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February, 2016

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Member & Youth of the Month
Catherina Buccino
Catherina is an outstanding member at the club.  She is an amazing, creative and innovative artist. She is smart, kind, grateful, compassionate and even a little silly!  If you listen carefully to Cat, you will hear her giving other members a boost of confidence or a helping hand.  Thank you Cat for being a fantastic you!

Jahlani Immanuel-I
Jahlani Immanuel-I is one of our most respectful and pleasant older members here at the Club. He is always helping others with a smile on his face and is a pleasure to be with. He is one of our most active Torch Club members and has just been elected Vice President. He even donates his time to come in and help early Saturday Mornings with Toddler Time.

a positive place for kids
CLUB OPEN for February Break!
Check out what's happening here at the Club next week! If you are on-island, the Club is DEFINITELY the place to be!!
  • Capture the Flag
  • Field Trip to the Whaling Museum
  • Dodgeball
  • Special performance by Club members; a rendition of one of our favorite books - "The Day the Crayons Quit"

Tuesday - Don't pack a lunch, we're celebrating TACO TUESDAY!
  • Special viewing of "Minions" in the Learning Center
  • Disc Golf Field Trip
  • Mosaic Portraits
  • Handball
  • Math BINGO
  • Basketball 


  • Flag Football
  • Gaga
  • Teen Field Trip to Sankaty Lighthouse
  • Improv
  • Field Trip to Dreamland to see "Norm of the North" (Bring $5.00 for ticket)
  • Healthy Choices with Rachel & Nicole,
  • Photo Club Field Trip
  • Sewing Pillows in the Art Room
  • 3D Art
  • Sushi making!
  • Soccer

  • Manhunt Field Trip
  • Dance Party!!
  • Baking Cupcakes
  • Dodgeball
  • Hiking Field Trip
  • Scavenger Hunt

All week, staff members Nichole and Rachel will be running a special program called "Health Week". Members will participate in Yoga and Zumba daily, along with nature hikes. Members will also take part in a "healthy habits" PowerPoint presentation, followed by having a chance to make their own healthy meal.


Thank you A.S.A.P.
The NBGC would like to send out a huge thank you to the Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention for providing us with a generous grant for our Teen Program. A.S.A.P. is a cross-sector collaborative of various community members, working to provide leadership, education and support in the Nantucket community for the prevention of alcoholism, addiction, substance abuse, and related problems. We are delighted to continue to work with A.S.A.P. to help them reach their mission, and cannot thank them enough for their role in helping us to also reach ours!
Our teen program focuses on providing our teen members with enticing options for healthy extracurricular activities during times (particularly Friday and Saturday evenings), where without the Club, they would have little or no other options.
Thank you again to A.S.A.P for their continued support!
Teen members enjoying a game on BINGO on a Saturday evening,
 Various athletic events and tournaments are scheduled in the gymnasium throughout the year for our Teen Members, mostly taking place on Friday and Saturday evenings. Check out our calendar for a full list of teen events!


Congratulations to Atlantic Landscaping and Nantucket Bank, our Division III Boys & Girls, 2016 Champions!
Stay tuned for more exciting playoff action, as our Division I and II teams begin their race for the championship. Thank you again to all of our supportive parents, our talented young athletes and especially our AMAZING volunteer coaches!
Please note, Floor Hockey will begin on March 21st. The program will run every Monday until April 25th.
1st through 4th grade:      3:00-4:00
5th and up:                       4:00-5:00
Joe H.
Athletic Director


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Nantucket Boys & Girls Club | PO Box 269 | Nantucket, Massachusetts 02554 | 508-228-0158