Boys & Girls Club works to save and change the lives of children and teens, especially those who need us most, by providing safe, positive and engaging environment with programs that prepare and inspire them to achieve Great Futures. Through 8 program sites, our trained and professional staff serves more than 500 youth daily.
Our Club provides these services and programs to help boys and girls make positive life choices. From education and career programs to health and life skills, our staff and volunteers help inspire youth by providing an opportunity to belong, succeed and serve their community.
Through 8 program sites, our trained and professional staff serves more than 500 youth daily. Our programs focus on helping kids succeed in school, live healthier, and become leaders. Due to school regulations, only students who attend the Club's targeted schools are eligible to join Boys & Girls Club.
Character and leadership are cornerstones in leading a successful, impactful, and fulfilling life. We offer opportunities for our Club members to become involved in one or more of our character and leadership programs, including: Passport to Manhood, Girls at the Table, and Youth of the Year.
Be Safe. Be Smart program teaches children skills to help them interact positively with others and communicate emotions effectively. The Club works with children in Pre-K-fifth grade.
Youth Legislature is a middle school program that introduces students to the legislative process. For 35 years, the program has promoted youth leadership, cooperation and teamwork among peers and has given students the confidence they need to go on to participate in leadership roles in high school and in their community.
YVC promotes a lifetime service ethic in young people, encouraging a broader sense of responsibility to society. Members engage in safe, challenging, rewarding, and educational service projects year round. YVC members are 11-18 years old.
Our Summer Brain Gain is six weeks of fun, theme-based activities designed to mitigate summer learning loss for early and upper elementary, middle, and high school youth.
Pat R. Van Burkleo, President