Only 3 Weeks Until Empower Her!
Free Event for Girls Ages 8-15!
Join Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania, along with the Veterans Leadership Program and the Mission Continues, for a day of celebrating being a girl! Have fun socializing, hearing from influential female speakers, and participating in activities centered around body positivity, craft making,
healthy lifestyles, and personal growth. 
Guided by the International Women's Day movement, Empower Her is an event to celebrate reflection, advocacy, and action for young women. Girls will be grouped by age and given the chance to move through a variety of different fitness, fun, and educational activities with an opportunity to collect giveaways from participating community partners.
 Breakfast & lunch provided!
Follow the Movement on Social Media with #EMPOWERHER
Registration NOW Open for 2020 BGCWPA Summer Day Camp!
Plan your Summer calendars and get ready for BGCWPA’s unique, exciting, and affordable Summer Camp! This Summer, give your child the opportunity to explore new passions and build great friendships with our 10 week program packed full of SUMMER FUN.
We can't wait to spend our Summer with you!
STAY TUNED! Specialty Programs including robotics, artificial intelligence, and Laurel Highlands nature excursions to be announced!
BGCWPA Announces Athlete of the Year!
Congratulations Jada!
MEET THE STAFF
Check back each newsletter to meet a member of the awesome BGCWPA staff!
Juan Perez

Senior Director of
Program Excellence

Juan Perez walked through the doors of Boys & Girls Clubs at the age of 10, and has now been with the Boys & Girls Clubs for 35 years, as a Clubhouse member and staff member in New York, Massachusetts, and here in Pittsburgh! He has spent the past 20 years providing programming and guidance to youth throughout the country.
Since Juan brought his expertise to Pittsburgh, he has served as the Director of the Estelle S. Campbell, Duquesne-West Mifflin, and Carnegie Clubhouses, where his dedication to the BGCWPA mission has raised the level of success within these Clubhouses to new heights.

Now as Senior Director of Program Excellence, he is focusing on delivering new programs to the Clubhouses throughout Western Pennsylvania, while providing a training structure for all staff to excel in their positions.

Favorite BGCWPA Memory: 
“Seeing our youth bust out of the tunnels at Heinz Field at half time of a Steelers game to play in front of a sold out crowd”
 
Fun Fact: 
Juan wrote the poem featured in our ReMEMBER, ReIMAGINE, ReINVEST! Campaign Video below! 
ReMEMBER.....   a 131-year-old organization that has and will continue to meet the needs of children, teens, young adults and their families in the neighborhoods that need it most.

ReIMAGINE ..... our programs, the future of the youth we serve, and the growth of our region.

ReINVEST..... as alumni, volunteers, and community members in Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Pennsylvania to ensure a GREAT FUTURE
for the next generation!
ReINVEST   with us and stay up to date on current events by following  @BGCWPA
on social media!