Mission Statement

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Charlotte County is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most to realize their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. A Boys & Girls Club provides:

  • « safe place to learn and grow
  • « ongoing relationships with caring adult professionals
  • « life-enhancing programs and character development experiences
  • « hope and opportunity
  • « for boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 18

Clubs provide diverse activities that meet the interests of all youth. Core programs engage young people in activities with adults, peers, and family members that enable them to develop self-esteem and to reach their full potential. Programs are based on the physical, emotional, cultural and social needs and interests of young people.

All of the programs offered by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Charlotte County are designed to build developmental assets – concrete, positive experiences and qualities that have a tremendous influence on young people’s lives and choices – and promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling:

  • « A sense of belonging
  • « A sense of usefulness
  • « A sense of influence
  • « A sense of competence