Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley Opening After School Program at Oxford Middle School

Jan 27, 2023

Shelton, CT, January 27, 2023 – The Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley is partnering with Oxford Public Schools to provide a comprehensive after school program at Oxford Middle School. Run by the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, the program will be held right at Oxford Middle School, with access to the gym, cafeteria, a dedicated classroom, and outdoor space.

Opening on March 1, membership will cost $200 per month per member and $120 per month for siblings; hours are from school dismissal – 6:00 pm. Membership includes Power Hour Homework Assistance, the Workforce Development program, Triple Play Health & Wellness, and the Torch Club Youth Leadership program. Boys & Girls Club Youth Development Professionals will run the program, including a Site Coordinator. Applications are currently being accepted for all positions.

Registration is online at www.BGC-LNV.org/membership/oxford.

“We appreciate the opportunity to partner with Oxford to serve the youth of their community,” says Shaye Roscoe, Chief Executive Officer of the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley. “It’s exciting to bring our life-changing programs to Oxford, and we happily welcome the Middle School to our Boys & Girls Club family.”

“We are thrilled to announce the start-up of this new after-school program for students,” says Dr. Robert Miller, Superintendent, Oxford Public Schools. “It will provide a range of academic and extracurricular activities designed to enrich the lives of our students both in the short-term and long-term, with benefits in many areas for each participating student. This program will be a partnership with the Boys & Girls Club, providing students with access to a wide range of resources and support to positively impact our students’ lives. We are excited to see what they will achieve through this partnership.”

The Boys & Girls Club has been running successful before and after school programs in Shelton schools for 14 years, in addition to its 65+ years of operation at its downtown Clubhouses in Shelton and Ansonia.

To become a member or for more information about the Boys & Girls Club of the Lower Naugatuck Valley, visit https://BGC-LNV.org.