Clubs@Home Program Activities, Week of May 11

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Clubs@Home Program Activities, Week of May 11

We are excited to begin re-opening select Club locations on June 8, and invite you to register now for summer programming. In lieu of providing the traditional Club member experience during our shutdown period, Boys & Girls Clubs staff compiled a multitude of fun and educational activities for members and their families to enjoy. We encourage you to enjoy these activities to ensure learning continues at home.

Looking for more activities? Be sure to visit our Member Resources page, as well as our Video Resources page.

  • Clubs@Home Activities (K-5)
    • Monday, May 11
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        Support for Caregivers: Hello Caregivers! It is safe to say that we all are experiencing a little more stress than usual these days. The uncertainty that the coronavirus presents has everyone on their toes. Look at this video that describes how to handle stress and anxiety during this precarious time. Hopefully, you will find something that can help you manage stress.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Hello Kids! This week we are talking about stress or worries. Today’s story is about a boy named Jack. Jack has a gigantic worry that follows him all day before an important performance. Find out how Jack finall
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Today we are giving you a challenge! Use pieces of tin foilto make sculptures that are shaped like people. You can bunch and crunch pieces of foil to make a body and then a head. You can roll smaller pieces of foil like a burrito and then bunch them up to make legs and arms. Watch a video of how to make a tin foil sculture and then make your own!
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's get our bodies moving!
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: Turn to a page in the book. Tell a grownup what is happening in the picture.
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        Kindergarten: Voltea a una página del libro. Cuéntale a un adulto qué está pasando en el dibujo.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Think about your favorite part of the story. Then draw a picture of it.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Piensa en tu parete favorita del cuento. Luego haz un dibujo.
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 6:
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        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        You discover you can breathe underwater like a fish. What will you do with this new ability?
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        Tiempo Para Escribir
        Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.
        Descubres que puedes respirar bajo el agua. ¿Qué harías con esta nueva habilidad?
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Learn about how the same type of animal can look different in this interactive E-Book!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: CYIM FIT (see why I am fit exercise)
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! Fish Crackers
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Austrialia National Surfing Museum
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Trolls “Can’t Stop the Feeling”
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What is your favorite holidy and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu día festivo favorito y por qué?
    • Tuesday, May 12
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        Support for Caregivers: Good day Caregivers! This article discusses newfound stresses that accompany the coronavirus and how to successfully manage them.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Hey Kids! Have you ever been worried about something? Maybe you have worried about homework or getting a good grade on a test. Join Wince who discovers a “Worry Bug.” If you feed this bug WORRIES, he grows. Find out an important lesson Wince learns. What things can you do to help you stop worrying?
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: There are bridges all over the world that are amazing! Watch this video to learn about some of the most amazing bridges and then make your own. You don't need a lot of supplies. In fact, you can use just 2-3 materials. Here are some ideas you could use for supplies: popsicle sticks, toothpicks, straws, spaghetti, cups, newspaper, paper towel tubes, marshmallows, legos or other blocks.
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: Think of someone you know who would like this book. Why would they like it? Talk to a grownup about it.
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        Kindergarten: Piensa en alguien a quien le gustaría este libro. ¿Por qué le gustaría este libro a ellos? Háblalo con un adulto.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Think about what happened in the story. Draw pictures of what happens in the beginning, the middle, and the end.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Piensa en lo que pasó en el cuento. Haz un dibujo de lo que pasó al principio, en el medio y al final.
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 7:
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        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        Write a story about a tiny troll who lives in your school and eats people's lunches.
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        Tiempo Para Escribir
        Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.
        Escribe una historia de un troll pequeño que vive en tu escuela y se como el almuerzo de las personas.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Make a squishy egg using only two ingredients!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Move & Freeze
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! How to Draw Barky McTreeFace
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Mars
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Weird But Awesome Animals
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        If you could play any instrument, what would it be and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si pudieras tocar cualquier instrumento, ¿cuál sería y por qué?
    • Wednesday, May 13
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        Support for Caregivers: Greetings Caregivers. Check out this video called “How to help your child manage stress.” It can be challenging to understand when our children are stressed and what we can do to alleviate that stress. This video provides helpful strategies on how to identify when your child is stressed and how you can help them.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: "Wemberly Worried" - Today, we are going to meet Wemberly. Wemberly has a problem -- she worries about everything! Big things, little things, and everything in between. Find out what happens when Wemberly makes a new friend at school.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Let's go on a bear hunt! Now find the word for any kind of an animal in your house. Do 5 laps around your home or room to pretend you are funning from that animal.
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: Think about how the story ended. If you could change the ending, how would you make it different? Talk about it with a grownup or draw a picture of what would happen.
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        Kindergarten: Piensa en como se terminó el cuento. Si pudieras cambiar el final, ¿cómo lo harías diferente? Háblalo con un adulto o haz un dibujo de lo que pasaría.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Pretend you are going to talk to one of the characters in the story. What questions would you ask them?
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        Grades 1 & 2: Imagina que puedes hablar con uno de los personaje del cuento. ¿Qué preguntas le harías?
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 8:
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        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        Write a story about getting locked inside an amusement park overnight.
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        Tiempo Para Escribir
        Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.
        Escribe una historia sobre una noche que te quedaste trancado adentro de un parque de diversiones.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Make a model of fossils with this easy DIY experiment!
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        FÓSILES PEGAJOSOS
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Boom Chicka Boom
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! Cool Cats
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Georgia Aquarium
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Pharrell Williams – Happy
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        If you could be any age right now, how old would you want to be? Why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si pudieras tener cualquier edad ahora mismo, ¿qué edad quisieras tener? ¿Por qué?
    • Thursday, May 14
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        Support for Caregivers: Hello Caregivers! As this week ends, view this quick video about coping with Covid-19. This video discusses creative ways to cope with social distancing and manage stress.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Managing Worry and Anxiety for KIDS. Check out this cool song from Flocabulary about how you can handle your worries. We hope you will sing along!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Yesterday we went on a bear hunt. What other kinds of things can you hunt for in your house. Let's start with finding something that has your name on it and do one jumping jack for every letter in your name. Play the name game and sing along, how old you are.
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: A character is someone who is in a story. It can be a person, an animal—even a robot! Describe your favorite character from the story. What do you like most about them? Talk about it with a grownup.
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        Kindergarten: Un personaje es alguien en el cuento. Puede ser una persona, un animal -¡hasta un robot! Describe tu personaje favorito del cuento. ¿Qué es lo más que te gusta de ellos? Háblalo con un adulto.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Write a review of the story you just read. Draw a happy face if you liked it or a sad face if you didn't like it. Then explain why you liked it or didn't like it.
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        Grades 1 & 2: Escribe un resumen del cuento. Dibuja una carita feliz si te gustó o una carita triste si no te gustó. Luego explica por qué te gustó o por qué no te gustó.
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 9:
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        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        Write a poem about Spring.
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        Tiempo Para Escribir
        Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.
        Escribe un poema sobre la primavera.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Use soap to make this simple boat glide across the water.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Aram sam sam Dance. keep exercising by learning cool dance moves.
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        "Let's Get Creative! How to Draw Supa Mecha Philly "
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - Natural History Musuem of London
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Bruno Mars on Sesame Street “Don’t Give Up”
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What is something you want to learn how to do and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué es algo que quisieras aprender a hacer y por qué?
    • Friday, May 15
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        For the Caregiver: To say that the world is under a lot of stress right now is an understatement. Every Time you turn on the TV or check your phone there seems to be another reason for your stress level to increase. Please take care of yourself, and check out this article from the Compassion Reslience toolket for tips on how to do so.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Family Engagement: Even when we're talking about our worries, we can still have some fun! Check out this activity to do with someone in your family, and hopefully figure out what pushes YOUR buttons, and how to deal!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Your challenge today is to take pictures of things around you home that look like letters. First take a look at the website and have some fun typing in your name or other words. After you type the word in the box, click "create my word" to see examples of alphabet photography. Then try taking some of your own photos around your home. Don't have a camera? No Problem! Go on a scavenger hunt to find letters in your home. Try finding the letters of your name.
      • 9:00 AM
        Let's Get Our Bodies Moving:
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        ¡Vamos a Leer!
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        Kindergarten: Pick a drawing or picture from the book. Then act it out!
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        Kindergarten: Escoge una foto o dibujo del cuento y ¡actúalo!
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        Grades 1 & 2: Pick a drawing or picture from the book. Then act it out!
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        Grades 1 & 2: Escoge una foto o dibujo del cuento y ¡actúalo!
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        Grades 3-5: Please join us over the next two weeks as we read a chapter book called The One and Only Ivan about a gorilla who has been living in captivity for 27 years. The PDF will provide you with discussion questions and extension activities. Please enjoy. The first part of the story will be posted on 5/4/2020. Part 10:
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        Part 11:
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        The One And Only Ivan (PDF)
      • 11:00 AM
        Journal Time
        Take a moment to Journal. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
        If I were in the circus, I would…
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        Tiempo Para Escribir
        Toma un momento para escribir un diario. Lo único que necesita es una hoja de papel o una libreta y un lápiz.
        Si yo estuviera en un circo, me gustaría…
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Make ice cream at home using this simple recipe and learn how salt drops the temperature of the ice to create this sweet treat!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Healthy eating song
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Let's Get Creative! Miss Kim Reads "The Very Hungry Caterpillar"
      • 5:00 PM
        Road Trip: Let's Take a Virtual Field Trip - The Life of a Blue Whale
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Your brain deserves a break today after a day of learning! Cutest Critter You’ll Want to Cuddle
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What would you do if you were a king or a queen?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué harías si fueses un rey o una reina?
    • Saturday & Sunday: Camp@Home
      • Morning
        It's nice to know what our plan for the day is! Use this Camp schedule template to plan out your Camp@Home day of being outside, having fun, and learning!
      • Afternoon
        Capture the flag is a favorite big group game at Camp. Check out our adaption to play Capture the Flag with as little as 2 people!
  • Clubs@Home Activities (6-12)
    • Monday, May 11
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        Support for Caregivers: Hello Caregivers! It is safe to say that we all are experiencing a little more stress than usual these days. The uncertainty that the coronavirus presents has everyone on their toes. Look at this video that describes how to handle stress and anxiety during this precarious time. Hopefully, you will find something that can help you manage stress.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Greetings teens!. This week we are talking about stress. Stress is normal, and we all have experienced it at some point in time. What is not normal is when stress controls our lives and has a negative impact on our health and relationships. This article explains what stress is and how to de-stress.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Let's think about how things work and how they are made this week. He do your lungs work and how do they help keep us alive?
      • 9:00 AM
        Learn some in-home sports!
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Earth's interior is a place of almost unbelievable heat and pressure. It is as alien and unreachable as any extraterrestrial world. Read to learn more!
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Take a photo that is an optical illusion and learn about perspective.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Understand empathy “Different”
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: Cincinnati Music Hall Tour
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): College-U module 1: Why College?
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        College Talk (High School): Having a Vision and Mission are very important for college. Let's learn the difference between the two, and hear from BGC Alumni Member, Denzel Washington.
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      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Emmanuel Ramos - Stand By Me
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What is your favorite holidy and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Cuál es tu día festivo favorito y por qué?
    • Tuesday, May 12
      •  
        Support for Caregivers: Good day Caregivers! This article discusses the newfound stresses that accompany the coronavirus and how to successfully manage them.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Hey teens! Many of you may be struggling with new stress since we have been quarantined. Worries about school, graduation, college and friends are all things that can stress you out. Check out this amazing video created by teens about stress and how they manage it.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Flanked by two powerful nations, the English Channel has long been one of the world’s most important maritime passages. Yet for most of its history, crossing was a dangerous prospect. Engineers proposed numerous plans for spanning the gap, including a design for an underwater passage more than twice the length of any existing tunnel. Alex Gendler details the creation of the Channel Tunnel.
      • 9:00 AM
        Learn some in-home sports!
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        There are many unanswered questions about the vast universe. Scientists estimate that there are 20 billion stars like the Sun in the Milky Way galaxy. Tens of billions—perhaps as many as a hundred billion—of those stars may have planets orbiting around them. Are any of them like those in this solar system? Do any harbor intelligent beings or other forms of life?
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Use materials around your house to create your own miniature museum! Start with page 2 of the instructions which explains how.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Inspiration
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: MAM Kohl’s Art Generation Studio at Home: Start Stitching
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): College-U module 2: Exploring your passion and career
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        College Talk (High School): Default: the Student Loan Documentary! Budget and plan wisely.
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      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Two teens rap battle on The Four
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        If you could play any instrument, what would it be and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si pudieras tocar cualquier instrumento, ¿cuál sería y por qué?
    • Wednesday, May 13
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        Support for Caregivers: Greetings Caregivers. Check out this video called “How to help your child manage stress.” It can be challenging to understand when our children are stressed and what we can do to alleviate that stress. This video provides helpful strategies on how to identify when your child is stressed and how you can help them.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Managing Stress - Hello! This is another great video that explains how stress occurs. It describes stress as an overflowing cup of water. The video provides tips on how to not let your cup overflow with stress.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: Australians call them “runners." The British know them as “trainers.” Americans refer to them as “sneakers.” Whatever you call them, these casual shoes are worn by billions of people around the world. Today, roughly 23 billion shoes are produced each year. So, how can we balance our love of sneakers with the need for sustainability? Angel Chang explores how shoe manufacturing impacts our planet.
      • 9:00 AM
        Learn some in-home sports!
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Why do robins always give birth to robins, and not the occasional toad? Why do tall human parents tend to have children who grow up to be tall? And how do caterpillars know to sprout beautiful wings just like those of their butterfly parents?
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: This simple mind-blowing demonstration will teach you about how clouds form.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health and Wellness: How to take care of yourself right now
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: Bethany Thomas | Our Home to Your Home at Milwaukee Rep
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): College-U module 3: College Explorations
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        College Talk (High School): A Success plan for virtual college tours.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Common, John Legend- Glory
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        If you could be any age right now, how old would you want to be? Why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        Si pudieras tener cualquier edad ahora mismo, ¿qué edad quisieras tener? ¿Por qué?
    • Thursday, May 14
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        Support for Caregivers: Hello Caregivers! As this week ends, view this quick video about coping with Covid-19. This video discusses creative ways to cope with social distancing and manage stress.
      • 8:00 AM
        Hello teens! Here is a great article directed to teenagers. This article talks about effective stress management tools. If you are feeling stressed, read this article and you may find some techniques that can help you relieve your stress.
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: In 1948, Spanish ophthalmologist Jose Ignacio Barraquer Moner was fed up with glasses. He wanted a solution for blurry vision that fixed the eye itself, without relying on external aids. The surgery he eventually devised was called “keratomileusis,” and his technique focused on reshaping the cornea— what we now know as LASIK. So how does laser eye surgery actually work? Dan Reinstein explains.
      • 9:00 AM
        Learn some in-home sports!
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Gravitation is a force that attracts all objects in the universe. It is the most familiar of the four fundamental interactions of matter. Do you want to learn more? If so, read on.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Do this quick demonstration to observe surface tension with materials around your house.
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Kobe Bryant on Greatness
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: PAST PRESENT with Lesa Cline-Ransome FINDING LANGSTON
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (Middle School): College-U Module 4: A day in the life of a college student
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        College Talk (High School): Your Path to College! Start planning for every year of high school.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: Move Your Body with Beyonce
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What is something you want to learn how to do and why?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué es algo que quisieras aprender a hacer y por qué?
    • Friday, May 15
      •  
        For the Caregiver: To say that the world is under a lot of stress right now is an understatement. Every Time you turn on the TV or check your phone there seems to be another reason for your stress level to increase. Please take care of yourself, and check out this article from the Compassion Reslience toolket for tips on how to do so.
      • 8:00 AM
        SEL Moment: Family Engagement Friday - Even when we're talking about stress, we can still have some fun! Check out this activity to explore with someone in your family, and hopefully figure out what makes you stressed, and how to cope!
      • 8:30 AM
        Brain Boost: At a Maryland country fair in 2017, farmers reported feverish hogs with inflamed eyes and running snouts. While farmers worried about the pigs, the department of health was concerned about a group of sick fairgoers. Soon, 40 of these attendees would be diagnosed with swine flu. How can pathogens from one species infect another, and what makes this jump so dangerous? Ben Longdon explains.
      • 9:00 AM
        Learn some in-home sports!
      • 10:00 AM
        Let's Read!
        Over the past 50 years, computers have transformed modern society. Written communication once took days or weeks to reach distant places. No longer. Read more about the advances in technology.
      • 11:00 AM
        Writing Time
        Take a moment to read the story starter. Continue to write an amazing story or draw a picture following the prompt. All you will need is a piece of paper or a notebook & a pencil.
      • 12:00 PM
        Lunch time! Take a break and eat a healthy lunch.
      • 1:00 PM
        STEM: Make ice cream at home using this simple recipe and learn how salt drops the temperature of the ice to create this sweet treat!
      • 2:00 PM
        Health & Wellness: Stacey Flowers- The 5 People You Need To Be Happy
      • 3:00 PM
        Chess Time! Learn to play chess with these FREE & FUN online chess lessons!
        Click here for more lessons in chess.
        To access First Move:
        • Go to www.firstmovechess.org
        • Click LOG IN in the upper corner
        • Click REGISTER now (under the SIGN IN button)
        • Fill in the boxes
        • The School/Site Name: HOME - BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS
        • The District/Program Name: FIRST MOVE CHESS
        • The ACCESS CODE is: QRDCEKFX
        • Click REGISTER, you are signed up and ready to learn!
      • 4:00 PM
        Essential Elements: Hip Hop @ Danceworks with Paul Webb
      • 5:00 PM
        College Talk (middle school - high school): Join us for a virtual college tour to the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
      • 6:00 PM
        Brain Break: D’Angelo & Amanda – “Smooth Criminal”
      • After Hours
        Spend some time as a family wrapping up the end of the day with some ideas for everyone to think about and discuss!
        What would you do if you were a king or a queen?
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        Terminen el día pasando tiempo como familia, pensando y discutiendo algunas ideas.
        ¿Qué harías si fueses un rey o una reina?
    • Saturday & Sunday: Camp@Home
      • Morning
        What if you made your own board game? Would you spend Monoply money to cross the chocloate river or draw a picutres as you pull Jenga pieces!? Let your imagination fly as you make up your own game!
      • Afternoon
        Capture the flag is a favorite big group game at Camp. Check out our adaption to play Capture the Flag with as little as 2 people!
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