High-Quality Club Experience

We have a long and proud history of being a leader in the youth development field. While we’ve come a long way in 75 years, one thing hasn’t changed:

Boys & Girls Clubs makes a positive difference in the lives of youth by providing a high-quality Club Experience.

 

Our Promise

We show up every day to prove every kid has what it takes. We are a leading youth development organization with skilled, caring professionals who understand where every kid is coming from and help them shape their path toward a great future. What sets us apart:

  • A safe, positive environment (encompassing both physical and emotional safety)
  • Supportive relationships with adults and peers
  • Access to fun and a sense of belonging
  • Meaningful opportunities and expectations
  • Formal and informal recognition
  • Fun

We Are A Leader In Out-of-School Time Programming

High-Quality Programs

We are committed to providing relevant, engaging experiences that are safe and fun, leads to a sense of belonging, and develops the skills needed to achieve success in the 21st century.

High-Quality Staff

Through evidence-informed program models, staff practices, and organization systems, we are a leading youth development organization with skilled, caring professionals who understand where every kid is coming from and help them shape their path toward a great future.

Youth Voice

Youth voice enables youth to act as agents of their own development.
By integrating youth voice into the Club Experience, we generate opportunities for leadership and responsibility, and help prepare youth to positively and productively engage with their community.

Social-Emotional Learning

Every program is developed so youth can acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

Trauma-Informed Care

Our staff are trained to respond and care for youth dealing with trauma or stress. We are committed to support youth through the process and help them become more resilient over time.

Better Outcomes for Youth

Young people we serve lead healthier lives, avoid risky behaviors, are more likely to graduate from high school, and have the social-emotional skills to achieve success.

Academic Success

Globally competitive graduates with the skills for college- and career-readiness

Healthy Lifestyles

Youth are able to make healthy decisions that lead to physical, social, and emotional well-being.

Good Character & Citizenship

Ready to become engaged citizens who serve the community and model strong leadership.