Norway has the highest literacy rate in the world, and 90% of Norwegians speak a second language (primarily English). And yet, Norwegian children don't start formal education until they are over the age of 7. Instead, they spend their pre-school and kindergarten years engaging in active play. Norway recognizes that social and emotional health and physical wellbeing is essential to child development; including their academic achievement.
We have received some questions from parents recently asking 'why do I have to show my ID at pick-up'? 'Why can't I just come into Club and help my child gather their things'? 'Why do I have to tell you if someone else is picking up my child'?
Jude Wood, Executive Director of BGCLT, Receives Horizon Award at the 2023 Pacific Leadership Conference
On Thursday, September 28th, Jude Wood, the Executive Director of the Boys & Girls Club of Lake Tahoe, was the recipient of the Horizon Award at the Pacific Leadership Conference.
“When the local community and other Tahoe fans come together, great things happen. Not only were there double the breweries, but the Club also raised double the funds.”