate (if not at capacity).
Interest Form & Documentation
Parent/guardians must complete an online interest form to sign up for Distance Learning @ BGC. In addition, parents will need to provide the following documentation: proof of school lunch fee reduction, proof of online learning registration, current Club application and other documents as needed. Club staff will follow up with parents via phone or email to finalize enrollment in Distance Learning @ BGC. Parents/guardians cannot drop their child off to attend the program without first being contacted by the Club staff.
Dates & Attendance Policy
Distance Learning @ BGC will begin on Monday, August 10th at Jefferson County Club sites: Jefferson City, Strawberry Plains, White Pine. Distance Learning @ BGCC at the Newport Club site will begin on Monday, August 17th.
Youth participating in the Distance Learning @ BGC program are asked to attend at least 3 days per week. Parents/guardians should communicate any changes in attendance.
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