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Boys & Girls Club Summer Program In Full Swing – Brevard NC


One of the highlights of a field trip to the Carl Sandburg Home, Connemara, in Flat Rock was posing with and petting the champion dairy goats in residence. (Courtesy photos)

Academia may be taking a break these days, but not so much at the Cindy Platt Boys & Girls Club of Transylvania County.

There, children are learning while they're playing during the eight-week summer program now in full swing.

There are classroom sessions for such activities as Brain Gain, an academic learning program, and DEAR, a program to encourage reading whose acronymic name stands for Drop Everything and Read.

Then there are all kinds of outdoor activities around the Gallimore Road clubhouse, from ball games and running exercises to cultivating the club's quarter-acre garden...

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