Blue Jeans for Blue Doors
Apr
17
to Apr 21

Blue Jeans for Blue Doors

Looking for a fun way to engage your employees and give back to the community? Join us for our 4th Annual Blue Jeans for Blue Doors Campaign.

2017 Dates: April 17th-20th

We are looking for your community business to help with us raise funds with our 5th Annual Blue Jeans for Blue Doors campaign which is a fun program companies to use for employee engagement all while raising funds for the Boys & Girls Club of Fort Atkinson.  It’s also a great way to boost employee morale and promote community involvement.

 Here’s how it works: Employees make a small donation, and they get to wear jeans during National Boys & Girls Club Week. The program is easy to implement. We have created a tool kit full of resources, including communication templates and turnkey graphics to use in your workplace. Please review the attached overview and contact me to learn more about how your employees can make a difference for our members. 

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Pennies for Trees Kick Off- February 17th Early Release Day!
Feb
17
11:50am11:50am

Pennies for Trees Kick Off- February 17th Early Release Day!

We have a fun afternoon planned for our members on Friday, February 17th! We will be kicking off our Annual Penny Drive to raise money for the Fort Atkinson Beautification Project to plant trees in the community. One bare root tree costs $175. Our goal is to raise $175 at each of our 4 Club sites. Money will be matched by the Fort Atkinson Community Foundation so we could contribute 8 trees!

If you are interested in donating pennies or other change to our project, please contact us at a.norris@bgcfortatkinson.org!

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Gap Fall Promotional to Benefit BGC Fort Atkinson
Nov
8
to Nov 17

Gap Fall Promotional to Benefit BGC Fort Atkinson

  • Gap Factory Outlet Johnsons Creek (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Help our Club kids stay warm this Fall & Winter!

Donate a new or gently-used coat at a Gap or Gap Factory
November 8-November 17 and receive 10% off your purchase.

No coat, no problem, Make a monetary donation at the register to benefit Boys & Girls Club of Fort Atkinson at GAP OUTLET - JOHNSON CREEK PREMIUM OUTLETS

#gaphasourback

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Capes & Crowns Run/ Walk
Oct
22
8:00am 8:00am

Capes & Crowns Run/ Walk

Do to the exciting new fundraising opportunity you can learn more about HERE , Boys & Girls Club of Fort Atkinson is not able to do the Annual Color Me Great Run/ Walk. This does not mean that we are getting rid of it completely. It's simply moving time and transforming!

Join BGC on Saturday, October 22 at Jones Park for the 1st Annual Capes & Crowns Run/Walk 5K or 1 Mile. This new event allows us to keep a run in our event schedule and to take advantage of a fun time of year- Halloween! Capes & Crowns is a dress up run focusing on Superheroes (capes) and princesses/princes (crowns). Other family-friendly costumes welcome!

Registration begins at 8:00 am and the event begins at 9:00 am. The run/walk uses the same route as years past on the Glacial River Bike Trail and features super fun checkpoints. Get the royal treatment after the race with awards given to best child costume, best adult costume, and best family/group of 4 themed costume.

Sign up for the event HERE and start planning your costume. 

Tickets are:

$20 for children

$30 for adults

$100 for families/ groups of 4

For any questions, contact Kate Vance at k.vance@bgcfortatkinson.org

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8th Annual Duck Race & Day for Kids
Sep
17
11:00am11:00am

8th Annual Duck Race & Day for Kids

Join us for our Annual Duck Race and Day for Kids on Saturday, September 17 at Bicentennial Park downtown Fort Atkinson along the Rock River!

Tickets for your lucky ducks are:

$5 for a single duck

$20 for a Quack Pack (5 ducks)

$75 for a Flock (20 ducks)

Prizes for the top winners:

1st place- $500

2nd place-$250

3rd place- $100

4th place- $75

More information to come soon!

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GAP Back 2 School Promotion to benefit BGC
Jul
18
to Jul 24

GAP Back 2 School Promotion to benefit BGC

Gap has our back! Donate a backpack at Gap July 18th- July 24th and receive $10.00 off your purchase. No backpack? No problem, Make a monetary donation at the register and you get the same great savings! # showusyourbackpack #greatfutures

Thanks @Gap for helping us give youth #greatfutures. Visit your local Gap 7/18 through 7/24 and help by making a $ donation or donating a backpack and receive $10.00 off your purchase #showusyourbackpack #greatfutures

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Packers Tailgate Tour
Jun
18
3:00pm 3:00pm

Packers Tailgate Tour

THE PACKERS ARE COMING TO FORT ATKINSON! Yes, you heard that correctly the Green Bay Packers will be stopping at Fort Atkinson Saturday, June 18th for their 11th Annual Packers Tailgate Tour.

The Tailgate Tour tours for 5 days around Wisconsin reaching out to communities and fans to say "Thank You" in person. Each stop benefits a charity in that local community and Boys
& Girls Club of Fort Atkinson has been honored with being this year's child-centered charity.

What does this mean? We're having one heck of a tailgate party on Saturday, June 18th at the Fort Atkinson High school from 3:00-7:00pm! Get ready for food, kids games, a silent raffle, and of course the Packers! The Packers will arrive at 4:00pm and host a presentation/ Q&A session for attendees.

There are two types of tickets available for purchase:

$30 tickets which get's you a free meal, two beverages, into the Q&A session, and allows you to get one single item autographed by the Packers. There are only 600 of these tickets and will sell out soon. Be sure to get yours now!

$5 general admission tickets which get's you into the Q&A session, yet leaves you responsible for purchasing food and beverage. There are an unlimited amount of these tickets available.

Tickets can be purchased HERE!

If your business would be interested in sponsoring this once-in-a-lifetime event, you can find more information HERE!

For any questions, contact Alicia Norris at a.norris@bgcfortatkinson.org. 

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9th Annual Wings & Wheels Fly-In Breakfast
Jun
5
8:00am 8:00am

9th Annual Wings & Wheels Fly-In Breakfast

Join us Sunday, June 5th for our 9th Annual Wings & Wheels Fly-In Breakfast at the Fort Municipal Airport on Highway K!

An all-you-can-eat country style breakfast cooked by Philip Jones and Jones Dairy Farm consisting of French Toast with real maple syrup, Jones Dairy Farm sausage, orange juice, milk, and coffee.

Our event also features free kids activities, 50/50 cash raffles, and car show.

All proceeds go to support Boys & Girls Club of Fort Atkinson and their after school program for their 290+ club members.

Keep an eye out for ticket sales coming soon!

For any questions, contact Kate Vance at k.vance@bgcfortatkinson.org.

 

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Fall 2016-2107 Registration Day 4
May
12
3:00pm 3:00pm

Fall 2016-2107 Registration Day 4

Fall BGC registration- LAST DAY THURSDAY MAY 12th BARRIE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL from 3:30-6:00 pm.

Bring your completed membership, volunteer, and donation forms along with any questions you have. Plan for 15 to meet a Board Member and talk with Alicia Norris, Club Director.

Make sure to stop by to guarantee a spot for Fall as well as avoid a $10 late fee!

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Fall 2016-2017 Registration Day 3
May
11
3:00pm 3:00pm

Fall 2016-2017 Registration Day 3

Fall BGC registration- WEDNESDAY MAY 11th ROCKWELL EMENTARY SCHOOL from 3:30-6:00 pm.

Bring your completed membership, volunteer, and donation forms along with any questions you have. Plan for 15 to meet a Board Member and talk with Alicia Norris, Club Director.

Make sure to stop by to guarantee a spot for Fall as well as avoid a $10 late fee!

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Fuel + Fitness: Free Middle School Programming
May
10
3:30pm 3:30pm

Fuel + Fitness: Free Middle School Programming

Boys & Girls Club of Fort Atkinson is working with the Fort Atkinson Club community center to host a second series of weekly middle school programming. The first session gave two options of arts or engineering and this series focuses on health and wellness.

Tuesday April 5th- May 10th from 3:30-5:00pm, middle school students are welcome to come to the Fort Atkinson Club and participate in the workshops lead by Spring 2016 BGC intern Miss Lauren. Workshops are completely free and include:

April 5: Detain the Strain. Don't let stress stress you out! Learn how to battle stress to stay cool and worry free. Get ready for meditation tips and how to make your own stress ball. 

April 12: Spring Training. Start your spring off right learning what exercises are fun and how to take care of yourself. 

April 19: Energize- Recharge with sleep. Bedtime themed games, sleep practices and more!

April 26: Got Health? Do you really  know what foods are good for you andwhy? Explore what you eat up close and see if you 'Got Health' or not. 

May 3: iCOOK- Learn how to cook tasty and good for you food. Pretty soon YOU'LL be the one making dinner. 

May 10: Picnic in the Park. Venture on a river walk/ bike trail scavenger hunt that leads to a healthy picnic in the park celebration at Jones Park. Friends and family welcome! Picnic begins at 5pm. 

You can still sign up HERE!

See you there.

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