Who We Are

What are Boys & Girls Clubs?

We are a community-based, non-profit organization that provides young people with a fun, safe and constructive environment. Clubs offer year round programs and services to build character and strengthen life skills. We reach out to children, especially those in need, giving them support, guidance and hope for the future.New Paragraph

Our Mission: To inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Our Purpose: The purpose of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County is to promote the social, educational, health, leadership, and character development of boys and girls during critical periods of their growth. Our youth come to the Boys & Girls Clubs to receive tutoring/homework help, computer training, sports education, to make friends and for mentoring. Our youth gain confidence by developing a sense of usefulness and belonging.

Our Goal: Our goal is to provide every child with the essential tools needed for a successful and bright future. Since 1947, the vision of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County has grown and changed with the needs of our children. As the needs of our children and their families continue to change, so will the dynamics of our programs and services. Every day, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County strives to improve each member's life by inspiring self-esteem, courage, and positive values throughout all our programs.

We Provide: A safe place to learn and grow; ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals; life-enhancing programs; character development experiences; hope and opportunity. A sense of BELONGING, USEFULNESS, 
INFLUENCE or POWER and COMPETENCE.

What the Boys & Girls Clubs offer...

FUN! – Rule number one for almost everything that happens at the Club is that it must be fun!
A Safe Place. – The Club is a safe place where young people can come to enjoy themselves and their friends.
Opportunities. – Club members have the opportunity to learn, grow, give back to the community, discover their needs, set goals and meet new friends.
A Full Schedule of Great Activities. – From simple games to leadership opportunities, we offer a wide range of activities. Contact us or explore this website for more information on our programs.
Age-appropriate Services. – Boys & Girls Clubs strive to meet the youth development needs in their communities. Stop by, meet our staff and learn more about what we have to offer. New Paragraph

Becoming a Member

Clubs are open to all youth ages 6-18. Simply stop by a Club (where we'll be happy to give you a tour), complete a membership application (which needs to be signed by a parent/guardian) and pay the $10.00 yearly membership fee.

It's simply that easy to become a member of
the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County!!!

On any given day, if you were to enter a Club, there’s no doubt who rules – their laughter, their debates, their sounds of joy and concern, their smiles, their hugs, their silent concentration while completing their homework, their warmth
and love as they share it best with staff and volunteers.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County is

“THE POSITIVE PLACE FOR KIDS!”

If you are looking for an exciting place for children to learn and grow or would like to volunteer, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Wayne County has something for you. Feel free to find out more about the Boys & Girls Clubs by exploring this site.

So, what are you waiting for? Call or come by one of our Club locations today!
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