The Facts

Boys & Girls Clubs believe every child has the potential to be great.

WHAT MAKES A BOYS & GIRLS CLUB UNIQUE?
Clubs are community-based and building-centered.
Clubs provide a safe, affordable place for young people during non-school hours and during the summer.
Clubs are led by paid, trained youth development professionals.

HOW DOES BOYS & GIRLS CLUB MAKE A DIFFERENCE? BY PROVIDING:

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A safe place for youth to spend time during non-school hours and the summer as an alternative to the streets or being home alone.
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A chance to play, have fun, laugh and learn.
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Opportunities to build new skills that raise each child’s belief that he or she can succeed and receive recognition for personal accomplishments.
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Ongoing relationships with caring adults and connections to new friends in a positive environment, reinforcing a sense of belonging, personal accountability, civility and civic responsibility.
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Generation-changing programs that support a commitment to learning, positive values, healthy habits and high expectations for success as an adult.

Our Mission

To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most,
to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, caring citizens.