Mission: At the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newark (BGCN), our mission is to provide opportunities for youth that empower them to succeed and excel as contributing members of society. This is accomplished by providing a safe environment, under the direction of caring and trained adults, where programs develop life skills, values, character and leadership, thereby helping young people realize their individual potential.
Results: Established in 1938, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newark has been serving Newark and the surrounding communities for 72 years as a non-profit, youth development organization. We welcome all nationalities, races and creeds, and each year, over 14,500 children and their families participate in our programs. Filling a Critical Need for Affordable Programs
Target demographics: BGCN is available and affordable to all youth in our community. We reach out to families who cannot afford or lack access to other programs. Membership dues are low, and no child is turned away because of an inability to pay.
Geographic areas served: Newark, NJ
Programs: ClubTech, Photography, Digital Photography, SMART Moves, Healthy Habits, Fine Arts, Triple Play, Games Room, DJ, CareerLaunch, and more!