The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford Provides a Safe, Nurturing Place for Kids and Teens
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford’s doors are open from 3pm to 9pm, Monday through Friday. Our Clubs give kids and teens a safe space to learn, grow, exercise and contribute. We build self-esteem and teach healthy habits that can translate to greater success in life.
We offer a variety of programs designed to guide club members ages 3 to 18 on the path toward a successful future. Our programs inspire and challenge club members, build self-esteem and enable kids and teens to reach their full potential. Our programs span six areas that focus on academic success, healthy lifestyles and good citizenship.
Education & STEM
Our Education & STEM programs complement and reinforce what youth learn within school. Programs within this area enable youth to be effective, engaged learners who are on track to graduate. See Education & STEM programs.
Health & Wellness
Our Health & Wellness programs provide opportunities for youth to enhance relationships with themselves and others, regulate emotions and solve problems. See Health & Wellness programs.
Sports & Recreation
Our Sports & Recreation programs promote healthy development. Members engage in a variety of physical activities that build positive relationships with peers and encourage healthy habits. See Sports & Recreation programs.
Leadership & Service
Our Leadership & Service programs build leadership with self, others and the community. Inspiring members and giving them the confidence to make meaningful change in their communities. See Leadership & Service programs.
Our Arts programs encourage imagination and self-expression—helping kids and teens understand, appreciate and embrace a variety of different art forms. See Arts programs.
College & Career
Our College & Career programs provide our young members with support in developing a plan for the future while building the skills and knowledge needed to make their plan a reality. See College & Career programs.
For membership registration information, please contact us at 860-724-0700 or download and print our fillable registration form.
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Give gifts while giving back to Hartford kids this holiday season.
Check out our online LEGO Auction to benefit our Clubs.
Bidding opens at Midnight on Black Friday, November 27, runs through
#GivingTuesday, December 1, at 8:00pm.
We have a wide range of LEGO items available: The Mandalorian, Lamborghini, Harry Potter's Diagon Alley, The White House, and much more.
To preview our LEGO auction items go to our bidpal site: one.bidpal.net/bgchgivtue2020/browse/all
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