A member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Wakeman Boys and Girls Club is located in Southport, Connecticut. A youth organization, it is dedicated to improving the emotional, social, and physical development of local youth by offering programs that nurture sound citizenship. Since being founded in 1913, it has positively affected thousands of children’s lives
If you have a child in the 3rd to 12th grades, consider signing him or her up for membership. In addition to partaking in classes, programs, and leagues, such as the Travel Basketball league, members can use the club’s athletic fields and facilities.
Membership costs $70 a year, and you can sign your child up online at http://www.wakemanclub.com. Additionally, Wakeman Boys and Girls Club offers Mini Memberships to children in the first and second grades.
About the Author: Bill Gray, a former Co-Chief Executive Officer of Ogilvy Group North America, held a seat on the Wakeman Boys and Girls Club board from 1990 through 2010.