Great Futures Start Here

At Boys and Girls Clubs of Philadelphia, we pride ourselves on creating once in a lifetime opportunities for our youth that they would not be able to find anywhere else. We offer a variety of insightful programs aimed at enhancing the lives of our members, from participating in competitive athletic leagues, to building character and leadership skills. Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow – all while having fun. It is the place where great futures are started each and every day.

Recent News

  • Just a few days left to buy Philly Showcase advance tickets online!
  • National Real Estate Gallery is a proud sponsor of Boys & Girls Clubs!
  • Dove and Unilever support SMART GIRLS!
  • Ten Thousand Villages to donate 15% of sales, 4-8pm Nov. 19th
  • UniverSoul Circus Fundraiser Nov. 3rd

Core Program Areas

Character & Leadership

Our members learn to sustain meaningful relationships with others, develop a positive self-image, participate in the democratic process, and respect the cultural identities of themselves and others.
more >

Health & Life Skills

To promote a healthy lifestyle, our members are taught positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being. They also learn how to set and achieve personal goals, and how to live successfully as an adult.

more >

Sports, Fitness & Recreation

While many public schools have cut their physical education program, we teach our members to develop their personal fitness, while learning the values of teamwork, respect, social skills, stress management and physical fitness.
more >
 

Education & Career Development

To achieve academic success, we prepare our members to become proficient in basic educational disciplines, apply learning to everyday situations, and embrace technology.
more >

Arts & Culture

Our members have an outlet for their creative minds in these programs. They develop their knowledge and appreciation of fine arts, and their skills for performance, music, and creative writing.
more >