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Houston Boys & Girls Clubs launches ‘Space City Summer’

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston is now open for registration for full-day summer programming Monday through Friday at 24 clubs in a five-county area beginning Monday, June 5 with the theme “Space City Summer.” During the summer, it is critical that our youth continue to learn and experience new things to keep their brains active to stem summer learning loss, as well as residual loss from the pandemic. Studies show summer learning loss can lead to a backslide in academics and that it disproportionately impacts youth in areas that lack access to resources. Helping kids with academics, including a mix of enrichment activities that ensure they return to school ready to succeed in the year, is of primary importance each summer at Boys & Girls Clubs. This summer, Club members will take field trips to NASA’s Space Center Houston where they will participate in activities incorporating math, science and interactive learning in a fun-filled environment. Parents can enroll boys and girls ages 6 through 17 in the summer session for just $25. Ending dates in August vary by school districts. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s summer initiatives support the organization’s core pillars: Academic Success, Workforce Readiness,...