Celebrating Pink Shirt Day

March 8, 2024

Rose coloured T-shirts all around! And there you have it, another successful Pink Shirt Day in the books. We brought all of our Clubs together on February 28, 2024, to celebrate being fearless leaders. Pink Shirt Day is all about being a friend, being kind, being inclusive and being a leader in your community. We…

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Thank you to Rogers for 2023 Community Grant in support of our Club programs!

March 4, 2024

  We’re incredibly thankful to Rogers Communications for the support they have provided to our Club programs over the past year. With the community grant they provided, we continue to provide kids with opportunities to connect with positive role models and peers, enjoy a healthy meal and explore our core program areas: arts and culture,…

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Thank You EPCOR for supporting our McCauley Club Afterschool Programming and Rigorous Tutoring

December 4, 2023

Thank you to EPCOR for contributing $150,000 over the past 2 years to our McCauley Club Afterschool Programming and Rigorous Tutoring. Our McCauley Club provides a safe and fun place for kids to go after school and during the summer. Kids are provided with opportunities to connect with positive role models and peers, enjoy a…

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Thank You EPL for supporting our Summer Reading Club

October 24, 2023

This summer, our friends and partners, the Edmonton Public Library (EPL), delivered 1-hour STEAM-based programming (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) to our Club members during summer camps. EPL also provided ongoing reading opportunities for our Club members, delivering book collections to all 9 of our Club sites. Members participated and tracked their reading throughout…

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Thank You Canada Summer Jobs, REACH, and Realtors Community Foundation for Supporting our Summer Programming

September 27, 2023

We would like to express a huge Thank You to Canada Summer Jobs, REACH and the Realtors Community Foundation for supporting our Summer Programming this year. Thanks to their generous support, we were able to run eight different summer camp locations that operated each week from Monday through Friday and we employed twenty (20) Canada…

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The Government of Canada invests in energy efficient upgrades for BGCBigs’ McCauley & Kinsmen Clubs

July 19, 2023

Today, the Honourable Randy Boissonnault, Minister of Tourism and Associate Minister of Finance, visited us at our Riverdale office to announce a federal investment of more than $1 million for the green modernization of our McCauley and Kinsmen Community Clubs. An investment of $781,595 will enable BGCBigs to make energy-efficient upgrades to the McCauley Club,…

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BGCBigs Club Kids Attend Riverhawks Baseball Game

July 18, 2023

On July 6, 2023, our Summer Camp had an awesome opportunity to attend an Edmonton Riverhawks baseball game as part of Sports Week at the Club!  We want to say a huge thank-you to the Riverhawks who gifted 135 youth tickets to our Kinsmen, Tweddle, Rundle, West and McCauley clubs—they had a BALL of a…

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Truth and Reconciliation Day at BGCBig Clubs 2021

Truth and Reconciliation Day 2021 at BGCBig Clubs

October 5, 2021

With the first Day of National Truth and Reconciliation past us, our clubs wanted to share how our clubs chose to participate. There were many activities the kids participated in to raise awareness around the importance of the day and learning more about Indigenous culture. This day also coincided with Orange Shirt Day, and club…

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Some Club Programming Returns! (McCauley, Kinsmen and West)

May 14, 2020

Friday, March 13th, 6:30 pm was the last time children went through the doors at McCauley club. The agenda of the day still sits on the whiteboard as a reminder of the activities that once filled the space. During these last two months the staff have scrubbed and cleaned,  re-arranged equipment and planned for a…

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Sakaw Club Staff Write Letters to Each of the Kids

March 27, 2020

Kids at our Sakaw Club are being sent letters from staff and are being encouraged to respond through a mailbox outside the Club. With these letters, the kids are each receiving personalized messaged and being asked to voluntarily draw, colour or paint something that can then be hung up in the Clubs windows for the…

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