78 middle school members completed a memorable season in 3rd-5th and 6th-8th grade divisions on Southport turf as "Super Bowl" winners crowned.
It wasn't a joke, it was the Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse's 5th annual Trunk or Treat on Halloween. 225 kids dressed up to go trunk to trunk of local partners.
Hundred of kids and parents got up, got out and played at the Club's annual celebration of Day for Kids thanks to dozens of volunteers and event sponsors.
Ludlowe Interns Learn on the Job at Clubhouses Longtime members Aidan and Devin spent the last month of school as interns at Wakeman, gaining new perspectives while aiding staff and members.
Kids Awards Night Honors Sportsmanship, Volunteers Check out who among your friends and neighbors were honored as Volunteer Leaders and Coaches Award winners at the Club's Annual Kids Awards Night.
Three Torchers Celebrated as Future Leaders We're so proud of our "Future Leaders" Alyssa, Una and Christopher, honored at a dinner by the CT Association of Boys & Girls Clubs for leadership in Torch Club!
Read Their Speeches: Zula & Phil Speak to 350 at Auction Teen member Zula and alumnus Philip shared their Wakeman experience with 350 supporters at the Great Futures Auction, which raised $180,000.
Happy Valentine's Day: Kids Show Club Love Through Art This Valentine's Day, kids have so many reasons for loving their Club. Check out how 50 members creatively shared what they love most about Wakeman!
2016 Wrapped Up in Pics & Tunes It was quite a year at Wakeman. Check out what some of our 3,750 members were up to! .
Video Catches Torch Club Volunteers in the Act Southport Torch Club members have been quite busy doing good for others during the first half of the year. Here's a glimpse:
Spencer, Tyshawn, Kaleigh & Alyssa Speak at Breakfast Four of our members wowed supporters as much as Celebrity guest Steve Young. Read their speeches to see what they each shared!
Wakeman's 17th annual Celebrity Breakfast welcomes Phil Simms to Fairfield University's Quick Center on December 6th. Get the full scoop!
Gina Luczaj joins the Development Team where she'll focus on the Club's signature events: Celebrity Breakfast, Auction and Golf Outing, as well as other projects,
Wakeman Joins City's Read Aloud Day! Excited classrooms of kids met equally excited Club staff, board members and friends for Bridgeport's annual Read Aloud Day!
Eileen's commitment to kids as a Trustee, mentor, and auction committe member was recognized by Wakeman and the CT Alliance of Boys & Girls Clubs!
The Southport Clubhouse welcomed John Novak as Arts, STEM & Academic Success Director. Maria, Geoff, Laura & Ruben take on new Club positions!
Teens Learn O.N. the Job at Old Navy Teens discusses first jobs basics such as applications, interviewing, minimum wage, budgeting and more at the Old Navy Store in Fairfield.
Wakeman Announces 2017 Youth of the Year Honorees Selected among nine outstanding finalists, Gabrielle Galletta has been named the 2017 Youth of the Year by Wakeman Boys & Girls Club.
Torchers Share Cards, Bears & Love at Cambridge Manor Valentine’s Day came a day early to Cambridge Manor residents as they were surprised by eleven Wakeman members full of smiles and bears.
Margaret Reynolds Named Wakeman Grants Manager Wakeman Boys & Girls Club recently welcomed Margaret Reynolds to staff in the newly created position of Grants Manager.
$21,385 Raised Through Spirit of #GivingTuesday What does a young member collecting soda cans for change have in common with a former staff, alumnus in Seattle and volunteer Torch Club advisor?
Celebrity Breakfast Raises $65,000 NFL legend Steve Young talks of lifelong performance anxiety and playing backup QB with 215 attendees at Celebrity Breakfast, sponsored by Safety Marking.
d2D Prepares Teens for College Autumn usually means a kickoff to the stressful college application process for many Club teens. But a college tour down South came first for 10 members.
Kids Get a Kick Out of Free Martial Arts Partnership Focus and discipline grows weekly among 20 third and fourth graders in Wakeman's martial arts class. Flexibility, strength, confidence and self-esteem follow.
Power of Recycling Found in STEM Mentoring Ten-year-old Angelia shook her head side to side at the notion of challenges of building a mini functional garbage disposal system of Legos with her team.
Torchers Plant Trees Around Town for Arbor Day Inspired by National Arbor Day, the Southport Clubhouse’s Torch Club planted five dogwood trees around Fairfield on April 30th.
Field Back in Action Thanks to CT Tank Removal Winter storms damaged tree limbs over the athletic field at the Smilow-Burroughs Clubhouse, but Connecticut Tank Removal came to the rescue.
Build a PC Club Builds 4 New Computers for Clubhouse Under the guidance of Wakeman's part time Tech Lab coordinator Eric Swanson, the 6th-8th graders spent several weeks researching the role of each component...