Frequently Asked Questions and Answers


Q.  When does Summer Programming Begin and End?

A. June 17th - August 16th.                                                                                                                            

Q.  How Do I Sign Up For Summer Programming?    

A.  Complete an Application & Attend Orientation.

Q. When is Summer Orientation?  

A. MondayWednesdayFriday at 6:00 pm (At All Three Branch's) 

 Q.  Can My Child Start the Program and I Attend Orientation Later?

A.  No, in order for a child to begin our summer program, a parent/guardian must attend an orientation.

Q.  What time is Pick Up? 

A.  5:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Q.  Does my child have to attend the program everyday? 

A.  No, members do not have to attend the club everyday. 

Q.  What Time Is Lunch?  

A.  Free Lunch is served from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. Member’s arriving after 1:00 pm are not allowed to be served lunch. 

Q.  How Do Field Trips Work? 

A.  Permission slips for field trips are located at the front desk. Field trips are on a first come, first serve basis. Some field trips require a fee, others are free.

Q.  Can my child use the phone? 

A.  Members are allowed two phone calls per day, unless there is an emergency. 

Q.  Personal Valuable Items?

A.  The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oakland is not responsible for replacing lost, stolen, or broken personal items. We discourage member’s from bringing: Cell phones, hand held game systems (PSP, Nintendo DS), IPads, IPods, Tablets, and other valuables.