Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Please email general questions/comments to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Club nearest you for more information.
Summer Programs start in our Clubs Monday, June 16th
Programs in Parkrose, Reynolds and Gresham Parks start Monday, June 23rd. For more information contact your local Club.
Trail Blazers Boys & Girls Club
Camps run Monday - Friday
Sunrise Club; Morning Camps; Drop-in Program; Sumset Club; Nightscape
BGCA's Summer Brain Gain Program
Summer Kids in the Park (SKIP)
Announcing a partnership between BGCP and City of Gresham Parks!The City is putting a hop and a SKIP into summertime with Summer Kids in the Park, an eight-week Gresham parks recreation program and free lunch for all youth 18 or younger, provided by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area.
Core ProgramsCore Programs engage young people in activities with adults, peers and family members that enable them to reach their full potential. Based on the interests and needs of the boys and girls being served, Clubs offer diverse programs in five main areas:
- Character & Leadership Development
- Community Service Projects
- Leaders in Training
- Youth of the Year
- Leadership Clubs
- Keystone Club (ages 14-18)
- Torch Club (ages 11-13)
- Education & Career Development
- Homework Assistance
- Computer Labs & Technology Curriculum
- College & Career Preparation
- Health & Life Skills
- Drug/Alcohol Prevention
- Basic Safety Skills
- Straight Talk for Teens
- Girls Clubs
- Nutrition & Health
- Gang Resistance Training
- Healthy Habits/Triple Play Programs
- The Arts
- Arts & Crafts
- Field Trips to Museums & Gardens
- Sports, Fitness & Recreation
- Game Rooms
- Gym Activities
- Sports Leagues (basketball, soccer, and flag football)
- Outdoor Environmental Experiences
Literacy CentersLiteracy Centers are a part of the regular programming of the Club to encourage and promote understanding of the written word among our Club members. During Club operating hours, all members are welcome to join the literacy activities offered each day. Literacy Centers are available at all six Club locations in the Portland metropolitan area.
Youth & Family ServicesOur Youth & Family Services (YFS) Division provides counseling and guidance to Club members and their families. This prevention-based program focuses on members’ individual needs and youth development. For more information, please contact the Youth & Family Services Coordinator at your nearest Club.