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Every day, we check in with staff from different Clubs who share activities for members across all age groups. Today’s list of activities includes slime, “Stretch and Flex,” lemon volcanoes, iPhone beats, Dance Tuesday, NBA 2K, mug mac and cheese, and Connect Four.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Welcome to post #7 of Club at Home! Every day, we share content that brings Club programs, traditions, and staff into the homes of members. Our goal is to provide the same fun and educational activities to our Club members and families, even while Clubs are physically closed. 

Today, we check in with staff from our Clubs who share different activities for members across all age groups including slime, “Stretch and Flex,” lemon volcanoes, iPhone beats, Dance Tuesday, NBA 2K, mug mac and cheese, and Connect Four.

Also, Ninety-Nine Restaurant is serving guests in our communities from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. for To Go orders!  To ease your burden a bit and support you, your friends and your family, please feel free to use this special Friends & Family offer for 25% off your next To Go Order.  Order online at and enter CODE: TEAM99 upon checkout. This offer is valid until 4/5/20. Nearby locations are in Charlestown, Revere, Somerville, and Quincy!

Riddle of the Day
Courtesy of Jenna, Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston

For Gerald and Darlene Jordan Club teens, Teen Education Coordinator Skyler’s “Riddle of the Day” has become a fixture in day-to-day Club life. We’re excited to keep this tradition alive and bring brain teasers to the members and families of all Clubs as part of “Club at Home.”

Today’s Riddle: 

Q: In a one-story pink house, there was a pink person, a pink cat, a pink fish, a pink computer, a pink chair, a pink table, a pink telephone, a pink shower – everything was pink!

What color were the stairs?

The answer to yesterday’s riddle: Your finger

Tune in tomorrow to see the answer and get a new riddle!  

Courtesy of Ashley, Berkshire Partners Blue Hill Club

Ashley, Wagner Family Art Director at Berkshire Partners Blue Hill Club, shares a tutorial on making slime. Follow along below as Ashley shares everything you need to know!

For all ages. 

Health & Wellness
Courtesy of Norma, Charlestown Club

It’s time for “Stretch and Flex” with Norma, Charlestown Club’s Pre-Teen Coordinator! Try her “What’s Your Name?” workout, and pick the move that corresponds with each letter of your name. Check out the video and name key below! 

Use the key below to match workouts to each letter of your name, and repeat your name three times!

For ages 10 and up.

Learning Center
Courtesy of Grace, Gerald and Darlene Jordan Club of Chelsea

For STEM Tuesday, Grace, School Age Education Coordinator at Gerald and Darlene Jordan Club of Chelsea, shows you how to make a volcano out of lemons! You’ll need lemons, food coloring, baking soda, craft sticks, and dish soap.

1. Cut lemon in HALF.

2. Take craft stick and dig along the lines within the lemon.

3. Take food coloring and spread around lemon.

4. Generously add dish soap to the top of the lemon.

5. Add baking soda to the lemon and stir. Watch the ingredients create a chemical reaction!

For ages 6-12.

Courtesy of Anders, Charlestown Club 

Anders, Music Director at Charlestown Club, shares another app you can use to make free beats! Download “Launchpad” for free and start creating songs and beats in minutes. This app is used on iPads in many BGCB Clubs, so here is a quick tutorial how to make beats on an iPhone. Enjoy!

For ages 10 and up.

Performing Arts
Courtesy of Andrew, Edgerley Family South Boston Club

It’s Dance Tuesday, and members of the Edgerley Family South Boston Club have created a dance routine that you can practice at home! Andrew, Performing Arts Coordinator, shows you some moves for “Juice” by Lizzo. Follow along below, and share your performance at!

Note: Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston does not own the rights to any music featured. This video is intended for educational purposes only.

Daylisa, Performing Arts Coordinator at Charlestown Club, also has a dance routine you can try, as part two of her hip hop series! Review last week’s 8 count and follow along to new moves here.

For all ages.

Social Recreation
Courtesy of Junior, Yawkey Club of Roxbury

Junior, Social Recreation Manager at Yawkey Club of Roxbury, shows you how NBA 2K can teach you to be competitive, but also humble. Junior also chats with his younger brother about keeping busy at home. Learn how to dribble, pass, and shoot with 2K, and take those skills to the court when we’re back at the Clubs!

For ages 10 and up.

Courtesy of Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code continues to create awesome at-home activities for coders of all levels. Today, try “Debug the Maze!” Debugging is a frequent skill that computer scientists use to make sure their code works. Follow the exercise to debug code and move your character through a maze!

Click here to debug the maze >>

For ages 10 and up.

Teen Center 
Courtesy of Mercedees, Yawkey Club of Roxbury 

It’s Tasty Tuesday! Last week we had mug cakes. Today, Mercedees, Teen Engagement and Retention Coordinator at Yawkey Club of Roxbury, shares mug mac and cheese! Follow along below with your favorite cheese and pasta shape.

Also, Saaran, Teen Education Coordinator at Yawkey Club of Roxbury, has a game of Connect Four just for BGCB teens that you can try here!


A detailed list of other helpful resources for caregivers can be found here. It includes a full list of learning resources and activities, resources for food access, financial relief funds, neighborhood support and more.  

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Keep up with all the latest “Club at Home” updates, including fun and interactive content for members to do at home, on our blog.