To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
Since 1996, Boys & Girls Club of the Keys Area has helped put our islands’ youth on the path to great futures. By providing a safe place to learn and grow, ongoing relationships with caring, adult professionals, and life-enhancing programs and character development experiences, they are inspired and instilled with the belief that they can become anything they choose.
Provide a world-class Club experience that assures success is within reach of every young person who walks through our doors, with all members on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrating good character and citizenship, and living a healthy lifestyle.
We are committed to creating healthy children, in body and mind, with a sense of competence, usefulness, responsibility, belonging and influence through diverse programs and community involvement.
National History Highlights
- In 1906, several Boys Clubs decided to affiliate. The Federated Boys Clubs in Boston was formed with 53 member organizations – this marked the start of a nationwide Movement and our national organization.
- In 1931, the Boys Club Federation of America became Boys Clubs of America.
- In 1956, Boys Clubs of America celebrated its 50th anniversary and received a U.S. Congressional Charter.