Proudly serving the Capital Area since 1892!
The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area (BGCCA) provides safe havens for young people by offering quality programs and critical relationships with nurturing and reliable adults. Boys & Girls Clubs give their members access to dedicated, trained professionals who can provide guidance in adopting healthy lifestyles and pursuing educational objectives.
Most importantly, Boys & Girls Clubs equip young people with the skills they need to resolve conflicts peacefully, improve relationships with every aspect of their day-to-day lives and function as responsible citizens. From education and career programs to health and life skills, our staff and volunteers help inspire youth by providing an opportunity to belong, succeed and serve their community.
21 Delaware Ave, Albany, NY 12210
(518) 462-5528 Fax (518) 462-5540
1700 7th Ave, Troy, NY 12180
Universal Pre-Kindergarten offered in nine area schools in Albany, Cohoes & Watervliet
AfterSchool Programs at 9 locations in Albany & Troy
Summer Camp at four locations in Albany & Troy
Teen Programs at four locations in Albany & Troy
The BGCCA mission is to inspire and enable young people, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential to become productive, caring responsible citizens.
Board of Directors
The importance of BGCCA leadership, our the Board, cannot be overstated. Volunteer leaders represent the strength and diversity of the Club.
From the first Club charted in 1892 to the merger of Albany and Troy Clubs in 2019, the COVID pandemic, and more! A look at the history of the BGCCA.