Mission: The boys & girls clubs of delaware is a statewide organization and part of a nationwide movement that provides a positive place to build better citizens, one youth at a time. Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us the most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring responsible citizens.
Programs: Child care: the organization provides children with substitute parental care and activities in a group setting for a portion of the day when the parent or caretaker must be away from home.
social development and adjustment: social development programs include drug/alcohol prevention, job search, formal and informal guidance, trips and many other special events.
tutoring and dropout prevention: the organization helps members develop reading, writing, and educational skills through tutoring and homework assistance and has implemented computer usage to the programs.
fitness, sports and athletics: through individual & team sports, the organization provides opportunities for youth participation, physical conditioning & sportsmanship. Elderly swim: costs to operate the pools in certain sites for senior programs, including heating the pools to keep them at temperatures above 78 degrees.