BGCM Finalizes Camp Foster Renovations with ARPA Funding

6/12/24 – For decades, the Boys & Girls Club of Manchester (BGCM) has hosted a summer camp program at Camp Foster in Bedford, NH. The 20-acre property sees over 450 campers each week for 10 weeks during the summer. It is also a new rental facility in the Greater Manchester area for weddings, social gatherings, […]

NH Business Review: Investing in the Club

6/7/24 – Nothing like mulching in the rain. A team of volunteers from Fidelity Investments might have picked the wrong day to work on a landscaping project at the Boys & Girls Club in Manchester one cloudy day in May. But the downpour just made them get the job done faster. Read More…

February 2023 Board Member Spotlight

February Featured Board Member: Mike St. Onge  Mike’s connection with the Club began when he was a Club kid at the Pinardville Boys Club. The Club became the go-to afterschool hangout space for him and his friends. He has many fond memories from his time as a Camp Foster camper, and then a Counselor in […]

Diane Fitzpatrick Interview on WFEA

BGCM’s Chief Executive Officer, Diane Fitzpatrick was recently featured on WFEA’s Talk Radio show with Mike Morin! They spoke about how the Boys & Girls Club of Manchester creates a sense of belonging for all those who enter their doors. Click here to listen!

Alumni Artwork

“My fire represents a strong will and a sense of resilience. In general, it has the ability to grow, diminish and even ignite other fires. My club experience has been about using my voice to find the flame that others were able to ignite in me. Now, it is about using my voice to start […]

STEM Outreach Success

stem on zoom

The COVID pandemic provided no shortage of opportunities for organizations to adapt, and that’s precisely what four UNH Manchester STEM Teaching Fellows did when they developed outreach activities for second graders at Manchester’s Boys and Girls Club during the fall 2020 semester.   Read More

Youth of the Year!

riley mcnamara youth of the year

Selected among five outstanding youth, Riley McNamara has been named the Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Club of Manchester. The Youth of the Year title is a prestigious honor bestowed upon an exemplary young person in recognition of leadership, service, academic excellence, and dedication to living a healthy lifestyle.  Read More