About

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Rensselaer County

In every community, boys and girls are left to find their own recreation and companionship in the streets. An increasing number of children are at home with no adult care or supervision. Young people need to know that someone cares about them.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Rensselaer County offers that and more! Club programs and services promote and enhance the development of boys and girls by instilling a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and influence.

Our goal is to provide every child with the essential tools needed for a successful and bright future. Since our doors opened in 1953, the vision of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Rensselaer County has grown and changed with the needs of our children — as the needs of our children and their families continue to change, so will the dynamics of our programs and services.

Every day, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Rensselaer County strive to improve each child's life by implementing self-esteem, courage and positive values through all of our educational programs. Our youth come to the Boys & Girls Clubs to receive tutoring, computer training, sports education, homework help and mentoring. Our youth gain confidence by developing a sense of usefulness and belonging.

If you are looking for an exciting place for children to learn and grow or would like to volunteer, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Rensselaer County has something for you. Find out more about our clubs by exploring this Web site. Information about volunteer and donation opportunities, locations, and programs are included. Keep reading to learn more about what we do. We guarantee that you will find what you are looking for at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Rensselaer County. The Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow — all while having fun. It is truly "The POSITIVE Place For Kids".