We are a vital support system for our community's families, and the need for our services continues to grow.
During the school year, our doors are open Monday through Friday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. On school holidays, the Clubs are open from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. While at the Clubs, children complete their homework, participate in our renowned programming, and enjoy a fun, safe, and active environment.
During the summer months, we provide a summer program that operates from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. While also rotating through our quality programming, the children attend exciting field trips to area attractions, and enjoy games and activities with their friends and caring staff.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County are are open to all children in the community between the ages of 6 and 18 years old. Membership fees are affordable, and scholarships are available for those who demonstrate financial hardship. Annual membership cost is $35 per year, with a monthly fee of $30 per month (one child), or $50 per month (two or more children).
We are governed by an excellent Board of Directors led by two
co-chairman, Sherman Hotchkiss and Bill Munn. Day to day operations are led by our executive director, Elizabeth Thomason. Each Club is managed by a full time Club Director and a full time Program Director, with numerous part time professionals.
Boys & Girls Club of America
We are proud to be a part of a national network of affiliated clubs. In its 2013 Philanthropy 400 Report, The Chronicle of Philanthropy listed the Boys & Girls Club of America in the #1 position for youth serving organizations for the twenty-first consecutive year. Learn more about the history of the Boys & Girls Club of America by clicking here.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Indian River County was named the 2013 Agency of Excellence by the United Way of Indian River County, the 2014 Organization of the Year by 2-1-1 Helpline of the Palm Beaches and Treasure Coast, and is consistently ranked among the top charities in the nation by Charity Navigator.
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