• To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.

  • Provide a world-class Club Experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who enters our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.  

  • The Boys and Girls Club of San Benito promotes youth guidance through educational, vocational, recreational, social and character development of girls and boys ages 5-18. We provide an after school program five days a week. We also offer a summer program five days a week from June-August.   

  • Members come to the club looking for fun and a sense of belonging. Our youth meet new friends and  learn to develop new skills and benefit from them over a lifetime.

Boys & Girls Club of San Benito

  1. Boys & Girls Clubs of America had its beginnings in 1860 with three women in Hartford, Connecticut - Mary Goodwin, Alice Goodwin and Elizabeth Hammersley. Believing that boys who roamed the streets should have a positive alternative, they organized the first Club. With character development as the cornerstone of the experience, the Club focused on capturing boys interests, improving their behavior and increasing their personal expectations and goals. The Boys and Girls of San Benito was founded in 1976 as the Boys Club of San Benito and was amended in 1991 to Boys and Girls Club of San Benito. 

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