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Teens

The CLUB is a safe place for teens age 13-18, where you can drop in after school and be yourself without feeling the pressure of being judged.  From sports to the arts, volunteerism to academic pursuits, The CLUB offers you resources and programs to create meaningful experiences today as you prepare a plan for the future.

 

We’re here to listen and guide you as you choose your path forward. Here you will find opportunities in basketball and other sports, music, games, and more. Sign up via The CLUB Portal.

Albany Clubhouse, 21 Delaware Ave, Albany NY 12210

(518) 462-5528 ext. 101

Ezra Prentice Community Site625 S Pearl St, Albany NY 12202

(518) 274-3781 ext. 2008

Troy Clubhouse, 1700 7th Avenue Troy, NY 12180

(518) 274-3781

EVERY FRIDAY

TEEN NIGHT

Teens have a place to go every Friday night with free access to food, games, sports, mentors, community resources and more. 

Albany Clubhouse, 21 Delaware Ave.

Ezra Prentice Community Site, 625 S. Pearl St.

Thank you to our community partners who make this program possible:

Albany Housing Authority, Albany Police Department, Broadview Federal Credit Union, Come Connect Church, Dominos Pizza, Equinox, The RED Bookshelf, Supreem Team, & Will's Barbershop.

BGCCA TEEN Night every Friday Night
What is The CLUB?

Our teen programs allow youth to explore their distinct voices and pursue their dreams and passions, which helps build self-confidence among our teens. BGCCA programs focus on five categories: 

Education & Career Development - Enables youth to become proficient in basic educational disciplines & apply learning to everyday situations.

The Arts - Enables youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness.

Health & Life Skills - Develops members’ capacity to engage in positive behaviors that nurture their well-being.

Character & Leadership Development - Empowers youth to support & influence their Club & community, develop a positive self-image and sustain meaningful relationships.

Sports, Fitness & Recreation - Develops fitness, positive use of leisure time, stress management & social interpersonal skills.

Article from Boys & Girls Clubs of America featuring a mention of BGCCA:

How To Improve Social Skills in Teens

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Black Lives Matter

We stand against racism and discrimination. We stand for safety, health, dignity, and equitable opportunity.

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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. 

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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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Violence Prevention

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

Child Safety Commitment
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