According to BGCMC Club Members ...
85% of our Club Members ages 6-12 expect to attend college
93% of teens expect to attend college, with half (49%) saying they expect to obtain a master's degree, MD, or PhD
92% of Club Members here in Martin County told us they're meeting the expectations staff have for them
Eight in ten (78%) Members are engaging in the recommended amount of daily physical activity
92% of Club Members have abstained from alcohol
92% of Club Members have abstained from tobacco use
According to Club Families ...
91% of parents say their child's academic performance improved last school year because of the Club
97% said their child was more prepared for school each day as a result of his or child's involvement in our Academic Success programming
94% of parents agreed that as a result of their children's experience at the Club, his or her self-esteem improved
88% parents strongly agreed or agreed that their child has a stronger sense of community service and doing things for others as a result of the Club
81% of parents said their child has developed a better understanding of positive lifestyles and healthy behaviors because of the Clubs
88% of parents say their child has a positive relationship with an adult such as staff, volunteers, or a coach as a result of attending the Club
Who we serve
$1,800 is the cost that the Boys & Girls Clubs of Martin County pays for each member per year.
Our award-winning afterschool programs are available to all children aged 6 to 18 in five club locations - Hobe Sound, Indiantown, Palm City, Port Salerno and Stuart. The annual membership fee of $35 covers it all during the school year and teens may always join at no charge. Download the 2015-16 Membership Application here. Call 772-775-1255 if you have questions.
BGCMC recently received the award for top overall Boys & Girls Club program in the state by the Florida Area Council for Be READy, an early literacy initiative that the organization designed and created in 2012. Full release here
The Bill & Barbara Whitman branch in Indiantown is OPEN!
Thank you to everyone who helped us achieve this six-year dream! The new Club features a full-size gymnasium, performing arts space, learning & technology labs, a kitchen -- plenty of space to build and develop the potential of Indiantown’s most extraordinary asset — its children!