After School Program Hours: Monday – Friday, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Late Stay for teens available daily until 7:00pm)
Summer Program Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Late Stay for teens is available Fridays ONLY until 7:00pm)
Boys and Girls Club Membership
Becoming a member of the Boys & Girls Club is easy! Membership is open to any young person between the ages of 6 and 18 years old and membership dues are only $5.00 per year. (That’s right, per YEAR!) Simply come by the offices of the Boys & Girls Club between the hours of 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday, complete the membership application and pay your dues. It’s that easy!
Memberships are based on the calendar year. Membership renewals/registrations for the upcoming year begin in mid-October and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please stop by the office at the Boys & Girls Club between the hours of 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Monday-Friday to complete the registration process.
Membership Card Policy
Each youth is issued a membership card upon joining and upon renewal. All members are required to bring their cards DAILY for admission to the Club and participation in activities. Requiring members to bring their card every day is our way of helping children learn responsibility. Replacement cost for a lost card is $1.00.
Programs and Services
The Boys & Girls Club provides year-round activities and programs to meet the interests of youth and their educational, physical, emotional, cultural, and social needs. We model our programs and activities on the Boys & Girls Clubs of America core areas:
Education & Career Development
Diplomas to Degrees
Junior Staff Training
Power Hour Tutorial
Fitness & Recreation
Baseball – Cal Ripken
Kid Power – Fitness & Health
Outdoor Field Trips
Take 5 – Summer Theatre
Health & Life Skills
Character & Leadership Development
Dare to Dream
Boyz 2 Men
Keystone Service & Leadership Club
K-Kids Service & Leadership Club
Leader in Me
Passport to Manhood
Smart Moves – Skills Mastery & Resistance Training
Street Smarts – Gang Awareness & Prevention
Substance Abuse Education & Prevention
Torch Service & Leadership Club
Youth of the Month
Youth of the Year
Education and Career Development
Power Hour helps Club members ages 6-18 achieve academic success by providing homework help, tutoring and high-yield learning activities and encouraging members to become self-directed learners..
Program components include reading, writing, discussion, thematic curriculum and related field trips.
NetSmartz teaches Internet safety skills through engaging multimedia activities and offline interaction with Club professionals in three age-appropriate modules: Clicky’s Web World (for ages 6 to 7); NetSmartz Rules (for ages 8 to 12); and I-360 (for ages 13 to 18).
Jr. Staff and Enterprise Training
Training and hiring teens to work at the Club, these programs assist Club members ages 13 to 18 to develop job skills, work ethic and explore career in youth or human services, particularly Boys & Girls Club work.
Exploring careers & prepping for jobs. This program includes the CareerLaunch Web site that allows teens to take an interest survey, explore careers, identify training or college requirements, seek out financial aid and play skills-building games.
Fitness and Recreation
Triple Play, BGCA’s comprehensive health and wellness initiative, strives to improve the overall health of members, ages 6-18, by increasing their daily physical activity, teaching them good nutrition and helping them develop healthy relationships. Program includes daily fitness lessons, gym time and recreation games/tournaments.
Designed for ages 6 to 15, this program aims to incorporate healthy living and active learning in every part of the Club experience. The Healthy Habits curricula is designed to teach young people about the benefits of developing healthy habits such as eating smart and being physically active; equip young people with skills to adopt healthier habits by participating in fun and engaging learning activities both at the Club and at home; and encourage young people to take small steps toward positive behavior changes.
Basketball, soccer & volleyball.
Social Recreation and Game Room activities.
Recreational and educational trips throughout the region.
Learning water safety and gaining swimming competence.
Featured mediums include drawing, painting, sculpture, crafts, computer graphics and cultural projects.
Members can enjoy a wide range of performance vehicles including chorus, drama, guitar, drumming and dance.
Health and Life Skills
The SMART Moves (Skills Mastery and Resistance Training) prevention/education program addresses problems such as drug and alcohol use and premature sexual activity. The ultimate goal: to promote abstinence from substance abuse and adolescent sexual involvement through the practice of responsible behavior.
Conflict resolution and solving problems effectively.
Passport to Manhood
Passport to Manhood promotes and teaches responsibility in Club boys ages 8-17. Passport to Manhood consists of lessons that concentrate on specific aspects of manhood through highly interactive activities. Each Club participant receives his own “passport” to underscore the notion that he is on a personal journey of maturation and growth. Passport to Manhood represents a targeted effort to engage young men in discussions activities that reinforce positive behavior.
SMART Girls is a small-group health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement program designed to meet the developmental needs of girls in three age groups. Through dynamic sessions, highly participatory activities, field trips and mentoring opportunities with adult women, Club girls explore their own and societal attitudes and values as they build skills for eating right, staying physically fit, getting good health care and developing positive relationships with peers and adults.
Learning personal finance. This program is designed specifically to help teens (ages 13 to 18) expand their knowledge of money management and learn the skills that lead to financial independence and well-being.
Character and Leadership Development
Youth of the Year
Being named Youth of the Year is the highest honor a Club member can receive. The title recognizes outstanding contributions to a member’s family, school, community and the Club as well as academic achievement and overcoming life obstacles.
A teen council program providing members with skills needed to lead productive lives.
Keystone activities focus on:
• Character and leadership development
• Service to the Club and the community
• Education and career exploration
• Free enterprise
• Social recreation
A group of Club members, ages 11 – 13, who develop and implement activities fostering the principles of freedom, justice and tolerance in order to become caring, competent leaders.
Sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, this program is a service club for elementary-aged children. K-Kids emphasizes the importance of community stewardship, service and responsibility.
Teens mentoring younger members.
In 2017, 692 club members generated 3,633 hours of volunteer community service.