May 12, 2020 – Weekly Activity Sheet

Download the packet here: Week of May 18 Activity Packet

Elementary

Arts & Crafts:

Task: Create a monster or character with your name!

Supplies needed at home: Crayons, scissors, paper and a pencil.

Directions: Fold your paper in half, write your name on one side, cut out your name through both sides without the cutting edge. Then create your character or monster.

Click here for an example!

Virtual Gym Class:

Task: Try these beginner Soccer tips!

Supplies needed at home: A soccer ball (or any ball) and some cones for the below drills.

Directions: Practice on your foot work with beginner moves and to get better at soccer and know how to use the proper technique.

  1. Juggle the ball in the air off both of your feet back and forth and see how long you can do it. 
  2. Kick the ball, chase it, stop it with your back foot and reverse it. Repeat this drill 10 times.
  3. Fake kick the ball one way and chop it another way. Repeat this drill 10 times.
  4. Practice these drills to become a better player. 

Check out the link here for a virtual how-to video!

Brain Games:

Task: Brainstorm yourself as a hero. How would you plan to save the world from virus and disease? Use the Character Trait Web sheet to help you plan out your traits and superpowers!

Supplies needed at home: Paper, a pencil and your critical thinking skills!

Print this design to fill out your Character as a hero! (Page 2)

 

Teens

Arts & Crafts:

Task #1: Write a short story about a time you had at the Club. Use at least three SAT words. Click here for some inspiration!

Task #2: You have been chosen to redesign the Boys & Girls Club logo. Draw your new logo and explain why you decided on that image.

Prize: The person with the best logo will get a free T-shirt from Brigade!

Virtual Activities:

Task: Try these video game/movie challenges!

  1. Fortnite: Open 10 chests
  2. 2K: Make three green lights in a row
  3. Madden: Rush for 3 touchdowns with the same player, catch three touchdowns with the same player
  4. Netflix/Hulu: Watch a foreign movie in a different language. Use subtitles to see what words you understand.

 

We encourage you to tag us in any of your videos and posts during the week. There will be weekly winners who will get featured on our pages and will also receive prizes!

Be sure to tag #BrigadeGetsVirtual

May 11, 2020 – Weekly Activity Sheet

Fit Challenge: HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout. Can you keep up? See if you can outlast the trainer. Click here!

Monday – Science:

  • Conduct a pepper and soap science experiment! This will show you the importance of washing your hands, keeping them clean and getting rid of germs.

Tuesday – Arts & Crafts:

Wednesday – Virtual Tours:

  • Take a tour of Mt. Rushmore!

Thursday – Recreation

Friday –  Tune-In Teachin’

  • Join us this Friday at 1pm on our Instagram and Facebook page for Wonky Donkey with Ms. Jamie.

Health tip: FRESH AIR! How much time are you spending indoors versus outdoors? Try exercising outside, taking a walk or just sitting out on the porch! Try this for at least 60 minutes a day to get some fresh air!

We encourage you to tag us in any of your videos and posts during the week. There will be weekly winners who will get featured on our pages and will also receive prizes!

Be sure to tag #BrigadeGetsVirtual

May 4, 2020 – Weekly Activity Sheet

Fit Challenge: Stay fit with a kids workout video. Workout while you’re home and do fun and helpful exercises. Click here!

Monday – Science:

Tuesday – Arts & Crafts:

Wednesday – Virtual Tours:

  • Get presidential! Take a virtual field trip of the White House.

Thursday – Recreation

  • Let’s play Shadow Tag!
    • In this fun version of Tag, you tag each other’s shadow with your feet instead of tagging their body. Thus, it must be played on a sunny day. The closer to noon, the greater the difficulty!
    • Click here for how to play!

Friday –  Tune-In Teachin’

  • Join us this Friday at 1pm on our Instagram and Facebook page for ‘Goal Setting’ with Coach J.

Health tip: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! Let’s remember to practice everything in moderation! During this time, try not to: overeat, indulge in sugary snacks, play too many video games or watch too much TV. Get out and get active! 

We encourage you to tag us in any of your videos and posts during the week. There will be weekly winners who will get featured on our pages and will also receive prizes!

Be sure to tag #BrigadeGetsVirtual

April 27, 2020 – Weekly Activity Sheet

Fit Challenge: Build your own obstacle course! Get creative and use pillows, cones, backpacks, shirts, or whatever you can find. Race against your family or try and beat your own time.

Monday – Science:

  • Learn about Inertia with an Egg Drop! See if you can drop an egg in a jar full of water without cracking the egg. Visit this site to learn about the experiment and how Inertia comes into play!

Tuesday – Arts & Crafts:

Wednesday – Virtual Tours:

  • Take a tour of these Google Earth Destinations!

Thursday – Recreation

  • Plank Contest!
    • CHALLENGE: Video chat your best friends and see who can do a plank for the longest amount of time.

Friday –  Tune-In Teachin’

  • Join us this Friday at 1pm on our Instagram and Facebook page for our Reading Corner with Ms. Allison.

Health tip: STOP! Slowly back away from those cookies and go get yourself some fruit! During this time you want to eat lots of green veggies, berries, and citrus fruits to ensure you are reducing your sugar intake. Sugar slows down your immune system.

We encourage you to tag us in any of your videos and posts during the week. There will be weekly winners who will get featured on our pages and will also receive prizes!

Be sure to tag #BrigadeGetsVirtual

April 20, 2020 – Weekly Activity Sheet

Fit Challenge: At home workouts for kids!

Monday – Science:

Tuesday – Arts & Crafts:

  • How to make a blue pinwheel. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Create a blue pinwheel to stick in your yard to show your support.

Wednesday – Virtual Tours:

  • Take a tour of the Vatican!
    • Share a picture of you on your Vatican City tour! Winner will receive a PRIZE!  Tag us in your story #BrigadeGetsVirtual.
    • Click here for an example!

Thursday – Recreation

  • Play volleyball with a balloon. Grab a balloon and a friend then go create a center line to play! You only get three hits to get it to the opponent’s side. If the balloon hits the ground the other person gets a point.
    • CHALLENGE: First one to 10 points wins. Too easy? Try using only two hits.

Friday –  Tune-In Teachin’

  • Join us this Friday at 1pm on our Instagram and Facebook page to learn What’s Cookin’ with Ms. Leandra.

Health tip: Make sure that you are getting at least eight hours of sleep a night. Sleep helps boost your immune system and allows our brain to rest.

We encourage you to tag us in any of your videos and posts during the week. There will be weekly winners who will get featured on our pages and will also receive prizes!

Be sure to tag #BrigadeGetsVirtual

April 13, 2020 – Weekly Activity Sheet

Fit Challenge: 10 Supermans, 20 squat jumps, 1 minute plank

Click here for example!

Monday – Science:

Tuesday – Arts & Crafts:

Wednesday – Virtual Tours:

  • Take a tour with the Seattle Aquarium!
    • CHALLENGE:Share a picture of you on your Seattle Aquarium tour! Winner will receive a PRIZE! Tag us in your story #BrigadeGetsVirtual.
    • Click here for an example!

Thursday – Recreation

  • Jump Rope Challenge!
    • Click here for an example!
    • CHALLENGE: Grab a family member and see who can jump the longest! Jumping solo? See how long you can jump! You get three tries.

Friday –  Tune-In Teachin’

  • Join us this Friday at 1pm on our Instagram and Facebook page to learn basic Basketball skills with Mr. James!

Health tips: Did you know that up to 60% of your body is made up of water? Make sure you are drinking enough!

  • Ages 5-8 5-8oz glasses
  • Ages 9-12 7-8oz glasses
  • Ages 13+ 8oz glasses

We encourage you to tag us in any of your videos and posts during the week. There will be weekly winners who will get featured on our pages and will also receive prizes!

Be sure to tag #BrigadeGetsVirtual

April 6, 2020 – Weekly Activity Sheet

Fit Challenge: 12 pushups, 27 situps, 7 pullups, 7 laps around the building

Monday – Science:

 

Tuesday – Arts & Crafts:

Wednesday – Virtual Tours:

  • Take a virtual tour of your favorite sports stadium or go see Yellowstone National Park!
    • CHALLENGE: Share a picture of one of your favorite tours this week! Winner will receive a PRIZE! Tag us in your story #BrigadeGetsVirtual
    • Click here for an example!

Thursday – Recreation

Friday –  Tune-In Teachin’

  • Join us this Friday at 1pm on our Instagram and Facebook pages as Mr. Ben teaches us how to play Chess!

Health tips: Sunshine helps to produce Vitamin D in your body so make sure you get at least 15 minutes a day. Get off those games and go soak up some rays!

We encourage you to tag us in any of your videos and posts during the week. There will be weekly winners who will get featured on our pages and will also receive prizes!

Be sure to tag #BrigadeGetsVirtual

March 30, 2020 – Weekly Activity Sheet

Fit Challenge: 10 pushups, 25 situps, 5 pullups, 5 laps around the building

Monday – Science:

Tuesday – Arts & Crafts:

  • DIY build your Tic-Tac-Toe game!
    • TIP: Be creative, the most outside of the box creative build will win. Need 10 small rocks, paint 5 as ladybugs and 5 as bumble bees.
    • Click here for an example!

Wednesday – Virtual Tours:

  • Take a virtual tour at one of your dream destinations! Not sure where to venture off to?
    • CHALLENGE: Share a picture of one of your favorite tours this week! Winner will receive a PRIZE! Tag us in your story #BrigadeGetsVirtual
    • Click here for an example!

Thursday – Recreation

  • Video your coolest trick-shot
    • TIP: Basketball, Football, Ping-Pong even just a paper ball trash can shot. ANYTHING can be made into a trick-shot!
    • CHALLENGE: Share a snap of your coolest trick shot, we’ll see if you can beat some of our Brigade staff members for title of #THEBEST!
    • Click here for an example!

*WE DO NOT ENCOURAGE NOR WILL WE ACCEPT ANY DANGEROUS TRICK SHOTS AS WINNERS! Just have fun and stay safe!

Friday –  Tune-In Teachin’

  • Join us this Friday at 1pm on our Instagram and Facebook pages as Coach J teaches us on camera some useful Football Drills to keep you on your toes!

We encourage you to tag us in any of your videos and posts during the week. There will be weekly winners who will get featured on our pages and will also receive prizes!

Be sure to tag #BrigadeGetsVirtual

Brigade Boys & Girls Club
2759 Vance Street

Wilmington, N.C. 28412

PRESS RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release: 3/27/20

Brigade Boys & Girls Club COVID-19 Children Feeding Program: UPDATED

WILMINGTON, N.C. – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Per the Executive Order of Governor Cooper, Brigade Boys & Girls Club’s meal distribution is considered an essential service. Brigade Boys & Girls Club will continue to provide meal distribution sites during the Stay at Home order. Families with children between the ages of 5-18 are eligible to receive two meals (breakfast and lunch) per day per child. The meal distribution sites will be open Monday-Friday from 11am-1pm at two locations in Wilmington; Brigade Boys & Girls Club’s Teen Center located at 2759 Vance Street and at Houston Moore Housing Authority located at 1601 S. 13th Street.