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Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio serves youth through a variety of after-school and summer programs including homework assistance, technology centers, teen centers, career exploration, job assistance, sports and recreation, art classes and leadership development.

Our mission is to enhance the educational, social, and moral development of San Antonio’s youth, ages 6-18 years old, especially those who need us most. Our vision is that every kid that walks through our doors is on track to graduate high school on time with a plan for their future whether it be higher education, technical school, employment or military.

Boys and Girls Clubs serve youth, ages 6-18 years old, especially those who need us most.

Monday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Ada Saenz - Chief Executive Officer
Davilin Hamel - Executive Assistant: Send email
1.72 miles away, 123 Ralph St, San Antonio, TX, 78204 , D5

Academic Aides help our members log on, communicate with their teachers, keep up with their schedules, finish their assignments,. and encourage them as they spend their day in front of a screen.

During breaks, staff members conduct games and activities to keep kids moving and energized.

Members bring:

  • Their own technology (Chromebook, iPad, or another device)
  • Online class schedule
  • Log-in info

In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank, lunch, snack, and supper are provided.

Staff members ensure that these COVID safety protocols are followed:

  • Group sizes are small
  • Social distancing is observed
  • Masks are mandatory
  • Frequent handwashing
  • Frequent disinfecting of areas

Call for more information on how to register your child for Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio Full Day Programming.

1st-grade through 12th-grade students

$20 per month per child.

Monday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED *Except some school holidays

STEM programming for Latina girls to improve their access and understanding of education and career opportunities in STEM-related fields - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Major Program Components:

  • Career exploration: Expose Latina youth to varied career paths they would not learn at home or in school
  • College readiness: Tour college campuses in and outside San Antonio
  • Enhanced math and science tutoring: Devote specific tutoring hours to math and science beyond homework completion
  • Parent Engagement: Engage parents with career opportunities to offset gender bias around Latina career choices
  • STEM curriculum throughout the entire year

Funded by The Eva Longoria Foundation whose mission is to help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship.

Boys and Girls Club members ages 6 to 18.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tuesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Wednesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Thursday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED Summer Hours: Monday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

Known as the Mind component of Triple Play, the Healthy Habits program is designed to incorporate healthy living and active learning in every part of the Club experience. From the gym to the learning center to the arts and crafts room, the central themes of good nutrition, regular physical activity, and improving overall well-being are emphasized.

Healthy Habits contains 10 step-by-step lessons for ages 6-8, 9-12, and 13-18. While the information in the teen lessons is appropriate for all teens, we recommend you convene your teens in groups of 13-15 and 16-18 year-olds to encourage better dynamics and discussions.

Boys and Girls Club members ages 6-18.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tuesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Wednesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Thursday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED Summer Hours: Monday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

Goal:

  • To promote character and leadership among Club teens to provide impact in three focus areas: academic success, career preparation and community service.

Program:

  • For teens age 14-18 that provide leadership opportunities in one or more focus areas: academic success, career preparation and/or community service
  • Offer activities in each of the three focus areas (academic success, career preparation and community service)
  • Participate in one or more national service initiatives

Teens age 14-18.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio changes lives through high-quality afterschool and summer programs in a safe, affordable, and fun environment.

BGCSA serves kids ages 6 to 18 years old.

Call for membership availability.

Transportation is available from Hillcrest Elementary, Bonham Elementary, Briscoe Elementary, Harris Middle School, Brackenridge High School, Burbank High School, Advanced Learning Academy, Fox Tech High School, Cast Tech High School, KIPP Esperanza Elementary, KIPP Aspire Middle School, and KIPP U-Prep High School.

Clubhouse membership is $100 for the school year and $100 for the summer.

Teen membership is $25 for the summer.

Our HISD extended day programs are on a sliding scale fee and require proof of income to verify household income levels.

Afterschool: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Goal:
To promote financial responsibility among teens by building their basic money management skills

Program:
Money Matters: Make It Count helps teens gain useful knowledge and skills on various aspects of financial literacy, including budgeting, saving and investing, credit and debt, entrepreneurship and planning for college. Money Matters is made possible through funding from Charles Schwab Foundation

The Teen Personal Finance Guide is a fun, innovative and useful tool for teens. It includes practical tips and activities to help teens learn the important skills of balancing a checkbook, creating a budget and investing for college and retirement. The guide also provides teens with basic entrepreneurship information for those interested in starting businesses.

Boys and Girls Club members ages 13-18.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Goal:
To teach and promote responsibility, reinforce positive behavior and develop character in adolescent males.

Program:
Passport to Manhood is a 14-session program that concentrates on specific aspects of manhood through highly interactive activities. Each male Club member participant is issued his own “passport” to underscore his personal journey of maturation and growth.

  • Getting to Know You
  • Values in Personal Decision Making
  • Code of Ethics
  • Personal Wellness
  • Substance Abuse
  • Responses to Authority
  • Relationships with Girls
  • Fatherhood and the Family
  • Employment and Careers
  • Personal Leadership and Community Responsibility
  • Diversity
  • Cooperation and Conflict
  • Self-Esteem and Image
  • Graduation

Male Club members ages 11 to 14.

Call for schedule.

Goal:
To help young people develop academic, behavioral and social skills through homework completion, high-yield learning activities and tutoring.

Program:
The Power Hour program model helps Club professionals...

  • Create a climate of academic success in the Boys and Girls Club
  • Conduct engaging homework help programs for Club members in elementary, middle and high school
  • Make homework and other learning activities enjoyable, as well as academically beneficial - "Fun with a Purpose"
  • Integrate technology in Power Hour activities
  • Implement one-on-one or small-group tutoring for youth who need additional help in specific areas
  • Develop an incentive system to motivate youth to increase their participation
  • Recognize young people’s efforts and achievements
  • Engage hard-to-reach or reluctant youth in homework help and tutoring
  • Collaborate with schools, parents and other community partners

Boys and Girls Club members ages 6 to 18.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ada Saenz - Executive Director Send email
(210) 431-7990

Our array of SMART Programs develop young people’s capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their own well-being, set personal goals and live successfully as self-sufficient adults.

SMART Moves Goal:
To help young people resist the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and postpone sexual activity.

Program:

  • SMART Kids, ages 6-9, provides youth with the knowledge, skills and self- esteem to help them make healthy choices, practice healthy behaviors and avoid risky behaviors and situations, including involvement with alcohol, tobacco and other drugs.
  • Start SMART, ages 10-12, provides young people with the knowledge, skills, self-esteem and peer support to help them make healthy choices, practice responsible behaviors, avoid using alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and postpone sexual activity and practice abstinence first.
  • Stay SMART, ages 13-15, provides young people with the knowledge, skills, self-esteem and peer support to help them make healthy choices, practice responsible behaviors, avoid using alcohol, tobacco and other drugs and postpone sexual activity.

SMART Leaders Goal:
To help teens become positive role models for their peers and keep them involved in SMART Moves after they complete the Stay SMART component of the program.

Program:

  • SMART Leaders is a two-year peer leader/booster program for Boys and Girls Club members who have completed the Stay SMART component of SMART Moves. It is designed to prepare teens to become leaders in their Club and community. Participants engage in educational discussions about alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs and are encouraged to recruit other youth for the program. Components include:
  • SMART Leaders I: is a five-session, small-group program followed by a prevention involvement component in which the SMART Leaders youth participate as peer leaders and positive role models in prevention-related and other general activities in the organization.
  • SMART Leaders II: is a flexible small-group discussion program plus involvement component for youth who have completed SMART Leaders I.

SMART Girls Goal:
To help girls develop and adopt a healthy attitude and lifestyle, as well as acquire and maintain a positive self-concept, sound decision-making skills and mentor relationships

Program:

  • SMART Girls is a health, fitness, prevention/education and self-esteem enhancement program for female Club members ages 8 to17. The program is designed to encourage healthy attitudes and lifestyles that will enable adolescent/teen girls to develop to their full potential. SMART Girls offers a module for girls ages 8-12 years and a module for girls ages 13-17 years. Each module consists of two components:
  • Part One: It’s your Body examines media influences on attitudes about females, personal values in dating relationships, date violence, date rape and sexual harassment, sexually transmitted diseases, sexual myths and truths, getting regular gynecological care, and the physical and emotional changes girls experience.
  • Part Two: Take Care of your Body identifies ways to attain healthy eating habits, meet specific nutritional needs, develop basic cooking skills and become physically fit and active. It also emphasizes the importance of knowing how to use the health care delivery system.

Date SMART Goal:
To allow Club members to examine their feelings about dating and relationships, as well as encourage teens to become community advocates for relationships based on equality and mutual respect.

Program:

  • Date SMART is for 13- to 18-year-olds and is intended to increase young people’s understanding and build the skills they need to achieve healthy relationships free of violence and abuse. Club members increase their ability to help friends and family members who may be experiencing dating, sexual or domestic violence.
  • The Date SMART program includes 10 fun, engaging and easy-to-use sessions:
    o Friendship and More
    o True Love
    o Abuse and Respect
    o Strong Men and Strong Women
    o Meeting of the Minds
    o What is sexual assault?
    o Going Out, Breaking Up and Good Communication
    o Speaking Up for Violence-Free Relationships
    o Dating Jeopardy
    o Celebrating New Relationships and Building Support

Boys and Girls Club members ages 6-17.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ada Saenz - Executive Director Send email

Torch Clubs are chartered, small-group leadership and service clubs for boys and girls.

Torch Club members learn to work together to plan and implement activities in four areas: service to Club and community; education; health and fitness; and social recreation.

  • Peer mentoring programs
  • Adopt-a-grandparent programs
  • Food and clothing drives
  • Community cleanups and beautification projects
  • Environmental awareness campaigns

Boys and Girls Club members ages 11 to 13.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ada Saenz - Executive Director Send email

Goal:
To improve Club members' knowledge of healthy habits, good nutrition and physical fitness: increase the numbers of hours per day they participate in physical activities; and strengthen their ability to interact positively with others and engage in healthy relationships

Program:
The Triple Play experience challenges members to become healthy and active by learning new ways to eat nutritionally, manage stress, maintain physical fitness and form positive relationships with peers.

  • MIND: The Healthy Habits program is designed to incorporate healthy living and active learning in every part of the Club experience, from the gym to the learning center to the arts and crafts room.
  • BODY: This component boosts Clubs’ physical activities to a higher level by providing sports and fitness programs, activities and sports competitions for all boys and girls, whether they are athletically inclined or not.
  • SOUL: Club youth are able to develop and sustain positive relationships with others, acquire a healthy self-concept and a strong belief in their self-worth and cope well with positive and adverse situations.

Boys and Girls Club members ages 6-18.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ada Saenz - Executive Director Send email

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio! You can make a difference in the lives of thousands of San Antonio youth by becoming a volunteer. As a volunteer, you will help Club members with homework, arts and crafts, culinary arts, gym and game room activities, educational fun, and more.

Click here to learn about virtual volunteer opportunities.

Volunteers for after-school and out-of-school programming must be 18 years of age or older and complete the following before volunteering with Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio:

  • Complete a volunteer profile.
  • After completing a volunteer profile, we will email you a link to the background screening to complete. Please consider making a donation to help us cover the cost ($10) of this background screening.
  • Attend an in-person orientation (held twice a month).

*Please allow 2-3 business days for all information to be reviewed. After your application has been approved, BGCSA will contact you to schedule a volunteer orientation.

Monday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Thursday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Friday: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED

 Young Achievers is an award-winning college preparatory program offered by Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio. Through weekly workshops, college visits, and a dedicated mentor program Young Achievers aims for its participants to enter high school with a complete understanding of the college admissions and financial aid process.

The signature aspect of Young Achievers is its mentor program. Over a 12-week period during the spring, service-minded adults match with a student in an effort to promote their intellectual development. Specifically, the program is designed to improve students' writing skills by addressing the college essay. Participating mentors coach students through the writing process, offering tips and strategies to make the writing process more manageable. The program concludes with its annual College Essay Writing Challenge.

Middle school age Boys and Girls Clubs members.

Free.

David Rockett - Director Send email
(210) 559-0810

The YOY program, with Tupperware’s and the Goings Foundation’s support, will continue this excellent tradition of providing scholarship awards to Club members to pursue a post-secondary education.

Program:

Boys and Girls Club members ages 14-18 compete on the state, regional and national levels for YOY titles. Younger members ages 6-13 compete on the local Club level for Youth of the Month awards.
State, Regional and National Finalists Scholarship Awards: Tupperware will award state winners a $1,000 scholarship and each of the five regional finalists will receive a $10,000 scholarship. The Goings Foundation will award the National YOY winner an additional scholarship worth up to $50,000, for a grand total of up to $61,000.

Boys and Girls Club members ages 14-18.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Ada Saenz - Executive Director Send email

Academic Aides help our members log on, communicate with their teachers, keep up with their schedules, finish their assignments,. and encourage them as they spend their day in front of a screen.

During breaks, staff members conduct games and activities to keep kids moving and energized.

Members bring:

  • Their own technology (Chromebook, iPad, or another device)
  • Online class schedule
  • Log-in info

In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank, lunch, snack, and supper are provided.

Staff members ensure that these COVID safety protocols are followed:

  • Group sizes are small
  • Social distancing is observed
  • Masks are mandatory
  • Frequent handwashing
  • Frequent disinfecting of areas

Call for more information on how to register your child for Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio Full Day Programming.

1st-grade through 12th-grade students.

$20 per month per child.

Monday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED *Except some school holidays

The Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio changes lives through high-quality afterschool and summer programs in a safe, affordable, and fun environment.

BGCSA serves kids ages 6 to 18 years old.

Call for membership availability.

Transportation is available from De Zavala Elementary, KIPP Un Mundo Elementary, KIPP Camino Middle School, KIPP Camino High School, Ogden Elementary, Tafolla Middle School, Sarah King Elementary, Rhodes Middle School, Lanier High School, Jefferson High School, Jubilee Lakeview Elementary, Jubilee Lakeview Middle School, Jubilee Lakeview High School.

Clubhouse membership is $100 for the school year and $100 for the summer.

Teen membership is $25 for the summer.

Our HISD extended day programs are on a sliding scale fee and require proof of income to verify household income levels.

Afterschool: Monday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tuesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Wednesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Thursday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED Summer: Monday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Ada Saenz - Executive Director Send email

Goal:
To make young people explore a variety of careers, make sound educational decisions, and prepare for the world of work

Program:
CareerLaunch is BGCA's premier career development program providing a range of services to help Club members develop the skills essential for workforce success. This includes not only getting and keeping a job, but also finding a career that fits each member’s interests and talents. Made possible through funding from Gap Foundation, the program has the following features:

  • The Career Exploration Quick Reference Guide
  • The CareerLaunch Teen Tips booklet
  • The CareerLaunch Folders
  • The CareerLaunch Website

Boys and Girls Club members ages 13 to 18.

Free.

Clubhouse Hours: School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Maria Reynolds - Branch Director Send email
(210) 431-9045

Goal:
To support Club members as they work toward high school graduation and prepare for post-secondary education and career success.

Program:
Diplomas to Degrees (d2D) is BGCA's college readiness, access and success program, which provides a range of services to help guide Club members through high school graduation and make plans for post-secondary education and career success. The program features the following components:

  • The Facilitator’s Guide, for Club staff and volunteers, includes a variety of topics to help teens understand why college is important.
  • The Teen College Guide offers tips on achieving academic success and planning for post-secondary education. The guide also makes planning for college much easier by helping teens build a college admission portfolio.

Boys and Girls Club members ages 13 to 18.

Free.

Clubhouse Hours: School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Maria Reynolds - Branch Director Send email
(210) 431-9045
2.67 miles away, 600 SW 19th, San Antonio, TX, 78207 , D5

Academic Aides help our members log on, communicate with their teachers, keep up with their schedules, finish their assignments,. and encourage them as they spend their day in front of a screen.

During breaks, staff members conduct games and activities to keep kids moving and energized.

Members bring:

  • Their own technology (Chromebook, iPad, or another device)
  • Online class schedule
  • Log-in info

In partnership with the San Antonio Food Bank, lunch, snack, and supper are provided.

Staff members ensure that these COVID safety protocols are followed:

  • Group sizes are small
  • Social distancing is observed
  • Masks are mandatory
  • Frequent handwashing
  • Frequent disinfecting of areas

Call for more information on how to register your child for Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio Full Day Programming.

1st grade through 12th grade students.

$20 per month per child.

Monday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED *Except some school holidays

Goal:
STEM programming for Latina girls to improve their access and understanding of education and career opportunities in STEM-related fields - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Major Program Components:

  • Career exploration: Expose Latina youth to varied career paths they would not learn at home or in school
  • College readiness: Tour college campuses in and outside San Antonio
  • Enhanced math and science tutoring: Devote specific tutoring hours to math and science beyond homework completion
  • Parent Engagement: Engage parents with career opportunities to offset gender bias around Latina career choices
  • STEM curriculum throughout the entire year

Funded by The Eva Longoria Foundation whose mission is to help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship.

Boys and Girls Club members ages 6 to 18.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Goal:
STEM programming for Latina girls to improve their access and understanding of education and career opportunities in STEM-related fields - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.

Major Program Components:

  • Career exploration: Expose Latina youth to varied career paths they would not learn at home or in school
  • College readiness: Tour college campuses in and outside San Antonio
  • Enhanced math and science tutoring: Devote specific tutoring hours to math and science beyond homework completion
  • Parent Engagement: Engage parents with career opportunities to offset gender bias around Latina career choices
  • STEM curriculum throughout the entire year

Funded by The Eva Longoria Foundation whose mission is to help Latinas build better futures for themselves and their families through education and entrepreneurship.

Boys and Girls Club members ages 6 to 18.

Free.

Monday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tuesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Wednesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Thursday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED * Open Select Saturdays
Ada Saenz - Executive Director Send email
(210) 436-0686

Known as the Mind component of Triple Play, the Healthy Habits program is designed to incorporate healthy living and active learning in every part of the Club experience. From the gym to the learning center to the arts and crafts room, the central themes of good nutrition, regular physical activity, and improving overall well-being are emphasized.

Healthy Habits contains 10 step-by-step lessons for ages 6-8, 9-12, and 13-18. While the information in the teen lessons is appropriate for all teens, we recommend you convene your teens in groups of 13-15 and 16-18 year-olds to encourage better dynamics and discussions.

Boys and Girls Club members ages 6-18.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Maria Reynolds - Director Send email
(210) 434-4383

Known as the Mind component of Triple Play, the Healthy Habits program is designed to incorporate healthy living and active learning in every part of the Club experience. From the gym to the learning center to the arts and crafts room, the central themes of good nutrition, regular physical activity, and improving overall well-being are emphasized.

Healthy Habits contains 10 step-by-step lessons for ages 6-8, 9-12, and 13-18. While the information in the teen lessons is appropriate for all teens, we recommend you convene your teens in groups of 13-15 and 16-18 year-olds to encourage better dynamics and discussions.

Boys and Girls Club members ages 13-18.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Maria Reynolds - Branch Director Send email
(210) 431-9045

The Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio is one of only 33 Clubs in the country offering the Michael Phelps im Program.

The im program offers a multi-faceted line-up of water safety lessons, recreational aquatic activities, organized swimming, as well as health, wellness and goal-setting instruction at a world-class level. As participants make their way through im safe, im fun, im fast, im healthy and im successful, they have the opportunity to earn 8 im medals of their very own.The im program is currently offered in 33 Boys and Girls Clubs of America and 7 Special Olympics countries worldwide. Over 3,500 participants world-wide have completed imsafe and are now water-safe.

FACT SHEET
The Michael Phelps Foundation developed im in 2009, collaborating with Kidshealth.Org, the Michael Phelps Swim School and some of the same instructors that taught Michael as a child, creating one of the first water-safety courses to offer accessible and affordable world-class instruction to children across the country. im is currently offered in its partner organizations, the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and Special Olympics international.

For more information on the im program, please click here or visit the Michael Phelps Foundation Facebook page.

Call or visit the Clubhouse for details.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Maria Reynolds - Director Send email
(210) 434-4383

Goal:
To enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through the appreciation of photography

Program:

  • ImageMakers National Photography Program encourages members to learn and practice various photography methods. The program features eight sessions for three components: Beginner ImageMakers, Intermediate ImageMakers, and Advanced ImageMakers. The goal of each component is to teach the use of photography as an art and a vocation. Each component can stand alone or members can graduate from one level to the next.
  • ImageMakers National Photography Contest - Club members can take part in the ImageMakers photography contest that enables them to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through visual arts. The contest has five categories including color process, black and white process, alternative process, digital, and photo essay.

All Boys and Girls Club members ages 6-18 years old.

Free.

Call or visit the Clubhouse for details. Clubhouse Hours: School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Maria Reynolds - Director Send email
(210) 434-4383

Goal:
To enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through the appreciation of photography

Program:

  • ImageMakers National Photography Program encourages members to learn and practice various photography methods. The program features eight sessions for three components: Beginner ImageMakers, Intermediate ImageMakers and Advanced ImageMakers. The goal of each component is to teach the use of photography as an art and a vocation. Each component can stand alone or members can graduate from one level to the next.
  • ImageMakers National Photography Contest - Club members can take part in the ImageMakers photography contest that enables them to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through visual arts. The contest has five categories including color process, black and white process, alternative process, digital and photo essay.

All Boys and Girls Club members ages 6-18 years old.

Free.

Call or visit the Clubhouse for details. Clubhouse Hours: School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Maria Reynolds - Branch Director Send email
(210) 431-9045

The Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio changes lives through high-quality afterschool and summer programs in a safe, affordable, and fun environment.

BGCSA serves kids ages 6 to 18 years old.

Call for membership availability.

Transportation is available from KIPP Camino High School, and Jubilee Lakeview High School, Lani.

Clubhouse membership is $100 for the school year and $100 for the summer.

Teen membership is $25 for the summer.

Our HISD extended day programs are on a sliding scale fee and require proof of income to verify household income levels.

Afterschool: Monday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tuesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Wednesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Thursday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED Summer: Monday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Thursday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Ada Saenz - Executive Director Send email
(210) 431-9045

Goal:

  • To promote character and leadership among Club teens to provide impact in three focus areas: academic success, career preparation and community service.

Program:

  • For teens age 14-18 that provide leadership opportunities in one or more focus areas: academic success, career preparation and/or community service
  • Offer activities in each of the three focus areas (academic success, career preparation and community service)
  • Participate in one or more national service initiatives

Teens age 14-18.

Free.

Monday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tuesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Wednesday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Thursday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED *Select Saturdays
Maria Reynolds - Branch Director Send email
(210) 431-9045

Goal:
To promote financial responsibility among teens by building their basic money management skills

Program:
Money Matters: Make It Count helps teens gain useful knowledge and skills on various aspects of financial literacy, including budgeting, saving and investing, credit and debt, entrepreneurship and planning for college. Money Matters is made possible through funding from Charles Schwab Foundation

The Teen Personal Finance Guide is a fun, innovative and useful tool for teens. It includes practical tips and activities to help teens learn the important skills of balancing a checkbook, creating a budget and investing for college and retirement. The guide also provides teens with basic entrepreneurship information for those interested in starting businesses.

Boys and Girls Club members ages 13-18.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Maria Reynolds - Branch Director Send email
(210) 431-9045

Goal:
To enable youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through skill development and the appreciation of the arts

Program:
Boys and Girls Club members ages 6-18.

Club members can take part in the National Fine Arts Exhibit, which is designed to enable members to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through visual arts. The exhibit has ten categories including:

  • Monochromatic Drawing
  • Multicolored Drawing
  • Pastel
  • Watercolor
  • Oil/Acrylic
  • Print Making
  • Mixed Media
  • Collage
  • Sculpture
  • Group Projects

Call or visit the Clubhouse for details.

Free.

School Year Hours: Monday - Friday: 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Summer Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Maria Reynolds - Director Send email
(210) 434-4383