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Club Transitions from Sheboygan Falls Building to Elementary School

By Christina Singh  |  February 19, 2024

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sheboygan County announced it will sell its building located at 107 Cedar Street in Sheboygan Falls. The Club continues to focus on directing resources to school-based sites, where they have a more significant impact while reducing transportation barriers for families. The Club already transitioned programing in Sheboygan Falls to the elementary school, where they provide afterschool and summer services for K-8th grade students for little to no cost.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sheboygan County has been a cornerstone of the community for nearly thirty years, providing a safe and inclusive environment for young people to learn, grow, and thrive. As the needs of the community evolve, so does the organization’s approach to effectively serving families.

By focusing on school-based sites, Boys & Girls Clubs will be able to serve more youth directly where they spend most of their time – at school. This approach removes transportation barriers, maximizes the value of existing spaces, and improves collaboration with valued school partners, enabling the organization to broaden its reach and make a positive difference in the lives of even more young people. In fact, through the Club’s school-based sites, the Club is serving more youth each day than ever before. In 2023, the organization served a record number of youth, and plans to increase services to meet the growing need.

We’re energized about the opportunities this transition presents for local kids and families,” said Club CEO Christina Singh, “While our Sheboygan Falls building has served us well over the years, directing resources towards school-based sites allows us to amplify our impact. Right now, there is a critical shortage of childcare in Sheboygan County. Boys & Girls Clubs have stepped up by adding before-school programming at several locations, and by opening more school-based sites. Families don’t have to worry about getting kids back and forth while they’re at work and kids have access to meaningful experiences and supportive relationships right where they are.”

 

Zach Pethan, School District of Sheboygan Falls Superintendent, says the sale of the building will not interrupt any Club programming or services for the Sheboygan Falls community and positions the two partners for further success.

“The School District of Sheboygan Falls and Boys & Girls Clubs are proud to continue a robust partnership aimed at enhancing the well-being of our students and the broader community. Through this collaboration, we are committed to jointly addressing the needs of our families and fostering positive outcomes. We eagerly anticipate the continued growth and success of our partnership, confident in its ability to deliver meaningful impact. Together, we remain dedicated to serving our community with excellence and look forward to the opportunities that lie ahead.”

Boys & Girls Clubs of Sheboygan County is grateful for the support of the community and relies on the generosity of individuals and businesses to continue its mission of empowering all youth to reach their full potential. In addition to programming at Sheboygan Falls Elementary, Boys & Girls Clubs operates sites at Lake Country Academy, Cooper Elementary, Jefferson Elementary and Longfellow Elementary. The Clubs also have teen services through a drop-in Club at the Sheboygan YMCA and a Be Great Graduate program at South High

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