Encinitas, Griset Branch
- The Griset Branch serves over 65 youth per day and offers kids a technology center, arts center, multi-purpose room, entertainment room, and library. In addition, surveillance cameras surround the property for added protection of all youth attending the Club. Funded in part by the City of Encinitas and Mizel Family Foundation Community Grant Program.
- Ray Griset Branch
1221 Encinitas Blvd., Encinitas, CA 92024
- After School Program Fees
5 Day Pass – Parent drop-off or walk-in ONLY-$95 per 5 days
Parent drop-off or walk-in-$135.00 per month
$185.00 per month (monthly pricing only, van transportation, limited availability) only available at Mission Estancia, Park Dale Lane and Diegueno
Oak Crest $130 per month
Financial assistance is available for those who qualify.
- Afterschool Hours: Monday-Friday: school dismissal – 6:00pm
Summer Hours: Monday-Friday: 7:30am – 6:00pm
- Chris Ann Sarver, Clubhouse Manager & Community Relations
760.753.6351 | griset@bgcSanDieguito.org
After School Programs Offered
6th Grade Dance
The Griset Branch hosts a supervised 6th grade once a month. Dances are open to 6th graders only from all school districts.
Where: Griset Branch Gymnasium
When: Once a month on a Friday Night from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Online Registration Only
Healthy Habits / Gardening: is the “Mind” component of the Triple Play program. The Healthy Habits curricula is designed to teach young people about the benefits of developing healthy habits such as eating smart and being physically active; equip young people with skills to adopt healthier habits by participating in fun and engaging learning activities both at the Club and at home; and encourage young people to take small steps toward positive behavior changes. Wednesdays 4:30pm
Character & Leadership
Teen Keystone Club: is the Boys & Girls Club Movement’s most dynamic teen program. It affords teens an opportunity to gain valuable leadership and service experience. They conduct activities in three areas: academic success, career exploration and community service. Wednesdays 4:00pm
Youth of the Year: Since 1947, Youth of the Year has been Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier recognition program, celebrating the extraordinary achievements of Club members. Each year, one exceptional Club member is selected to be the National Youth of the Year. The National Youth of the Year serves as both an exemplary ambassador for Boys & Girls Club youth and as a strong voice for all of our nation’s young people.
The journey to being named National Youth of the Year begins locally and progresses to state, regional and national levels, with an additional Military phase for Youth Center members.
Club Bucks: are awarded to members in recognition of good behavior based on our
Staff give out Club Bucks to members who “get caught being good.” Members can
use their Club Bucks at the BGC Store to buy a variety of items.
Education and Career
Power Hour: Making Minutes Count helps Club members ages 6-18 achieve academic success by providing homework help, tutoring and high-yield learning activities and encouraging members to become self-directed learners. Printed program materials include a resource guide for program coordinators, homework helpers and tutors and a poster-sized Power Points chart for tracking and rewarding participants’ progress. Monday-Thursday 3-4pm
Program for teens to promote financial responsibility and independence. Participants learn how to manage a checking account, create a budget, save their earnings and invest any surplus funds, start small businesses, and pay for college. Day and Time TBD
Ceramics: Beginning and intermediate class to introduce students to the world of ceramics! Aspiring young artists are taught both the basics of free form clay design and how to use the potter’s wheel. Students learn how to wedge and center clay on the wheel, turning simple thrown forms into beautiful vases, cups, and bowls. Students also become familiar with simple glazing and decorating techniques. Teens 3pm -4pm on Monday/ 5 and older 4:30-5:30pm on Monday / 5 and older- 3:30-5:00pm Friday
Sports and Recreation
Triple Play: The “Body” component of Triple Play promotes becoming more physically active through fun daily fitness routines. Curricula/programs include Daily Challenges and Triple Play Leadership Clubs (formerly Sports Clubs). These resources encourage youth to become more physically active through fun fitness routines. Triple Play Leadership Clubs infuse small-group leadership and service into active play.