Virtual Club Experience Consent Information

Please read the following consent information before continuing to the Virtual Club Experience Program.

Dear Parent/Guardian:

In an effort to continuously serve members during the Club closure, Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus is providing distance-based, virtual programming for Club members, through which Club staff will facilitate program activities through online platforms. Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus will use software, tools and applications provided by third parties that members, parents/guardians and/or staff will access via the Internet and use for purposes of communication and programming. These platforms include Microsoft Teams, Zoom Video Conferencing,, Facebook, and YouTube.

This letter seeks consent for your child to utilize the software platforms for distance-based, virtual Club program purposes.  Please be aware that each application collects different information about its users and has its own privacy terms and conditions to which members must adhere. Please review these carefully before registering your member.

In order to participate in virtual Club programming, you will need to provide the following:

Your child must have access to a computer, tablet, smartphone, or a School District assigned Chromebook or iPad, including access to the internet.

If you do not have internet Comcast and Spectrum are currently offering free internet to those who need it.

We will be posting activities and previously recorded program videos.

Your child may need the parent/guardian to access Facebook for upcoming live sessions and updates to VCE. will be used for your child to participate in fun activities such as DIY Projects, Healthy Habits, and computer science.

Our commitment to keeping the young people we serve safe is always our number one priority. Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus will actively monitor member activity on Microsoft Teams, Facebook, YouTube, Zoom and and will make every effort to protect member information by, among other things, maintaining control of, and access to, the data collected; prohibiting re-disclosure of member information; limiting the purposes for which the online platforms may use member information; ensuring there is no advertising and that no member information is collected for commercial purposes.

Further, all activities online must comply with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Columbus safety policies. Please click the button below to continue and consent to your child’s participation in VCE.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.


Doug Wolf

Interim Chief Executive Officer