Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada
Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada is a leading provider of quality after school and out-of-school programs to children and youth that support the healthy physical, educational and social development of 200,000 young people and their families each year. Boys and Girls Club of Canada is one of the largest youth-serving agencies in Canada. Our association with over 100 clubs located in 700 communities where they are most needed, including large city centres, remote rural communities and First Nations Reservations. Nearly three million young Canadians have played, learned, and developed essential life skills through our safe, caring club environments and enriching programs.
For over 100 years, Boys and Girls Clubs have been helping young Canadians discover, develop and achieve their highest potential as they grow into Canada's future adults, citizens and leaders. We hope to do this by engaging them in activities that challenge and help them develop healthy minds and bodies.
Clubs help prepare children and youth for life by helping them discover and develop their abilities and skills, building confidence and competence. Boys and Girls Club staff also build self-esteem in kids by empowering youth to help shape programs by sharing their ideas. Through these opportunities, youth are given the chance to develop life and leadership skills and learn how to contribute to clubs and their communities.
To learn more, visit bgccan.com.