Summer Program

At the Club, we strive to give your child an experience they will remember, through safe, fun and enriching activities with our experienced and trained staff.

The Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan’s summer program is full of new activities each week, focusing on learning cultures from around the world. Review the weekly themes at the bottom of this page.

Summer Sign-Up:  Begins Wednesday, April 3rd -  8:30AM at the Club’s main office on 220 S. 5th Street in Manhattan. Wamego parents can also sign-up at Central Elementary on April 4th 3:30pm - 6:00pm.

Who:  Kindergarten - 6th Graders  (Must have experienced Kindergarten)  
  • 5th Street (including T.R.)
  • Lee Elementary (Lee & Marlatt students)
  • Northview (Northview and Bluemont students)
  • Central Elementary in Wamego

Program availability is based upon a first sign-up, first serve basis. In order to guarantee your slot, you must pay for a full week regardless of whether your child attends the full week.

Food:  Breakfast and snack will be provided at all locations.  Lunch will be provided at all Manhattan Sites. Wamego members may need to bring a sack lunch - TBD.

Pool Info: We will take youth swimming 2 days/week, weather permitting, to the City Park Pool/ Wamego City Pool. Admission to the pool is in addition to the summer fees and must be purchased directly from the City Pool administrators. No pre-pay will be accepted at the Club. All swimmers will also need to purchase a BGC swim shirt to participate in swimming at the pools. T-shirts must be purchased through the Club, fee for shirts is $5. The Club will provide transportation to and from the pool. All youth, who travel to the pool with the Club, must return with the Club. NO MONEY for concessions will be allowed. An afternoon snack will be provided at the Club. Permission for your child to go swimming with the Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan during the Summer 2018 program will need to be given.
Cost:  $80 / week / child   In order to guarantee your slot, you must pay for a full week regardless of whether your child attends the full week.

Is there a payment plan option? To reserve a program slot for your child, we must receive payment in full or ½ the total summer fee, plus the $30 membership fee (if applicable), and all past due balances at time of enrollment.  Remaining balance will be due to the Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan by Friday, June 8, 2018, unless an alternate payment plan has been arranged.  On June 11, 2018, a late fee of $50 will be charged per child.  All fees must be paid by June 15 in order for member to continue attending programs. To sign-up for a payment plan, please bring a voided check to the Club at time of Summer sign-up.

Partial scholarships may be available for qualifying families. To apply for a BGC Scholarship, a copy of your 2018 Tax Return to verify family income is required. 

All Boys & Girls Club of Manhattan locations provide a full range of activities and targeted programs that help Club members achieve academic success, good character & citizenship and healthy lifestyles.
Check Back Soon for Additional Details on Weekly Activities.
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