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November, 2017
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1st Grader, Member, and Youth of the month

 Brandon Romero- First Grader of the month 
You would never know that this is Brandon's first year at NBGC. He adapted so well to the Club environment and was instantly liked by all the members and staff. Brandon is very active in Club sports. So far this year he has played on the Cowboys DIII Flag Football Team, Chaos DIII Dodgeball Team and is soon to be signed up for NBGC Basketball. Recently researching and reading about Jamaica, Brandon has high hopes of visiting the island country.
Food: Pizza
Color: Red, Dark Blue
TV Show/Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Lily Potter- Member of the month
Lily Potter is a 5th grader who has been coming to the Club since 2nd grade. Anyone who knows her knows she's a great big sister to Emma, enjoys arts and crafts, looks forward to sailing field trips in the summer, and is great at trying new things! She loves interacting with the staff and being helpful around the Club. Comic Books and going to Disney World with her family are among the list of things that Lily enjoys.
Book: "Another Day as Emily" by Eileen Spinelli
Food: Sophie T's Pizza
Color: Purple
TV Show/Movie: Spiderman Homecoming

Angelica Oviedo-Fermin - Youth of the month
Angelica is currently in 7th grade and has been a member at NBGC since she was in 2nd grade. You can usually find her in the Teen Room playing Dominoes and Nantucketopoly with her friends and Tara, our Teen Room Coordinator. Angelica is described as a likeable girl who gets along with everyone. She's interested in learning to play volleyball and would also like to take a trip to Japan with her family.

Book: Swan Girl
Food: Chicken Alfredo Spaghetti
Color: Yellow
TV Show/Movie: Baby Genius


What's happening

The learning center is busier than ever with members working on their homework. There are more than 100 members entering the learning center on a daily basis. Members are working hard to earn their Power Hour parties!
The LEGO Robotics team is gearing up for their competition on December 3rd in Worcester, MA at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Members have been given the opportunity to learn about fabric printing in the art room. Many members have sewn bags and were able to choose different designs to print on their material.
Crayon melting projects continue to be one of the most popular activities in this creative area of the club. Cooking on Fridays with Caitlin is among the favorite activities in the art room.
The computer lab has added another time slot for the My Future program! This program is still offered on Monday and Wednesday from 3pm-4pm and now  from 5pm-5:45pm on Tuesdays. As of today, the Nantucket Boys & Girls Club is ranked the #1 Boys & Girls Club in America for member participation in the My Future program! Hugh has been working with the members on advancing their understanding of computer science, online safety, typing, and other important activities to increase digital literacy at the club. If you are more interested in learning about this program please click the link below and browse through the offerings!




The teenagers have been busy in the kitchen participating in Teen Culinary Club on Mondays and Wednesdays. The teens have made fruit salads,
chicken quesadillas, yogurt parfaits, and much more!
Every third Thursday of the month, the teens visit the teen section in the public library for the Teen Advisory Board.
Thursday night teen nights include man hunt field trips, arts and crafts, soccer, basketball, and many other activities. Members in 6th grade and older may attend Thursday night teen nights.
Any members in 8th-12th grade may attend Friday and Saturday night teen nights. See our calendar for up-coming teen night events!
Football and dodge ball season are coming to an end. With many competitive games and nail biting finishes in every division, we knew that the football playoffs would hold true to form and not disappoint. It has been a great season and we would like to thank all our volunteers and coaches. 

Congratulations to our DII flag football champions! Way to go Falcons!


Congratulations to our DIII flag football champions! Awesome job Giants!


We are thrilled to announce that two of our awesome staff members have started a soccer league at the club!  The soccer league is for our members in 1st-8th grade. Please see our calendar for practice and game times. For any other questions, see Shauna or Andrew!

Open Gym
The Nantucket Boys & Girls Club offers a variety of programs for adults. We have indoor soccer, pickle ball, volleyball, basketball, badminton, walking groups, and more! Please click the link below to view our open gym schedule!
We hope you had a great time at the annual community Halloween party!
Nantucket Boys & Girls Club | PO Box 269 | Nantucket, Massachusetts 02554 | 508-228-0158