Boys & Girls Club of Tampa Bay

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The Learning Gap

The Learning Gap is the difference between the academic progress that a student has made and the expected academic level that a student should have achieved by a certain age/grade. Similar to the Opportunity Gap, which refers to the ways in which race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and other factors contribute to academic limitations, the Learning Gap shows that, if left unaddressed, it will compound over time and become more severe and pronounced, which can increase the chances that a student will struggle academically and socially or drop out of school.

About Us

Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay has been a strong thread in the fabric of the Tampa Bay community for more than 90 years. In 1926, the Tampa Rotary Club established the first Club, – the West Tampa Boys Club. After successfully financing and operating the Club for almost 20 years, the Rotarians recognized a need for expansion and thus began the growth of an organization dedicated to serving young men and women.


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Academic Success

Our staff give kids the foundation for a life that is full of potential to overcome the learning gap and become successful citizens. Our programs help kids navigate life's daily challenges and give them the tools to excel at school in order to thrive.

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Character & Leadership

Boys & Girls Clubs of Tampa Bay provide a nurturing and safe place for kids to realize their full potential. Programs including Torch Club, Million Members, Million Hours of Service and Youth of the Year help kids positively impact their community and foster a new generation of leaders.

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Health & Wellness

Increasing kids' healthy habits will strengthen their ability to interact positively with others and form healthy relationships. Our programs promote not only healthy eating and exercise, self-esteem, self-care, tools for good mental health and making smart choices in life.

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From our donors to our event sponsors; our Corporate and Foundation Board members, corporate partners, Heritage Club members and volunteers, it truly takes a village to help give every child an opportunity to thrive and excel.


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Great Futures Professional Council 

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Now Hiring!

Looking for meaningful work this summer? We have part-time positions available for engaging youth development professionals across Hillsborough and Pasco County.