Ready Set Read!

Who remembers going to the library, grabbing a book and getting lost in the pages for hours? At the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cape Breton we believe in teaching our youth the importance of reading, and how they can benefit from going to the library! Our club is so lucky to have McConnell Library just a short distance away, and a bus to take 24 youth there every week. With today's technology, sometimes we forget that there are still people writing books, painting, and making music. Taking part in this program allows our youth to approach literacy directly - not just through a computer screen. Our library visits encourage the youth to think, talk and learn about history, art, poetry and other cult

Reading.....we do that!

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Cape Breton is committed to providing programs that support our youth in developing essential life skills and overcoming barriers, so that they may develop to their full potential. Literacy rates among our youth are low, report cards consistently state students "need to read more" and it presented a barrier for all subjects. In partnership with Michelle Morrison, owner/principal of Harbourview Montessori School and her staff we embarked on a pilot project to improve our youth’s literacy skills. This program supports new and struggling readers, by providing members with one on one reading support using the Orton-Gillingham Approach to reading. This is a phonics-ba

March Break Camp

We are now accepting applications for our 2019 March Break Camp (Monday March 18th - 22nd). Registration for current after school program participants is ongoing until March 1st. On March 4th spots will be available to non-members and filled on a first come first serve basis. You can print an application from our website under contact or stop into the club at 111 West Street to pick up a form or call us for more information (902) 567-0240. We are currently working on a schedule for the Camp, which will be available on our website and Facebook page on Wednesday February 27th. Activities will include; Swimming, skating, curling, outdoor adventures/road trips within the CBRM, Kid Food Nation s

Torch Club

Suzi Oram-Aylward a student in Community Studies has started working with members of our Torch Club. They will be involved in an art based youth engagement project and will be designing a pipe fish sculpture out of single use plastics which will then, be displayed at the newly renovated New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation building. #BGCC

Boys & Girls Clubs of Cape Breton - Whitney Pier Youth Club 

(902) 567-0240

111 West St,
Sydney, NS
B1N 1S2

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