Boys & Girls Club works to save and change the lives of children and teens, especially those who need us most, by providing a safe, positive and engaging environment with programs that prepare and inspire them to achieve Great Futures. 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.
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 the Boys & Girls Club.
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.
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.
The Boys & Girls Club's Be Safe. Be Smart program addresses bullying and teasing at all grade levels. This program addresses children's social and emotional development and teaches skills to help young people interact positively with others. This in-school program works with children in Pre-K-fifth grade.
Our mentoring programs provide Club members with a safe and positive relationship with an adult, helping them to grow, learn, and reach their full potential. We offer 1:1 mentoring at our sites or an eMentoring program.
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.
Pat R. Van Burkleo, President