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High-Quality Club Experience

We have a long and proud history of being a leader in the youth development field. While we’ve come a long way in 29 years, one thing hasn’t changed:

Boys & Girls Clubs make a positive difference in the lives of youth by providing a high-quality Club Experience.

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Our Promise

We show up every day to prove every kid has what it takes. We are a leading youth development organization with skilled, caring professionals who understand where every kid is coming from and help them shape their path toward a great future. What sets us apart:

  • A safe, positive environment (encompassing both physical and emotional safety)

  • Supportive relationships with adults and peers

  • Access to fun and a sense of belonging

  • Meaningful opportunities and expectations

  • Formal and informal recognition

  • Fun

We Are A Leader In Out-of-School Time Programming

High-Quality Programs

We are committed to providing relevant, engaging experiences that are safe and fun, leads to a sense of belonging, and develops the skills needed to achieve success in the 21st century.

High-Quality Staff

Through evidence-informed program models, staff practices, and organization systems, we are a leading youth development organization with skilled, caring professionals who understand where every kid is coming from and help them shape their path toward a great future

Youth Voice

Youth voice enables youth to act as agents of their own development. By integrating youth voice into the Club Experience, we generate opportunities for leadership and responsibility, and help prepare youth to positively and productively engage with their community.

Social-Emotional Learning

Every program is developed so youth can acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.

Trauma-Informed Care

Our staff are trained to respond and care for youth dealing with trauma or stress. We are committed to support youth through the process and help them become more resilient over time.

Better Outcomes for Youth

Young  people  we  serve  lead  healthier  lives,  avoid  risky  behaviors, are  more likely
to graduate from high school, and have the social-emotional skills to achieve success.

Academic Success

These programs are designed to ensure that all Club members graduate from high school on time, ready for a post-secondary education and a 21st-century career.

Healthy Lifestyles

These programs develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors to nurture their well-being, set personal goals and grow into self-sufficient adults.

Character & Citizenship

These programs help youth become responsible, caring citizens and acquire skills to participate in the democratic process. Program participants develop leadership skills and gain opportunities for planning, decision-making, and contributing to their Club and community.

Stay Connected!

You Can Make a Difference.
Give kids a safe place to go after school and during the summer.

PO Box 448   |   Bentonville, AR 72712

479-273-7187

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BGCBC is a 501(c)3 (nonprofit) organization and donations are tax-deductible.