The Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County provides a safe, structured environment with fun programs and activities designed to boost academic performance, reduce risky behaviors, and promote a healthy lifestyle.
The Club’s Formula for Impact is a youth development roadmap for programs and activities children and teens experience as engaging and impactful.
How the money will be used
The Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County welcomes all La Plata County children and teens, regardless of ability to pay. One of the Club’s strengths is the cultural and economic diversity of the youth we serve, which enriches the experience for everyone. Investment in the lives of the community’s youth, through the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County, enables the Club to keep annual membership fees affordable, and program fees especially low. Need-based financial assistance, made possible through donations and community support ensures the Club experience is available to all youth while offsetting Club operational costs including well-trained staff, quality program resources and program assessment tools.
How will it make a difference
Investments in the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County change the trajectory of the lives of Club members through opportunities to develop leadership skills, find their voice as engaged citizens (beginning in their schools, expanding as youth move through college into adulthood), and strengthen their overall wellness through the development of healthy lifestyle behaviors.
Together with our donors, the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County guides La Plata County youth in building a solid foundation, putting Club members on their path to a GREAT FUTURE. This difference impacts the lives of Club youth, their families, their classrooms and ultimately contributes to building a healthy community.
What we accomplished over this past year
The Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County is proud to celebrate its 13th year of providing youth development programs for the families who need us most, through the following accomplishments:
The legacy of the impact of the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County is made possible thanks to its partnership with individual donors, business and civic leaders, and family foundation investors.