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Boys & Girls Club member profile
She wants to become a scientist
Sarah Reynolds waits her turn at bumper pool – her favorite activity at the Boys & Girls Club. - photo by Bulletin file photo

Name: Sarah Reynolds, age 12

Grade: 7th, Sequoia School

Favorite club activity: Bumper pool, because it’s fun

Favorite thing about school: Science, because I want to learn more about it

Favorite TV show: Sponge Bob because it’s funny

Favorite person in the world
: Mom, because she is awesome

Goal in life: Scientist, because I like to study animals

Members of the week
Jr. games room:
Boy: Barry Harris
Girl: Ashley Waters

Boy: Charles McClain
Girl: Tamia Posey

Teen room:
Boy: Nick Ortiz
Girl: Alice Baum

Boy: Devon Garcia
Girl: Alisa Morrow


Boys & Girls Club offers a lot for $24 a year

Where can you get a year’s worth of karate lessons, play in flag football and basketball leagues, have a safe place to hang after school until as late as 8 p.m. with friends, play and do your homework for just $24 a year?

The Manteca/Lathrop Boys & Girls Club is where you can get all that and more for just $24 a year.

The price does reflect the first increase in almost 16 years doubling from the previous $12 per kid. The $24 fee also includes Boys &Girls Club T-shirt. There is a break for families that have more than two children that would cost $48. After that, each additional child is $12 a year.

It costs just over $350 a year to provide services per club member. There are nearly 1,500 members between two sites.

School year hours are 3 to 8 p.m. at the main site at 545 W. Alameda St. and 3 to 7 p.m. at the Lathrop School site. On school year holidays, the hours are 10 6 p.m.

The club offers homework assistance, computers for doing school work, and various character building programs. It also offers a variety of recreation games, sports leagues, arts classes, or simply a safe place to spend time with friends.

For more information, call the club at 239-KIDS.