Our Mission is the Movement's Reason for
To enable all young people, especially
those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive,
caring, responsible citizens.
A Boys & Girls Club
A safe place to learn and grow...
Ongoing relationships with caring,
Life-enhancing programs and
character development experiences...
Four key characteristics define the essence of a Boys & Girls
All are critical in exerting positive impact on the life of a child:
1. Dedicated Youth Facility
& Girls Club is a place – an actual neighborhood-based building –
designed solely for youth programs and activities.
The Club is open every day, after school and on weekends,
when kids have free time and need positive, productive outlets.
3. Professional Staff
Every Club has full-time, trained
youth development professionals, providing positive role models and
mentors. Volunteers provide key supplementary support.
Available/Affordable to All Youth
Clubs reach out to kids who
cannot afford, or may lack access to, other community programs. Dues are
low, averaging $5 to $10 per year.