from the Desk of the Director

Bullying Is Not Cool


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.  […]

Bullying Is Not Cool2014-10-03T07:51:46-04:00

Students Encouraged To Volunteer


Welcome Back Ball State Students! As students, you had an amazing impact on programs here at the Boys & Girls Club last year. Almost 300 volunteers helped with tutoring, mentoring, class projects and field trips. Sixty percent of all of our volunteers are BSU students! Over the course of two semesters, the volunteer hours from students equaled almost $82,000 in cash value! […]

Students Encouraged To Volunteer2014-08-24T11:42:30-04:00

Making Out-of-School Programs a Priority


America’s kids are in crisis. Consider these alarming facts about the state of our country: the U.S. ranks 22nd in high school completion among 28 countries1; three out of 10 kids are obese or overweight2; and one in five youth lives in poverty3. The consequences of these staggering statistics are felt not just by our next generation, but also across our nation. […]

Making Out-of-School Programs a Priority2014-08-08T11:34:53-04:00