The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area

Albany Clubhouse

21 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12210 (518) 462-5528

Troy Clubhouse

1700 7th Ave, Troy, NY 12180 

(518) 274-3781

The BGCCA serves youth in Albany, Cohoes, Troy and Watervliet. View all of our programming or see the BGCCA Staff Directory.

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What We Do

The BGCCA has provided support since 1892 with current programs for over 1,900 children daily and annually impacting the lives of 8,000 youth.



The BGCCA operations include UPK, Afterschool, Summer Camp, Teens, and more, like Career Launch, Food Program and Freight Farm. 

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Upcoming Events

The BGCCA hosts events in Albany and Troy throughout the year! Get the details about all of our events and find one happening near you.

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Join the BGCCA Team! 
View all of the current job listings around Albany, Cohoes, Troy & Watervliet, which can also be found on Indeed.com.

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Recent Events


Food Program

BGCCA's Kitchen serves thousands of meals daily to feed area youth and runs year-round for CACFP, throughout the summer and school year. 

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Freight Farm

The Freight Farm is a commercial grade, hydroponic farm with  indoor growing technology, built within a shipping container.

Free Food Fridge

Free perishable food and produce available daily and 100% free located on the corner of Delaware Ave & Dana Ave in Albany.

This Free Food Fridge is the seventh fridge installation in the Capital Area.


Golf Tournament

The BGCCA's Chip In Fore Youth Golf Tournament is our annual outdoor event known for it's unique and fun experiences!

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Great Futures Gala

The Great Futures Gala is our premiere annual fundraising event where we invite the community to a party filled with fun!


Career Launch

The program offers young adults 16-24 free training for entry into livable wage career fields like agriculture, construction, hospitality, culinary, medical, & tech. 


Lyricisim 101

Lyricism 101 offers access to music instruments and a music studio, with recording equipment & editing software, all aboard our mobile music RV!

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Ultimate Journey

BGCCA's Ultimate Journey program helps provide access to safe, fun outdoor spaces for youth ages 9-13 (4th-8th grade).

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Violence Prevention

The BGCCA is calling for solutions to the gun violence that has recently spiked throughout the Albany area.


Board of Directors

The importance of BGCCA leadership, our the Board, cannot be overstated. Volunteer leaders represent the strength and diversity of the Club.

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BGCCA Staff Directory

View the complete list of executive and operations staff for the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area in Albany and Rensselaer Counties.