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Boys and Girls Club

Program Location:

three units in Alachua county that they provide services from, outreach activities at schools

Program Contact:

Keith Blanchard


Youth service organization ages 6-18 in after school enrichment activities focused on academic success, healthy lifestyles, citizenship, take place when school in in school year form 3-6:30-7 each night
school day out summer holiday break- provide full day services, do mentoring, tutoring, arts and crafts, sports and recreation, art development

Program Type:


Certificate Type:

There is no certification but sports programs recognize participation, completion really uses measurements of outcomes, grade progression from one grade to next, measurement of academic skill mastery, ex reading level, etc. These are recognized in different ways than a certificate


After school programs take place from 3-7 PM each night
During summer and holiday breaks provide full day services


childcare for parents who have to work
longterm impact of kids- every child that comes through our doors to have post secondary opportunities- education, military, jobs

Meals Provided:

provide full meals during summer program
provide after school snacks in partnership with bread of the mighty foodbank
2016-17 school year expect to have full meals after school

Common Age Group:


Average Number of Participants:

3,600 per year
outside of the school system, Boys and Girls Club is the largest organization that provides summer care and after school care


financial assistance for those who cannot afford cost of programsall programs are available for scholarship sports, aftercare, summer campput a lot of support on community annual membership fee is $60 per childtransportation is an additional cost


United Way of North Central Florida support through programing
University of Florida
Santa Fe college
Alachua county public schools
bread of the mighty foodbank
endless donors and stakeholders and community leaders


Partner with Sante Fe and University of Florida
UF has created a student lead organization that is focused on improving the boys and girls club of Alachua county


Program is first and foremost for the kids to provide resources that they would not otherwise have access to. Our program is very thankful for our donors and stakeholders and completely dependent on them.


Annual membership fee is $60 per child, transportation fee is an additional cost. Scholarships are available if students cannot afford these fees.

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