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Southwest

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When school’s out, Clubs are in. With over 100 programs, we’ve got something for you!

Southwest


9800 8th Ave SW
Suite 105
Seattle, WA 98106
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(206) 436-1910

Hours

M-F 9am-6pm

Grades Served

K-12
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Our Programs

When school’s out, Clubs are in. With over 100 programs, we’ve got something for you!

School Year

At the Boys & Girls Club, youth have the opportunity to explore a variety of nationally recognized programs in a fun and supportive environment.

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Summer

At our Clubs, we offer high-quality, affordable summer programming for all youth. Kids can attend specialized summer day camps and dive into topics including the arts, sports, science, exploration, leadership, and more.

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Athletics

Year-round youth sports programs that are positive, fun, and help kids and teens develop a healthy, active lifestyle.

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Club Leadership


Naomas Faletogo

Operations Director
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Dylan Hanson

Athletic Director
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Jamie Heil

Chief Club Program and Operation Officer
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Joseph Kirk-Woodbury

Athletic Director
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Danielle Martinez

Program Director
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Na’jae Townsend

Teen Director
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Club Advisory Board

Elizabeth Bacon
Amanda Baker
Chris Brown
Justin Cox
Anthony Lopez
Arlyne Pinnock
Lynn Rouse
Sue Schroder
Galileo Tan
Bill Tracy
Bonn Valera

Boys & Girls Clubs of King County

Meet Zach: 2020 North Seattle Youth of the Year

Meet Zach, the 2020 Youth of the Year candidate from the North Seattle Boys & Girls Club!
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Chris Clark

“There’s absolutely no doubt that I’ll remain a supporter for the rest of my life.”
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Meet Liya: 2020 Wallingford Youth of the Year

Meet Liya, the 2020 Youth of the Year candidate from the Wallingford Boys & Girls Club!
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Sounders Internship: Thank You For An Amazing Season!

COUNTLESS POSITIVE STORIES came out of this year’s Sounders TeamWork Internship, and it would be impossible to revisit them all. At each Sounders match, YouthForce interns leapt out of their comfort zones and into an exciting world of work at CenturyLink Field. They worked together in teams, greeted tens of thousands of fans, and played a crucial role in creating
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Teen Employment Conference: Register Today!

  The Teen Employment Conference (TEC) is an event put on by YouthForce, the Youth Career Development Program of the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. We are dedicated to leveling the professional playing field for youth with limited access to college and career readiness resources. TEC is about providing unique learning and career building opportunities for teens. Throughout the day, youth
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Meet Katrin: 2020 Ballard Youth of the Year

Meet Katrin, the 2020 Youth of the Year candidate from the Ballard Boys & Girls Club!
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Meet Lauren: 2019 North Seattle Youth of the Year

Lauren looks for opportunities to help those who need it most with her positive outlook, ability to empathize, and emotional strength. We look forward to hearing from Lauren and celebrating her at the Youth of the Year Award Ceremony on February 5, 2019!
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Meet Livy: 2021 Southwest Youth of the Year

Meet Livy, the 2021 Youth of the Year candidate from the Southwest Boys & Girls Club!
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Alaska Airlines Interns Explore Career Advancing Positions

Shivanah and Merilyn Walk Away With Tangible Skills For Their Future     This summer, nine of our YouthForce interns were hired and placed into six different sites at Alaska Airlines (AS), all located at or near the Sea-Tac Airport. We had the chance to visit two of our interns this summer, Shivanah and Merilyn, at their respective sites, the
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Piper: 2019 King County Youth of the Year

I have grown from someone unwilling to leave her bubble of security into someone who thrives on the thrill of trying new things and the excitement of meeting new people.
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Meet Maxine: 2021 Bainbridge Island Youth of the Year

Meet Maxine, the 2021 Youth of the Year candidate from the Bainbridge Island Boys & Girls Club!
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Meet Sunnryse: 2021 Smilow Rainier Vista Youth of the Year

Meet Sunnryse, the 2021 Youth of the Year candidate from the Smilow Rainier Vista Boys & Girls Club!
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Meet Lila, Olympic Hills Junior Youth of the Year

“Lila is the leader our world needs and a Club member we are proud to call our Youth of the Year.”
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Meet Cadence: 2020 Bainbridge Island Youth of the Year

Meet Cadence, the 2020 Youth of the Year candidate from the Bainbridge Island Boys & Girls Club!
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YouthForce’s First Bank of America Intern

YouthForce’s Career Internship Program was thrilled to partner with Bank of America for the first time this summer. We received over 80 applications and were excited to select Nakita as the final candidate for an internship position with the Rainier Beach branch. Nakita started her 6-week summer program in July and finished up at the end of August. As a
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Youth Story: Darren

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Mike O’Brien: A father, business owner, and former professional athlete

“The Boys & Girls Club is a safe harbor where kids don’t have to think about what’s going on in their lives.”
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Naviah’s Story

“I am most thankful to the Club for allowing me to be a kid when I needed it the most!”
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Cassy’s Story

When there was no one else to reach out to, I knew I could turn to the staff at the Boys & Girls Club.
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Meet Jayden: 2020 Mercer Island Youth of the Year

Meet Jayden, the 2020 Youth of the Year candidate from the Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club!
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Meet Jazzieriah: 2019 Renton/Skyway Youth of the Year

By leaping at every opportunity at the Club, Jazzy has discovered her passions for robotics and connecting with others. We look forward to hearing from Jazzy and celebrating her at the Youth of the Year Award Ceremony on February 5, 2019!
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Upcoming Events

Kids Auction Sponsors 2020

Kids Auction 2020 is about celebrating the extraordinary creativity in our Clubs and our community. Our sponsors are integral to...
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