Boys and Girls Clubs Silicon Valley

  • CA


518 Valley Way
United States

About Us

Founded in 1944, Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley (BGCSV) is a non-profit organization that offers innovative and effective after school and summer youth development programs for low income, high risk Santa Clara County youth. BGCSV currently serves more than 2,500 youth, 6-18 years old, at eight (8) Clubhouse facilities in San Jose. A chartered affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, 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. Clubs engage youth in mentoring relationships with caring adults and offer age-appropriate and diverse programs provided by trained youth development staff and supplemented by hundreds of volunteers in the following six core areas:

 Education and Career Development  Character and Leadership Development  Health & Life Skills  Sports, Fitness and Recreation  Technology  Arts and Cultural Enrichment