Whether kids dream of becoming a ballerina, an astronaut, or an all-star athlete, your local Boys & Girls Club can help them become their dream by providing a safe, fun experience through which young people can reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The real strength of our Clubs is the 61,000 caring, trained, trustworthy youth development professionals who mentor kids and teens every day in more than 4,300 Clubs nationwide and on military installations around the world. Visit a Boys & Girls Club in your community and learn more about what we’re doing to prove every kid has what it takes.
It’s about steps toward greatness. Ms Breanna understands the power of the dance program at her home Club, and now returns during summer break to train and inspire young Club members through dance where she sees herself in dancers who are hungry and passionate about their art. She’s also experiencing the positive impact that the discipline required for her dance training at the Club is having on her collegiate Biology studies. Leaping from the stage to the lab. That’s how we do it! Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club is a place to become.
It’s about giving them the tools to succeed. Mr. Al returned to his home Club to work with young members to reinforce the importance of the life skills that can be learned through sports. Life is about performing as a good sportsman as an individual as well as on a team. As he mentors Club members, Al works alongside his childhood mentor from whom he learns on a daily basis. That’s high five worthy! Kips Bay Boys & Girls Clubs is a place to become.
It’s about making a difference in the world. Before attending the Club, Deante was a shy young man. The passing of his father left him feeling frustrated, stressed and low in confidence, but he found strength in the Club and that’s not all he found. His mentor, Mr. TJ, says that the Club has opened him up – helped him find his voice. Deante is now plugged in and sharing his technology know-how with younger Club members. He is surely wired for success. Boys & Girls Club of the Muskegon Lakeshore is a place to become.