Discover how Clubs help kids succeed
7.7 million kids and teens are alone and unsupervised after school while nearly 25 million don't have access to after-school programs. Clubs provide a safe place to play, grow and learn while empowering youth to excel in school, become good citizens and lead healthy, productive lives. Kids and teens who attend Boys & Girls Clubs perform better academically and are more likely to avoid risky behaviors and attend school consistently.
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In a cultural and societal shift toward trauma awareness, Boys & Girls Clubs are infusing a trauma-informed approach across everything we do as we work to ensure every young person reaches their full potential.