Boys & Girls Club of South Haven to Participate in ImageMakers National Photography Program

By: Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County Last Updated: April 22, 2011

BGC-Imagemakers-National-Photography-Program-1Annual Search for Top Artists

The Boys & Girls Clubs of South Haven is one of more than 4,000 Clubs across the country joining in a search to identify talented young artists. The competition is part of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) ImageMakers National Photography program. BGCA’s ImageMakers National Photography program is a comprehensive initiative promoting young people’s creativity and encouraging artistic skills and cultural enrichment.

As a participant in the ImageMakers National Photography program, the Boys & Girls Club of South Haven may submit members’ photograph’s in four age divisions and five categories, including color, black and white, digital, alternative process and photo essay. Selected photographs will be screened at the regional level and a limited number will be sent to BGCA’s Atlanta headquarters for judging at the national level. Twenty national winners will be named and their images displayed at special events throughout the year.

BGC-Imagemakers-National-Photography-Program-2Winning artists will also receive a certificate and letter of congratulations from BGCA President Roxanne Spillett.

The Boys & Girls Club of Porter County provides children ages 5 to 18 with quality programming that focuses on academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles.

The Boys & Girls Clubs operates facilities in Valparaiso, South Haven, Duneland and Portage. For more information on membership, volunteer opportunities or to make a tax deductible donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Porter County, please contact your local Club or call (219) 464-7282 or visit www.bgcpoco.org.