May Newsletter


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Champion A Camper!
Last year alone, we granted over $70,000 in summer camp scholarships to local families in need.  Our mission doesn't stop because school temporarily does. Help provide summer enrichment opportunities to our communities youth by championing a camper today.  Donate Now

in this issue
  • Uncorked Recap
  • Bulldogs Tourney Win
  • Club Teens Tie Dye & Pizza
  • Thank You, Smart Self Storage
  • Baskin-Robbins Ice Cream Wednesdays
  • Thank You, Flood Church
  • Healthy Habits Program
  • Events On Deck

club news
Uncorked Huge Success
Over 180 people and 70 teams gathered on Friday, April 20 at the CBRE offices in UTC Mall. Congratulations to team "Love the Wine Your With" with their 2013 Bixby Creek Red from Napa Valley landing them in first place, taking home 35 bottles of wine! Net proceeds from the event totaled over $10,000!  Read More

San Diego Bulldogs Team Wins OGP Invitational Tourney
Coached by DJ Gay, the San Diego Aztec legend, the Bulldogs went undefeated in the tournament playing in the competitive 7th grade Silver division. The team showcased a smothering defense and an excellent passing game throughout the weekend. In the final game, they beat JW Basketball, 59-43. Read More

Club Teens Tie Dye & Pizza Pies
Club teens spent a colorful afternoon bonding over tie dye and pizza pies! Thank you to Encinitas Walgreens for providing t-shirts and Round Table Pizza for providing our teens with all the necessary tools to make their own personal pizzas. 



Thanks You Smart Self Storage  of Solana Beach
A big thank you to Smart Self Storage of Solana Beach for your generous donation! We value your continued support!
Ice Cream Wednesday's 
@ Baskin-Robbins
Baskin-Robbins in Carmel Valley will be donating 20% of all purchases who mention the attached flyer. This event is ongoing every Wednesday (all day) until the end of the year!
Thank you Flood Church Volunteers

Flood church volunteers gave their time to beautify our Griset Clubhouse. They planted succulents and painted our doors in the teen room!


Healthy Habits Program
Healthy Habits and gardening is the "Mind" component of the Triple Play program. The Healthy Habits Too 10 week curriculum is designed to teach young people about the benefits of developing healthy habits such as eating smart and being physically active; equip young people with skills to adopt healthier habits by participating in fun and engaging learning activities both at the Club and at home; and encourage young people to take small steps toward positive behavior changes. This week we learned about Proportion.
Bring-It-On-Athon Recap
We are proud of all of our swimmers for participating, showing their team spirit and commitment, and for raising funds for our RSD swim team. This commitment and passion was shown throughout our team starting with our Grunion level, all the way up to our top performers, Oleg Nikolaev who swam 5850 yards and Rachel Rhee who swam 5300 yards. We want to give a special thank you to our amazing donors; we are overwhelmed by the generosity of how many people donated! Over 250 kids participated in the Bring it On Athon raising $47,000. Congratulations to Ty Gruwell for being our top earner bringing in $3000.
Grants | Here We Grow Again
The Betty Scalice Foundation 
for Music
The Betty Scalice Foundation for Music at the Coastal Community Foundation awarded Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito $2,500 in support of the Club's unique Youth Arts Academy (YAA) program, allowing us to replace and repair vital instruments and supplies. 
The Goodwin Family Memorial Trust
The Goodwin Family Memorial Trust awarded Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito a grant in support of scholarships for deserving boys within our 5 basketball leagues, under our pilot MEDALS (Mentoring, Excellence, Determination, Accessibility, Leadership, Sportsmanship) program.
The Samuel H. & Katherine
Weaver French Fund 
The Samuel H. & Katherine Weaver French Fund awarded Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito $5,000 in support of the Griset Clubhouse's Keystone Club. The French Fund is concerned with the welfare and education of the young and funding will help the Club increase teen participation and engagement and provide targeted college and career education.
The Nordson Corporation Foundation
The Nordson Corporation Foundation awarded Boys & Girls Clubs of San Dieguito $7,500 in support of the La Colonia Clubhouse's Youth Development and Mentoring Program. The Foundation previously supported the La Colonia Clubhouse and its impact magnifies as the program grows. 
sponsor shoutout

Thank You, TICOR Title
Our thanks and gratitude go out to TICOR Title along with County Manager Carol Burton and Account Executive & BGC San Dieguito Jr. Board President Caroline Hornblower.

Over the last five years TICOR Title has been a major sponsor and an integral part of the success of Jr. Board signature events Uncorked For a Cause and Horseshoe & Cornhole Tournament.  TICOR Title's support helps ensure that the over $400,000 in financial aide that we grant each year is readily available to those who need it most.
 
Hornblower's personal support of our mission, our fundraising efforts and our Jr. Board has been immeasurable. Her commitment to this community as well as the youth and family we serve is apparent through the countless volunteer hours she has performed at events, youth programs and with the Jr. Board. It is people like Hornblower that have enabled BGC San Dieguito to serve our beloved community for 50+ years.
 
Burton & Hornblower pave the way in highlighting TICOR Title as a civic minded organization who values GREAT FUTURES for all youth.

events on deck

Join us for an event!
May 14, 2018
Encinitas Ranch Golf Course
June 3, 2018 The Music Box
August 3, 2018 Del Mar Racetrack
  Swim24 Challenge  August 11 & 12
BGC Pardee Aquatics Center
August 25, 2018 Del Mar Dog Beach