The Boys & Girls Club will be CLOSED on Wednesday, November 26th, for Thanksgiving. 
Wishing you all a happy and healthy day of giving thanks. 
When school's out, Clubs are in. 
In every community, boys and girls are left to find their own recreation and companionship after school. An increasing number of children are at home with no adult care or supervision, or out on the street when school is out. Young people need to know that someone cares about them.  Boys & Girls Clubs offer 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. 

Founded in 1988 BGCAA serves more than 2,200 youth a year from the ages of 6 to 18 in six full-service Clubs in Anne Arundel County. Clubs are open every day after school and during school holidays, when youth most need productive outlets and a safe place to learn and grow. In addition each of the six locations offers Summer Camp for youth from the ages of 6 to 12.  

Our mission is to  inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.   BGCAA is dedicated to providing a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors. We strive to help all members stay on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, while demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.

Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow – all while having fun. When School's out, Clubs are in!

Club Locations:
Annapolis (4 Clubs) • Pasadena (1 Club) • Severn (1 Club)

Management & Staffing:  
31 Member Board of Directors  
12 Full-Time Staff / 9 Part-Time Staff  
28 Junior Staff

Core Program Areas:
Good Character & Citizenship
Academic Success
Healthy Life Skills
The Arts
Sports, Fitness & Recreation
Membership Fee:
$20 for the school year and no child is turned away for not being able to pay . 

82% African American
9% Multiracial
4% Caucasian
4% Hispanic

Family Structure:
60% Single-Parent Households
66% Free/Reduced Lunch Program
121 South Villa Avenue, Annapolis, MD 21401

Your gift today will help us provide the life-changing programs and guidance that make our Clubs successful. Working together, we can reach the next generation of youth who will transform themselves, their communities, and America for the better.
Donate Now to BGCAA's Annual Campaign. 
Help change the life of a child. 
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On October 22, Paris, a teen member at the Admiral Oaks Club was coached and mentored in preparation for his first job interview. Staff member, William Boone, then escorted Paris to his interview at a local fast food establishment. Mr. Boone also offered support and guidance before Paris met with the manager for his final interview. Paris was hired and the manager was very impressed with Paris' confidence and personality. 
 Congratulations to both Paris and Mr. Boone. 
Great Futures Start Here! 
Mentoring program supported by the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - OJJDP

Photo of the Day
November 2014
The Bywater Club's robotics team is in full swing preparing for their
upcoming qualifying competition on December 6, 2014 at South River High School. "The Bywater Queens" all girl robotics team, led by their coach Lisa Slade and volunteers, Pam Trepanier and Dana Aucoin hope to make an impression this year in competition.
Best of luck to The Bywater Queens! 
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