The Boys & Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes (Club) is a registered non-profit charitable organization devoted to serving and strengthening children, youth and families throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes and Peterborough.
Vision- All children and youth discover and achieve their dreams and grow up to be healthy, successful and active participants in society.
Mission-To provide a safe, supportive place where children and youth experience new opportunities, overcome barriers, develop positive relationships and build confidence and skills of life.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes Registered Charitable Organization No. 10762 7317 RR0001
For more than 100 years, Boys and Girls Clubs in communities across Canada (BGCC) have been helping young people to discover, develop and achieve their best potential as they grow to become Canada's future adults, citizens and leaders, by engaging them in activities that challenge and help them develop healthy minds and bodies. Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada papers include
Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes is a leading provider of prevention and early intervention programs which support the physical, mental, educational and social health and development of young people from infancy to early adult hood and their families. The Club offers early years, child, youth and family mental health and support services in/ out of school and at home, childcare, after school, recreation and other critical hour programs which meet the community’s needs.
Through partnerships, and collaboration the Clubs innovative services are accountable to the community, participants, and funders. The dedicated and supportive team offers safe, quality programs and services in a proactive, non-intrusive manner, respectful of confidentiality, diversity and non-discrimination.
Programs and services focus on the strengths of the individual and/or the family and help prepare participants for life by helping them to discover and develop their abilities and skills, build confidence and competence.
The Club strives to work with families, and partners to offer accessible and barrier free services. Fees are affordable and financial support is available when needed. Programs and services are open to all regardless of race, religion, social or economic status.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Kawartha is committed to be accessible for everyone. The Clubs website has been designed to conform to industry-standard guidelines that help make the website more accessible to all users and is compatible with screen readers.
“Thank you to Boys and Girls Club for offering exceptional sports programming in the City of Kawartha Lakes.” R. Jardine
“We love what the Boys and Girls Club has to offer, without it we would never have been able to allow our son the opportunities to play so many sports”. M. Montegue
“The support of organizations like United Way enables groups like the Boys and Girls Club to assist families like mine. And we are so grateful. Thank you for helping me give my child the opportunity to do something that is positive and life enhancing, Something that he can do with his peers. Thank you” L. Kennedy
“As a mother who loves her children so much, I would want any other parents that are having problems with their children to seek out this program at the Boys and Girls Clubs. Thank you so very much.” Newspaper article
“We thank the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kawartha Lakes and all the fabulous staff from the bottom of our hearts for the difference they make in the life of our son. Your interesting and educational programs and dedication of your staff are exceptional and we feel extremely fortunate to be able to make use of them.” BGC family