Solana Beach, La Colonia Branch
La Colonia Branch
in the Hispanic Community of Eden Gardens
Starting 2018-2019 school year, the La Colonia Branch will now be serving only youth kindergarten to sixth grade. Boys & Girls Clubs Of San Dieguito La Colonia Branch serves 63 elementary school kids daily. The La Colonia Branch provides a safe and positive environment. Staff helps youth build their self- esteem and character by providing programs that enable them to make healthy choices. Youth will participate in age-appropriate activities. Our programs are designed to help young people gain self-confidence, increase knowledge and to develop mentally and physically. This is all done in a fun environment. Great staff help build positive futures through mentoring and academic support, fitness and recreational activities, and creating healthy lifestyles. La Colonia is truly is a big family putting smiles on the faces of all our children who need us most!
- 715 Valley Ave., Solana Beach, CA 92075
Solana Santa Fe $199.00
Solana Vista $199.00
Parent Drop Off $199.00
Little La Colonia (K- 6)
Monday – Friday: 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Monday-Friday: 8:00am – 6:00pm
- Gloria Castellanos, Branch Manager
(760) 207-4645 | gcastellanos@bgcSanDieguito.org
After School Programs Offered
These programs are designed to ensure that all Club members graduate from high school on time, ready for a post-secondary education.
Grades K -6th
Power Hour: Making Minutes Count provides Club professionals with the strategies, activities, resources and information to create an engaging homework help and tutoring program that encourages Club members of every age to become self-directed learners.
Health and Wellness Programs
These programs develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors to nurture their well-being, set personal goals and grow into self-sufficient adults.
Grades 2nd -6th
Passport to Manhood teaches responsibility to boys ages 11 to 14 with sessions that focus on a specific aspect of character and manhood through highly interactive activities.
Grades 2nd -6th
SMART Girls provides health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement for girls ages 8 to 17.
Character and Leadership
These programs help youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquire skills to participate in the democratic process. Program participants also develop leadership skills and gain opportunities for planning, decision-making, contributing to Club and community and celebrating our national heritage.
three focus areas: academic success, career preparation and community service. With the guidance of an adult advisor, Keystone Clubs aim to positively impact teens, their Club and local communities.
Youth of the Year is Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s premier recognition program. It is our signature effort to foster a new generation of leaders, fully prepared to live and lead in a diverse, global and integrated world economy.
Youth at the La Colonia Branch worked extremely hard to build a garden at the branch called the “El Jardin de los Ninos”. Andi Macleod, chief volunteer for the garden, teaches youth about growing organic fruits and vegetables while using ingredients from the garden to create healthy recipes. Andi has been instrumental in teaching healthy lifestyles to the teens and youth of the La Colonia community. Check out the latest article featuring Andi and her talents related to the Garden.
Sports & Recreation Programs
These Club programs help develop physical fitness, reduce stress and promote a positive use of leisure time, appreciation for the environment and interpersonal skills.