Porter County, IN. 2-23-2011 – Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Kidstop program celebrated their President’s Day holiday learning about the Presidents of the United States. The children learned different aspects of each President, what they were known for and what monuments have been created to honor them.
The children then made cherry and apple turnovers in honor of George Washington who is often associated with cherry trees and Abraham Lincoln who was partial to apple pie.
Kidstop is a fun childcare alternative, supervised by trained staff where children are given the opportunity to participate in creative play, recreational and gym activities, as well as working on age appropriate learning activities, homework help, and arts and crafts. Programs are open to all children in the community enrolled in Kindergarten through 5th grade. For more information about Kidstop programs and times, please call (219) 464-7282 x 241.
The Boys & Girls Club of Porter County provides children ages 5 to 18 with quality programming emphasizing character and leadership, education and career development; community service; technology training; financial literacy; health and life skills; the arts; sports, fitness and recreation; and family outreach.
The club operates facilities in Valparaiso, South Haven, Duneland and Portage. For more information on membership, volunteer opportunities or to make a tax deductible donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County call 464-7282 or visit www.bgcpoco.org.