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Boys and Girls Clubs of Carson

  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Carson
  • 1950 E. 220th St, Suite 102
  • Carson, CA 90810
  • 310-522-0500

Program Description

Our Mission Statement

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Carson (BGCC) offers our young people a safe environment where they can have fun and be themselves, dedicated adult mentors who respect and listen to them, and outcome-based programs that empower youth to become lifelong learners.

Our Vision Statement

Through successful partnerships and collaborations, we will ensure that 100% of the youth being served are on track to graduate on time, be healthy and active as well as give back to their community.

Five Key Elements for Positive Youth Development:

1. Creating a safe, positive environment 2. Having fun 3. Developing supportive relationships with caring adults 4. Offering opportunities for and having high expectations of members 5. Recognizing members for who they are and their achievements

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Arts and cultural
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Community service/service hours
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Race & Ethnicity

  • American Indian or Native Alaskan: 2%
  • White: 32%
  • Asian or Pacific Islander: 4%
  • Hispanic/Latino: 23%
  • Other: 6%
  • African American: 28%

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%