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Canadian Tire Free-Nutritional Breakfast Program
The first ever Breakfast Program on PEI is offered Monday to Friday 6:30am – 8:30am, serving 70-85 children free breakfast, early morning supervision, active living, and includes a free drive to school. We were very honored to have Marcel Dionne stop by and serve our 90,000th free breakfast in Fall 2011.
Breakfast Options Include:
- Toast (with jam or butter)
- Bagel (with jam or butter)
- Cereal (5 options)
- Breakfast Bars
- Fresh Fruit (varies day to day)
- Chocolate/White Milk
- Orange Juice/Apple Juice
- Elm St.
Atlantic Superstore After-School Transport & Care Program
The Boys and Girls Club of Summerside has three 15-passenger vans that travel daily to six school in Summerside and Miscouche to pick up Club members. The youth are transported back to the Boys and Girls Club where they will receive a healthy snack prepared by the club staff. While at the club the children are able to complete their homework, make crafts in the craft room, play in the gymnasium, play cards/board games, watch a movie in our theatre or go to our local park as part of our structured programming offered until 6 pm Monday to Friday. Participants also get access to the Credit Union Place for swimming, bowling, use of the walking track and ice pad.
Each month we have a Heather Moyse Good Sport of the Month award. One child from each group is awarded once a month, for showing respect towards peers and staff, good sportsmanship and including all members of the group in activities. Each months winner’s will receive a t-shirt, treats from the bulk barn, and a few other fun surprises in their good sport bag!
Our Curling Program takes place during the Fall and Winter, during our After-School Transport and Care Program. We provide transportation to and from the Silver Fox Curling Club, and supervision during the lessons.
We have a brand new Squash Program that begins in the spring, and will run every Thursday for 8 weeks, during the After-School Transport and Care Program. We will provide transportation to and from The Credit Union Place to utilise the squash courts. Our Healthy Living Coordinator, Jason Gallant will be doing the Squash instruction.
Fair-Play on the Fairway
Our club offers a one of a kind program that educates participants on golf etiquette, rules, regulations, techniques and skill building. Taught by Golf Pro Dallas Desjardins and under the guidance of our marvelous staff, club members learn everything they need to know to hit the greens. Including how to hold a golf club, proper swing, follow through, chipping, putting, driving, overall technique, and all course rules and regulations. Not only do they learn the sport, but are all taught fair play values, respect, team set goal achievements, enhanced self esteem and self worth all in a comfortable confine of their own Club gymnasium. They learn all of the above utilizing indoor child/youth friendly golf equipment developed to master the sport during fun and challenging activities created by course Pro and golf staff. Once they are comfortable with these skills and understand the course rules, regulations, etiquette and all safety procedures, they will be taken on a wonderful field trip to the Summerside Golf Course to put their practical and theory learned to the test. So many members have never played golf, so this programs breaks existing barriers in search for the next Mike Weir.