Lawrence Boys and Girls Club




Did you know…BGCL includes swim and water safety lessons in membership fee

Aquatics programs include swim lessons, snorkeling, surfing, paddleboarding and the swim team.

Did you know…BGCL and University of Notre Dame prevent summer learning loss

Summer Service Learning Program volunteer Matthew Nguyen challenges youth members with brain games.

Did you know…BGCL hosts SAT prep classes included in the membership fee

Travis Minor, founder of Open Door Education, describes how new skills and knowledge translate into success beyond the classroom

Did you know…club volunteers are inspiring careers

Raytheon engineer Meredith Monaco describes her vision for Girl Lab!, a STEM club for middle school girls.

Did you know…BGCL is fighting childhood obesity

Watch our club kids rock healthy living.

Did you know…our club alumni are famous!

Kiara Pichardo stars in a Dunkin’ Donuts commercial alongside Bruin David Pastrnak.

Did you know…club kids inspire through creative arts

Alicia L. reads her poem, “Rise Up and Shine,” from a recent Slice of Bread Loaf workshop.

Did you know…club kids teach one another

Ronald L. says sharing his computer skills “makes me feel accomplished.”

Did you know… club kids excel at video game design

Rafdy C. reveals how his new skills have increased his confidence.
7 Year old changed her life

A 7-year-old changed my life

Anya Housianitis describes the CCHS Marist Mentor program’s impact.
Volunteer of the year award

2018 Volunteer of the Year Award

CCHS Marist Mentor program is still going strong at BGCL.
Alumni speak out

Alumni speak out

Five alumni describe how the club helped them become the adults they are proud to be today.
BGCL Walkathon

Julio fundraises for BGCL Walkathon

Julio M. has raised $63 to support the club.
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Rosa Reynoso Inspires

2016 Youth of the Year Rosa Reynoso describes how BGCL has changed her life.
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Sophia’s Corner

Club kid Sophia P. enjoys the club’s supper program.
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Sophia does her homework

Youth member Sophia P. does her homework with the help of the club’s volunteer tutors.
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Sophia on the swim team

Of all the club activities, youth member Sophia P. most enjoys swimming.
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Sophia opens her Christmas Presents

Club kid Sophia P. opens presents she received during the club’s Christmas party.
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Groundwork Lawrence

Urban Adventures kids give advice on keeping the river and city clean.
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A Slice of Bread Loaf Summer 2016

Campers created artwork, poetry, and more under the theme #ExpressYourself.

Healthy Living Episode One

The BGCL Healthy Living Club makes Confetti Orzo Salad.

Andover Bread Loaf 2012

Video highlighting the 2012 Bread Loaf conference with the theme “How to Eat a Poem.”

Great Futures Start Here

See Ron Howard's public service announcement for Boys & Girls Clubs.

Inclusive Recreation

A collaborative effort between BGCL youth members and children with disabilities from CLASS.

The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence

Testimonials from volunteers and graduates describing what the club means to them.

The Youth Is The Future

Self-produced video by Victor Martinez.
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Did You Know?

More than 600 Club members have attended or are attending private high schools on scholarship.