Warm days and blue skies say one thing at the Boys and Girls Club of Lake Tahoe and that’s “Hooray for Summer!!” Summertime is an amazing time at the Club because we get to enjoy our high-altitude summer to the fullest. Alongside abundant day camps and field trips we also get to host the annual Tahoe Brewfest, which is our largest fundraiser of the year.
This school year was one for the record books. From fires, to vaccines, massive snow loads to moving into our new building. We want to take a minute and reflect on this past year. Firstly, we would like to thank the staff members who make Club possible each and every day. They are the true heroes who have stuck by to bring fun, fitness, education and self-awareness to all of our Club kids. Our staff members deserve a round of applause for all of their efforts. This year all of our staff became certified in Trauma Informed Care, including a focus on self-care so they can be the best versions of themselves. Kudos to all the staff for showing just how AWESOME you truly are!
Our Mission and Vision Our Mission is: TO EMPOWER ALL YOUNG PEOPLE TO REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. Our Vision is: To be the place in our community where all young people are welcome. To have all of our members advance each grade level on time and prepared for the next school year. To be a second home for our members where they get to participate [...]
In January Terri Arnold stepped down as the Club President, a position that she has held for the past 6 years, and during which the Club has gone from strength to strength under her leadership. Terri has sat on the Board of the Boys and Girls Club for over 15 years, and spent much of that time as a member of the Executive Committee. Terri was encouraged to join the Board by her boss and former Club President Brian Hogan. Brian appreciated the importance of involving his US Bank staff in the community and Terri's local knowledge, combined with being a mother herself, was the perfect fit for the Club.