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.
The last day of summer program is August 8, all clubs will be closed August 11-22 for staff training, and the first day of the 2014-2015 afterschool program is August 25.
The new Bill & Barbara Whitman branch in Indiantown is now open for business!
We want to thank 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, and plenty of space to build and develop the potential of Indiantown’s most extraordinary asset —its children-- through Education & Career Development, Character Leadership Development, Health & Life Skills, The Arts and Sports, Fitness & Recreation.