A Club for Life

Founded in 1902, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Chicago's mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Serving nearly 18,000 youth ages 6-18, BGCC works to provide members with the emotional, educational, physical, and cultural resources that allow them to enjoy their childhood and eventually thrive in adulthood.

Latest News & Events

2018 Great Futures Open:
July 23, 2018

This organization-wide golf outing benefits our 23 Club locations, helping the nearly 18,000 youth served who participate in our programs.

BGCC intends to submit an application to the Illinois State Board of Education by February 15th, 2018 for a 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant to operate 21st Century after-school programs located at Chicago Public Schools beginning in the 2018-19 school year for a period of five years. For more information, contact Ellen Winter