Wallsend Boys Club...Helping Young People to Reach Their Potential



Wallsend Boys Club: Trustee Vacancies

Wallsend Boys Club is an independent charity that has worked with young people throughout the north east region for over 100 years. The charity has produced over 60 professional footballers but just as importantly has supported thousands of young people to achieve their own ambitions and realise their potential through its sport and youth work. This is a fantastic opportunity for up to three individuals who want to make a difference to the lives of young people and improve the communities in which they live. This is a critical time in the history of the charity as it responds to...
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Street Games Manchester

On Friday the 30th Wallsend Boys Club in partnership with North Tyneside Sports Development took down a group of 20 young people down to the National Street Games Festival in Manchester. Despite the three hour trip the teams played well and included one 5-a-side team and two dodge ball teams. The 5-a-side was tough with a total of 19 teams playing and our team had never played together until that day, they played well but unfortunately were not placed. The two dodge ball teams again had never played together and did exceptionally well gaining them 2nd and 3rd place. All...
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Summer Sand Blast Event

Northumberland Clubs for Young People (NCYP) ran a FREE Summer Sand Blast Event @ Tynemouth Longsands Beach. The event took place on Saturday 24th August 2013, 10:30am -3:30pm aimed at young people 11yrs -19yrs. Activities on offered ranged from Surfing, Paddle Boarding, Surf Kayaking, Rugby 4’s, Brazilian Beach Football, Beach Cricket, Beach Volleyball, Beach Dodge ball, to Old Sports day Games and a Sandcastle Competition. A couple of our young volunteers went along to help and support the event and did a fine job of being a mascot for the day!

Asda Fun Day

On 23rd August we ran our second Fun Family Fundraiser Event at ASDA Benton to raise awareness for the Club and our Youth Provision. Some of our Young volunteers came along to help run some of the activities and entertain the kids. These Fun Activities included Hook the Duck Football Top Score Face Painting, (which was very popular with the younger kids) Nail Art Tattoos Competitions included Raffle Tombola Guess the name of the Teddy How many Sweets are in the Jar The tombola was by far the most popular event with over 130 prizes being won! A huge thank...
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Clay Pigeon Shoot

On the 14th August 2013 two of our young people took part in the Northumberland Clubs For Young People (NCYP) Annual Clay Pigeon Shoot. Representing the Boys club were Jack Boundey and Callum Webster who were taken up to Felton, Morpeth to compete against 12 other youth clubs from Northumberland and Tyne and Wear. The day consisted of a morning practice of 3 different traps simulating live prey, The Rabbit, Crossing Pigeon and Floppy Crow, each flying clays into the air at different angles. Every young person was given 5 practice shots under instruction on each of the 3 traps. The...
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ASDA Fund Raising Event

ASDA Fund Raising Event 13thJuly We ran the event being placed within the entrance of ASDA, our tombola was a complete success, selling out completely! Other competitions included; how many sweets are in the tub and guess the name of the teddy. The big teddy prize for” Guess the Name of the Teddy” was won by a local young girl, who was thrilled when the bus turned up at her house to deliver it for her. The fun activities went down really well and lots of young people took part these included beat the goalie, nail art and face painting,...
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Wallsend Festival

Wallsend Festival Saturday 6th July The festival went extremely well, and was extremely busy and the “Boyza Bus” was situated on the main street in the middle of all the action and put up a display showing the different activities on offer.The Boys Club gained a lot of attention from local residents asking about the youth provision, looking around the “Boyza Bus” and enquiring about the football section and getting to know the staff. Our youth workers and young volunteer entertained the young people through activities such as nail art and face painting. There was great interaction with the local...
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Our Wish Sport Campaign

Wallsend Boys Club’s Youth Provision – Sports Equipment Appeal The £30,000 Wish Sport cash pot will be divided up by the number of tokens collected by each organisation – the bigger our share of tokens we can collect, the larger amount of money we will receive to spend on sports equipment for our youth provision. Tokens will appear in The Chronicle every day from Tuesday, July 16 to Tuesday, September 10, 2013. So get collecting and send to Dawn Convery, Wallsend Boys Club, Station Road, Wallsend, NE28 8EN.

Build Our Youth Provision

Calling anyone 14-17yrs who is missing the Boys Club – this is your chance to do something about it and gain a qualification while you do it! The award-winning Volunteer It Yourself (VIY) project, funded by The Big Lottery Fund, offers you the chance to get repairs on your youth club whilst young people learn skills on the job. The aim of VIY isTo train, up-skill and accredit young people, giving them the knowledge and confidence to take things further and to fix clubs and community buildings in need of essential repairs. The project combines volunteering and DIY by challenging...
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Police Participatory Cup

On Friday the 15th of March Wallsend Boys Club Youth Provision held a football tournament at the Lucozade Powerleague in North Shields. The friendly tournament was made up of a team from Northumbria Police, Young people who are regular attendees at our Friday night sessions and a new team comprised of attendees of the Avon Avenue Youth Centre. In total we had nine teams playing for the ‘Wallsend Boys Club Youth Section Police Participatory Cup’. Each team played a minimum of 4, ten minute games as they all battled against each other to reach the final… The ‘Red’ team, ‘Dan...
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