"The hours after school are critical to a child’s healthy growth and development. Research indicates that providing young people with access to structured, enriching recreational and social programs outside of school greatly benefits their peer relationships, emotional health and academic performance. If that after school time is unsupervised, however, it can be a dangerous, unhealthy time."BGCC
A strong community requires the support of many to make positive changes. At the Club volunteers, partners, donors and the staff team help enable young persons to play, learn and develop valuable skills for life. You can make a difference in the life of a child, youth or family! Check out the Clubs volunteer opportunities, alumni page and/ or find out how to make a contribution to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Foundation.
Every program is affordable and open to all children, youth and their families, and financial support is available if needed. Clubs across Canada recognize the best potential in every child. "In more than 650 locations nationwide, Boys and Girls Clubs are a safe, supportive place for kids outside of school. We help families to meet all of the physical, social and emotional needs of their children, providing:
The need for support is urgent as more children, youth and families are counting on Boys and Girls Clubs daily for support". BGCC