To help provide child care and remote learning support, the Club launched a new full day program this falll. Youth can access computers and WiFi to connect to public schools, receive SEL support services, and transition to our traditional afterschool and enrichment activities at the end of the school day. Click here to learn more!

To help provide child care and remote learning support, the Club launched a new full day program this falll. Youth can access computers and WiFi to connect to public schools, receive SEL support services, and transition to our traditional afterschool and enrichment activities at the end of the school day. Click here to learn more!

Amidst a global pandemic, social injustice unrest, and unfolding economic crisis, the vast majority of public schools in Western MA have now adopted remote learning platforms. Keeping young people on track academically now means clearing major hurdles unlike ever before – logging on to the virtual classroom and having proper food and nutrition each day.

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holyoke is doing whatever it takes to provide support services for our youth. As more students than ever face academic challenges and a myriad of related issues, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Holyoke has launched a full-day child care and learning pod program where a designated group of kids can safely access computers and receive support from Club staff, all while learning and playing at a distance from each other. Club staff provide social, emotional and learning support throughout the virtual school day and transition to traditional Boys & Girls Club afterschool programming and enrichment activities in the afternoon.

Program hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 5pm and breakfast as well as lunch is provided. Click here to learn more about the program! or contact Ann Mann at or 413-534-7366 ext. 126 to place your child on the wait list.

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School-Aged Childcare Program

During the 2020-2021 academic school year, has launched a new full-day child care and learning pod program where a designated group of kids can safely access computers and support services from Club staff, all while learning, building lasting friendships, and playing at a distance from each other. Club staff provide social, emotional and learning support throughout the virtual school day. At the completion of their remote school day, all youth transition to traditional Boys & Girls Club afterschool programming and enrichment activities in the afternoon. All youth enrolled in the program receive breakfast, lunch and a snack.

This program takes place at 70 Nick Cosmos Way. It serves children who enrolled in kindergarten through 13 years old. Children's parents must be working or enrolled in a qualified training program. The program operates after school and all day on school closings,  vacation days, and throughout the summer.

Children come to the Boys & Girls Club to :

  • Digital literacy support and WiFi access
  • Homework support & high yield learning activities

  • Project-based and service learning activities
  • Sports and fitness activities games

  • Computer, technology, STEM activities

  • Robotics

  • Arts & Crafts

  • Performance & media arts
  • Swimming

  • Non-contact boxing
  • Rock climbing
  • Learn Digital Photography

  • Literacy support

  • Most importantly, kids come to the Club to engage with positive role models in a safe, nuturing environment

Program Hours: 7:30am - 5:00pm

Licensed by the Department of Early Education & Care (EEC)

Staff are trained in CPR and First Aid

For more information about program and to place your child on the waitlist, please contact Director of Operations, Ann Mann at 534-7366. ext. 126 or email .

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