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Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz

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General Agency Information
Name:Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz
Alternate Name(s):Boys and Girls Club of Santa Cruz
Address:543 Center Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-423-3138
Fax Number:831-423-6771
Description:The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz is a youth development organization dedicated to promoting the educational, vocational, social and character development of girls and boys ages 6 to 18. The Club offers structured after school programs, special interest classes and drop in opportunities for youth and teens.

During the school year the Club is open from 2-7pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 12:30pm -7pm, Wednesday.

During holidays and vacations, we are open from 7:30am-6pm.

Any variation in this schedule will be posted for parents and members well in advance.

Office hours are from 9:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday.

ELIGIBILITY: Ages 6-18, no residency requirement

FUNDING SOURCES: Auction, Golf Tournament, Foundations, Individual/Business donations and special events.
Programs:Core program areas emphasized by the Club include:

Education and Career Development: Goals to Graduate, Money Matters, Homework Assistance, small group tutoring, Book Club, Power Hour, Computer skills development, College Awareness.

Character and Leadership Development: Youth of the Year, Award Night, Torch Club, Community Service, Junior Staff.

The Arts: Fine arts, crafts, woodworking, Choir, Music lessons, photography and Recyclable Art.

Health and Life Skills: Cooking and nutrition classes, swim lessons, SMART Moves and SMART Girls, mentoring.

Sports, Fitness and Recreation: Basketball Leagues, Karate Classes, Recreational Swim, Swimming lessons, Dodge ball league, Hiking, Fishing club, Special Events and Field Trips.

The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Cruz now offers an after-school program for teens at Shoreline Middle School with the Live Oak School District and Santa Cruz County Parks and Recreation. Call 831-435-3277 for more details.
Volunteer Info:Youth Volunteer Info:
Minimum Age: 14. Help younger members with homework, assist with the sports leagues, art classes, music room, and social recreation. Be a mentor and a positive role model.
Contact Katee Freeman at 423-3138 X30

Languages other than English:Spanish
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Fees:Annual Dues
Fee Amounts:$40.00  Individual
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:Grants
See Description Notes

Bob Langseth
Executive Director
831-423-3138 ext. 21

Subject Headings
Arts and Crafts Instruction
Boys/Girls Clubs
Leadership Development
Music Instruction
Private Nonprofits
Swimming Facilities
Swimming/Swimming Lessons
Team Sports/Leagues
Tutoring Services
Volunteer Opportunities
This record last modified May 1, 2014

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