About Us

Whatever it Takes to Build Great Futures

We never take a single approach to help kids succeed. It takes caring mentors, such as our trained Club staff. It takes a safe place, like our Clubs that are consistently there for the kids we serve. It takes innovative, quality programs designed to empower youth to excel in school and lead healthy, productive lives. We do whatever it takes to ensure all kids have a great future.

Safer Childhoods

Providing safe and fun places for kids to grow and thrive

Life-Enhancing Programs

Delivering engaging programs focused on academics, health, and leadership.

Caring Mentors

Offering trained staff who guide, coach, and motivate kids to be successful.

Learn How We’re Doing Whatever It Takes

Club Impact

7.7 million kids and teens are alone and unsupervised after school while nearly 25 million don’t have access to after-school programs.

Your gift today can help change a child’s future.

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News & Stories

The Membership Card Worth Having a Wallet For: Victor’s Story

By joining the Club I got my first sense of community — something I did not have at home.


What is a Mental Health Day for Kids?

Leading up to children’s Mental Health Awareness Month in May, we explored how mental health days for kids can support their well-being and foster connection — as well as ideas for parents and caregivers to give youth a mental health break.


Boys & Girls Clubs of America Champions Children & Teen Academic Futures on Capitol Hill During State of the Union Week

Celebrating its 10th year, the organization’s National Days of Advocacy elevates issues impacting America’s kids and teens and, this year, honors Congressional champions for youth.


Child Safety is Our #1 Priority

Layers of safety policies and guidelines create a safe, fun environment so kids can achieve.