What We Do

Boys & Girls Clubs of Delaware offers affordable before-, after- and out- of school programs for 30,000+ young people in grades K-12 at 43 locations across Delaware. We are the largest licensed childcare provider in the state. Our numerous program areas challenge and develop the mind and body, helping members build a solid foundation on which to develop moral and ethical values through diverse educational programs and social activities.

Our Programs

Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

These programs offer an outlet for our members’ creative minds and allow them to develop their knowledge and appreciation of fine arts and cultural awareness, and their talents for performance, music, and creative writing.  
Character & Leadership

Character & Leadership

These programs empower youth to support and influence their Club and community, sustain meaningful relationships, develop a positive self-image and participate in the democratic process.  
Education & Career

Education & Career

These programs prepare youth for their academic and professional futures by teaching them the importance of education, setting and achieving their goals, and by providing assistance in college and career preparation.  
Health & Life Skills

Health & Life Skills

These programs help our members develop healthy life skills and learn positive behaviors that nurture their wellbeing. They learn how to resist alcohol, tobacco, drugs and premarital sexual activity in order to make the best life decisions that will enable them to become productive, healthy citizens.  
Specialized Programs

Specialized Programs

These initiatives focus on meeting the significant and specific needs identified within Boys & Girls Clubs. Their broad scope complements several or all of our core program areas.  
Sports, Fitness & Recreation

Sports, Fitness & Recreation

These Club programs help develop fitness, a positive use of leisure time, reduction of stress, appreciation for the environment and social and interpersonal skills.  
Teen Initiatives

Teen Initiatives

These programs provide positive resources, programming and activities for teens. Fun, interactive content elements are mixed with information on academic achievement, setting goals, job search tips and financial literacy.