from the Desk of the Director

Blog posts written by the Director of the Boys and Girls Club of Muncie, Micah Maxwell.

Kid’s Fitness Must Be Priority

By from the Desk of the Director

Boys & Girls Club and The Arsenal, Muncie CrossFit Collaborate to Motivate Kids To Be Healthy – Kids who are physically active and who have a healthy diet are more likely to do well in school. Not only are physically active kids more academically motivated, alert and successful they have better self-esteem, too.

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Have You Heard About the ICE League?

By from the Desk of the Director

For many years the Boys & Girls Club has been known, all over the state, for hosting and participating in basketball leagues. In recent years the Club has also taken a leading role in focusing on academic success for kids after school. We are excited to combine our efforts and join Project Leadership, Ball Brothers Foundation and other local community centers in launching the ICE League this spring. Read More

Bullying Is Not Cool

By from the Desk of the Director, Resources

October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month

The Boys & Girls Club of Muncie has a zero tolerance policy on bullying. During the month of October we will work to educate our members, families, volunteers and the community about bullying and steps to take to prevent and discourage it.

Bullying is unwanted, aggressive behavior among school aged children that involves a real or perceived power imbalance. The behavior is repeated, or has the potential to be repeated, over time. Both kids who are bullied and who bully others may have serious, lasting problems.  Read More