The South Omaha Unit has over 1,000 youth (ages 6-18) enrolled as members. It is located in the heart of South Omaha, just one block from the business corridor.
Built in 1966, the South Unit was originally known as the Gene Eppley Boys Club, but was recently renamed the Carl & Joyce Mammel Unit. The South Unit is the only Club within Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands (BGCM) that has a swimming pool, and regularly hosts Club members from other BGCM units.
With its large fenced-in recreation area and sports fields, the South Unit is also a staple for BGCM and community-based events.
2014 Midlands Youth of the Year
This last Saturday, January 4th, six teen members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands (BGCM) participated in the annual Youth of the Year Competition. Candidates shared stories of attempted suicide, a gang related death of a friend, experiencing domestic abuse and how the support of their Club helped them to overcome and triumph over these experiences. Six area judges selected JabareeContinue Reading>>
2012 Youth Stock Market Challenge
(click the above pictures to see the full gallery) Buy…sell…believe! The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands (BGCM) teen members embarked on an electric ride through the ticker tape of the stock-exchange floor as the Fifth Annual Stock Market Challenge™ unfolded on Thursday, November 1 at the Milo Bail Student Center on the University of Nebraska Omaha’s campus. More than 100 BGCM teens, calculators inContinue Reading>>
Day For Kids 2012
What an incredible day! We had more than 600 kids show up to celebrate. Thanks to all our staff, especially those at Morton who hosted this fantastic event.
Club Members meet Michael Phelps
On Monday July 2nd , young swimmers from the local Boys & Girls Clubs had breakfast with a champion. Twenty aspiring athletes under the age of 12 who participate in the Michal Phelps Foundation’s ‘im’ (pronounced “I am”) program met with the 14-time Olympic Gold Medalist at the downtown Omaha Hilton. Phelps spoke to the youngsters about how his first visit to the poolContinue Reading>>