Youth Voices

What Our Members Are Saying

Through relationships with caring staff, I’ve learned important values like honesty, responsibility, compassion, and community. And the Club has also given me something else: hope and opportunity.

- Isaac

Boys & Girls Clubs became my safe haven (…) the Club became the home that supported me, taught me to love learning, and believed in me when no one else did.

- Jocelyn, Club Alumni

The Club has been many things to me, but ultimately it has taught me to be bold, to be more than my circumstances, and to be a significant leader within my community.

- Alex

Boys & Girls Clubs invested time and care in me, to allow me to not only blossom into a successful student but a caring person who wants to mentor other kids to help them experience a similar transformation.

- Matthew

The Club has rebuilt my spirit and reshape my future.

- Destiny

Our Programs

Great Futures Start Here

At Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley, we ensure all kids are on a path towards a great future by providing them with safe and fun experiences that give them the confidence to learn, explore, and discover their passion.

Grades TK-12

After School Program

Clubs offer age-appropriate and diverse programs provided by trained youth development staff.

HighSchool/ Grades 8-12

Teen Programming

Clubs offer programs to help create meaningful experiences today as teens prepare for tomorrow.

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Grades K-12

Summer Program

Boys & Girls Clubs summer enrichment program provides youth with safe and fun summer experiences that give them the confidence to learn, grow, and explore their passions.

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Explore program

Explore Programs

Explore innovative programs designed to empower youth to excel in school, become good citizens and lead healthy, productive lives.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley

Our Mission

Inspire and empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring adults.

Our Vision

Provide a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Our Formula for Impact

BGCSV utilizes a proven youth development strategy that nurtures young people’s self-esteem by instilling in them a sense of belonging, usefulness, competence, and influence.

Formula for Impact is a research-based theory of change that describes how individual Clubs and the Movement as a whole can increase our impact – exponentially – on the young people of America.

By implementing the Five Key Elements for Positive Youth Development, offering high-yield activities and targeted programs combined with regular and frequent attendance over time, young people are more likely to achieve positive outcomes.

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Child Safety Is Job No. 1

Ensuring child safety is fundamental to the mission of Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley.

Case for Support

Youth today face more complex problems than ever.
Together, we can inspire kids to dream big.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

All kids deserve the right to be themselves, feel a sense of belonging, and have access to opportunities that support their great futures.

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