Connections   10/27/17

Fall Carnival was Spooktacular

About 400 kids and parents attended the BGCSMV Fall Carnival on Oct 25. They played carnival games, ate treats and were entertained by our talented Club members performing “Beat It” and “Thriller”. Special thanks to our Alumni Committee for hosting this annual tradition!


BGCSMV Clubs Participate in National Lights On

Look at these happy faces from our El Camino clubsite in Santa Maria! In partnership with Boys & Girls Clubs of America, the Santa Maria Bonita School District and The Afterschool Alliance, Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Maria Valley participated in the National Lights On Afterschool project. These photos represent only one of our seven school-based clubsites that participated in the project. Special thanks to Debbie & Debbie Adam for donating the pumpkins for our carving contest!

Over one million people nationwide gathered today to celebrate Lights On Afterschool – the ONLY national celebration of after school programs and everything they do for students, families, and communities. #LightsOnAfterschool


Joshua Bedgood, Erinn Copeland and Jeremy Deming

Black & White Ball

BGCSMV CEO Jeremy Deming and other staff members attended the 71st Annual Black & White Ball. The event is hosted by the Mexican Ladies Social Club and proceeds from the event go to the Boy & Girls Clubs of Santa Maria Valley.  The group has raised over $250,000 via this event. BGCSMV is extremely grateful to MLSC for their ongoing support. We thank you for your contributions that help so many local children and teens.


Check out our new PSA Narrated by

National Spokesperson Jennifer Lopez


Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Maria Valley currently provides programs for over 2,000 registered children ages 6 – 18 in Santa Maria and Guadalupe. An additional 5,000 children benefit from Club sponsored sports programming.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Maria Valley’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those that need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, & caring citizens. For more info on BGCSMV, please call 805-354-7421 or visit