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2017 Scholastic,"Literacy Event"

On February 11th, Scholastic, a children's book publisher, partnered with the Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation to sponsor a “Literacy Event" at the Roberts Learning & Achievement Center. Scholastic promotes literacy with books for kids of all ages and reading levels.
Every child who attended the event could select up to five free books from a huge & diverse collection. Parents whose children were not able to attend could select books to bring home to their child.  
 
Scholastic representatives led the children in story time and craft related activities. Jaguars defensive tackle Sheldon Day was there and interacted with the children and Scholastic's treated everyone to pizza. ​
There was a special appearance & group picture with "Clifford the Big Red Dog".

2016 Basketball Program

On July 14, Boys & Girls Clubs (BGC concluded its annual fun filled, but intense four-day Basketball Camp, held at Miller Freedom Center. All participants left the high energy camp with increased fitness, fun memories, and having played their hardest. Many left with trophies; all left with skills.
 
Forty youngsters participated in the camp: twenty in the morning sessions for ages 8-10, and twenty in the afternoon sessions for ages 11-13+. The camp concluded with tournaments on the final day. Coach Akii Dean was the Lead Instructor and was a huge hit with participants. Bill Gower, BGC Past-President, assisted Coach Dean.
Coach Dean founded Process Basketball Training after hip surgery ended his playing career. He teaches a philosophy and a developmental process that helps any player he works with. Coach Dean has worked with NBA players, Olympic Gold Medalists, Division 1 athletes along with players just starting to learn the fundamentals of the game who want to develop that slight edge. His purposeful, detail oriented approach and game based workouts push his players to new levels and teach them about life.

2016
"THE WIZ"
MUSICAL

This musical production featured an all-star cast of club and staff members whose performance had an updated urban sensibility.

New this Year... Jr. Naturalist Program

Thanks to Club Volunteer, Robyn Nemes a newly created activity has been introduced to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Nassau County. This exciting, hands-on environmental awareness program is a great opportunity for the 7 members involved to learn about Florida's natural resources and the important role they play to help protect it.
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