Variety Boys&Girls Club Queens@bgcnyc

21-12 30 RD LIC NY - Weekend, After School & Summer Programs - Basketball, Swim, Soccer, MakerSpace, BioBus, STEM, Dance, Art, Film, Cooking & more!

http://vbgcq.org/

Our magnificent DIY STEM Student Teachers in action! 🔬🛠️🔋 Thanks to our partnership with @samsungus our kids have been given the opportunity to further explore the field of STEM and be on their way to becoming STEM leaders! A huge thank you to our STEM specialist, Ms. Amanda, for encouraging and supporting our kids on a daily basis 💙


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Variety Boys & Girls Club FIRST International Film Festival! The two day event featured a screening and awards ceremony to celebrate the kids in our film and media arts program 🎥🎬 The judging panel received over 38 submissions from all over the world, including Japan and Mexico! 🌎 The kids have learned various film techniques such as screenwriting, camera operation and lighting, and produced eight films which were presented at the festival alongside professional filmmakers! This amazing affair wouldn't have been possible if it weren't for Mr. Marc Lyons, the Club's multi-talented film and media arts specialist 👏


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The #ChipInVariety Event was a HUGE success! Congratulations to Isabelle, the winner of the Dream Cookie Contest! 🏆 Her Dream Cookie was Strawberry Heart Chip and we can’t wait to try it ❤️
We’re so thankful to @chipnewyorkcity and our Young Professionals Council for playing such a huge part in making this event and contest happen 🍪 Chip is also donating a portion of the proceeds of Isabelle’s cookie sales to the Variety Boys & Girls Club in support of our STEM education programs!


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This weekend we’ll find out the WINNER of the #ChipInVariety Dream Cookie Contest! @chipnewyorkcity 🏆
Join us tomorrow from 12-2pm at the Club for activities, games and COOKIES! 🍪 Our kids have proved to be tough competition with the delicious recipes they’ve concocted!


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VBGCQ has teamed up with @chipnewyorkcity to host a DREAM COOKIE CONTEST! 🍪
Chip NYC is donating a portion of the proceeds to VBGC in support of our STEAM education programs
The winner will be announced at our #ChipIn Dream Cookie Event this Saturday June 9th from 12-2pm and will receive a $50 gift card to Chip! Event goers will enjoy activities and games and will be able to enjoy Chip cookies!
To enter the contest, you must:
1. Follow the instructions pictured above
2. Submit your dream cookie via email at dreamcookie@varietyboysandgirlsclub.org and post it to Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #ChipInVariety 🍪
Participants can also submit their entry in person at our Club (21-12 30th Rd, Astoria)


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Our Youth of the Year, Minata Conde, attending the National Youth of the Year competition in Troy, Albany this past weekend. Our incredible Dance Teacher, Ms. Rachele, accompanied Minata as she competed against other amazing finalists for scholarship money!
We’re so proud! 🤩🏆


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For Teacher Appreciation Week, kids at IS10 Beacon surprised their teachers and group leaders with handmade poems and cards 💌


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Our staff and kids at IS10 Beacon went on an overnight trip to the American Museum of Natural History! They visited The Rose Center for Earth and Space, The Butterfly Conservatory, and even played a couple games of UNO after the lights went out 😄🔦


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VBGC’s beautiful new lobby walls! 💚
Our amazing Club Director Mr. Alex spent nearly 9 hours working on this installation 😅 A big thank you to our Development Director Ms. Denise, @dirtt @northwelllife and @jmdlandscapes for making this masterpiece happen!


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For their recent Employee Volunteer Day, staff from @mlb came by VBGC to do some amazing work for the club! They worked with our kids on designing our new outdoor gardening structures, planted some greenery just in time for summer, and created a backdrop for our Variety Newsroom. Thank you MLB! ⚾️


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Experimenting in our BioBus! 🔬
@biobus gives kids the opportunity to explore science through inquiry-based, hands-on projects!


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Kids at IS 10 are getting a head start on their Mother’s Day gifts! 🎁 They created “boxes of memories” to give to their mothers on their special day! 👑


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