Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis’ mission statement is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring responsible citizens.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis was founded in April of 1962 and has served the community for more than 57 years. Their organization has evolved from one club serving 162 members, to ten Clubs, one Technical Training Center and one summer residence camp meeting the needs of over 5,200 members.
They provide after-school care for children ages 6-18, Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with programs in five core areas:
Education and Leadership
Healthy Life Choices
Students also take part in site-by-site programs including Karate, ballet, robotics, foreign languages, cultural studies, soccer, tennis and much more. Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis is a safe, stable place that ensures physical and emotional safety while discouraging crime in our local communities.
Provide a world-class experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who enters our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.
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
Their mission is the Boys & Girls Club Movement's reason for being:
To enable all young people, especially those who need them most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring responsible citizens. See more