To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
How We Serve
The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence offers 15 program sites across town, 14 within elementary schools, where we provide an outcome-driven Club experience to help each member achieve academic success, good character & citizenship and healthy lifestyles. Our caring adult mentors incorporate the five key elements for positive youth development – a safe and positive environment, fun, supportive relationships, opportunities and expectations and recognition – for 1,500 young people every day.
Positive Role Models, Respect, Integrity, Diversity, Empathy
About Our Members
- We serve 63% of USD 497 elementary students
- 41% of our members made academic improvements according to their teachers; 30% increased their reading scores; 28% improved their math grades; 20% improved their classroom behavior
- 67% achieved more than the expected gain on standardized reading and math tests
- 65% of our members are active five or more days each week
- 53% of our teen center members volunteer at least once a month
View our Master Calendar for the 2016-17 school year.
Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence
1520 Haskell Ave Lawrence, KS 66044