To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
A Boys & Girls Club Provides:
A safe place to learn and grow…
Ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals…
Life-enhancing programs and character development experiences…
Hope and opportunity.
A Boys & Girls Club is FOR the kids in our community, but it takes dozens of dedicated staff, gifted volunteers, and committed Board members to make the Club experience for the kids.
Safety for our Club kids is the highest priority for all of our staff, volunteers, and Board members. All staff and volunteers undergo annual criminal background checks and all Program Staff also undergo annual fingerprint clearance from New York State, are CPR and First Aid-certified, and receive a minimum of 15 hours of youth development training annually.
Every program that serves youth under the age of 13 in a before- or afterschool setting is licensed through the Childcare Council of the home county, in accordance with the NYS Office of Children and Family Services’ regulations. All Summer Day Camp operations are licensed by the New York State Department of Health.