GREAT FUTURES START HERE.
A chartered affiliate of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, BGCSV utilizes a proven youth development strategy that nurtures young people’s self-esteem by instilling in them a sense of belonging, usefulness, competence, and influence. Clubs engage youth in mentoring relationships with caring adults and offer age-appropriate and diverse programs provided by trained youth development staff, supplemented by hundreds of volunteers in these core area programs:
Empowering youth to create the future
93% increased their understanding of computers and technology
EDUCATION AND CAREER
Empowering youth for successful futures
We enable youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines: writing, literacy, and math, and critical thinking skills. We also help youth explore career possibilities and prepare them for post-secondary education and/or employment.
100% of high school seniors graduated on time and now attend college
HEALTH AND LIFE SKILLS
Empowering youth to make healthy choices
88% improved their ability to make healthy lifestyle choices that nurture their well-being
CHARACTER AND LEADERSHIP
Empowering youth to be tomorrow’s leaders
92% said the Club helped them find ways to help their community
SPORTS, FITNESS, AND RECREATION
Empowering youth through good sportsmanship and discipline
98% increased their interest in physical fitness and sports
Empowering youth to unleash their creativity
96% increased their desire to express themselves creatively
LEADERS IN TRAINING (LIT)
LIT is an advanced leadership program for teens age 14-17, providing skill development in Academic Success, Career Preparation, Community Service and Teen Outreach. Teens will be able to develop personal skills related to employment responsibilities, workplace behavior and gain work experience.
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Notice for Intent to Apply for 21st Century Community Learning Center Grants
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley, in partnership with Alpha Public Schools, intend to submit an application to the California Department of Education for a 21st CCLC (ASSETs) grant. The grant will support an academic-focused after-school program for students at Alpha: Cindy Avitia High School. If you have any comments on the proposed program, please contact Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley’s Administrative Office at [email protected] or 408-957-9685. A copy of the application will be available for public review after submittal at the Alpha: Jose Hernandez Clubhouse (1601 Cunningham Ave.).
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley, in partnership with Downtown College Prep, intend to submit an application to the California Department of Education for 21st CCLC (ASSETs) grants. The grants will support an academic-focused after-school program for students at Downtown College Prep: Alum Rock & El Primero High Schools. If you have any comments on the proposed program, please contact Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley’s Administrative Office at [email protected] or 408-957-9685. A copy of the application will be available for public review after submittal at the DCP El Camino Middle School Clubhouse (1402 Monterey Rd.).