To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible individuals.
The Boys & Girls Club of Bethlehem builds character through everyday leadership and guidance in behavior and attitude. Young people of all nationalities, races and creeds join together in wholesome recreation and companionship.
Trained professional staff provide positive adult mentors and role models. Nationally recognized programs help young people succeed in school, stay healthy, learn important life skills, pursue interests in the arts and sports, and explore vocational choices.
Most importantly, The Boys & Girls Club of Bethlehem shows youngsters that someone cares and wants them to realize their full potential as productive, responsible, and caring citizens.
Developing Life Skills
When kids just need a secure place to hang out with friends, or choose to be involved in a variety of social or recreational programs, the Boys & Girls Club is a positive place to belong, developing self-esteem, personal values and life-affirming skills.
80% of Club Alumni
said the Club had a positive impact on their attitude toward fitness and health, according to a Harris Study.
Since 1930 tens of thousands of kids ages 6 – 18 have benefited from our programs. Our club alumni have gone on to lead productive and successful lives, many as professionals, managers, proprietors or skilled workers.
We are part of a nationwide affiliation of local, autonomous organizations of Boys & Girls Clubs serving girls and boys of every race, economic level, religion and ethnic culture: to help them develop the qualities to become responsible citizens and community leaders.