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Mission: To enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County   “The Positive Place for Kids”

Facts at a glance

  • Serve over 2,800 youth ranging in ages 6-18 years old at seven site through Lee County
  • 82 % of the youth served receive free or reduced lunch at school
  • 93 % of the youth live at our below the poverty line
  • 60 % of the youth come from single parent homes
  • Membership dues for youth are a mere $10 annually

Why Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County?

In every community throughout Lee County, boys & girls are left to find their own recreation and companionship in the streets. An increasing number of children are at home alone without adult supervision during those critical hours afterschool. Young people need to know someone care about them.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County offer that and so much more. Clubs are open everyday afterschool and during summer months. They are staffed by youth development professional that have been trained to instill a sense of belonging, competence, usefulness and influence to the youth we serve.

Our key characteristics that define a Boys & Girls Club and are critical to exerting a positive impact on a child’s life:

Dedicated Youth Facility – The Boys & Girls Place is an actual community based building designed fro youth programs and activities. Youth consider the Clubs theirs and consider it a second home.

Open Daily – The Clubs are open everyday after school and some on weekends. Clubs provide a positive safe place for kids to go during those critical hours afterschool and summer months.

Professional Staff – Every club has dedicated full-time, trained youth development staff. This staffs provides guidance and leadership as positive role models in the communities they live and serve. Volunteers provide key support to our programs as well.

Available and Affordable all Youth – The Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County seeks to enrich the youth the need us the most. This means making the membership affordable to all youth. Membership dues are low at just $10 per year.


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