John & Marge Bolton Club in Port Salerno

The John & Marge Bolton Club in Port Salerno is conveniently located in the very heart of Port Salerno, within walking distance from Port Salerno Elementary School and adjacent to Wojcieszak Park.  

The John & Marge Bolton Club has built strong family partnerships with the Port Salerno community, making it a hub of activities for children, teens and families. Its active Advisory Committee assures that programs and activities match the needs and interests of the many children who call the Club “home” after school. 


Club Director, Sheila Carpenter-Perry

Program Coordinator, Alexandra Johnson

Outcomes Administrator, Margie Mejia


Registration Form (English)
Registration Form (Spanish)

Club Programs

Certified teachers administer samll-group literacy instruction to struggling readers in first through third grade. Pre and post-program assessments are conducted to measure youth success in each program. 
Character Counts!
This program teachs Club members the Six Pillars of Character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring, and Citizenship.
Cyber Safety/ NetSmartz
NetSmartz is a program for Club members ages 6 - 18. Members participate in 15 online sessions that teach them techniques to sidespe risks and exploitation while using the Internet. 
Keystone Club
Under the guidance of a Club Director and Teen Program Specialist, small groups of teens meet together and brainstorm ways to improve their Club and community. The Keystone Club affords teens the opportunity to gain valuable leadership  and service experienece through academic success, career exploration, and community service. 
Paws to Read
In partnership with the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, struggling readers have the opportunity to read out loud, and without judgment, to trained dogs. Participants also develop bonds with a caring adult.
Power Hour
Mandatory  tutoring and homework help program in which yough ages 6 -18 develop academic, behavioral, and social skills. Members receive one-on-one instruction and also participate in high-yield learnng activities. 
Developed by a research team at San Diego State University, SPARK is our flagship physical activity program. Every Club member ages 6-18 particpate in SPARK for a minimum of 30 minutes a dayfive days a week
The First Tee of the Treasure Coast
A youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values including honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy, and judgment.
Too Good for Drugs
Too Good programs are evidence-based interactive lessons, games, and activities for members ages 6-12, that teach students the social and emotional learning skills they need for sucess in school and life.
Torch Club
Torch Clubs are charted small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls ages 11-13. 
Youth of the Month /Youth of the Year
Youth of the Year is the Boys & Girls Clubs of America's premier recognition program, celebrating the extraordinary achievements of Club members. 

Club specific programs
Flag Football

*Award-winning program