Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
With the goal of instilling every Club member with a sense of self worth, Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland offer a range of activities and experiences to help all Club members reach their full potential.
What’s it like at a Boys & Girls Club? Take this virtual tour to see some of the many fun things to do and enjoy.
"Family, friends, a place to chill, a place to hang, a place to get away from the everyday things of life, a home away from home..." Read More
"The Club is a microcosm of what the real, adult world is going to be like. It is a refuge for anyone with hopes, anyone with fears, and anyone seeking compassion or empathy..." Read More
"Life, family, and personal accomplishments, are the three most important values to me. They bring worth to what I call my personal principles..." Read More
My Club My Life
A safe, positive place designed to provide teens, ages 13-18, with useful information to help them lead productive lives by educating them in fun, interactive ways about career and education opportunities, healthy living, finances and much more. Read More
BGCA's National Fine Arts Exhibit Program
This year-round program encourages artistic expression amoung Club members, age 6-18, through drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media and sculpture displayed at local and regional exhibits. Read More